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 Gnocchi with smoked scamorza at Casa Ciaccia.
Masseria Moroseta is one of the most famous Masserie. You’ve probably heard of it. In addition to great overnight stays, you can also dine here. After taking a seat at the table under the stars, the chef will bring you whatever is on the menu that night. We can guarantee you: it is one of the best dishes you ever had.
Ristorante La Reggia
Delicious fish dishes can be found in the cave at ristorante La Reggia. Walk down the stairs to the restaurant and you enter a beautiful characteristic cave. A special evening guaranteed. At Ristorante La Reggia you get the best of both worlds: good food and beautiful surroundings.
For typical local dishes, Osteria Monacelle is the place to be. Honouring the land is a key part of creating the dishes and Osteria Monacelle always works with locally grown products. We are already dreaming of the Orechiette con cime di rapa and Zuppa di ceci e finocchietto: soup with chickpea and wild fennel.
Osteria del Tempo Perso
Osteria del Tempo Perso is carved out of the millenary rock of the historic centre of Ostuni. What you can expect: beautiful plates from Grottaglie, traditional and pure food and the best wines from Puglia and Toscana.
Masseria Il Frantoio
Having dinner at a masseria is one of the best traditional experiences. Masseria Il Frantoio is a masseria with an organic restaurant. The menu is based on what the land has to offer at that time of the year and the chef created a traditional but delicous dinner everytime. Here if where you will find the definition 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.
Trattoria Sapere & Sapori
Sapere & Sapori is perfect for lunch, because in the evening there is mostly a long line of people waiting for a table. This restaurant has a very extensive menu with local dishes. Various antipasti from Puglia and Ostuni and of course delicious orecchiette with stracciatella, burrata, tomato sauce and other options.
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 check out the Instagram of La Taverna della Gelosia, you already know what to expect.
The food is amazing and the location is everything you could wish for when you are going out for dinner in Puglia.
Are you also visiting Lecce during your stay in Puglia? Check out our blog on the best authentic restaurants in Lecce.