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Il Brigantino

Via Roma 26, 72018 San Michele Salentino, Italy
+39 0831 966466
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
“main course” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Via Roma 26, 72018 San Michele Salentino, Italy
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We came here with high expectations after reading a number of glowing reviews. We opted for the tasting plate with mixed raw and cooked fish, accompanied by a nice local white wine. This was followed by risotto, baked sage-flavoured fish, and king prawns. The service...More

Thank Raoul M
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We've been there late on a saturday evening after a late arrival at our holiday villa. For a first encounter with Puglia gastronomy, this was a top experience! Very surprising, but tasty antipasti dishes and fresh fish as main course together with an excellent white...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Great taste and fantastic presentation, I could go there all the time. Innovative raw fish dishes to discover, classic, great tasting mains and deserts worth keeping some space for.

Thank alex2mele
Reviewed 18 January 2017

we visited with local friends in deep winter. a warm log fire and very Italian with very little English spoken. It is a fish restaurant and had 2 limited set menus for lunch only. Booking was needed as it was busy. We shared 3 menus...More

Thank xavier N
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant had such great meals, the quality is suberb, really the level of a star restaurant. The drinks, Aperol Spritz Prosecco, Puglia wines were great. Congratulations!

Thank Marjan P
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Recommended by our Masseria owner for an outstanding fish meal, we were totally satisfied...actually our experience went beyond our already high expectations. From the beautiful and original mise en place, to the warm and professional service, to the amazing quality, creativity and freshness of the...More

Thank geniuslo
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We went there 4 times in 2 weeks during our vacation in Puglia! Should I had more!? We loved having fresh fish, great ceviche. Owner goes spear fishing everyday and cooks it in the evening! I highly recommend it!

Thank MC S
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This restaurant is difficult to find as the name is engraved in the glass of the window, and in stone beside the main door. However, persevere, as it is really really worth the trip. (Keep going into San Michele and turn right just before the...More

1  Thank paripatetic
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

We received a recommendation for this restaurant from the owners of the house we were staying in. Must be one of the best restaurants in the area if you like fish you will definitely appreciate il Brigantino in San Michele Salentino. We chose the tasting...More

Thank Marcusorielius
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Quality and original fish dishes impeccably crafted by the cook! Menu set offers a great chance to sample various dishes. Will be back!

Thank Zap31
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 33 - USD 58
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 3:45 pm
7:45 pm - 11:00 pm
7:45 pm - 11:00 pm
7:45 pm - 11:00 pm
7:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Roma 26, 72018 San Michele Salentino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  San Michele Salentino
  • Phone Number: +39 0831 966466
Il Brigantino offers the best sea dishes, typical of Puglia and South of Italy that are prepared in innovative ways. All products are fresh and the innovation in the compositions made us one of most renowned restaurants of the "Alto Salento". This will be the perfect place for dinners, professional meetings and small events. In addition, the kindness of our employees will be at your service to advice you on the best wines and "spumanti" to match your dishes. We will be happy to guest you and to meet your expectations.
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