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Il Cantuccio

Via delle Beccherie 33, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 185 4337
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cantucci” (7 reviews)
“antipasti” (23 reviews)
“lamb” (7 reviews)
Closes in 2 min
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via delle Beccherie 33, 75100, Matera, Italy
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 29 May 2018

The restaurant is run by an old italian woman who is surely a good cook. They have a very deep menu. Unfortunately her staff is not particularly trained. The food ends up being very variable in quality - if the owner cooks it, you get...More

Thank hariadarsh
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Fabulous meal. Better than several fine dining establishments where we made reservations way in advance because of the buzz. Everything was great from starters to desert. And don't confuse the with just "Cantuccio"(without the "il")

Thank TravelerSBE
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We had lunch at this tiny restaurant. We tried meet and salad as a light dish. Quality and taste was ok. We didn’t expect much so we were full and satisfied. Service/price was ok. If you are looking for a special, original taste, better search...More

Thank Nedim A
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Disgusting in all possible respects, tasteless, unappetising presentation, sluggish rude service. I cannot understand why this place is so packed with folks and frequented even by Italians. Are the prices at this restaurant high or expensive? Yes = not worth a dime.

Thank ramsay_bocuse
Reviewed 14 October 2017

we were a group of 6 (4 adults + 2 children). Service was excellent. Food outstanding. Atmosphere great. Dont miss the deserts!

Thank Arnon D
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Excellent service, food and atmosphere... young waiter with great sense of humour and perfect english helped us to settle and really enjoy a good 3 course dinner with wine and digestif to finish. We thought great value at E 77.00 total. Only a dozen or...More

Thank Bryn H
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We went to Il Cantuccio on a Sunday evening. The food was very good - we had chicken and lamb and both were very tasty and the service was excellent. The waiter spoke very good English, having worked for a year in New South Wales...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Food was pretty good, the customer service was outstanding! Hosts spoke some English and was very patience as we choose what to eat. Nice and relaxing setting, would love to come back when we come back.

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Competent but not outstanding. Good wine list. We had several antipasti so a good selection of local cuisine.

Thank HHH_11
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Small restaurant with only 10 tables. Nice relaxed atmosphere. Great waiter that was very engaging and helpful. Handmade pasta and fresh local produce. Good local wine. Our waiter shared a great recommendation on a local wine shop for good local wines. Well worth a visit.

Thank Marna01
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$57
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via delle Beccherie 33, 75100, Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 185 4337
  • E-mail
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