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Via Bruno Buozzi 10 | Sassi di Matera, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 331325
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Charente Maritime
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

After being very rudely turned away from Trattoria del Caveoso in the same street (for what they obviously consider to be the shocking crime of not having a reservation) we had such a pleasant meal at this place. The waitress, who was just lovely and spoke absolutely perfect English explained the concept of their locally sourced fare. Everything was delicious,... More 

1 Thank fraire
Gothenburg, Sweden
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Interesting restaurant inititive combining local producers and a social support. Read more on their webpage and FB

Thank Sangsvan
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Nice little restaurant serving great soups locally made, great bruscetta starter and a good local wine. Lady serving said she hadnt much English but did very well expalning the menu.

Thank Maggie M
Rome, Italy
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Great food locally produced and with help from local charity organization. Great for a quick lunch, nice atmosphere

Thank efrontini74
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

The perfect meal in a pitoresque/ traditional Matera style, in the heart of the historical center. Delicious Matera rose wine!

Thank Rodica C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

Perfect for lunch--organic fresh and local ingredients offering typical dishes of the area. Salads, soups, sandwiches - all expertly prepared and reasonably priced. Organic jarred offerings for purchase in the shop. Outdoor seating available.

Thank Joan S
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73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a simple restaurant but the young people working there are geniuses. The pains they take to provide exactly what the customers in the restaurant desire, are disproportionate to the cost of the food - which is really reasonable. Excellent food courteously and competently served. Would I go there again if I find myself in Matera? Oh yes!

1 Thank JeannieMcInstry
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

This wonderful restaurant not only serves the best food we found in the Caveoso Sassi district, but also has an ethical approach to be admired. The restaurant is situated in one of the Sassi, the caves directly off the main way through Caveoso. It serves the best of the local Cucina Povera, once regarded as poor food, now we are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

Visited for a light sunday evening meal, chosen as we were staying locally and it looked bright and inviting and we were very happy with our choice. Despite our waitress (who I think could be the owner / manager) saying she had very little English, she was was absolutely brilliant, incredibly friendly and patient, explaining about their ethos for ingredients... More 

Thank TheWelshRover
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank kbkcm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $32
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Bruno Buozzi 10 | Sassi di Matera, 75100, Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 331325
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?