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La Locanda dei Mercanti

Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 44, 70043, Monopoli, Italy
+39 080 937 6621
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“antipasti” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 44, 70043, Monopoli, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic from start to finish. Terrific service, wonderful pasta and entrees and the fried dough balls are amazing. Strong recommend, if you’re in Monopoli don’t miss this place.

Thank John Y
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The place is packed, which is a good sign. The waiter is running around for most of the time. Food was good. Not necessarily great

Thank B0_BGa
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Many local people visited the restaurant. Always a good sign. Great seafood dishes. The restaurant was full booked. An advice is to book a table.

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Didn´t really get if the menu was only unfixed (told by waiter) or you could order from the menu too. Food was excellent and wine too. Antipasti for two was 20 (raw fish etc), pasta 6 each and with wine and water the bill was...More

Thank Anneli R
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The best seafood we ate in Monopoli in 8 days! Atmosphere and food is brilliant. But you have to reserve a table earlier! It's hard to get inside without it.

Thank Christina D
Reviewed 17 July 2017

It was Saturday evening and we were able to get a table by coming a little earlier than usual, around 7:00. We got a table indoor. The food was served promptly and was excellent. The unexpected cheese dough balls were great. We had pasta with...More

1  Thank Ricardo C
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Absolute gem Chaotic shambolic paradise Al fresco in the old town on a busy thoroughfare Make sure you book You may get what you ordered but it really doesn't matter Complimentary fried pizza balls with spicy tomato dip Spaghetti with mussels,fresh tomato and basil Amazing...More

Thank davethedrill
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We were 9 people looking for a late seating for Friday lunch, and the staff here welcomed us immediately and within moments were letting us sample divine antipasti. They made us feel perfectly at home and never rushed us, whilst providing efficient and friendly service....More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Very popular with the locals who ambled in throughout our meal to pre-booked tables. Lots of others happy to wait until a table became available. Large family gatherings on both occasions we visited. Book in advance to be sure of getting a table. Excellent and...More

Thank feckerdoc
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Reservations are a must but did not have any. So we ended up waiting for a table. It seems to be the way it is here anyhow. The food was lovely and has a big fish selection. Service was sufficient and pricing was reasonable. There...More

1  Thank chiaraodh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 44, 70043, Monopoli, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Monopoli
  • Phone Number: +39 080 937 6621
It is a great value traditional trattoria that serves excellent seafood and pasta dishes.
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