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Osteria Della Divina Provvidenza

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Via Francesco Rubichi 4c, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 179 2078
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very attentive, excellent menu choice and nothing too much trouble. All staff fabulous with the kids and a bonus catering for gluten free. Grazie e arrivederci !

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Thank Andy J
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was friendly Large portions. The place is beautiful. The food was very tasty except for the risotto.

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Thank Einat A
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice typical local restaurant, fairly simple dishes but very tasty, and all fairly reasonably priced. Well located in the centre and picturesque location underground beneath the arches.

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Thank 263Chris10000
Saint Louis, Missouri
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522 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for dinner & we're glad we did. As you enter you drop below street level into this incredible space of stone archways filled with small tables. Dinner was simply delicious, from the burra w/ tomatoes to the ricotta ravioli to the lightly breaded baked swordfish. Each dish was delightful. We finished with espresso & almond biscotti to... More 

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Thank JimSTL1021
Warsaw, Poland
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817 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 380 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Our B&B host recommended that Osteria and we followed the advice. And while we can't complain about the food, we don't have many good words about the service. First we waited 10 minutes until someone cleaned the table we were seated at. Then it took some time for the food to arrive. My ravioli with pear and cheese were very... More 

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Thank KrisD_pl
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this place by our hotel. The restaurant is a cosy underground cave. We were greeted by an unfriendly waitress and given 2 different menu's. Every question we asked was just too much. Another waitress came to take our order. Unfortunately she was even grumpier than the first one and completely uninterested. The food however was absolutely delicious.... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

we were also with a Riviera Group so in fairness it was a large group to cater for and I hadn't picked from the menu. Antipasti was ok, Pasta ok, the fish main course really good and the dessert unmemorable. Service was quick (in a good way) but the waitress was really grumpy throughout!

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Thank stuartdNewburyUk
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were recommended to go to this restuarant by Filippo, our host at Centro Storrico, and enjoyed the experience so much that we returned on another two evenings. The restuarant spreads through 3 rooms, and serves local specialities. The food is delicious. We especially enjoyed the shared antipasto platter, almost a meal in itself, the spaghetti with oil, chilli and... More 

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Thank John G
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Mixed several courses. Good for tasting .Pleasant meal. Good feeling about the place.Underground unusual place. Attentive service although a large group. Happy with the experience and opportunity to taste several different foods!

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Thank Lynn C
Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled on this restaurant while walking and came back later and got in no problems. Our experience was excellent. Had a choice of tables and even though there was very large party the service was efficient. Then of course the food was excellent as well. We were very impressed and would recommend to anyone to visit for an enjoyable meal.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 43
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Francesco Rubichi 4c, 73100, Lecce, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Lecce
  • Phone Number: +39 0832 179 2078

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