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La Talpa

) #113 of 265 Restaurants in Matera ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Via Fiorentini 167, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 335086
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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“spaghetti” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Fiorentini 167, 75100, Matera, Italy
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Pizza very thick, if you like that sort of style then that's fine. Service very all over the shop. The view is amazing as it is nestled between the sassi of Matera.

Thank AwkwardGuest93
Reviewed 5 June 2017

It was sorely disappointing to go to a restaurant and be seated in the foreign section. The front of the restaurant was lively and fun and to be seated in another section that was empty and humdrum was ridiculous and stupid. If only they knew...More

Thank Afsoonie
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

la Talpa was recommended to us as 'good but not too touristy'. Food was fine but nothing special, staff weren't rude but weren't that helpful either so overall ok but nothing special.

Thank mitchmackay
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Very enjoyable meal in typical Matera cavelike surroundings. Just what we wanted !! Tasty food, well served.

Thank David L
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Arrived after 10pm without a reservation and was pleased to be given a table. We ordered a nice bottle of red wine and a selection of small starters. I'm not quite sure what they were but they tasted nice! I ordered a pizza with mozzarella,...More

1  Thank TheElkandOwlett
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable food with a nice atmosphere. My wife received a veal dish that was slightly different to the veal dish we had ordered, probably lost in mistranslation due our bad Italian pronunciation. It was tasty nonetheless. Would recommend.

Thank RodF242
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We attempted to eat here based on a recommendation from our tour guide. We went early and we're told they didn't open until 7:30. We said we would be back and they NEVER SAID ANYTHING ABOUT HAVING A RESERVATION. We returned at 8 and said...More

Thank lutzboy
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Overall we were disappointed with the food and service. We were served by the manager who didn't smile once and made us feel uncomfortable with his unwelcoming nature. The food was ok, but we have had a lot better in the 2 weeks we were...More

Thank Zico_B
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Professional Service Typical; Italian food. I recommend the ROCCO - Red wine (Local primitive from Matera)

Thank Ehud L
Reviewed 15 November 2016

we were a big group, more than 20 people, so we had the oportunity to try a diversity of pizzas, and one of the best things of this place is that... there are a lot of different and delicious pizzas, including with fresh ingredients on...More

Thank angelicaow7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
19:30 - 00:00
19:30 - 00:00
19:30 - 00:00
19:30 - 00:00
19:30 - 00:00
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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