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Osteria Malatesta


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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


Italian, Mediterranean
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service

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Reviewed June 11, 2019 via mobile

I’m very glad that this restaurant is in Matera! They serve traditional local dishes with decent prices. The outside table was nice and fun. I had cialledda that was Matera version of bread salad. It was ok. Then I had orecchiette pasta with greens. It...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

Osteria Malatesta is a friendly and authentic restaurant in the heart of Sassi in Matera. People are super friendly and will share the typical Italian approach. The food is amazing: it is just like going to eat to your Italian grandmother! It is the typical...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

A group meal. Lovely food, fresh salad and vegetables extremely enjoyable, friendly staff. Recommend it"!

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

We were staying nearby and selected this restaurant for our evening meal. We only eat small meals, and we both selected the Egg plant Parmagiana. It had been prepared only a few minutes earlier and wad delivered to our table within minutes of ordering. The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

We came upon this restaurant just wandering around the backstreets of Matera and were enticed in by the friendly atmosphere and local menu. The service was very friendly and the menu had lots of local specialities. The food is simple, well cooked and very tasty....More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

I was been in this place with one of my friends for a dinner. The food is traditional, the price is reasonable. The "pasta" is very tasty. We will come back here.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

We had lunch with a group we were traveling with. Everything was delicious. We had many appetizers, red wine, pasta and chocolate cake for dessert. Service was efficient and portions were ample. This is definitely worth a stop.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Ellen4719
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Enjoyed lunch at Osteria Malatesta on a Saturday in Matera. Their menu is complete with several very typical dishes from the region. Although the service was a little slow, even perhaps for southern standards, our pasta was absolutely delicious - made with very fresh ingredients...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Excellent Italian cuisine with a alternative twist at communist prices, just outside of busy centro storico.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Thomas B
Reviewed July 8, 2017

We kept looking at TA and the places sounded all rather predictable and touristica. Despite considerable non-verbal pressure from my better half I persevered and we eventually found Osteria Malatesta. A small unpretentious restaurant, it was clear from the minute we walked in that it...More

Date of visit: May 2017
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