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Puglia, Basilicata, and Calabria Restaurants

Al Fornello Da Ricci

  • Contrada Montevicoli Map It
  • Ceglie Messapica
  • Italian
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 03/27/2015

Fodor's Review

Any respectable culinary tour of Puglia must pass through this elegant dining room in the whitewashed town of Ceglie Messapica. The distinguished kitchen sends out a long succession of antipasti, all of them inspired by ancient Pugliese traditions—meats, cheeses, perhaps fried zucchini flowers stuffed with fresh goat's milk ricotta. Afterwards you can try goat's milk ice cream with mixed berries.

Restaurant Information


Contrada Montevicoli, Ceglie Messapica, Apulia, 72013, Italy

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Restaurant Details:

  • Lunch: 12:30–2:30. Dinner: 8–10:30
  • Closed Tues. Oct.–Apr: no lunch
  • Reservations essential

Updated 03/27/2015


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