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Via Immacolata 28, 73028 Otranto, Italy
+39 0836 802284
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Rocca Sinibalda, Italy
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had some "orecchiete alle vongole" (local pasta with clams) and I got what I would call a small "half portion" with just a small handful of clams and very badly dressed... My friend who traveled with me had a sea bass filet which was as well very, very small... No wine by the carafe but only by the glass...... More 

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Thank Emanuele M
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Sorry but after a sparse plate of grilled fish a side dish of basic salad I am not impressed, then the card machine doesn't work, which seemed to happen at every table I watched, So not impressed, there are far better places close by, keep walking

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Thank Wingcomander
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Wandering round Otranto out of season on a chilly but sunny end-of-April evening we stumbled across El Corsaro. We were a little early and the place was empty. But it looked so intimate and attractive inside we went in. We're very glad we did. We were greeted with a fine seafood menu and a warm welcome. Service was attentive but... More 

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1 Thank Christopher H
Zagreb, Croatia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

A beautiful little restaurant with perfectly attentive service and delicious food. Very good value for money.

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1 Thank louquegan
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We only stayed for a beer, which the manager was clearly disappointed by, but he was friendly and cleared a table for us, we watched our neighbouring tables order and receive platefuls of fabulous looking seafood and were convinced to order food, we were very pleased we did, (had we read some of the reviews on here we may not... More 

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Thank L0ttie70
Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

The Food was Delicious! The decor was very inviting! The staff are so friendly and so welcoming. I enjoyed every minute of my stay :) Highly recommend this restaurant!

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2 Thank EcaMeca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

I'm very pleased :) The food is very fresh, tasty and well prepared. The service → Perfect. The atmosphere → Extra. I'm definitely going back :) :) ;)

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1 Thank Elena N
Iowa City, IA
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch here. The food was delicious and the service impeccable. We would recommend the saffron muscles and or the zuppa di cozze. Also the polpo e sepia salad was wonderful

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1 Thank Marthaj
Paris, France
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

We do not understand all the so-so reviews because we had a great time there : the waiter was super nice and took time for us to explain what to see around Otranto, we didn't wait at all and more importantly the food was excellent. We took a swordfish and a pasta with seafood, and it was really, really good.

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Thank BaptDid79
London
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

I cannot understand the mixed reception of the reviews here - we had a wonderful experience. A very appealing location, sloping up a side-street in the Centro Storico, and a charming and kind host. Moreover the food was quite, quite excellent - it was our first night and the linguini with vongole was just as we'd been imagining it all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Immacolata 28, 73028 Otranto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Otranto
  • Phone Number: +39 0836 802284

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