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Via Bruno Buozzi 10 | Sassi di Matera, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 331325
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11:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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5 of 5 stars 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!

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Thank JeannieMcInstry
London
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5 of 5 stars 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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Cardiff
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4 of 5 stars 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 

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4 of 5 stars 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.

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Connecticut, USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

I have heard it said that it is imposible to have a bad meal in Italy. Just go to Panecotto in Matera and you will see that adage is wrong. Half of the menu is soup. Homemade right- WRONG. Canned soup and not even totally warmed up. Terrible service. UGH

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Tasty and simple food, set in a beautifully restored cave, served by friendly staff. We headed for this little place for a light supper with the children after a busy day. Try the local beer , it's delicious .

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Bonn, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We came to this restaurant after a long walk and didnt find any restaurants half as intriguing. This restaurant has somewhat different type menu where they mainly serve bruchetta, soup and small eats. We overhead the owner took painstaking effort to forewarn incoming customers that they dont serve pasta :) Anyway, we were greeted with bread with unbelievably sumptuous olive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Not to be missed. Flavors and aromas of Basilicata served on one of the most delicious breads of Italy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $34
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
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
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?