We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Il Principe del Mare Ristoro

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Contrada La Forcatella, 72015, Fasano, Italy
+39 339 639 6304
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

491 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 19: English reviews
Warwick
Level Contributor
176 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located directly on the shore, any closer and you're in the sea, just on the road north out of Torre Canne. It's basically just a shed, with no frills or pretensions.But what you do get is a warm friendly welcome and just about the freshest fish prepared in the local Puglia way. In fact the fish is so fresh that... More 

Helpful?
Thank Peter K
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
92 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is definitely worth a visit. Essentially an expanded fishermans' hut set on the beach. No frills decor, but wonderful fresh seafood, served by great staff. Just go!

Helpful?
Thank Charles R
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We went for dîner to this restaurant because we read si many positive comments. When we arrived we actually thought that we got the wrong place. It looked more like a "take away". The plates and covers were in plastic and we were quite surprised. We ate 2 spaghetti a le vongole and 1 grilled tuna with a salad. We... More 

Helpful?
Thank niorand
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Excellent place to enjoy fresh Italien seafood located right on the sea. If you don't mind to eat and drink in plastic plates/cups and the Italien noisy family ambiance does not disturb ...this is the place to go. Il Principe de Mare is runned by the family members, a young and friendly team that will not disapoint you. The prices... More 

Helpful?
Thank Reto B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The place is not fancy or special, however the food are good and honestly priced. You get a good choice of seafood but no much side dishes. Overall, if you are on a budget and you would like to have seafood, this is a good place.

Helpful?
Thank P L
Rome, Italy
Level Contributor
129 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

During our stay in Puglia , we visit this super simple restaurant right on the rocks by the sea!! Plastic plates and cutlery...interiors from a nightmare but....fresh fish, real apulian taste and small prices...just love it!!!!

Helpful?
Thank FPpalocco
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

If not, don't bother! Plastic knives and forks, I really think this is it your most Eco friendly restaurant. For kids who do not like 'fruit of the sea' the only thing is spaghetti with tomato sauce, and not really inspiring......

Helpful?
Thank Arnold W
NYC, NY
Level Contributor
98 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

It's a very very simple place: short menu and just a house wine. But the wine was just fine and food was freshest ever! Especially crudo, especially shrimps. Get a lot of shrimp!

Helpful?
Thank uniqum
Australia
Level Contributor
37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

If you are squeamish about the look of a restaurant before you set foot in the door this place is not for you...but if you love fresh fish, simply cooked and delicious fried prawns then this place is a true find. We were recommended this place by the owner of Masseria Salinola in Ostuni, which in itself was a lovely... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank PennyhAustralia
Rome, Italy
Level Contributor
78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Have been there multiple times and always go back when in the area. This is the simplest restaurant you can think of, small plastic table right on the sea rocks.. you can eat sea food watching the water, with your kids playing on the rocks, or on the small beach right next to it. Good for lunch and dinner, you... More 

Helpful?
Thank PAPO05

Travellers who viewed Il Principe del Mare Ristoro also viewed

 
Savelletri, Fasano
 

Been to Il Principe del Mare Ristoro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Contrada La Forcatella, 72015, Fasano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  Fasano
  • Phone Number: +39 339 639 6304
Description
Very simple restaurant on the sea. Fresh fish prepared in a simple and essential way

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Il Principe del Mare Ristoro and other visitors
13 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Il Principe del Mare Ristoro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?