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Taverna Rovita

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Mediterranean, Italian, Chowder, Pasta, Soups
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Via Rovita 13, 85046 Maratea, Italy
+39 0973 876588
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Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 19
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  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Uninspiring Tourist Trap

We ate here on our first night of eight in Maratea, and were left a little flat and disappointed by the whole experience. On a narrow side street off the main street, this is quite a traditional venue. Food was of reasonable quality, but for the prices they are charging, not that great... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
DavidB_2011
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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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  • Local cuisine
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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We ate here on our first night of eight in Maratea, and were left a little flat and disappointed by the whole experience. On a narrow side street off the main street, this is quite a traditional venue. Food was of reasonable quality, but for the prices they are charging, not that great really. What left me even flatter, was... More 

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Campinas, SP
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Great food, the restaurants is small and has a very good environment. Staff is really helpful and the house wine is really good!

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West Sussex, UK
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113 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Ate here after seeing good reviews from Trip Advisor. Food and restaurant were more upmarket than the other town restaurants. Good choice of local dishes and wines. Advice from the English speaking owner was very useful in choosing a great meal.

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London
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We are here a few nights ago and despite the sweetness of the waitress - found the food to be very uninspiring - I even has to send back my antipasto - so unpleasant was it ( and I never do that !) I fear this is just another generic tourist restaurant in once beautiful now spoiled Maratea.

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Dallas, Texas, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Small, traditional and casual local restaurant with a fantastic primi buffet featuring an assortment of delicious specialties which are arranged onto a sampler platter for the table. Generally the most flavorful and well executed meal in a traditional context that we had in Rome, Amalfi coast, or Maratea, Strangely, at least during Ferrogusto, most restaurants we tried were disappointing. For... More 

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Milan, Italy
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stay in Maratea for few days of seaside and relax and we have been recommended this restaurant by some friends.. we ended to go there twice in 3 days. The food is very good and the quality of ingredients genuine and tasty. The choice of courses is good and no matter if you like meat or fish you will... More 

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Norway
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Followed lonely planets recommendation on this one, and it was not wrong. Pretty little place with just a few tables. Good Italian food, we had different pastas and got the waiter to recommend the wine.Good choice. I can't help thinking that Italian restaurants could gain something when it comes to atmosphere just by dimming down the bright lights and lighting... More 

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Belgrade Lakes, Maine
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a small, charming restaurant which delivers some really excellent dishes. Service was also excellent; our lovely waitress (who has studied to be a translator and speaks fine English), was always available, but never hovering. We started to order from the menu when the waitress explained that there were several seafood items that they didn't have that evening...that they... More 

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San Juan, null, Puerto Rico
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Great ambiance. Good food. Small and very personal.Located in the center of the village. Would eat there every night

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West Sussex UK
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by two of the guests at our hotel as the place to eat in Maratea. The atmosphere and ambience was non-existant. The food was poor to ordinary and one plate had to be sent back as it was not cooked through. The speciality of the day was ordinary, small portions and very overpriced. Told the owner... More 

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Address: Via Rovita 13, 85046 Maratea, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0973 876588
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Potenza  >  Maratea
Average Prices: USD 38 - 82
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Italian, Chowder, Pasta, Soups

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Rovita 13, 85046 Maratea, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Potenza  >  Maratea
  • Phone Number: +39 0973 876588

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 38 - 82
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Italian, Chowder, Pasta, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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