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La Talpa

Via Fiorentini 167, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 335086
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“spicy sausage” (2 reviews)
“ordered pizza” (2 reviews)
“red wine” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Fiorentini 167, 75100, Matera, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group got a variety of dishes - mostly pizza and pasta. The food was fine. Not the best or worst we had on our vacation in Italy. The service was the same, not horrible or great, except the young man who took our order...More

Thank GEO_001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant for our last meal in Matera because it was near our hotel. We were tired from walking all day and we read good reviews. There were only a couple of parties when we went in but our service was achingly slow....More

Thank SunsetGroup
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Matera and enjoy fantastic food at very reasonable pricing. Wherever we eat, we tend to choose the mixed antipasti as this is a mix of dishes that chef has selected and is usually ample for two people. We were a table of...More

Thank EstherHooley
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant serves many other things but we were interested in pizza. We ordered Pizza Tampa which had mushrooms and sausage and Pizza Arso with the chef’s choice topping. Unfortunately the chef’s choice turned out to be every topping they had-potatoes, peppers, onions, mushrooms, greens,...More

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

While the quality of food was good the service was incredibly poor. The staff ran around confused and generated a most unwelcome and uninviting atmosphere. The manager was in a constant state of stress visibly arguing and criticizing other staff including the head chef in...More

Thank cratercomet
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Seriously fantastic pizzas. So tasty and would definitely recommend and go back. Good service. Nice cave setting.

Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Have eaten here twice now and the quality of the food is very good indeed. I have had pizza which I made up and was not standard , pasta with spicy sausage, whilst my wife has had two different pasta dishes. The atmosphere is very...More

Thank Allan B
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Great traditional Italian food in a beautiful cave. Unexpectedly, one of our fave meals in Italy so far. Perfect pizza, absolutely beautiful homemade pasta and the lamb in olive oil and rosemary was finger licking good. Mixed salad very fresh with beautiful juicy sweet cherry...More

Thank dELLEicious
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Had lunch at La Talpa on a Sunday in Matera. We were sat right away and brought water and wine. Although we clearly asked in Italian for one plate of the traditional "bread salad" to share, we were brought and charged for 2 full portions....More

Thank Samantha A
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Vary nice restaurant, both inside and outside in a small piazza. Good local food, and a pleasant place to eat. Best to book for dinner.

Thank Dr_Bestione
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fiorentini 167, 75100, Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 335086
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