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Baccanti

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Via Sant'Angelo 58/61, 75100 Matera, Italy
0835 333704
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1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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This restaurant was recommended both in the press and by our hotel. It didn't disappoint. The dining room is a stylish blend of cave and modernity with a dramatic lighting scheme. The overall effect is mellow and relaxed. The dishes we tried were excellent. Well flavoured, beautifully... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This restaurant was recommended both in the press and by our hotel. It didn't disappoint. The dining room is a stylish blend of cave and modernity with a dramatic lighting scheme. The overall effect is mellow and relaxed. The dishes we tried were excellent. Well flavoured, beautifully presented and authentically local. Admittedly, fish cannot be local but it's treatment relied... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

One of the two best restaurants of our stay in Italy! Ambiance very cozy and elegant. The owner offrered us an " assagio dei formaggi" , without charging us for it, absolutely unforggetable !!! I had the best fish i"ve ever had in my life and they had an excellent wine cellar! I think they should get a Michelin star!!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Thank you to all the warm, friendly staff at the Baccanti for their kind hospitality to my Sisters and I during our evening meal. We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend stay in the Sassi district of Matera. Your home made Pasta was delicious and also your recommended local Vino Bianco. Matera absolutely deserves Capital of Culture 2019. There's a strong sense... More 

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lancashire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Fantastic food served by friendly staff in a beautiful location ! They specialize in offering local produce which is fantastic. I would highly recommend and suggest you book ahead in high season as its popular. Elegant restaurant with a lovely relaxed feel .

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Super fancy restaurant with delicious food but they understand they're located in a vacation spot so you don't have to dress fancy. Staff is attentive and very nice. ..and the food is to die for!!! Definitely worth it!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A quiet, calm setting with friendly and very knowledgeable staff complement the high quality of the food here. We ate here twice and every dish was wonderful, strong flavours with an exciting lightness of touch. Great wine too. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

A modern Restaurant set inside a "cave", much as the "sassi" of Matera. Food is a contemporary take on the traditional Puglia dishes, masterfully done. From antipasti through desserts, everything served was delicious. The great jazz soundtrack was an extra bonus. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The best dining experience we had in in Matera. By far better than any other meal in Matera. Modern Italian food with local ingredients and innovative twist. Very pleasant atmosphere of a typical Matera cave. Very nice, helpful and professional staff. We regret we didn't dine there in New Year's Eve.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

If you are (like a lot of couples) looking for the best food and overall experience in the old Sassi then Baccanti is it. Every course was consistently very very good (and we have eaten at a lot of the other "favourite" restaurants in Matera on tripadvisor. Trip advisor often rates more popular restaurants above the ones with the better... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Despite having a large party to deal with, the attentiveness and service did not suffer. The food was so good. I still dream about it sometimes. I had the ravioli stuffed with pork sausage and graced with fava beans, with lamb chops serving as the main course. I was seated in one of the nooks on the side of the... More 

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Additional Information about Baccanti

Address: Via Sant'Angelo 58/61, 75100 Matera, Italy
Phone Number: 0835 333704
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm  8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm  8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm  8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm  8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm  8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 33 - 60
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Sant'Angelo 58/61, 75100 Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: 0835 333704

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 33 - 60
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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