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Il Cantuccio

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via delle Beccherie, 33 | Matera, 75100 Matera, Italy
08351854337
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Lo chef lella

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Quite good restaurant

We were quite satisfied of the dishes even though some local dishes typical of Matera were missing. It is in the centre and easy accessible.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely evening at this restaurant. Shared a tasting plate that was delicious and both main meals were lovely. Had wine recommended that was very nice. Vito was a great host and a real character.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We were quite satisfied of the dishes even though some local dishes typical of Matera were missing. It is in the centre and easy accessible.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Having read all the recent extremely positive notes regarding the new management of the restaurant, I was curious to find out. The restaurant is tiny and cute, and served by the two young owners. Service is impeccable and attentive, and the menus well described and appetizing. What was served was unfortunately decent but nothing special. The mixed antipasto was at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This place is very authentic and the staff is extremely nice. Loved the fava bean pasta and the eggplant parm. Also very centrally located off the main piazza.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

New owners since one month. Great food based on local terroir. Good local wine. Very reasonable prices and very friendly. Thank you Vito and Michelle

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Moscow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We're totally in love with this place. Location is good - no view, but close to Piazza V. Veneto and P. San Francesco. Service is more than excellent - we understand that the place has been under new management since May 2015, and the owner evidently has put its soul into the business. Food is delicious, menu is not big,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The restaurant has a new owner who is very friendly, helpful and charming. The food is superb, made simply but clearly there is an expert in the kitchen. Try to reserve a table on the small patio.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had lunch here about two weeks into our Southern Italy vacation, so we had already experienced terrific food and restaurants. Vito is the new owner of this amazing restaurant. He has owned it since late May, and he is excited and proud of his restaurant...as he should be! Vito made us realize and appreciate the professionalism of a restauranteur.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Have been on a road trip around Puglia for the past ten days,eating amazing food but this restaurant was easily one of the highlights of our trip. The food was amazing as was the friendly and charming service by the staff. If you're in puglia,I would definitely recommend stopping by Matera to see the amazing city and dine in this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This meal began with platter of Matera-based appetizers, moved on to a sea bass dish served with beautifully cooked local greens and other vegetables, and wound up with the most delicious dessert I've tasted in years. The new owner is excellent company; we had a fascinating discussion of Matera's brilliant future. I would eat there again and again.

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Address: via delle Beccherie, 33 | Matera, 75100 Matera, Italy
Phone Number: 08351854337
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
Average Prices: USD 15 - 57

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: via delle Beccherie, 33 | Matera, 75100 Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: 08351854337

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 57

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine

Description

Lo chef lella

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