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Il Contadino

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Via Frassanito, 73028 Otranto, Italy
+39 0836 803065
00:00 - 23:59
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We went twice to this causal restaurant because it was soo good. They have a large menu which included local recipies as well as very tasty pizza. They also have very good meat (filetto). Their house wine is good ans well as the service. They have one or two servants who speak a little bit of English. Becauser this resurant... More 

Thank Hilde G
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Our first night in Puglia (Salento) and we went here as it was listed in the Touring Italia guide book. Our waiter made the experience overall negative. We asked for recommendations on what to order and all we got was a blank stare and no help really. When we finally decided on what to order it was not very good.... More 

Thank Maureen9788
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176 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Sorry, but no other way to say it. Awesome. Outstanding. Out of anything. My pasta was sublime. 6 euro. Seriously. I can not believe the TripAdvisor rating. It is absolutely not the case. Just forget the Italian nonsense of the wait, and taste the food. Fantastic!

Thank ana_and_pedro
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

This was our 3rd visit to Il Contadino and we will definitely return. The food is of a very high quality and the menu has something to please every palate. I would have given an excellent score, but it was so hot in the restaurant I couldn't finish my food. I realise it's hard to keep the dining room cool... More 

Thank Nicola T
Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Il Contadino came highly recommended by friends and family living in the region. Dining here is a unique experience as you walk through garden of home grown herbs and spices which will be used in their cuisine. Located in an extensive compound complete with a lovely children's playground, Il Contadino is exemplary in presenting the agricultural concept advocating fresh and... More 

Thank TravelsofToni
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2013 via mobile

I visit this restaurant at least once a year, during my holidays. I have always suggest to eat in this place, indeed, despite a high number of clients every evening, the quality of food is always excellent... This year, I eventually decide to turn to a menu completely based on fish: a selection of antipasti made with the cook's best... More 

Thank Portuligno
San Diego, California, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Best food ever, great prices, amazing service...what else would you want? I was born and raised in Puglia and whenever I come on holidays in Salento I tend to use this restaurant as my kitchen...basically I come every single night! AMAZING! <3

Thank Vincenzo V
Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2013

My husband's family brought us to this amazing place bustling with people, with the delicious smell of food in the air. The place is energized with a lively vibe. Daniele the owner came personally to take care of us. He recommended many fantastic dishes for us. The selection of antipasti was absolutely great. The burrata was fresh and full of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$34
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Frassanito, 73028 Otranto, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Otranto
  • Phone Number: +39 0836 803065

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