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S.p. Alberobello, 33 | Castellana Grotte, Castellana Grotte, Italy
+39 080 496 8010
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This restaurant used to be the best in town but has been overtaken by a couple of others over the last two years. It's not that standards have gone down but there are new kids on the block. It's a shame really because the food is excellent and the service, whilst it can be slow is still attentive and friendly.... More 

Thank AndrewJMS
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us a couple of times during our 10 day break in Castellana. Unfortunately when we visited, we were disappointed, the steak was very poor & the portions were small for the price. Restaurant is also very quiet and lacking atmosphere, good do with some background music. On a positive note, the bruschetta is very good.

Thank Georgia379
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Unfriendly service and incredibly small portions. Don't go there if you're hungry. Restaurant patio area is pretty. Also quite expensive for what you are actually served Would not return.

Thank sas1956
Locorotondo, Italy
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65 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Not terribly creative, but a solid establishment. Nice patio for outdoor dining but the menu is a bit limited and uninspired. Ok, but not great.

Thank Lirica1
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280 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Was recommended by someone in the area... a bit in the countryside between Castellana Grotte and Alberobello and navigators may not quite get you there. That said, it's a great place... huge dining area both inside and out. Cheese plate was delicious... I enjoyed some mixed meat while my wife had the tortellone. Our friends were not thrilled with the... More 

Thank Brichford
Larkhall, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

The antipasti is fantastic. Really filling and great quality and variety. We had it with desert and we were really full. The waiter brings bruschetta at the beginning we have been twice now in our first week and feel like asking for more.

Thank 334Louise_C_G
Landgraaf, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Nice restaurant where a lot of Italian families enjoy the good food. The anti pasta was dillicious, so was the pasta. Hard working waiters give good service. The wine menu with wines all over Italia but we don't have to go outside Puglia. Why a lot of people drink beer? During our diner we enjoy the Italian way of living.... More 

Thank educatour
Prague, Czech Republic
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88 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

quite big restaurant with etended outside seating area. Great meat, pasta and even pizza on the menu. Ideal to stop by for dinner with friends and kids.

Thank Veronika C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Very good dinner, excelent pizza and meat. Very pleasant staff:-) we recomend entrecote and tagliata with rucola and granna

Thank major z
Hampton Bays NY/Jupiter FL
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014

When we go to Italy, on average once a year, we stay in Alberobello for part of our trip (hometown of my father's mother) and ALWAYS go to La Fontanina. Vito has become a familiar face in our Italian meanderings, as well as has Franco. Every time we return, Vito remembers us. We love their food - it never fails... More 

Thank ItalianAmericanWoman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$49
Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: S.p. Alberobello, 33 | Castellana Grotte, Castellana Grotte, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Castellana Grotte
  • Phone Number: +39 080 496 8010

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