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La Paranza Ristorante

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Citta Vecchia Via Cariati 68, 74123, Taranto, Italy
+39 099 460 8328
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Wellington, New Zealand
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Next door to the fish market, you cannot get fresher seafood than this .... La Paranza presents you with the best of seafood dishes The tasty starter of polenta and mussels, the grand 'seafood with spaghetti and truffles' comes to the table wrapped up in a mouth watering parcel, and the generous plates of grilled vegetables ... in all a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Hi suppose it to be much much better, but it's a very normal place, quite expensive and not so "fresh" food. There are much better restaurant around it.

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Thank Lucia M
Antwerp, Belgium
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We got this tip from our hotel to come here and have dinner. Angelo, the boss, really took care of us. We had the Paranza starter which was all into seafood. If you are a small eater stick only to this. I had the grilled tuna afterwards and that was more then ok! If you are in Taranto please make... More 

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Thank laszloe57
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344 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

The place was in a condemned building in a city block of buildings with emergency struts to support then from collapsing. A quite derelict area. The restaurant itself looked in average condition compared to most others in the city. Food was average and booring, but still quite pricy. Wine was good and the service was good enough. Only seafood, and... More 

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Thank Erik W
Dover, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

I ate bad food is not good and cooked worse service slow Tripadvisor misleading local inelegant high prices in relation to quality

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Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Taken here by my best friend in Italy and i have to say...i would love to go back right now!!! The antipasto is phenomenal!!! The gnocchi fantastic!! And the views are simply gorgeous...you basically sit by the sea watching the fisherman boats in and out. The "cozze gratinate" is a super speciality, i love it and you should try anytime!!... More 

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napoli
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015

I really loved this restaurant. The food was very good (I particularly liked the choice of elaborated appetizers), the service was very friendly, and the price was OK.

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Thank francesco-1966
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61 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

The Old Town in Taranto is a nice place to have a little trip among churches and traditional fishers' houses. Besides you can have a walk in the early XX century town. Therefore, if you are looking for a place to have lunch/dinner, you can choose La Paranza and eat fish with a not expensive price. Appetizers "La Paranza" offer... More 

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Taranto, Italia
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

Located in the Old Town, this restaurant offers the best quality at convenient price. Professional staff including the Owner. Local wine is also excellent. I suggest to try it !

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London
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132 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

Really excellent restaurant. The fish is ridiculously fresh and the dishes available are excellent. Its a decent price as well. Certainly worth checking out if in Taranto.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$43
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Citta Vecchia Via Cariati 68, 74123, Taranto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Taranto  >  Taranto
  • Phone Number: +39 099 460 8328

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