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Baccus

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Italian, Pasta
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Piazza San Pietro Barisano 5-6, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 330124
Website
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1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 113
    Excellent
  • 81
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Reasonable priced restaurant

Had a meal in this restaurant and the waiter was helpful in explaining the dishes to us. Tasty food at reasonable prices with a pleasant atmosphere.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
Tim M
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Southampton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Had a meal in this restaurant and the waiter was helpful in explaining the dishes to us. Tasty food at reasonable prices with a pleasant atmosphere.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for good food in Matera then you should stop and eat here! Carlo and his wife are the best you can find in Matera. Courtesy, food and wine! Definitely must stop and eat at least once for lunch or dinner.

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Naples, Italy
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We had lunch here the day we arrived in Matera. It was right around the corner from our hotel (Ai Terrazzini which we loved). All the dishes we ordered here were great. Service was pretty good too.

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Evanston, Illinois
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87 reviews 87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We ate our New Year's Eve dinner here because they were the only restaurant in Matera that did not have a "set menu." We wanted to have choices and not stuck with what was only offered that night. Upon entering the restaurant, we saw that there was a whole roasted pig sitting on the kitchen counter and knew that was... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

A colleague recommended we try Baccus while in Matera, and I'm glad she did! The food is good (get the lasagna, primo, and chicken, secondo), the staff (husband chef, wife server) were so nice, the wine they recommended was delicious, and the desserts were good too. They gave us a free appetizer as well, and my wife an I got... More 

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Brindisi, Italy
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128 reviews 128 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Nice local/traditional food, but the four course meal is just too much! Love the family feel. Located in the lower streets of the old city.

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Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We enjoyed Baccus very much. In a town of touristy restaurants, this one feels more authentic. The lasagna and the roast chicken were to die for.

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Christchurch
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93 reviews 93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Staff at L'Hotel in Pietra recommended this place. We arrived quite late and without a booking. Not a problem. A charming waiter seats us at a large table on the outside terrace. We order and quickly receive a bottle of local white wine and mineral water. The wine is delicious, as it should be with a namesake like Baccus. For... More 

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United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We stayed at the Hotel Nazionale in September 14 and the receptionist suggested a few local restaurants including Ristorante Baccus which we tried first. We weren't disappointed. Its a 20-25 minute stroll from the hotel and situated on the edge of the Sasso Barisano. We sat outside looking up at the lights of the Sasso. Quite magical. Service was brisk... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had a wonderful dinner with excellent wine and I've never had a more professional waiter!!! He was alone and kept everything under control, no waits, no wants!!! Recommend this restaurant to all those who enjoy good food and excellent service! Not to mention the excellent wine of this region!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza San Pietro Barisano 5-6, Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 330124

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?