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Il Cortiletto

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Via de Nicastri 26 | Adiacente al Museo Fiorelli, 71036 Lucera, Italy
+39 0881 542554
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Lansdowne, Virginia
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216 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Locals in the piazza of Lucera told us about this restaurant, so our visit a fortunate coincidence. We were very fortunate indeed to dine at such a special restaurant. The chef described the dishes that were prepared and available for the day, recommended the local wine. Everything was beautifully presented, very fresh, and high quality. A wonderful place to spend... More 

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Paolo Giuseppe L, Proprietario at Il Cortiletto, responded to this review

Madam Lucy, thank you for your review and I am glad that you feel lucky to have dinner at my restaurant experiencing a unique gastronomic evening. Paolo Laskavj - Ristorante Il Cortiletto More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

One of the best restaurants where i have eaten! Local and seasonal dishes made with care and sofistication. Shorely a Michelin Star winner in the near future!

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Paolo Giuseppe L, Proprietario at Il Cortiletto, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Felipe, I thank you for your review and I assure you that it was an honor to have had one guest and I hope in the future of being able to taste new dishes. Paolo Laskavj - Ristorante Il Cortiletto More 

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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Our visit to this restaurant was a real pleasure. It was initially difficult to find as the location on trip advisor is for another restaurant. Luckily a local gave us directions and we're glad we found it! The menu of the day was delicious. The chef, who is clearly very passionate about creating beautiful dishes, comes to the table and... More 

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Paolo Giuseppe L, Proprietario at Il Cortiletto, responded to this review

Madam Charlotte, I thank you for your review and beautiful experience that lived with us and that makes the recommendation to those who visit our city of Lucera. Paolo Laskavj - Ristorante Il Cortiletto More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

5* food, in a cosy restaurant, on a side street, a few minutes after being seated the chef appears and talks you through the 3 starters and mains of the day, describing them beautifully. We were not disappointed and would highly recommend a visit here PS: a little difficult to find but don't give up!

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Paolo Giuseppe L, Proprietario at Il Cortiletto, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Mario, thank you for your review and I inform you that we did change Google Map location because it was wrong. Thanks for the report! Paolo Laskavj - Ristorante Il Cortiletto More 

London, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We went to this restaurant twice as it was so good. The chef came out each time and explained the menu and then you told him what you wanted. He matched the food to the wine so we had 3 different wines do try the veal with blueberries it was excellent. Cost between 70 and 90 euros for 2 including... More 

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Paolo Giuseppe L, Proprietario at Il Cortiletto, responded to this review

Dear Lord, We thank you for your review and we were pleased to host you in our restaurant to offer the dishes of our land with many local ingredients and wines. Paolo e Rosanna Laskavj - Ristorante Il Cortiletto More 

Malta
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

The patron / chef gave us a detailed explanation of all the dishes that were being served, all based on local produce and ingredients. Excellent selection of anti pasti where the carpaccio of manzo stood out, followed by pastas and mains. All excellent and memorable. Very decently priced.

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Paolo Giuseppe L, Proprietario at Il Cortiletto, responded to this review

Dear Lord, thank you for your review and I am proud to have met you with a nice group of friends. I hope to keep in touch in order to develop evntuale activities at your beautiful island. Paolo Laskavj - Ristorante Il Cortiletto More 

Kappara, malta
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Paolo your restaurant came highly recommended by francesco at le Nicchie, and we were not disappointed! The love and passion you put into the food you served was truly amazing. We loved the explanation, much better than a menu, and savoured every biteful. My friends and i feel you elevated each product and served us a fine dining experience. Il... More 

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Paolo Giuseppe L, Proprietario at Il Cortiletto, responded to this review

Dear Lady Anne, thank you for your review and we're glad to have you offered a special "evening", a gastronomic experience to remember! See you next visit to our Daunia. Paolo Laskavj - Ristorante Il Cortiletto More 

San Gwann, Malta
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

The love that went into the preparation of our meal was palpable. This was fine dining at its best but with trattoria prices. Exquisite were the orecchiette, the ravioli ( divine) and the vitella. The local limoncello at the end of the meal sealed it all

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Paolo Giuseppe L, Proprietario at Il Cortiletto, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Bencini, thank you for your review and beautiful shared the evening with his nice friends. It 'was for us a great knowledge and we hope to meet in your beautiful island of Malta to toast with "rosolio" prepared with sage and lemon to the happiness of our lives. Paolo Laskavj - Ristorante Il Cortiletto More 

Portland, OR
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331 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

The proprietor/chef has a true passion for food and explains the nuances of each dish. He prides himself on sourcing locally with beautiful presentations. Considering the quality of the food and service, the prices are reasonable.

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Paolo Giuseppe L, Proprietario at Il Cortiletto, responded to this review

Madam, thank you for your review and I confirm my passion for food, thanks to my experience of having turned a bit and to the fact that through the food we all tell part of our culture. Then, when I read a review of a person who is from Oregon, you must know that for me means going back in... More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

This superb restaurant is worth a detour. The food is cooked specifically for each customer to a different menu every day -- and it is superbly well cooked. The prices are very reasonable and the proprietor is very friendly, welcoming and helpful.

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Paolo Giuseppe L, Proprietario at Il Cortiletto, responded to this review

Dear Sir, thank you for your review and I am very pleased that you will recommend a detour to visit us, because for me the restaurant is like my home where guests are always welcome and appreciated. Paolo Laskavj - Ristorante Il Cortiletto More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via de Nicastri 26 | Adiacente al Museo Fiorelli, 71036 Lucera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Foggia  >  Lucera
  • Phone Number: +39 0881 542554

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?