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Al Canale

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Scesa Vasto 1, 74123, Taranto, Italy
+39 099 476 4201
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Kolding, Denmark
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227 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

It is nice located, small restaurant. Big windows make impression that people sitting outside or at least in a kind of patio. Food is good and fresh - we ate frutti di mare. Unfortunately, if you prefer better food for lower price than Taranto can offer such a place easily. I have got impression that is it the restaurant you... More 

Thank IdaandKristof
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Good traditional food with special view on the Aragonese Castle and the canal. The restaurant is owned by a family keeping tradition of good traditional food, mainly fish and seafood. Relaxing and nice for family lunch or for dinner - when possible in the terrace!

Thank PenelopeMilan
London, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Poor service, average food, and overpriced. Antipasto mare e terra was only mare. Wouldn't recommend.

Thank Sarah M
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

On a windy day in May , the wind blowing so fiercely that we were almost blown from the bridge over the canal connecting the small sea (mare piccolo) with the big sea (mare grande) we were saved by diving into a restaurant: al canale, just at lunch time. A typical bussiness restaurant: about 30 persons present, 26 males, 3... More 

Thank Benzee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

I am of the opinion that it was just a waste of money. Service is terrible, only the location of the restaurant is great.

Thank nat_lijar
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

Very posh restaurant. Recommended by The Plaza Hotel this was a real treat. We were seated outside overlooking the water. Delicious food mostly fish. A little bit pricey but well worth it.

Thank Marian P
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

The food was just great. Amazing raw fish and mains. The highlight was the antipasti selection: a feast of raw fish, with a huge variety of seafood and shellfish.

Thank AxxxAM328
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

It took 15 minutes yo the menu (even so it was not crowed). The owner took the order and double charge the starter and main course. The food was just ok. The worst experience we had in Italy so far

Thank Gilles G
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

sotterraneo assolutamente caro save your Money! Food isn't good - for Tourist it's may OK but to expesive

1 Thank Julia R
Taranto, Italia
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014 via mobile

I appreciated the nice location. This fish restaurant offers fresh fish daily and prices are reasonable. Staff is very kind and professional.

Thank Fabio C

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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
Average prices
USD 32 - USD 43
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scesa Vasto 1, 74123, Taranto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Taranto  >  Taranto
  • Phone Number: +39 099 476 4201

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