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Via Santa Maria di Merino 13, 71019, Vieste, Italy
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lots of locals eating in this buzzy and friendly restaurant. Very good food and service. Plenty of delicious things to choose from and the inevitable Limoncella offered at the end!

Thank poppy186414
Toronto, Canada
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121 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We found this restaurant when in Vieste and loved the fact we could sit outside in the "Box" an enclosed patio that let us watch the world go by, this made everyone in our party very happy.. The service was fast and the food was very good.. hot and fresh. The octopus salad was excellent and my pork steak was... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great lunch meal here on a gray and cloudy weekday. Simple, fresh fish was delicious and well priced. On the house bruschetta appetizer was tasty and welcome. We had everything from basic orecchiette with a tomato sauce to mussels marinara to fried calamari and tuna carpaccio. Each was well seasoned, delicious, and a pleasure to eat. We sat... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Stopped here for lunch and had the most wonderful plate of fresh cooked prawns in brandy. Best lunch we had in Vieste

Thank robinring
Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Good food at very reasonable prices. No food on offer at our hotel so ate here for three nights – we did not order expensive dishes but the service was excellent, the local wine very drinkable and reasonably priced, and the coffee excellent. Also the free Bruchetta and Limonchino were a much appreciated gesture.

Thank QER2014
Vilnius, Lithuania
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Very nice and cosy restaurant. The food was really very delicious. It was lovely to sit outside and enjoy the view to the harbor, sea and ships. The staff was very attentive and helpful. The prices were reasonable.

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Sydney, Australia
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410 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant for lunch with friendly service. I had the Tuna Carpaccio which was a different dish from the carpaccio I usually have in Sydney but equally enjoyable. I also had a lovely fresh cherry tomato salad served with olive oil and basil. A perfect combination for lunch.

Thank 1954Elizabeth
Norwich, Eng
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106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

One can eat outside - sheltered from the traffic and weather by glass, roofed terrace. Good view of harbour & beach. Great food, though locals tend to eat indoors we preferred outside for the view

Thank relaaxed
Tel Aviv, Israel
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

A cozy seafood restaurant at the center of Vieste. Octopus salad with olives and anchovies in vinegar were delicious starters, followed by perfectly cooked shrimps risotto and homemade spaghetti. We skipped desserts for on the house limoncello - a perfect ending for a pleasent dinner.

Thank sharonbd7
London, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Box 19 was recommended to us by our B&B hosts. Definitely a good recommendation. We were not disappointed. Box 19 is located just off the main square which separates Vieste from the old town. What the restaurant lacks in atmosphere is more than made up for by the quality of food on offer. We liked the food so much that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santa Maria di Merino 13, 71019, Vieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Foggia  >  Vieste

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