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Diavoletto Epicureo

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Via Fra' Diego Alvarez 17, 76125 Trani, Italy
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:30
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Thu - Tue 12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:30
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We ate her in June, and because of the lack of communiaction (our fault) this fantastic meal could have been better. We went for the tasting menu, but ended up ordering more than we needed. The food was fantastic and the service from the chef/owner was first class. The fish soup was exceptional.

Thank Michael T
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

By far the best restaurant in Trani. An artist with taste and hospitality. This is our second visit this week and we will be back next tuesday for another gastronomic expedition

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant on Tuesday evening on the recommendation of a friend. It was a lovely experience and the food was great. The owner took time to explain his creations to us and made us feel very welcome which made this experience special.

Thank degsgunn
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This small restaurant near the castle is almost solely run by Michele the owner, a truly inspired chef. Seeing our basic Italian, he described every dish and every ingredient but in the end we just followed his suggestions. Everything we ate was an eclectic mix of taste and texture that all worked wonderfully. If we had to pick favourites they... More 

Thank GandMStaines
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

this restaurant is a MUST if you are in Trani. the owner is such a passionated food guru with very creative variations and each course was so delicious. the wine recommendations were also perfect and the price is just crazy - cheap! if you think about the whole work behind and the fresh ingredients we are still wondering how this... More 

Thank marco83ch
Kildare, Ireland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2014 via mobile

Gorgeous food served by an unassuming host.... everything was perfect, exquisite modern food that had tasted just wonderful. i normally won't bother writing a review but this is Definitely one of the best.. If not best the best.. Ever!!

Thank carhannon
Helsinki, Finland
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2014

NOTE: TripAdvisor map shows a false location. The best way to find is to go to the castle first, then 100 m inland, on the left. The sign is hard to notice, and all seats are indoors. The place is very small, only 8 tables for 2 with stylish, modern interior, not very romantic though. Owner is a 30-yr-old guy,... More 

Thank Mr B
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 22 August 2013

Truly delicious food (refined but not over-complicated), excellent and attentive service, very elegant surroundings and exceptionally (almost incredibly) good value. The setting of Trani's sea-front restaurants may be superficially more appealing, but this is without doubt the place to go. I would go so far as to say it would justify a detour to Trani just to eat here.

Thank J0Lex
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 June 2013

Late May 2013: whilst staying in Trani came across this truly amazing restaurant - definitely worthy of a Michelin star - food exciting and delicious and the chef and staff were so enthusiastic and genuinely happy to be preparing and serving wonderful unique dishes. A delight - this is the first time I have recommended anything on Tripadvisor.

Orvieto, Italy
1 review
Reviewed 11 June 2013

Had an astonishing meal at Diavoletto Epicureo, in another league entirely from anything I've eaten in Italy (lived here 23 years) – highly imaginative dishes, exquisitely presented and a tour de force for the taste buds. Exceptional! The serving staff and chef are passionate about food and keen to make sure customers are happy. A truly memorable meal although I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 43
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fra' Diego Alvarez 17, 76125 Trani, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani  >  Trani
  • Phone Number: 3470812672
A la carte restaurant, located in the historic center of Trani, a short walk from the Castle and the Cathedral and surrounded by a sea smell. A small elegantly understated location that creates an intimate and magical to be lulled by the emotions of the culinary creations on the sweet notes of jazz music. The environment is minimal, framed by an old structure turned around in local , where to catch the essence of Mediterranean cuisine with a modern twist according to an interpretation of the chef. The love of tradition and curiosity for innovation blend the passion and creativity of Chef Patron Michele Elia. Always attentive to marry with fantasy and care the traditional flavors of Apulian cuisine with the most modern cooking techniques and sophisticated combinations, implementing an original and genuine product. His philosophy is to transmit emotions with food for a trace or evoke memories of genuine flavors, so behind every dish there is a curated search for balance between the selected products and local flavors to enhance the freshness and enhancing the area. Even the wine list is a curated selection of Apulian wines and more. The menu is seasonal , in harmony with the rhythms of nature to provide healthy food and quality in terms of taste and smell.

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