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Trattoria Portolano

Riviera Cristoforo Colombo 71, 73014, Gallipoli, Italy
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible28%
4 weeks ago
“Good host, lovely restaurant ”
20 Oct 2016
“fantastic fish restaurant”
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
$$ - $$$
Riviera Cristoforo Colombo 71, 73014, Gallipoli, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is good and the host is keen in making everyone welcome and at their ease. Not cheapest place compared to others, but the restaurant is very well decorated. The service needs to improve as it's short of staff and we had to wait long...More

Thank Sonia M
Reviewed 20 October 2016

we were staying in a hotel in Gallipoli ,Italy and on the 2nd night found this fantastic fish restaurant overlooking the port near our hotel.inside the restaurant is immaculate ,clean , and different.The owner franco greeted me and my wife and recommended some of the...More

Thank 395dean
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Although we visited in November and were the only couple in the Trattoria it was still a great place to visit. We were welcomed by the owner or manager who explained the menu and couldn't have been any more helpful The food, wine and service...More

Thank JohnHRugby
Reviewed 15 September 2015

been in Italy for three weeks and this was the best meal I had so far. The pasta with seafood was delicious, the waitress pleasant and warm and the proprietor welcoming! It was not busy and we felt welcomed and happy for the good meal....More

Thank DonnaKarson
Reviewed 13 August 2015

As you come from the Gallipoli beach, as you come up the steps this is the first restaurant you see. The view is great (but then again there are many other restaurants around that have the same great view), so you may be tempted to...More

Thank GeorgeM_vienna
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Great town good location but that's where it ends for this restaurant. Menu limited which if the food is good is not a problem but this was not the case. The starter was huge chunks of batter but no trace of calamari or prawns. The...More

Thank ourworldtour
Reviewed 23 July 2015

This is the first restaurant you see when you come up the steps from the port parking. The food is basic and some of it is smothered in sauce that according to my 19 year old daughter made it inedible. I had a nice swordfish...More

Thank Threejs2014
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Is a good restaurant. better to call it a "trattoria" ( though elegant enough): very good pasta dishes and fish cooked in the local way .It overlook the sea that means a beautiful sight but also a windy corner. Unusual the way they cut the...More

Thank antonio i
Reviewed 16 July 2014

That was one the best see food I've ever had. All the food was fresh and tasty. Waitress were very great and fast and smiling. The restaurant is based in old part of the town next to the harbor and you can see sunset from...More

Thank Salaster
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Simple traditiobal local recepies with excellent fresch ingredients. In Gallipoli you cant go wrong with fresh fish catched minutes before right infront of this resturant. Great antipasti couples with home made seafood pasta. Had a memorable family celebration here and definetly a come back.

Thank Tulsishop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 15:00
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10:00 - 15:00
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10:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riviera Cristoforo Colombo 71, 73014, Gallipoli, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Gallipoli
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