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Trattoria L'Orologio

Via Duca D'Aosta, 27 | Viale della Stazione, 74100, Taranto, Italy
+39 099 460 8736
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“octopus” (8 reviews)
“pasta” (7 reviews)
“fritto misto” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Via Duca D'Aosta, 27 | Viale della Stazione, 74100, Taranto, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Okay, the surrounding streets are a tiny bit seedy. However, it is close to the station as well as the historic old town of Taranto. This is a true working (wo-)man's trattoria. Nothing fancy, but solid good food (as well as some surprising dishes). When...More

Thank Eksterka
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Mussels, beans, octopus and sausages. If you don't deviate from these dishes you can't go wrong. They interpret some of the most historic culinary traditions of this charming town with very reasonable prices. This restaurant used to cook only for local fishermen (it's right on...More

Thank Marcello B
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Plates between 3 and 5 €, very good, fast service. Go there before 13h00, because after the restaurant is victim of his succès

Thank StephaneDM
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Taranto is reputedly home to the best mussels in the world and this place specializes in all dishes mussels as well as other various mollusks and sea creatures. I had reviewed Ugos prior to this reincarnation on the other side of the bridge and besides...More

1  Thank mooresy2
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Upon first arrival this place looked good as it was nearly full. We were sat down and given the menu, unfortunately none in English and our waiter spoke none whatsoever. Our food was selected with much use of my phrase book, and we chose the...More

Thank fred146
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Nice place just renovated. If you are looking for a budget place, this is it. Food is fine and quite well prepared. The red wine is truelly horrible. The waiter is in a constante hurry and you feel really stressed as a costumer. Still it...More

1  Thank LL1961
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Close to the train station this very popular place packs them in. And there is no wonder why. The food is cheap and the wine is close to free. 2 euros a liter! Had 4 orders Octopus, Frito Misto, Pasta, 3 salads, meat and cheese...More

Thank ComeflywithmeFlorida
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Snacks rather than full meals were our lunchtime preference during a Salento sojourn but a combination of rain and the realisation that this well-regarded local eatery would only be open on Saturday lunchtime during our stay in Taranto forced a rethink, and it was a...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is good, price is excellent and the food typical Italian. Personal is friendly,and location is ok. Very crowded sometimes.

Thank Stefan B
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This place is great. Well priced and authentic cuisine. Family friendly unassuming atmosphere. Staff are friendly enough. They have menus written in English for tourists. As an Italian I would highly recommend this place to everyone wanting good local food at an affordable price. Open...More

Thank Toni D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Duca D'Aosta, 27 | Viale della Stazione, 74100, Taranto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Taranto  >  Taranto
  • Phone Number: +39 099 460 8736
Trattoria L'Orologio.Ex trattoria da Ugo quella sotto la torre dell'orologio in piazza Fontana nella citta vecchia di Taranto. Dal 1938 sempre in mano alla stessa famiglia senza mai cambiare gestione.
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