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Al Pescatore

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"This place is famous for its seafood and raw fish, and has been around for over 50 years. Located in the historic quarter, just around the corner from the Swabian Castle and the Basilica di San Sabino. When you enter inside, you will be greeted by fresh whole fish, scampi, oysters, prawns, squid, lobster, sea urchin, and octopus displayed on ice. You can either choose what you want and ask them to prepare it for you or order off the menu. "
"My favorite restaurant for seafood in Bari. Have a seat and ask for a mixture of starters (that’s what the local do). The waiter will ask you if you also want some ‘crudi’, which means raw seafood. Bari is known for this, so if you like that sort of stuff pelase try it! Depending on the catch of the day, you might get raw mussels, raw squid, oysters, sea urchins and much more. "
"When in Bari eat fish! This is a lovely smaller restaurant back by the castle. Most fish is sold by weight, probably 60 or 70 a kg. It's something you share usually. So don't be surprised. Often it might say 6 euro an hg which is an etto.. or 60 euro a kg which is 2.2 pounds. You don't order by weight but rather pick your fish."

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