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Osteria Gia Sotto L'Arco

Corso Vittorio Emanuele II 7, 72012, Carovigno, Italy
+39 0831 996286
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II 7, 72012, Carovigno, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful moment we shared here ! Everything was perfect ! The service was excellent very attuned with guest ! The wine was exquisite and the food well mastered! We recommend the wine paired menu ! Thanks to all the team for this wonderful...More

Thank Quentin H
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed my evening at the restaurant, the wine was great, the service was on point, the setting was beautiful and I loved the tuna tartar.

Thank Geoff L
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic place! Delicious food, fantastic wines (the owners, the Buongiorno family also have their own winery, and make great wines), a warm and friendly professional service, beautiful location, this all guarantees a wonderful experience. No experimental cuisine but classic Pugliese dishes, prepared...More

1  Thank PaulZeguers
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We literally stumbled into the wonderful restaurant and were made welcome straight away. The setting is very special and you feel like dining in a palace. The service is outstanding and the food just perfect. Just be prepared it is a bit more expensive than...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

This was an excellent place, sober, elegant, attentive service, great food and wine. It is worth a trip just to eat here. The wines we chose were from the family's own vineyard (just by chance - they didn't push them in particular. The white Fiano...More

Thank Mhalle
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Osteria Gia Sotto L'Arco is in a charming old building in central historic Carovigno, in Puglia. The restaurant is tastefully decorated with a very calming atmosphere. Our orders for a party of four were taken, water and wine were served along with little rolls (2...More

Thank susangg96
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Everyone waxes on about how great the food is in Italy. What they really mean is how freeing it is to indulge in more pasta with buttery sauces, more well-cured prosciutto, more wonderfully crusty and fluffy bread, more grassy and flavorful olive oil, more soft...More

4  Thank GibsonHyde
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We were driving Lecce to Martina Franca; checked out Ostuni and ran for cover from tourist hordes; needed a slow meal in a slow restaurant, and turned out tops here. Has a Michelin gong, in a top setting, very good service and a calming place...More

3  Thank Scudamore-Smith
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Just had a fantastic lunch here. We were the only diners, heaven knows why but I guess it's a bit out of season. Had the six course tasting menu with matching wine flight. You can choose a 4,6 or 8 tasting menu or off the...More

2  Thank LancashireBlackie
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Another year, another visit to this fab restaurant for our anniversary. The food was delicious, including perfectly cooked scallops, a tasty lamb ragu and amazing veal for mains. Their own wines are delightful and very good value. After a very warm welcome from Teodosio, the...More

3  Thank wotnocaravan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Vittorio Emanuele II 7, 72012, Carovigno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  Carovigno
  • Phone Number: +39 0831 996286
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