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All 179 Matera Restaurants

Trattoria del Caveoso

Via Bruno Buozzi 21, 75100 Matera, Italy
+39 329 391 0202
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Ranked #5 of 179 Restaurants in Matera
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $44
Cuisines: Italian, Pasta
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: In the heart of the Sassi, the food pages of Caveoso welcomes its guests in a hollowed out of the rock, warm and elegant, where you can taste typical dishes of Basilicata accompanied by fine wines selected, including the native Aglianico. The food and wine in the restaurant are consistent with the category and provide a variety of courses. In 2006, the Trattoria has been recognized by the national Chambers of Commerce, for the quality of food and service, with the Quality Mark which is a guarantee for the customer.
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Oakville
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Was recommended to try it by local guide. We had a lovely meal. Make sure you get their appetizer sample platter. Lots of varied food on it to try. Great service...they found us a table even if we had omitted to make reservations.

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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

When a restaurant is ranked 2 out of nearly 100 restaurants expectations are high. But for a number of reasons we left the place slightly disappointed: - our starter was a selection of 10 cheeses; unfortunately most of them were pretty much tasteless; - the pastas and - next course - the meat special were good, nothing 'haute cuisine' though;... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

A really nice meal in a cave! Great selection of specials. I had a pasta with a cheese sauce and pistachio. My husband had meat skewers stuffed with all sorts of different things. The food was lovely. The restaurant was very busy. A few things were missing on the service (e.g our order of wine was forgotten) but the food... More

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Located about halfway between the cave museum and the main square, this little gem is great for lunch. The husband and wife who own it couldn't be nicer. We were on a tour and had to eat in an hour. They made sure we had the courses we wanted in the allotted time. The antipasti we selected was Del Caveoso... More

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Toronto, Canada
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24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We were recommended to go this restaurant by a local. The restaurant was busy and because we didn't have a reservation, we were seated upstairs. Nice ambiance but we were a little disappointed with the experience. We were encouraged to select a special of the day and we did so. Nothing special.

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Ottawa, Canada
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23 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We just had a fantastic dinner this evening that included a pasta dish that included white truffles - this dish was one of the specials this evening and was awesome! The prices are very fair and the service very good...I would not hesitate to recommend this "ristorante cucina tipica".

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We were told about this place by Antonio, our guide for both an in-town sassi tour and a trek to the place the hermits hung out. He told us what to order and told the owner to be nice to us. And nice it was. For what looked to be a hole in the wall, we had outstanding antipasti and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We went in this restaurant twice during our stay in Matera. The food is maybe not the best of Matera, but for sure not the worst. The food and service is very good - you can eat easily antipastis for 2, 1 primi piatti, 1 secundo piatti, 1 bottle of water, 1 bottle of red house wine for les then... More

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Lymm, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Before kicking off the review I have to say, YeviNY, I think you either ate somewhere else or are just putting up a griefer review - I find it hard to believe that your criticisms of your meal hold up to scrutiny. This trattoria is not about fine dining. It is all about good food and flavours, mostly simply done,... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Incredibly busy one night, but we saw the food as we walked past and looked in - heaving! We were too hungry to wait and went elsewhere but called in a bit earlier the following night and had a great table outside. It was so worth the wait and we were glad we returned - we were fed out second... More

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Additional Information about Trattoria del Caveoso

Address: Via Bruno Buozzi 21, 75100 Matera, Italy
Phone Number: +39 329 391 0202
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
Average Prices: USD 25 - 44
Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

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