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“Highly Recommended”

La Grotta nei Sassi
Ranked #89 of 453 Restaurants in Matera
Price range: $16 - $38
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Il ristorante La Grotta nei Sassi è sito nel centro storico di Matera, in una cornice magica e suggestiva che ricorda i vecchi ristoranti di Matera, collocato all'interno dei Famosi Sassi di Matera (grotte scavate dall'uomo), patrimonio dell'UNESCO. Il ristorante è composto da due sale con una capienza di circa sessanta ospiti, in grado di offrire un'atmosfera ariosa, moderna ed elegante, perfettamente in linea con la cucina innovativa proposta dallo Chef. Il ristorante dispone di una bellissima terrazza panoramica che si affaccia sul meraviglioso scenario del Sasso Barisano, ed è anche punto d'incontro per molte persone d'affari per organizzare meeting, pranzi o cene di lavoro. La cucina de La Grotta nei Sassi è tradizionale realizzata con ingredienti e di prodotti locali a Km 0, oppure con specialità marinare.
Reviewed July 11, 2016

Our hotel recommended this place and it was delicious. Wonderful location, a cave-restaurant in an elegant atmosphere. Too cold to sit outside in April. The staff was very patient and explained everything on the menu for us. They gave us great suggestions on how much and what we should order so that we could split all the dishes amongst us and try everything. Not a bad dish in the house.

Date of visit: April 2016
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Thank Rose N
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Reviewed July 8, 2016

Our hotel recco'd this place to us and we were very happy they did.
it gets busy so you may need to make a res.
The staff were excellent - and working very hard , and professionally. We had sea bass and pot roast and both were very tasty. A nice place to spend the evening , from some of the veranda you can look out over matera , making it even more special. eat here.

Date of visit: June 2016
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Thank ukiwil1
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Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

The staff in this restaurant are simply not to be believed. The rudest most switched off bunch led by an offensive hostess and nobody is interested in explaining the limited menu.The food is mediocre, tired and reheated. The tables go uncleared and the staff avoid eye contact. More interested in large tables of American tourists and their tips. To be be avoided, deeply unpleasant experience for such a lovely town.

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed July 3, 2016

We dined at this resteraunt on a Friday evening an edit was a good job that we had booked and the restaurant was full by 9:00pm. The staff were attentive and helpful. The food was well presented and tasty. Well worth a visit but probably worth booking to by surge of a table.

Date of visit: June 2016
1  Thank peterhV9062ZR
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Reviewed June 22, 2016

Popular restaurant that has absolutely delicious local food. A good menu, great staff, delicious food and lovely ambience.
We would totally recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: June 2016
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Thank nugget00
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