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Il Pozzo dei Desideri

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Via Gaetano Tanzarella Vitale 34, 72017, Ostuni, Italy
+39 0831 338835
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Curitiba, PR
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We had a glad surprise when after a day of walking in the cold and wind brought us here. .. it was great to have a break and enjoy "pugliese food"... good service and great antipasti... we end up only with the antipasti as it was samples of local cusine. Ambient is also nice...

Thank MartHoKa
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in late on a Monday night. Really friendly staff, good pizza. House wine the weak point but otherwise fabulous.

Thank Travelswithapud
London, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant by accident wandering the back streets of the historic centre of Ostuni. The local advertising directing visitors do it little justice. The outside terrace filling a tiny square filled quickly and we had delicious Margherita Crudo e Rucola pizzas.

Thank GlobetrotterTwo
Bristol, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

In 2014 I ate some of the best mussels I had ever had in this restaurant so, when we went back this year, it was with high expectations. Sadly, they were not met. The mussel dish we ordered was, at best, average and the pizzas undercooked and flabby. It seems as if they are a little understaffed, as you have... More 

Thank jane-cosmic
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We had a shared antipasti with some wine - lots of different bits, but nothing extraordinary I have to say. They forgot to bring us the sparkling water we ordered :(

Thank AlessandroCommisso
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Great food and excellent service not planned to eat there but surprised by the bright surrounding and the attentive waiter .

Thank Anthony G
Kingswood, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

We were recommended to try this restaurant as the pizzas were apparently good. Well the antipasti was good but frankly the pizzas were very disappointing. Not very well cooked and very thin toppings. They had no taste apart from flour! We also tried some other main courses and you need to be careful in your choosing as some were not... More 

Thank Lindsay W
North Ferriby, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

We saw this restaurant on a previous evening and when the locals are queuing it generally says it is worth a look. It is tucked away down back streets but it is in a little square area. We tried it last night and we were not disappointed albeit just for a pizza (half the side of the table) and a... More 

Thank Riza898
Tucson, Arizona
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1,026 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 683 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

First I don't understand the place of 90th on the list (at the time of writing), I believe this restaurant deserves much better. The decor is authentic with old stones, yet a modern table setting. The waiter was very kind and efficient. We tried their delicious orecchette pasta with clams and zucchini and the best is that they come out... More 

Thank TravelingCat22
Northants, UK
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

Comfortable but a bit of a tourist trap. Food and service were acceptable but you can find better in Ostuni. Antipasti were good but the mains were average. Only tourists in here until some locals arrived later in the evening. Decor was fine but not exceptional.

Thank Northants_Sean

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gaetano Tanzarella Vitale 34, 72017, Ostuni, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  Ostuni
  • Phone Number: +39 0831 338835

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