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Trattoria del Caveoso

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Via Bruno Buozzi 21 | Sasso Caveoso, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 312374
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I ate here in while travelling through Italy in our honeymoon. It still ranks as one of the best meals I have ever had! The food was local and delicious and although the restaurant was packed and we didn't have reservations they still accommodated us! Trattoria del Caveoso had the sophistication of a big city restaurant with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very friendly staff, serving delicious food authentic food. We didn't try the apparently famous chicory with fava beans, but we ordered a green pasta with chicory pesto. Very cozy atmosphere.

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Antwerpen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Perfetto!! Excellent service from all the staff and very good food and wine. This was a good recommendation from our hotel.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well recommended to us from our hotel. Wonderful food in a great location by the quiet streets leading up to the city. Very locally oriented in the menu and produce, with local wines to complement the experience.

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Moncalieri, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Quite sophisticated location with very good local dishes. In this area I prefer to have dinner in more simple places. The service is fast and well organized.

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Valletta, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

This restaurant was recommended by the hotel concierge, it is quite central in a street with several other restaurants. The place was very busy, we had booked a table inside as it was too hot and humid outside on the terrace. We were given the menus by this very hyperactive hostess, then the fireworks started, she was constantly arguing with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

nice place with really good local food. pastas are really flavored, meat and desserts are simply beautiful! staff really friendly and nice

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We grabbed a table for two without a booking on a Saturday night and it turned out to be quite entertaining. We were seated right near the front register and for the hour or so we were there observed the waitstaff and managers/owners arguing over what seemed like every order/table/customer. It was quite bizarre and seemed to get quite tense... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We really enjoyed lunch here in this tiny and very busy place. Waitstaff was very friendly. The food was delicious, authentic and well priced. I had a fava bean dish that was crazy delicious.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

I was in this restaurant on a Monday night. There were 4 of us and we didn't have a reservation. The host put us in the entrance way next to the toilet so the staff who were coming in and out from outside were constantly bumping in to us. The food was mediocre, nothing to shout about. I wouldn't go... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $39
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Bruno Buozzi 21 | Sasso Caveoso, 75100, Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 312374
In the heart of the Sassi, the food pages of Caveoso welcomes its guests in a hollowed out of the rock, warm and elegant, where you can taste typical dishes of Basilicata accompanied by fine wines selected, including the native Aglianico. The food and wine in the restaurant are consistent with the category and provide a variety of courses. In 2006, the Trattoria has been recognized by the national Chambers of Commerce, for the quality of food and service, with the Quality Mark which is a guarantee for the customer.

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