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I Due Sassi

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Via Ospedale Vecchio 1, 75100 Matera, Italy
+39 0835 197 1131
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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    Very good
  • 52
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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It was the owner who served us lunch. At first it seemed difficult to get a smile out of him but actually he was friendly and affable. He is proud of his heritage and gladly introduce us the region's cheese, salumi, bread and his own olive oil. The restaurant looks small from the front but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
Nicholas L
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Singapore, Singapore
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English first
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

If you visit Matera you should try this restaurant. The location is full of memories about the period of brigandage (1850) with photos and informations about a hidden part of italian history. We ordered different types of pasta and then some meat (in this part of italy the quality of meat is very high) and everyone was really satisfied. The... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It was the owner who served us lunch. At first it seemed difficult to get a smile out of him but actually he was friendly and affable. He is proud of his heritage and gladly introduce us the region's cheese, salumi, bread and his own olive oil. The restaurant looks small from the front but besides the front dinning room,... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We went here for diner. It's a family run restaurant so we thought it could be great. Well it was not. The pasta was not very tasty and overcooked (not al dente). The caprese was ok, nice mozarella, tomatos were ok. The veal I order was chewy but it was offered as we complained. So service was fair and friendly... More 

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Surrey
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96 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We ate here twice as we enjoyed the experience so much. Nice atmosphere traditional décor, very rustic which we loved. Food was freshly prepared and very tasty. Wine was local, good and fantastic value. The young waiter (Pasquale) was attentive and professional and hugely proud of his mothers cooking.

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San Francisco, California
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We wanted a simple meal and this place provided a robust and very tasty cold antipasto plate with a grilled side dish and good house wine at a very reasonable price. Located in one of the typical cliff homes of Matera, this restuarant was very nicely decorated with antiques and had good ambiamce.

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Aiken, SC
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I really enjoyed this little restaurant and recommend it. It was just as good as a more highly rated restaurant up the street Trattoria del Caveoso that we ate at a night earlier. The restaurant wasn't very busy so the service was excellent and pleasant. The food and ambiance were very good. We tried a number of dishes and they... More 

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Milan, Italy
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32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Very good food quality and variety of choice.We asked for ingredients in one stew recipe and wew were told there was no special ingredient.It was instead full of pepper which we couldn't eat. Little disappointing but very good place overall.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Good food in a quaint little spot... I enjoyed a nice salad and pizza with veggies. Small dining room with just room for a few tables. Owner was very friendly and helpful.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Friendly place with a terrace that looks out across the gorge. Family friendly and good food, we enjoyed the rump steak and pasta with beans and mussels. Cheaper and more laidback than the other Matera restaurant we tried but food just as good.

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Austin, Texas
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43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

if your visit happens in the Spring, you must order the artichokes. Braised and totally tender and delicious. Good house wines. Nice atmosphere. Many locals.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Ospedale Vecchio 1, 75100 Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 197 1131

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 28
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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