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Li Jalantuumene

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Piazza de Galganis, 5 | Largo le Monache, Monte Sant'Angelo, Italy
+39 0884 565484
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12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We had a preset menu. It was expensive but food exceeded our expectations. Menu was in Italian only but chef promised what we wouldn't be disappointed and we were not. Two of the courses had wild mushrooms in it on our request. Pork cheeks were very tender and tasty. Restaurant located not on a main street and not easy to... More 

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Novosibirsk
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106 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Monte Sant'Angelo is a transit and very small town. Most of the people visit it for just one hour, which is more than enough to see all its sights. Hence all the restaurants here are focused on fast food - pizza, sipmle pasta etc. Even the Medioevo, which is cited in red Michelin guide. Li Jalantuumene (it's not a Finnish... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

A delightful meal had here and we were so sorry we hadn't booked to stay in one of the beautifully appointed bedrooms. We were beautifully entertained by our chef Gege. We will return.

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Switzerland
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We stayed at the B&B 3 nights at the beginning of January and had a lunch and 2 dinners here. We arrived just before 2pm and Gege offers us to have a lunch after checking into the rooms. As he felt lazy this day he made us a vegetable antipasto and a light pasta. Awesome, simple, full of flavors, to... More 

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New York
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Li Jalantuumene was recommended to us by the owner of our B&B in nearby Peschici. We went there for lunch and were greeted by chef/owner Gegé, a seemingly charming guy that is pretty much a one man show in the restaurant. He recommended a tasting menu which included a pasta course, meat course, and dessert. Every plate was perfectly prepared... More 

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antwerp
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108 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

We ate very well. Discovered the restaurant through citizens of Monte Sant Angelo. We were very happy and booked also for the next day. Two positive experiences. Good menu at atractive price. The restaurant is rather small but cosy. The funny chef Jayjay is very present during the whole meal. As we came two days , he created a different... More 

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Thank resqtaurant
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

The meals were expensive in relation to our other gourmet adventures. Perhaps JJ tries too hard! However we had a good time

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sydney
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105 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the b&b and had dinner here one night. Gege the chef and owner explained the menu to us and when we asked what he recommends he said he'd create something for us. We had two antipasti, two pastas, a meat course and a dessert. Some were created off menu just for us! All were exceptional, as was... More 

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44 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

After recommendation of the hotel we had high expectations. Terrace is nicely located on a square. Staff was welcoming when entering the restaurant. Dishes are mainly typical regional which typical ingredients from the region. Menu is only available in Italian but servant was kind enough to translate the options. Quality of food was good but not better then much of... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015

This restaurant in Monte'SanAngelo is not what it seems. A modern well designed interior and a "chef dressed for the role", camoflage minute portions of bland uninteresting food at exorbitant prices for what is served. It's not "slow food" as claimed by the proprietor, but just "no food". For a splash of thick bland salty soup and 2 miniscule (yes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 22:00
Monday
12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 14:45
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza de Galganis, 5 | Largo le Monache, Monte Sant'Angelo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Foggia  >  Monte Sant'Angelo
  • Phone Number: +39 0884 565484

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?