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Via Torre Lapillo, 285, 73010 Torre Lapillo, Porto Cesareo, Italy
+39 338 148 3804
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78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is for you: every dishes is a typical one and you will enjoy their homelike kitchen. The owner is always available to chat with you and let you be comfortable.

Thank Stefano R
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

brilliant experience, overlooking the water, big and busy. you just go along and add your name to the waiting list, and then within 10 minutes you're seated. mussell soup.... OMG

Thank katinkalanham
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78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This place is very nice and with a great sightseeing on the Torre Lapillo bay, which is very lovely near the tower. Dishes are of home kitchen type and very tasty. There you can eat also raw seafood: always be careful in this case because you stomach cannot be prepared even if the sea fruits are good!

Thank Stefano R
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The view is amazing, but the place is nothing fancy. Plastic plates, paper tablecloth, etc. But the food decent! There is an English menu available, even though the staff doesn't really speak any English.

Thank Nienke M
Bangkok, Thailand
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

When we arrived at this restaurant it was full of people and I understand why! In an area such as Torre Lapillo, it may be hard to find a restaurant as the beach front is quite a residential area, or with just beach chalets. However mare fritto offers an inexpensive menu of seafood cuisine, with good portions and a great... More 

Thank Sarah F
Naples, Italy
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Enjoying a gorgeous location on the sea in impressive surroundings close to the Torre Lapillo, this restaurant is a real example of essentiality. Food is mostly fresh and based of sea products but on the menu it's mentioned that in case of lack of fresh produce dishes are prepared with frozen fish. In our case, there was something really tasty... More 

Thank mywhereabouts
Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Lovely seafood in a very informal and cheap (ratio price/quality) restaurant. Unfortunately, credit cards are not accepted.

Thank Formikina1
Columbia, Missouri
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Mare fritto is an old fashioned fish shack at the foot of the ancient tower which gives Torre Lapillo its name, and is right by the sea. Here you feel far away from eveything, just sun and sea. The view is great, the food is good (we prefered the grilled seafood dishes to the fried ones, and also had a... More 

Thank Marylene P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Torre Lapillo, 285, 73010 Torre Lapillo, Porto Cesareo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Porto Cesareo  >  Torre Lapillo
  • Phone Number: +39 338 148 3804

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