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Vico 1 Maglietta, 7, 85010 Castelmezzano, Italy
+39 (0)971 986249
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A must

A must for everyone who loves food and is visiting Castelmezzano. The chefs creates fantastic original combinations like swordfish with liquorice. You should go for the tasting menu to experience creativity of the chef for a very decent price. The wine that was recommended was perfect as well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 24, 2015
wijma
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

A must for everyone who loves food and is visiting Castelmezzano. The chefs creates fantastic original combinations like swordfish with liquorice. You should go for the tasting menu to experience creativity of the chef for a very decent price. The wine that was recommended was perfect as well. Enjoy!

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Thank wijma
Vancouver, Canada
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37 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We went for our lunch after Flight of the Angels and a walk through this most charming village. The meal was the exclamation mark on a wonderful day. It has a large dining area with huge windows to capture the views. There is also a broad terrace. The chef greeted us after our small group applauded the meal. Fantastico!

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Thank Lynne H
Klimmen, The Netherlands
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Because of the many positive reviews of this restsurant we decided to have diner in here during our 1day stay in this nice little town. Food was nice, we have had much better during our holiday in italy, but was not worth the total amount we had to pay. Overall a little disappointing experience.

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Thank Flod911
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

We went here for a meal tonight, and it was possibly the finest meal we've ever had. The place is vast inside, with a magnificent terrace outside. We were recommended an excellent Cantina Di Venosa Rosso 2011 for only €12 and had two lovely antipasto, two mains, superb deserts and a local aperitif Lucano: check it out

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Thank Mike T
Raymond, New Hampshire
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Wonderfully prepared foods, with contemporary twists and presentation. Views from the terrace are fantastic. The chefs are a joy to talk with and are more than happy to make suggestions when asked. Highly recommended and very reasonably priced for the extremely sophisticated fare they provide. Gabrielle and Antoinetta are extremely knowledgeable and employ a majority of ingredients from the immediate... More 

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Thank ChefJackSprat
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I had the great honor of dining and experiencing the food, staff and fabulous views at this restaurant. The staff are most friendly and helpful, let me add I don't speak Italian and got on just fine. The food lovely, the views are beyond words!!! You must put this town and restaurant on your must do and see in Italy!!!... More 

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Yorkshire
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122 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is the restaurant part of La Locanda Hotel, where we stayed. We found the food delicious and pertaining to the local area. Wine list excellent, again many local wines to try out.

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Thank CarrigeenYorkshire
Rome, Italy
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

if it wasn't the best it was definitely one of the best dinners we had in last couple of years. The pasta dishes were to die for but what took our breath away was the meat. We had ordered grilled lamb and tagliata di vitello and both dishes were simply divine, extremely well cooked and so tender one could cut... More 

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Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We drove 3 hours from Maratea to have lunch at Al Becco della Civetta. in Castelmezza. The restaurant is perched in a mountain top with amazing views. We arrive at 2pm for lunch and were quite early by Italian standards so there was only 1 other couple in the restaurant. We received great attention from our server and the female... More 

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Thank Nur C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013 via mobile

This was a splendid meal. And the service from Salvatore was the best we've had in Italy so far. The lamb might also have been the best I've ever had anywhere.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vico 1 Maglietta, 7, 85010 Castelmezzano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Potenza  >  Castelmezzano
  • Phone Number: +39 (0)971 986249

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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