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Matera Caffe - CLOSED

1219 E 2nd St, Franklin, OH 45005-1937
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
27 Oct 2015
“Never Open”
2 Dec 2014
“Not sure if it is even open”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Pizza, Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1219 E 2nd St, Franklin, OH 45005-1937
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

My wife and I used to eat here on a regular basis and the food was always good. Service was sometimes slow but worth it. I never see that they are open any more. Their hours on their website say they are open 16 hours...More

Thank nathan c
Reviewed 3 December 2014

We ate here several times because it was very close...thought the food was pretty good, especially the wood fired pizza. But every time we go by the place it is always closed. So either it has closed down completely or is open in very restricted...More

2  Thank Larry210
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Overly expensive for what you get, rude waiting staff, limited hours. I don't get it. My wife and I both ordered a sandwich and we could have made better ones at home.

1  Thank Josh V
Reviewed 11 June 2014

If you are in or near Franklin, try this place for lunch or dinner. The bread is made onsite including grinding the grain. This is the best place to eat in Franklin by far.

Thank abhurley
Reviewed 7 January 2014

The service is sometimes slow, but the wait it worth it. The owners pride themselves on their wood fired oven that makes for great pizzas, the flour that they grind in house, and their great wine list. They have delicious breakfasts with a special homemade...More

Thank helloworld2018
Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

Came for brunch on Sunday. Yummy food, hot coffee & great company! Don't listen to the 1 negative nelly in the crowd of honest reviewers. Their expectations most likely would never be met. I'm coming back for the Delish soup & sandwich the table next...More

Thank Sherry T
Reviewed 9 October 2013

One of the best pizza's I've ever had. Staff are clearly happy to be there and glad to see their customers. Comfortable environment with excellent service.

Thank BettyF854
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Stumbled on this restaurant by accident and what a find!!! Food and service were great and everything was perfect! Restaurant is very clean and well kept! Can't believe one rater gave this restaurant one star. He must have been at the wrong restaurant or doesn't...More

Thank markmagee2013
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Friends of ours recommended this place to us. We went for dinner - and oh my!!!! A salad still comes with your meal (not common very often) and all dressings are made on site. I had the lasagna which also came with garlic bread "knobs"...More

Thank JMC82454
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Great food. If I could stop with that I would. Geeez where to start. Well the sandwiches , I've had almost everyone and they are all delicious. The salads and home made salad dressings amazing!! I am a home made dressing connoisseur( or so I...More

Thank Amy J
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1219 E 2nd St, Franklin, OH 45005-1937
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Warren County  >  Franklin
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