The best authentic restaurants in Ostuni

We know you are going to Puglia for the food so we might as well help you a little bit with that experience. We have listed the best authentic restaurants in Ostuni so that you can just take a seat, order a good wine and enjoy the very best of Puglia. So add this blog to your reading list because we don’t want you to leave Ostuni without tasting the local orecchiette.

Masseria Moroseta

Masseria Moroseta is one of the most famous Masserie. You’ve probably heard of the minimalist design, organic architecture, and breathtaking views of the surrounding olive groves, but did you know you can also reserve a spot for a special dinner here? After taking a seat at the table under the stars, chef Giorgia Eugenia Goggi will serve you whatever is on the menu that night. We can guarantee you: it is one of the best dishes you ever had.

Osteria Monacelle

Osteria Monacelle is a beautiful restaurant that embraces its deep-rooted connection to the land in Puglia, Italy. With a heartfelt passion for their region, this restaurant crafts beautiful traditional dishes that showcase the rich flavours and ingredients unique to Puglia. We are already dreaming of the Orecchiette con cime di rapa and Zuppa di ceci e finocchietto: an amazing soup with chickpea and wild fennel.

Osteria del Tempo Perso

Osteria del Tempo Perso in Ostuni is a beloved restaurant located in the ancient rock of the city’s historic centre. This charming osteria provides a special dining experience. The interior is decorated with beautiful plates from Grottaglie, adding to its charm, and the delicious dishes served here are equally outstanding, making it a favourite among both locals and visitors.

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Ristorante La Reggia

Ristorante La Reggia is located in the charming town of Ostuni, Puglia. It’s a delightful restaurant that focuses on celebrating the fresh seafood from the nearby Adriatic Sea. What makes this place more than a seafood restaurant is its unique location – it is situated within a beautiful cave, offering diners an enchanting and unforgettable dining experience. As you step inside, you are welcomed by a rustic and intimate ambience, making it the perfect setting for a romantic evening.

Masseria Il Frantoio

Having dinner at a Masseria is one of the best traditional experiences. If there is one place that executes this concept the best it is Masseria Il Frantoio. The menu is based on what the land has to offer at that time of the year and the chef created a traditional but delicious dinner every time. At Masseria Il Frantoio’s restaurant, guests can savour the true essence of slow food

Casa san Giacomo

“We pass on Nonna Rosetta’s recipes enhancing local products”. At Casa San Giacomo you can expect amazing traditional food made with fresh ingredients sourced locally. The restaurant has a cosy and homely feeling and will make you feel like you are visiting nonna for dinner. You can smell the freshly made tomato sauce coming from the open kitchen.

Osteria Casa Ciaccia

Osteria Casa Ciaccia has a beautiful terrace and a romantic courtyard with an Italian garden feel. A summer evening at this restaurant is exactly what you want when you are in Ostuni. The restaurant has a luxurious feeling and is therefore perfect for a date night. The dishes are traditional but with a twist and the desserts are amazing.

La Taverna della Gelosia

When you walk down the stairs to La Taverna della Gelosia’s terrace, you’ll be amazed. This restaurant offers one of the most beautiful views in the city. But it’s not just the view that’s fantastic; the ambience and food here are excellent too. From authentic dishes to impeccable service, La Taverna della Gelosia promises a memorable and enjoyable dining affair for all.

Are you also visiting Lecce during your stay in Puglia? Check out our blog on the best authentic restaurants in Lecce.