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Il Cantuccio

Via delle Beccherie 33, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 185 4337
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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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 15 July 2015 via mobile

We're totally in love with this place. Location is good - no view, but close to Piazza V. Veneto and P. San Francesco. Service is more than excellent - we understand that the place has been under new management since May 2015, and the owner...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank Stalkcat
Reviewed 14 July 2015

The restaurant has a new owner who is very friendly, helpful and charming. The food is superb, made simply but clearly there is an expert in the kitchen. Try to reserve a table on the small patio.

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank samuelToronto
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We had lunch here about two weeks into our Southern Italy vacation, so we had already experienced terrific food and restaurants. Vito is the new owner of this amazing restaurant. He has owned it since late May, and he is excited and proud of his...More

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank joes449
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Have been on a road trip around Puglia for the past ten days,eating amazing food but this restaurant was easily one of the highlights of our trip. The food was amazing as was the friendly and charming service by the staff. If you're in puglia,I...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank Luke F
Reviewed 4 July 2015

This meal began with platter of Matera-based appetizers, moved on to a sea bass dish served with beautifully cooked local greens and other vegetables, and wound up with the most delicious dessert I've tasted in years. The new owner is excellent company; we had a...More

Date of visit: July 2015
3  Thank Robin L
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Lovely place! Found it accidentally while tried to find another restaurant. Delicious food for a reasonable price (it cost 55€ for both with a bottle of vine). Dinner includes 3 or 4 dishes (depends of your choice and price 25€ or 30€). Home maid starter...More

Date of visit: July 2015
2  Thank Дмитрий Ч
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Ignore all the old reviews! The restaurant has changed hands. You thought you came to Matera for the sassi. And you did - until you ate here. This place is why you will come back. The food was delectable - all local cuisine, but with...More

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank Eleanordm
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Our delicious lunch here at Il Cantuccio was only surpassed by the fantastic service we received. We arrived in Matera during their Festa, unaware of its grandness. We stumbled upon Il Cantuccio, where we were received with open arms. Our meal was delectable--generous portions, fresh...More

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank BonVoyage181
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

I feel bad when I got to review a restaurant with such a low ranking but Im also ought to tell my experience despite how bad it was. This has been so far the worst restaurant we visited in Italy this trip. It's not even...More

Date of visit: June 2015
3  Thank FerdieGordon
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

A wonderful, delicious experience at Ill Cantuccio! Recently changed management so reviews before 2015 are out-of-date. 6 couples sampled several dishes. Antipasti were all very tasty. Eggplant Parmesan, flan with potato, sausage and peppers with rice, and a wonderful cold ricotta and fig jam! 2nd...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank rgr1085
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, 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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