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Hemingway's Bistrot

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, , Cafe
Via Domenico Ridola 46 | In prossimità di Piazzetta Pascoli, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 310794
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible18%
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“bruschetta” (6 reviews)
“light lunch” (2 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
Italian, Bar, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Via Domenico Ridola 46 | In prossimità di Piazzetta Pascoli, 75100, Matera, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has changed owners through the years but the gentleman that runs it now does a FANTASTIC job! He is always floating around to make sure guests are enjoying themselves and there is always a wait to get it. The food is phenomenal!

Thank BookCentsBabe
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful food, authentically local despite the American bar title. Great gluten free options for all courses and excellent service - all set in beautiful historic surroundings with inside and outside seating. Perfect!

Thank Cascade_alan
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We were walking through the town & needed a toilet stop... We seat Inside due to weather, toilet was not the cleanest and needed a lock to save embarrassment, women were using it as well apparently... Coffee and beer was 9€ ... the killer my...More

Thank cookiedave
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Wanted a drink before lunch stopped at a pleasant looking restaurant bar (American Bar) had a drink and wanted lunch looked at menu nothing for us asked for bill for our 2 Spritzers and were surprised to see a 15% service add on. We are...More

Thank Stephen06257
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We went here for a quick lunch. We were hot and tired and did not look on TripAdvisor first. That was a bit of a mistake. The mozzarella tasted like it came straight from the cheap section of the supermarket, and the bruchetta did not...More

Thank stephanie191919
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Nice bar with a good location and lots of outside seating Serves food although didn’t get round to trying the menu Good spot to sit and have a drink and watch the world go by, people watching for hours on end

Thank sooze223
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

So this is good and bad. Location, waitstaff, food all get a B+. But here's the downside, a. outside tables have pigeons and chickadees underfoot; b. The ladies' room was a total mess without tissue, soap or a working flush. So this would't bother some...More

Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped off here for a light lunch Tuna salad which was delicious and a glass of the grape. Staff were very efficient and it was a great place to watch life go by.

Thank daymoLiverpool
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is very close to Piazza Pascoli from where you can have an outstanding view of one of the Sasso. The place being quite small and always full we had to come back one hour later : they kept the table for us and...More

Thank Jean-gabrielT
Reviewed 28 October 2017

A windy day, we sat inside, a sunny Sunday, morning we sat outside in the pedestrian street. Quite atmospheric place, but we didn't try their food.

Thank Looking_for_charme
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 3:00 AM
9:30 AM - 3:00 AM
9:30 AM - 3:00 AM
9:30 AM - 3:00 AM
9:30 AM - 3:00 AM
9:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Domenico Ridola 46 | In prossimità di Piazzetta Pascoli, 75100, Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 310794
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