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Via Domenico Ridola 17, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 331128
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Wantage, United Kingdom
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268 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here on a very hot day based upon a recommendation. Had to wait for a place in the shade. Service was generally poor and grumpy. Charged cover charge for all of us even though my wife had nothing there and the rest of us received no bread or olives etc. White pizza was good though

Thank Andrew K
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The reason for this low rating was not the quality of the food, which was edible. If I were rating the food alone I would have given it a 2-3. The thing that left me angry and swearing under my breath as we walked out of this restaurant was the very poor service we received and the rudeness of the... More 

Thank Karinne K
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125 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

After a long drive from Fazano to Salerno we stopped at Matera for a quick lunch. This is a touristic place with excellent cook. We had a light lunch . The location was overlooking the old site . The atmosphere is busy business serving many tables at once. The quality of food was good and above average. Service was a... More 

Thank emad s
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

You arrive, you ask for a drink ( no tap water) then they give you the menu with 3 pages of pizzas and 3 other pages . When you want to order... No pizza today, not on sunday ... The welcoming was Also not good at All . IT seems That the lady prefers When her restaurant is empty .... More 

Thank Guillaume M
Wareham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This place came as a recommendation from a local so we gave it a go late, on our first night in Matera. It was full of locals, it seemed ,and full of life. We could only do justice to a pizza and salad with two glasses of prosecco and a carafe of local wine but it was just what we... More 

Thank TRISH1011
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We visited italy for the first time and we didnt want to visit just rome but also little town we were suggested to visit matera, full of history and charm, this city is famous because of it's recent past, we were suggested to go to this restaurant, and the owner made us feel like home, we had local delicious fresh... More 

Thank paulabardi21
New York City, New York
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274 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

After a long and arduous morning of climbing up and down the Sassi, my wife and I walked into the pedestrian zone in Via Ridola and sat under the shade of a restaurant umbrella. We ordered tramezzini and drinks. There, in the silence of old Matera, with the sun around us and the smell of flowers we ate our small... More 

Thank jack M
Coventry, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Arrived late in the town and this restuarant still open with a good atmosphere . All Italians eating many courses but we could only manage a shared Antipasta and 2 nd course. All our dishes very good. Staff very pleasant .

Thank LynneShaw67
Leipzig, Germany
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240 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Friends brought us here for a lunch in an informal, familial setting. We were impressed by a very large choice of antipasti, including ham and pancetta, deep-fried peppers, mushrooms, cheeses, which we all greatly enjoyed. We also liked other local foods such as a dish of artichoke stems and pureed fava beans.

Thank RobertRx
Wimborne, United Kingdom
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505 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 399 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

We ate at Al Falco Grillaio on our first evening in Matera. Tired from a long journey all we really fancied was a pizza each and it was getting rather late in the evening. The restaurant was almost full but we were lucky to find a spot for two indoors as it was too chilly to eat outside. We both... More 

Thank Anne D

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Domenico Ridola 17, 75100, Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 331128

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?