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Via Undici Febbraio 2, 73040, Castrignano del Capo, Italy
+39 0833 751029
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“local cuisine” (2 reviews)
“homemade” (2 reviews)
“salvatore” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Undici Febbraio 2, 73040, Castrignano del Capo, Italy
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

A night to remember for sure . Friendly and helpful in every way. They graciously explained the menu (we only speak english) made a few suggestions, that we were happy with. They did not hover but checked with us just the right amount. Yes I...More

Thank jimjul2017
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing! Place to go. The owner managed to build a sacred island of food from Puglia. Local recipes passed from mother to son, made fresh every day. When we first tried the place, we were simply astonished, it went way beyond our expectations. As they...More

Thank Roberto R
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

BEST LOCAL FOOD EVER!!! Set in an old aristocratic house, historically restored....eclectic, cool, fun! (IGNORE ANY NEGATIVE REVIEWS) We got here at 8:30, on a Sunday, and there were great people still rolling in at 10! We’re from California, we were referred to this Restaurant,...More

Thank Weber007
Reviewed 9 October 2017

My husband and I had an amazing dinner at Retro. We were greated by a very friendly waitress and then joined by the owner who was very attentive and explained to us about the dishes. The ambience is very characteristic and the food is homemade...More

Thank Monica H
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We stumbled on this place by chance - basically old stables converted into a restaurant. Salvatore welcomed us as if he was welcoming us into his home. That night we had the meal of a lifetime. He kept bringing us local Puglian food to try...More

1  Thank Nini I
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

While on vacation in Pescoluse we were recommended this restaurant by the owner of the beach establishment we frequented...he told us to make sure to mention to the owners of that restaurant that he sent us...when we arrived we were pleasantly surprised with the character...More

Thank MortaccituA1
Reviewed 30 July 2017

2 things are really excellent in this restaurant: - Of course the food, really following the traditions of Salento and offering typical dishes cooked in a very good way - The place: you are going to eat in a very quiet and picturesque courtyard, with...More

Thank MarcoV2670
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Salvatore and his wife were the perfect hosts...very good English...great breakfast and dinner in front of a roaring fire..it was January..wonderful five course meal with excellent local red wine..Great ambiance and interesting items dotted about. Do try the home made chocolates and biscuits....delicious. Gillie and...More

Thank 29cadillac
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We wanted to eat something very traditional and so it was. The ambient the food every single thing makes you feel the lifestyle of Puglia.

Thank Zerina R
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Restaurant looks like you're eating in someone's backyard - perfectly cool! Service was great! Food - simply tasty pugliese cuisine. Love it! Wonderful discovery - village and restaurant!

Thank Tapanuli
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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, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Undici Febbraio 2, 73040, Castrignano del Capo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Castrignano del Capo
  • Phone Number: +39 0833 751029
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