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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)
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vico Bruno Buozzi, 9, 75100, Matera, Italy
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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
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

After a tour of this magnificent city, where the sunset paints the sky with a unique orange (where pictures are a must.) we found this tiny but incredibly romantic restaurant with tasty and creative "Materano" style dishes. We ordered the Selezione Francesca, the tripola maritata...More

Thank Alfonso M
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We were told this was we had to eat if we stopped at Matera. And wow, what a meal. We as a family have usually simple tastes. We like good food and don't really care for too fancy meals. When we were asked for antipastis...More

Thank PiotrNikov
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant 15 min before lunch closure and the tables were completely full. The host kindly accepted us. The restaurant is typical of a cave house, the decor simple, yet inviting. We ordered 1) a sample of 3 local appetizers, 2) a...More

Thank Er C
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Wonderful meal, take the 5 appetizers suggestion of the house, we did not choose it but all the people around us and everybody said that it is fantastic. My husband had the lamb chops, the portion is big and the taste....unforgettable! I had pasta which...More

Thank Katja R
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
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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