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Lungomare Degli Eroi 2, 73028 Otranto, Italy
+39 347 648 3236
08:30 - 13:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Originally went here to get out of a freak thunderstorm. Staff were very friendly and the seafood was of an average standard. caters for the tourist.

Thank Liam J
London, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

very average tourist restaurant, and we were tricked into ordering the grilled red prawns which gave us a nasty surprise when the bill appeared. Best avoided.

Thank tony r
Guildford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Looked fine for Sunday lunch with lots of locals. Linguini with clams was greasy and horrible, with four nasty tasting clams. Best avoided. Swordfish passable.

Thank mjd0007
Noordwijk, The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Food is not too bad but way overpriced. Problem is you get tricked: "sir we have excellent sarago and it is small only 300 gr." No price given. Then you find yourself to pay €24 (4×€6) for a fish the size of a stamp and certainly not 400 gr. Prove it... Couvert, drinks; all much more expensive than the others... More 

Thank Peter L
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

First of all, the menu was extremely limited - basically there was only three types of fish to choose from and the seafood itself was not fresh and smelled very bad. Secondly, the service was really slow and the staff were completely unable to manage what is such a small restaurant with a small menu. But worst of all... The... More 

Thank Kerim T
St Albans, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2013

We were grateful that we hadn't seen the many poor reviews entered close together in August on tripadvisor by Italian reviewers, otherwise we might not have given this restaurant a try. Perhaps the restaurant had been struggling with peak summer demand. We on the other hand had a most enjoyable meal from the mainly fish menu. The spaghetti with vongole... More 

Thank Phi01
London, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

This restaurant has a lovely position on the front in Otranto with scenic views over town and the sea. We ate lunch of melon and prosciotto followed by scampi spaghetti. All was absolutely delicious washed down with local wine. Service was good and this is a good value choice in central Otranto.

Thank Imogen B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2012 via mobile

A nice location, there wre three in our party. We each ordered a different pasta, the waiter told 2 of us to order the same thing as there were only 2 pans for the chef to cook with and if we ordered three things, they would not all be ready at the same time! The food was O.K., nothing special.

Thank Ntylions
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100 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2012

Restaurant with excellent view on the harbour, but secluded to be protected from the wind. Diner itself was OK but nothing special.

Thank Jilmat
Oslo, Norway
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 June 2012

The fish meals were exellent and the service very sood

Thank Per M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
08:30 - 13:00
08:30 - 13:00
08:30 - 13:00
08:30 - 13:00
08:30 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lungomare Degli Eroi 2, 73028 Otranto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Otranto
  • Phone Number: +39 347 648 3236

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?