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L'osteria di Monacizzo

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Piazza Trieste 2 | Monacizzo di Torricella, 74020, Taranto, Italy
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

On our car trip to San Pietro de Bevagna, during our recent August visit to Puglia, when passing by the small Monacizzo village, by a quirk of fate we run into L'osteria di Monacizzo. Oh my, what a wonderful restaurant and place! A family run restaurant with Italian tradition written all over. It was passed serving hours so the owner’s... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We chanced upon this restaurant in the corner of the small village square having found a nearby restaurant closed at lunchtime. The owners were covering the outside tables which made us think that they were closing but no. We were welcomed in and given the larger of the two tables in the dining room. Having worked through the all-Italian menu... More 

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Lutry, Vaud, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This tiny little gem in a charming little square in Monacizzo is worth the detour. Don't expect a menu here, the daily special will include some traditional local antipasti followed by superbly deep-fried zucchini and then pasta. Run by an older couple, the wife cooks with love and the husband serves the wine (Primitive or Negroamaro - the local grape... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

Puglia in April is pretty quiet but this Osteria's sign states it is "sempre aperto" and it was just for us this evening. I think they stayed open especially for us and we're so glad they did as everything they served up was delicious. Mixed antipasto of deep fried zucchini and artichokes, local cheeses, panzarotti, polpette, lampascioni (little bitter onions... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2013

We went there for dinner, they were advised that I am vegetarian, so it was great not to have a menu so I didn't have to choose. The amount of food and the quality of the food was excellent, we had an appetizer, first and second course all just very tasteful, and all for 40 euro. For two I would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Trieste 2 | Monacizzo di Torricella, 74020, Taranto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Taranto  >  Taranto

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