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Via Ospedale Vecchio 1, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 197 1131
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Geneva, Switzerland
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Place recommended for the hotel as perhaps the only restaurant in Matera to watch the Euro final! (taking into account that Italy wasn't playing....) Friendly staff, very accomodating, great terrace and on top of that, excellent food cooked in a traditional way. Don't be misled by the appearance of the place and enjoy the meal.

Thank tj0205
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As they say, never judge a book by its cover. This 'trattoria' may not look fancy from the outside, but inside it is very warm and cozy and I couldn't be more pleased with the suggestion I was given from the B&B housekeeper to go to this place. This family-run restaurant offers an interesting selection of homemade local dishes, with... More 

Thank Dimitri A
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

A very traditional menu prepared by "mamma ai fornelli" is offered in this nice restaurant in the old town.

Thank Jerry6567
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

If you visit Matera you should try this restaurant. The location is full of memories about the period of brigandage (1850) with photos and informations about a hidden part of italian history. We ordered different types of pasta and then some meat (in this part of italy the quality of meat is very high) and everyone was really satisfied. The... More 

Thank Lorenzo G
Singapore, Singapore
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It was the owner who served us lunch. At first it seemed difficult to get a smile out of him but actually he was friendly and affable. He is proud of his heritage and gladly introduce us the region's cheese, salumi, bread and his own olive oil. The restaurant looks small from the front but besides the front dinning room,... More 

Thank Nicholas L
Zurich, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

We went here for diner. It's a family run restaurant so we thought it could be great. Well it was not. The pasta was not very tasty and overcooked (not al dente). The caprese was ok, nice mozarella, tomatos were ok. The veal I order was chewy but it was offered as we complained. So service was fair and friendly... More 

Thank Sascha_15
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We ate here twice as we enjoyed the experience so much. Nice atmosphere traditional décor, very rustic which we loved. Food was freshly prepared and very tasty. Wine was local, good and fantastic value. The young waiter (Pasquale) was attentive and professional and hugely proud of his mothers cooking.

Thank AshteadCandS
San Francisco, California
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We wanted a simple meal and this place provided a robust and very tasty cold antipasto plate with a grilled side dish and good house wine at a very reasonable price. Located in one of the typical cliff homes of Matera, this restuarant was very nicely decorated with antiques and had good ambiamce.

Thank Brent O
Aiken, SC
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I really enjoyed this little restaurant and recommend it. It was just as good as a more highly rated restaurant up the street Trattoria del Caveoso that we ate at a night earlier. The restaurant wasn't very busy so the service was excellent and pleasant. The food and ambiance were very good. We tried a number of dishes and they... More 

Thank mjd5547
Milan, Italy
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Very good food quality and variety of choice.We asked for ingredients in one stew recipe and wew were told there was no special ingredient.It was instead full of pepper which we couldn't eat. Little disappointing but very good place overall.

Thank Matteo F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $28
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ospedale Vecchio 1, 75100, Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 197 1131

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?