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La Grotta nei Sassi

Via Rosario 73, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 334891
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“swordfish” (3 reviews)
“mixed seafood” (2 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (2 reviews)
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Soups, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Rosario 73, 75100, Matera, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband had lunch twice here and loved the food. The service was excellent, prompt and the quality of the food was of a high standard. It was great sitting on their terrace the first time as we were under an umbrella but the next...More

Thank MelbourneJade
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal here. When we arrived there was a guitarist playing to a full terrace of people. However we did not have to wait long for a seat (it was 9pm) and the young waiter was very welcoming. We shared the mixed...More

Thank WendyRebecca
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The view from this restaurant was beautiful and is the best thing about it. The food was average - nice but nothing to write home about. The staff were lovely but very forgetful and I was left waiting a long time to order.

Thank 3mb00g
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Loved it wonderful food great atmosphere I would definitely go again. Try it you will love it too. Great view of Sassi Matera. Good service.

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful location on a beautiful terrace right above the Sassi di Matera. Beautiful traditional food.We particularly enjoyed cavatelli with pork and mushrooms accompanied by a bottle of primitivo. It was a great summer night in Matera.

Thank TripGau
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

There was a choise between some places of Matera with local food in Sassi, we have decided to go here and it was really nice experience starting from incredible view finishing with honest correspondence between dishes and prices and good collection of wines. Although if...More

Thank Fearless499846
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

I've been there with my friends, None of us were impressed by the food or service. The pasta with tomato sauce was soooo basic, even we cooked better at home. The plating was something similar to school served meals. Don't like to offend anyone, but...More

Thank andreidreglea
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We tried four different well rated restaurants but this place was best by far. Mixed seafood and a local Matera pasta with cacio ricotta cheese were utterly delicious, as were the roasted potatoes. Local prosciutto with melon also a great treat. Ambience is also wonderful...More

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Situated overlooking the Sassi, the staff made us very welcome even though we were a bit early. The foo is typical of Matera. My wife and I had the swordfish which was first rate.

Thank JohnGM2018
Reviewed 11 April 2018

My husband, our friends and I just finished a most wonderful lunch at La Grotta nei Sassi. It was such a treat to find such a nice place with all of the local foods. Matera has quite a few nice restaurants, and we have enjoyed...More

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Response from Giovanna S | Property representative |
Via San Biagio is ok!
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Sakura Y
30 April 2018|
Response from Sergio C | Reviewed this property |
Scusa per il ritardo ma ti conviene chiedere al proprietario, comunque dipende dal periodo perché il locale non ha affacci panoramici ma nel periodo estivo allestisce una pedana all'aperto su uno spazio pubblico avanti... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 17 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Rosario 73, 75100, Matera, Italy (Formerly Il Mare nei Sassi)
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 334891
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