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“Antipasto for lunch is a good choice”
Review of Donna Lisa

Donna Lisa
Ranked #13 of 56 Restaurants in Maglie
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Prague, Czech Republic
Level 6 Contributor
104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Antipasto for lunch is a good choice”
Reviewed 29 November 2013

We spent a late business lunch here recently. The antipasto selection was quite good, but the pasta with tomato sauce and ricotta was served bland and lukewarm. A letdown after the nice antipasto. A good local wine selection. The chocolate torte served for dessert was a generous portion, but looked better than it tasted. We did not order another course after the pasta course as it was already 3pm and the owner's family were sitting there watching us eat. It felt as it was time to finish up so they could close.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank ah2010
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English first
Zurich, Switzerland
Level 6 Contributor
133 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“A very nice surprise!”
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Been a couple of time this summr as I spent some days in Salento and to be honest i ve been very impressed. Small Restaurant in the Center of Maglie - the have also a Kind of Patio - fish was simply amazing. Annalisa and the mother so friendly and professional. The father ist the boss in the kitchen. If you are travelling to Salento this is a must to go!

  • Visited August 2013
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good food – shame about the service.”
Reviewed 29 October 2013

The owners of our delightful B&B (Corte dei Granai) spoke warmly of the Donna Lisa so we booked a table. The restaurant is in an attractive building and setting, quite close to the main square. However, although the food was very good and reasonably priced, the service was poor and not conducive to a pleasant evening
During our 12 day stay in different parts of Puglia, the quality of food, service and atmosphere in all the restaurants we visited has been excellent – it was disappointing that Donna Lisa could not match all those standards on the night we visited.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank tony1919
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London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“I am a tourist but I am not stupid”
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Well, well, well. I went back to Donna Lisa as on a previous trip 4 years ago I quite enjoyed the food. Good vegan/vegetarian selection and nice atmosphere. Shame they tried to trick us in any possible way. They served us old, stale, oven baked potatoes (when I asked " can I have some fresh potatoes please?" the owner smiled, apologised and looked a bit contrite), forgot our coffees, added a bottle of water to the bill ( you never know, stupid tourists may not check the bill so wort a shot) and all in all they were pretty rude. What a shame.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Siuzie
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London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
208 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Very good”
Reviewed 16 September 2012

The food at Donna Lisa is generally of a very good standard. Seating in good weather is in a pleasant external courtyard. The style is largely traditional Italian with separate sections on the menu for Puglian specialities. The house antipasto is a wonderful selection of vegetable, fish and meat dishes. It is really almost a full meal in itself. Pasta courses are also substantial and generally very good although we did not think the addition of cheese to mussels was a good idea. Main courses include good fresh fish and steaks largely in a simple style. Service is efficient and friendly. Prices are reasonable.

  • Visited September 2012
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