Eat in a cave. Great food, great service, and fun. They offer a good menu of options, and everything was done perfectly.
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I arrived in Matera from the US in the early evening and didn't have time for a nap. I was a bit tired when I walked in to Ristorante Francesca but the atmosphere and vibe inside instantly woke me up. The food was excellent and...More
This restaurant is on the street right under the popular Chiesa rupestri Madonna delle Virtu. The inside is a perfect blend of a dug-in cave and the extra external building. The decor is modern and simplistic. The service is attentive. The food is also very...More
We had dinner here on a Saturday night during our three day stay in lovely Matera. Fantastic service - friendly, efficient and helpful with great suggestions. The food was all excellent, especially the beef and pork but also the two pasta dishes. Nice atmosphere and...More
This restaurant the most is simply the best in Matera, the building inside truly amazing cave and well decked out. Food and service were 1st class. Worth booking ahead as extremely popular.
Like many shameless tourists, I take photos of my dinners. It is a testament to the caliber of the food and service that my camera stayed put. My husband and I paid attention to the sumptuousness of each bite, starting from the artisanal bread, through...More
A MUST in Matera!!! One of the highest rated restaurants in Matera, we stopped in for lunch before our long drive back to Rome. My husband had the bacon wrapped filet skewers and I had the orecchiette le pomodoro. We also shared a cheese plate...More
We had diner and everything was so good. Kids in particular liked the tagliata... The staff was very friendly and helpfull. We would strongly recomend.
We were seated up on a atmospheric gallery. The waiters were very nice and the food just delicious. We had 5 small dishes as "primo" and a great pasta afterwards. This was our favorite restaurant in Matera.
We had a lovely meal at this restaurant. We chose the selection of 5 antipasti, which was a delicious selection of dishes using local seasonal produce. We then shared a main of Tagliata di Manzo, a portion of 250g which was absolutely delicious and certainly...More