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Ristorante Vecchia Vieste

Via Carlo Mafrolla 30 Bis | Via Mafrolla 30 Bis, 71019, Vieste, Italy
+39 0884 707083
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“scampi” (2 reviews)
“shellfish” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Carlo Mafrolla 30 Bis | Via Mafrolla 30 Bis, 71019, Vieste, Italy
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We approached the restaurant with some concern as we had seen negative comments on this site. But ignore the negative critics. We found the food excellent. The swordfish in almond sauce was memorable as was the fried prawns and scampi. The staff were attentive and...More

Thank DUN01170
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We enjoyed the orrechetti, a tuna in pistachio sauce, and grilled fish. Excellent service and waiter had good English.

Thank LDE_11
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We went for evening meal and it was all excellent. The waiter spoke good English which was very useful. We loved the cave like atmosphere. The pasta dishes we had were lovely then my steak was cooked to perfection. My partner chose the "pig head"...More

Thank Elvee2104
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Went to Vecchia Vieste for lunch. It was an absolute fantastic experience from service, ambience to incredible wine and food. What a treat! Even had sea urchin and other shellfish that I had never had anyplace else in the world. The fried caciocavallo is to...More

Thank Csooza
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We ate here after a woman in the market nearby recommended it. We had walked by during the day and the view outside is beautiful. At night, we stopped for dinner. The inside is really nice and romantic. Our waiter explained that it used to...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We sat inside the restaurant in a cave and found it very stuffy airless with a pervasive smell of damp and mould. We took the degustation menu, which started off well. The starter was raw oyster and mussels raw too,(not sure what was to blame...More

Thank GracesUK
Michele L, Proprietario at Ristorante Vecchia Vieste, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017
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signori vi ringrazio per averci recensito, ci tengo a precisare che i crudi in questo ristorante vengono abbattuti a freddo...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Restaurant is in far east part of Otranto, near centro storico. Place have an original decor and romantic medieval feel. Some dishes was excellent (octopus) but some could be better (dolci, pasta). Staff is nice. I can recommend degustation menu - for reasonable price you...More

Thank Michał T
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Typical, traditional and "simply delicious" local food with a bit of modernity. The "Spaghetti all'Astice" were astonishing; in general, the fish looks really fresh. It is located in the old town and Vieste, just a few steps from the main church. Quite a romantic place;...More

Thank carlantoniopastorell
Reviewed 13 December 2016

some locals suggested we went to this restaurant. owe had a great time. the dishes are small but very tasty and the waiters very very kind with us.

Thank Alessandra G
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Good tasty food, highly recommended. This place is much bigger on the inside than it looks outside and has an interesting old cave-like interior.

Thank Angu5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Carlo Mafrolla 30 Bis | Via Mafrolla 30 Bis, 71019, Vieste, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Foggia  >  Vieste
  • Phone Number: +39 0884 707083
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