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Ristorante Underground

Via Vittorio Veneto 2, 73030 Castro, Italy
+39 0836 943898
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
“at lunchtime” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Vittorio Veneto 2, 73030 Castro, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great dinner here recently. Very nice, fresh seafood, nice wines. They have nice outdoor seating and the placed filled up quite fast in the evening. Very nice staff.

Thank Kristiina83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff is really kind and the seafood tastes very good. The price is reasonable. Highly recommended

Thank Cosentia
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Had lunch here with a group of 8. on a tour from Lecce. Ate outside on the terrace overlooking the street. Very relaxed. Food and wine were good.. Seafood pasta recommended.

Thank Ruth K
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Do not order the pasta with fish of the day-too many bones, difficult to eat. My husband had pasta with frutte di Mare which he liked

Thank Lilyan C
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We are so glad we stumbled upon this place in peaceful Castro. We sat on the shady little roadside terrace (as others have said, the locals prefer to eat in air conditioning indoors, but it seemed quite dark) in a beautiful breeze. We did wait...More

Thank Harriet P
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Booked a table at 7.30 arrived promptly after half an hour and three requests for drinks and a menu walked out. Useless inattentive staff no idea about food. Had a nice meal across the road though.

Thank peter C
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This is located in a gorgeous bay. The balcony. Looks onto a partial sea view. You can choose your fish at the door and they will cook it for you. 2 of the family members were not in the mood for fish. Bad move, the...More

Thank Maxim H
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped by at lunch time and sat outside, we had a very good surprise as everything was delicious and fresh. We had insalata di mare, grilled swordfish, paccheri ai frutti di mare and mixed salads. The dishes were cooked simply but with quality ingredients,...More

Thank manuela t
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This place is an invaluable discovery... A family business preserving the culinary secrets of this far end of Italy... and serving the finest seafood for very affordable prices. Not to miss!

Thank Clara T
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We are two weeks into a holiday in the Salento, and are regularly drawn to Castro and Castro Marina. We enjoyed a leisurely lunch after noticing that there was a table available outside. The locals eat in air-conditioned comfort inside, but we were very happy...More

Thank dseacombe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Veneto 2, 73030 Castro, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Castro
  • Phone Number: +39 0836 943898
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