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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: PaneCotto is a place where you can taste and purchase lots of typical local...
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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cute restaurant inside a cave

Different place to eat as they don't serve pasta or pizza. The beans were very good, as well as the buschetta and panecotto. They had run out of some ingredients but we were able to make it work. Olive oil was good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2015
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Guam, Mariana Islands
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Different place to eat as they don't serve pasta or pizza. The beans were very good, as well as the buschetta and panecotto. They had run out of some ingredients but we were able to make it work. Olive oil was good.

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Connecticut, USA
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133 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

I have heard it said that it is imposible to have a bad meal in Italy. Just go to Panecotto in Matera and you will see that adage is wrong. Half of the menu is soup. Homemade right- WRONG. Canned soup and not even totally warmed up. Terrible service. UGH

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

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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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 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 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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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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Thank Mary J
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 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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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 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

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 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
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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Thank JPL33401
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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156 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 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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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 

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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: Italian, Mediterranean, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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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