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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%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via delle Beccherie 33, 75100, Matera, Italy
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Reviewed 7 February 2016

Matera is a place Picasso and Braque would have built if they had been architects. The hotels, homes, churches, piazzas and restaurants piled on top of each other and linked by winding narrow ancient stone paths in a wild vertical cubist design of greys and...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 3 February 2016

The food was great, and the service was personal. One of the owners served us in person, and was a pleasure to chat with.

Thank 885RobS885
Reviewed 20 January 2016

On our last night in Matera we stopped by a ristorante that our cousin Joe had dined at when he visited in June, called Il Cantucci. Joe had told the owner ,Vito, to expect us in a few months, and that we would say the...More

Thank mike w
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We were very disappointed as the choice was extremely limited - which could have been displayed outside instead of the quite rich menu... Food was ok but ricotta salata in the pasta sauce was almost invisible. Service was ok but not particularly friendly.

Thank fab2016
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

While service was great, the food was not. Good food but small portions. Nothing that special. Not at all the excellence I recall from when I dined there 7 years ago under old management.

Thank where-next-mj
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I recently spent three nights in Matera. As people who love food we asked our hotel for recommendations and were given the name of this lovely restaurant under new ownership. We visited without reservation & were found a lovely table in the...More

Thank JMCahill
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We happened upon this restaurant by chance and delighted we did. Everything about it is good, from the menu, ambience, and excellent food, served in a polite and classy manner. I hope the two people running it are extremely successful - they deserve to be....More

Thank grantravels
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We did not fully understand the menu and just asked for recommendations from the waiter! Everything was good and appears that these were typical local dishes. The restaurant was busy with local people and the atmosphere was excellent. Hopefully this restaurant will be there next...More

Thank AlanAbi
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

My wife and I took our three kids in Il Cantuccio tonight wanting a quick but good meal as it is our last night in Italy. The food was fantastic and Vito coped wonderfully despite being on his own due to losing a staff member...More

Thank davebbwood
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We are an American family traveling through Matera and found (and liked) this restaurant. Vito, our server, was excellent and spoke perfect English. We ordered the appetizer tasting menu which was delicious. The risotto with mushrooms was not appetizing, but we enjoyed the cavatelli with...More

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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
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