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Trattoria Acaya

Via Vito Rugge 13, 73029, Vernole, Italy
+39 0832 861104
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“the owner” (2 reviews)
“region” (2 reviews)
“garden” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Vito Rugge 13, 73029, Vernole, Italy
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Nice place for dinner with local food at very reasonable prices. Acaya is also worth seeing, so combine tourism with food.

Thank Ruth K
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed so much we went twice! This adorable restaurant is like walking into your mother's kitchen. Charming terrace full of locals enjoying delicious authentic Pugliese style cuisine greets you when you enter the gardens of Trattoria Acaya. The Owner & his wife were warm...More

Thank Donnmill
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Acaya is a very nice place to visit, the castle is nice and has a good explanation about the history of the area going back to 1500 BC. We went to the restaurant after visiting the castle and museum. The Acaya Restaurant is a fine...More

Thank GeorgeLynn2014
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Lovely real italian restaurant, great food, atmosphere and delicious home made digestives! A must go to restaurant! The restaurant is run by lovely and professional people, thanks for the great evening!

1  Thank suzannecroes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Good food, but service almost non-existent. We felt unwelcome and uncomfortable. The only pleasant person was the friendly older cook. We wanted another course but no service, even though only 6 other diners, so eventually collected menus myself. The sorbet (commercially produced) I had for...More

1  Thank Shan M
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Very nice location in a typical local medieval Acaya house. Food is good and well cooked. Not too many options to choose from but quality of the dishes we tried was high and service was good. Marco

1  Thank Marco B
Reviewed 4 September 2014 via mobile

If you want to experience the local cuisine and atmosphere this is the place! Delicious food cooked by the family-owners.

1  Thank clau_mangogurl
Reviewed 19 July 2014

My wife and I have eaten here many times and we have never failed to be impressed. This is a lovely restaurant with genuine authentic local food, cooked to perfection. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Donal10317
Reviewed 27 August 2012

The food is in the real Salento Style. Good environment: few tables in a real 'ortale' (garden-like). I've been there some times in different years and the quality level is always the same. Very good and abundant salento antipasto (1 for 2), then delicious fave...More

2  Thank AlexC0565
Reviewed 14 August 2012

Do yo want to taste real food from Salento in a family restirant. This place is for you.  Very high quality genuine food in a beautiful garden. Not many choiches but every one deserve to be tried.

Thank Guspos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vito Rugge 13, 73029, Vernole, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Vernole
  • Phone Number: +39 0832 861104
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