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Soul Food

Lungomare Matteotti - Torre Dell'orso, 730326 Torre Dell'Orso, Melendugno, Italy
+39 329 428 2412
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“antipasti” (2 reviews)
“fish” (4 reviews)
“mouth” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Lungomare Matteotti - Torre Dell'orso, 730326 Torre Dell'Orso, Melendugno, Italy
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good 4-/5 restaurant. Very nice and service minded staff, they really walk the extra mile for you. Good fish dishes and nice wine recommendations. Great mixed grill of fish, the mackerel is amazing. Wonderful location by the sea. Slightly more expensive than the average Puglian...More

Thank Elin F
Reviewed 15 November 2017

This was our spot to stop for lunch after a day at the beach and it did serve a nice location...just outside of Torre Dellorso, but still with views of the coast and the faraglione..Serve was good and they stayed in contact. We had the...More

Thank mooresy2
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We went there to sample promising local cuisine and left with that promise unfulfilled. No barman for cocktails and so done if the more interesting options such as the jalapeño were off the menu. On the subject t of the menu, the mains were limited...More

1  Thank Baldissin82
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We had such a lovely time! The atmosphere is great: we were sitting drinking watching the sunset, enjoying endless courses of fresh fish and drinking some good artisan beer. The music in the background is quite cool - a selection of super cool indy bands....More

Thank Lorenzo B
Reviewed 29 July 2017

i'm back in this place after four years and it's still the best in town. laying on the best spot of the coast but with a remarkable improvement in the ambience and the staff. unforgettable tagliolini with fresh tuna sauce hot dished straight from the...More

Thank oronzodd
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Soul food has unfortunately scored below my expectation, the restaurant may be good for sea food, yet I wasn't extremely satisfied with the plates and atmosphere. Smoking is not allowed although you are sitting outdoor and price-performance ratio is slightly above average.

Thank Burak S
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Best raw seafood I've had in the whole south of Italy- good simple pasta, fresh grilled Fish ... beautiful meal - give it a try!

Thank chissie2015
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Nice view, excellent food and great service. We especially enjoyed the tuna filets and chocolate cake!

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This place came as an unexpected suprise because really delicious food is not the rule in these restaurants along the coast line (including pizzeria's, tavernes, ostaria's) that are still open in mid-september. The menu degustazioni di pesce was excellent with welcome variations on the usual...More

Thank Carsten L
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Soul Food is a lovely seafood place right upon entrance in Torre dell'Orso, which, despite its limited menu, lives up to the name and provides a wonderful local cuisine, coupled with either regional wines or beers. The location is great with its open view, the...More

Thank Daniel S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$57
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lungomare Matteotti - Torre Dell'orso, 730326 Torre Dell'Orso, Melendugno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Melendugno  >  Torre Dell'Orso
  • Phone Number: +39 329 428 2412
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