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Via Nigro' 37, 76125 Trani, Italy
+39 0883 880948
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (15 reviews)
“tortelli” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via Nigro' 37, 76125 Trani, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to about ten one or two star restaurants and I'd say this was the best price-quality of all of them. And some of the best seafood I've had in my life. Would recommend anyone in the area to visit without hesitation.

Thank James12345188590
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quintessenza is a small restaurant with simple contemporary decor located in the charming city of Trani. Much like the decor, the menu features pared back dishes that use relatively few ingredients and instead focus on the produce itself, ensuring that its flavours shine through. Out...More

Thank IntlTraveller21stc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tested several restaurants and I can strongly affirm that this is the best of this area (also outside Trani) and really deserves the visit. The staff is young but very mature and professional. The food is simply amazing: we were four people and we...More

Thank amamy
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Amazingly super experience ! Chef Stefano and his brothers will pamper you in a journey of incredible palate delighted. Stooped on my way to Cisternino for lunch in beautiful Trani, and surely a must when you are in the area. It's so nice to see...More

Thank stefanob822
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

My father and I had the best meal in all of Italy last night. I travel all over the world and am fortunate to eat at the best restaurants. We had the grouper and potato dishes for appetizers. They were prepared with a very unique...More

2  Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Quintessenza offers haute cuisine, Italian style. The staff are well trained, their friendliness constrained by a degree of formality. They are efficient. The food is of high quality and some of the individual dishes are outstanding, if sometimes of the degree of elaboration attendant on...More

Thank MickeyfromHongKong
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Excellent food for the price you pay! We had degustation menu, which was served in a perfect way. Service is excellent as well as the food.

Thank Conqueror233
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Trani is not a place I would go back to....except for this restaurant. What a wonderful surprise this sophisticated restaurant with austere, modern decor, such a contrast to the gritty, old fashioned town. The food was absolutely delicious, delicate and tasty at the same time....More

Reviewed 2 June 2017

We accidentally found ourselves in this restaurant with my partner as we had a few hours to spend before our flight from Bari airport. As it was pouring down with rain...and made it impossible for us to walk around we decided to visit no. #1...More

Thank Helena K
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Excellent, creative, unique, great quality, great culinary experience. Our dishes were amazing. Fish prepared through 3 different processes before being served, amazing flavour and freshness. We also tried their meat dish, again, flavor and tenderness perfect. Their chef is extremely talented and has that extra...More

Thank Helen C
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$48 - US$108
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 14:20
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nigro' 37, 76125 Trani, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani  >  Trani
  • Phone Number: +39 0883 880948
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A contemporary Mediterranean cuisine with roots on Puglia, tasty and light, affordable and understandable, made of elegance and concentration of flavors, always emphasizing simplicity and aiming to preserve the identity of each ingredient not to confuse it.
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