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Ristorante Grotta Palazzese

Via Narciso, 59, 70044 Polignano a Mare, Italy
+39 80 424 06 77
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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“seafood” (17 reviews)
“octopus” (6 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
12:30 PM - 2:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Via Narciso, 59, 70044 Polignano a Mare, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited Grotta Palazzese with my wife and 6 other relatives on a weekend night, during our trip to Italy. I wore a sport coat with business slacks. We arrived at opening time in the evening (7:30 pm). We waited in a long line to...More

1  Thank jandc8491
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Yes, the experience is unique and the setting is beautiful and romantic but at the end of the meal is it worth the huge price tag; I'm not so sure. Shorts and flip flops are not going to get your in. Apparently jeans will, but...More

Thank Alicia S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful place, sounds of waves and breez around, could not be more romantic ! There were nearly 20 guests waiting in the line in front of the small front door of this restaurant, never a greeting from the staff or a cosy corner for us...More

3  Thank T-L L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Am in Polignano a mare at present. I didn't try the restaurant but can't help to write a comments on it. There's so many people talking of this restaurant's location and food, since this is my first visit here,I'm thinking of going there for a...More

Thank China-g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique location in a private cave dinning experience. Make sure you book way in advance. The food it was good but price.

Thank Endrit T
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you were contemplating an experience at this place, it's all about the location of the restaurant. That's it! The dining experience was totally forgettable. Here's how it works -- The menu appears enticing albeit quite pricey, but what the heck, it's a once in...More

6  Thank Joe M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant yesterday for dinner at 7:30pm and definitely we loved!! We were first in line for a nice view. The place is amazing, the view, the music 🎶!! Customer service is very nice and attentive. Food is good. We order two dishes...More

Thank lorebarba27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting is amazing. However it all stops there. The prices are ridiculous when compared to the food. We had the 6 course menu. It is the same menu for lunch and dinner. The first course of tartar fish was Ok. However everything else was...More

3  Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is rather a mixed review and the rating is based largely upon the location, which is pretty amazing. It is one of the most breathtaking locations in which to eat - you almost want to pinch yourself it's so stunning. But it is not...More

1  Thank SUMPS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would have to be one of the most amazing spots in the world to have a relaxing romantic dinner. The staff were very professional and courteous. You must book to guarantee a table. You also must arrive early to get a table close to the...More

Thank Tedd1466
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Questions & Answers
15 September 2017|
Response from Alicia S | Reviewed this property |
Plan on 4-4.5 hours from Sorrento. There is a 1 star Michelin restaurant in an old nunnery in Sorrento that is half the price and triple the food quality, taste and presentation then this place. Prepare to spend 300 euro for... More
Ava B
11 September 2017|
Response from Skyhigh2440 | Reviewed this property |
Starter is min 40 euro. Main is min 42 euro. Plus 10 cover charge. You will spend min 100 euro per person. You have to order two courses.
14 August 2017|
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Response from USEuroTraveler1977 | Reviewed this property |
The tasting menu is 120€ pp for a reduced 4 course and 140€ for 6 course full menu. You are looking at almost 300€
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$118 - US$177
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Narciso, 59, 70044 Polignano a Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Polignano a Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 80 424 06 77
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