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Cantina Don Carlo

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Via Sant'Antonio 10, San Pietro in Lama, Italy
+39 0832 263299
19:30 - 23:30
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Sun 12:30 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 19:30 - 23:30
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

In Lecce for business for 2 days. Invited to this restaurant with a party of 8 from mixed nationalities. I have been numerous times in Italy and have been taken to many good places but this was by far my best experience. We started with a vast choice of dishes with cooked, smoked, grilled and raw fish. Our main was... More 

Thank LucBertrand
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Superb food in great surroundings. Very varied Italian menu that included a great selection if outstading pizza, and a huge range of fresh seafood. It just does not get any better.

Thank QuentinBargate
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Recommended this place by our hoteliers. Large restaurant - it could host the godfather wedding. It was quiet when we arrived 2030 and full when we left ( I'm not saying we are tend setters ) Friendly attentive service. We sat outside in a lovely tree foiled courtyard. For starter we had a shared fish platter with six different plates.... More 

Thank cliffbevan
Montefiascone, Italy
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126 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

Liked the menu - and couldn't believe that such a small little town had such a big, well organized restaurant

Thank yankeerome
Dusseldorf, Germany
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

It was a recommendation of the hotel director (the nearby Villa Urso) and I am very grateful for that. we spent fantastic evenings with exceptional (even for Italy !) food and wine. It is not cheap but worth to spend

Thank Culture4you
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142 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

Very beautiful place with the typical Salento architecture. The service is perfect: zealous but not too much, fast but not too much, and friendly. The choice is impressive: you could find nearly everything. I think that even vegans and vegetarians can extricate themselves, if they can survive the surrounding triumph of roasted meat and sea-food. Very crowdwed every day; it... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2012

I was told by Italian friends and locals that it was one of the best addresses in town. (actually well outside of town, you will need a car to get there) Aside for being literally impossible to locate without a GPS, this was the best culinary experience of the past months food wise... The village is desert and aside for... More 

Thank ktulu
Milan, Italy
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2012

I've spent a really pleasant evening eating really good food. The place is just outside Lecce but the location and the food worth the trip. You can eat fish, meat or pizza and we decided to go with the fish with was amazing but alos looking at the other people's plate meat and pizza looked great too. Highly recommended

Thank tlblu1984
Dusseldorf, Germany
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2012

Only 3 years ago opened this restaurant with more than 300 seats . Exzellent Quality of Food TO reasonable prices. Opens at 7 but only at 9 pm People Pop in. Based on good ingrediences and classical pulian receits. You can have a 3 course menu for less than 30€' , house wine included. Try Fish or horse meat. Exzellent... More 

Thank Culture4you

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Sant'Antonio 10, San Pietro in Lama, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  San Pietro in Lama
  • Phone Number: +39 0832 263299

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