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Braceria Vecchie Storie

Contrada Antonelli 540A, 70043, Monopoli, Italy
+39 080 690 0361
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“meat lovers” (2 reviews)
“butcher” (2 reviews)
“meats” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Barbecue
££ - £££
Contrada Antonelli 540A, 70043, Monopoli, Italy
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

This place was recommended by our B&B hosts for its local fare. We arrived on the early side and there was no wait to be seated on a mid-week evening. This is clearly an authentic mom-and-pop butcher shop by day, local restaurant by night. There...More

Thank lutraperegrine
Reviewed 5 March 2016

The choice of meat is complete: all choice cuts of every type you can imagine. Once chosen, the meats are grilled to perfection and the taste is just right!!! This, coupled with excellent service, makes this an absolute must to visit if you are in...More

Thank RaymondB
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The restaurant was recommended by Agriturismo Antonelli Piangevino. It was the first time a surprise that you go to the shop, order what you want to eat. Leave you're name and then you go downstairs to the restaurant. It was very busy but that was...More

Thank Janneke W
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Recommended by our host, we came back twice - fully of local families the atmosphere is brilliant and the food is simple, fresh and authentic. One of the best steaks I have ever had, places like this are the reason I have to keep coming...More

Thank Magicf123
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We were recommended this braceria by our holiday villa owner. We really liked the place. It is very nice that you can choose the piece of fresh meat by yourself. The meat was well done but the sausages were not so good. Anyway highly recommended...More

Thank RutaVabuole
Reviewed 8 November 2014

One of the best meals we had. You choose your meat at the counter which is then cooked for you and served with vegetables and salad preceded by 2 plates of antipasti (a variety of ,cold meats, cheese and sundried tomatoes and courgettes) and bruschetta....More

1  Thank Gillian B
Reviewed 9 June 2013

We like the braceria format which seems local to this area whereby a butcher becomes a restaurateur in the evening. The food was good and the lady who ran the place was very friendly and tolerant of our poor Italian skills. Everything was perfectly cooked...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 13:00
16:00 - 00:00
08:30 - 13:00
16:00 - 00:00
08:30 - 13:00
16:00 - 00:00
08:30 - 13:00
16:00 - 00:00
08:30 - 13:00
16:00 - 00:00
08:30 - 13:00
16:00 - 00:00
08:30 - 13:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Contrada Antonelli 540A, 70043, Monopoli, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Monopoli
  • Phone Number: +39 080 690 0361
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In the green heart of Monopoli hills, in Contrada Antonelli, the butcher-braceria "OLD STORIES" offers its clients quality of fresh meat from slaughter SELECTED FARMS, tradition, courtesy and genuine flavors. The formula is simple: you choose the meat, you weigh, and you sit at the table in the elegant and comfortable lounges, where you can enjoy a few pleasant minutes accompanied by cold cuts and cheeses and sott'olii traditional Puglia. Here you can enjoy roast meat quality dined with the wines of the most prestigious wineries in Puglia or the legendary beer PORETTI. Among our products: paw, bowlers, kebabs, lamb rolls (gnumeridde), kebabs, saltimbocca, sausage knife tip, boar of Noci and many other tasty specialties. Also of prime meats CHIANINA, Podolica, Argentina and Australia, for the most discerning palates. The butcher has all the most innovative hygiene solutions and operates in complete fulfillment of the current regulations HACCP. La Braceria AND 'OPEN WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY IN WINTER. IN SUMMER JULY AND AUGUST EVERY DAY.