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Panecotto

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Vico B. Buozzi, 10, 75100 Matera, Italy
+39 0835 331325
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: PaneCotto is a place where you can taste and purchase lots of typical...
PaneCotto is a place where you can taste and purchase lots of typical local products coming directly from the farms of the basilicata Region. In compliance with the healthy Mediterranean Diet, based mainly on olive oil, wheat, legumes, you can buy what you have just tasted inside and take it home with you. In a nice and elegant atmosphere, you can experience and savour the quality and authenticity of products, besides kindness of the staff. Panecotto encourage both the development of the local area through food and wine, artistic craftsmanship and tourism and an ethical entrepeneurial model which also includes the social inclusion of disadvantaged people in the job market and the possibility to gather new funding to invest in welfare actions.
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    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Flavoursome , natural & delicious

Tasty and simple food, set in a beautifully restored cave, served by friendly staff. We headed for this little place for a light supper with the children after a busy day. Try the local beer , it's delicious .

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Tasty and simple food, set in a beautifully restored cave, served by friendly staff. We headed for this little place for a light supper with the children after a busy day. Try the local beer , it's delicious .

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Bonn, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We came to this restaurant after a long walk and didnt find any restaurants half as intriguing. This restaurant has somewhat different type menu where they mainly serve bruchetta, soup and small eats. We overhead the owner took painstaking effort to forewarn incoming customers that they dont serve pasta :) Anyway, we were greeted with bread with unbelievably sumptuous olive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Not to be missed. Flavors and aromas of Basilicata served on one of the most delicious breads of Italy.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Easy casual eating, lovely service and a modern renovation of a typical cave like space: a delight to the eye and the taste buds! service with a smile and wonderful products. Here I had my first dried quick fried peppers, which they put on the table instead of bread. We were serviced one of the best legume based soups here... More 

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DirezionePanecotto, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Panecotto, responded to this review

Dear, thank you very much for choosing Panecotto. We really appreciate your positve review. We truly hope to see you again. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We enjoyed simple home made soups - very flavoursome - with a generous plate of local salami and other cold meats. Fantastic bread. The owner recommended an excellent glass of red wine to accompany this lunch-time feast. Friendly and v high quality. Perfect for a light meal.

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Dear, thank you very much for choosing Panecotto. We really appreciate your positve review. We truly hope to see you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We dropped in for a coffee. It is a friendly place with a nice relaxing atmosphere and good food. We were given some biscuits and Matera bread with butter and jam for free with our coffees. Enjoyed it.

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DirezionePanecotto, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Panecotto, responded to this review

Dear, thank you very much for choosing Panecotto. We really appreciate your positve review. Panecotto experience starts off by Selling and Tasting Point in Matera and continues on our web site. To find our specialities! We truly hope to see you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Don't miss this small tratorria in a beautifully reconstructed cave near Piazza San Pietro Caveoso. Great food, excellent value and friendly staff!

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DirezionePanecotto, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Panecotto, responded to this review

Dear, thank you very much for choosing Panecotto. We really appreciate your positve review. Panecotto experience starts off by Selling and Tasting Point in Matera and continues on our web site. To find our specialities! We truly hope to see you again. More 

Seattle Area
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Even though we were only in Matera for a couple of days, we ate here for lunch twice. It is that good. Now, don't expect formality. Don't expect haute cuisine. But do expect an extremely friendly people who will endeavor to make you wonderful simple food, served with a smile. Simple traditional dishes done well. Isn't that what you come... More 

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Dear, thank you very much for choosing Panecotto. We really appreciate your positve review. We truly hope to see you again. More 

Roma
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Very hight quality local food experience. We bought also many things to brig home! You can taste great local bread with fresh tomato, very tasty. Great local soups, and very good wine.

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Dear, thank you very much for your positive review. See you soon. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Panecotto is located in the very heart of Matera's Sassi, few steps away from one of its spectacular terraces on its canyon (so called the Gravina). Fashioned designed, its interiors put in value the ancestral quality of the place, an cavern with impressive domes, also thanks to a minimalist intervention with modern and tech interventions. Food is all local, traditional... More 

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DirezionePanecotto, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Panecotto, responded to this review

Dear Graziano, thank you very much for choosing Panecotto. We really appreciate your positve review. Panecotto experience starts off by Selling and Tasting Point in Matera and continues on our web site. To find our specialities! We truly hope to see you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vico B. Buozzi, 10, 75100 Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 331325

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 51
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Description

PaneCotto is a place where you can taste and purchase lots of typical local products coming directly from the farms of the basilicata Region. In compliance with the healthy Mediterranean Diet, based mainly on olive oil, wheat, legumes, you can buy what you have just tasted inside and take it home with you. In a nice and elegant atmosphere, you can experience and savour the quality and authenticity of products, besides kindness of the staff. Panecotto encourage both the development of the local area through food and wine, artistic craftsmanship and tourism and an ethical entrepeneurial model which also includes the social inclusion of disadvantaged people in the job market and the possibility to gather new funding to invest in welfare actions.

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