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Ristorante Francesca

Vico Bruno Buozzi, 9, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 310443
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (33 reviews)
“antipasti” (14 reviews)
“lamb chops” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Vico Bruno Buozzi, 9, 75100, Matera, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eat in a cave. Great food, great service, and fun. They offer a good menu of options, and everything was done perfectly.

Thank OnlyRosso
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank chuckChicago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank KL1234_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank John K
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank Darren G
Reviewed 26 December 2017

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

Thank Monique H
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Tris T
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank Adi H
Reviewed 28 October 2017

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.

Thank Looking_for_charme
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Penelope D
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:45 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vico Bruno Buozzi, 9, 75100, Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 310443
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