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Al Falco Grillaio

Via Domenico Ridola 17, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 331128
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“pizza” (16 reviews)
“lamb” (4 reviews)
“mixed salad” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Domenico Ridola 17, 75100, Matera, Italy
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I appreciate very much, as I typically am traveling alone, when the staff goes out of their way to make you feel comfortable. Tonight was no exception. The owner went made sure I was happy with the dinner I selected of home made ravioli and...More

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

It seems the reviews are mixed. While I can say that the service at times was a little abrupt by a young waitress I really can't fault anything else. Sure they let us know they weren't doing pizzas for lunch but that's ok we weren't...More

Thank Judy J
Reviewed 14 August 2017

No pizzas at lunchtime. The waitress was not happy and looked at us as if we were nothing. We feeled not welcome. At lunchtime there is not a lot of choice. I chose the 'broad beans and chicory'. I'd never had this dish before. It...More

1  Thank heleenzz
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Located on a cobblestone pedestrian street full of life, this bustling restaurant is all about small town southern Italy. Everyone working there is part of the family and the tables are teeming with locals, so don't expect many formalities. The food is basic pizza, pasta,...More

Thank DomMtl62
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We were recommended by a local but the place is just a tourist trap - it's only attractive is being on the main walkway - the food is cheap and does not represent the great food experience you can get in Matera (see my other...More

Thank GNardiello65
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We chose this place as it was around or just after 2pm / afternoon and nothing was open, it was blazing hot near 40 degrees and we needed to eat. We did not encounter any problems with service, the pizza was the best we had...More

Thank p0ndskipper
Reviewed 22 May 2017

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...More

Thank Andrew K
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...More

1  Thank Karinne K
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...More

Thank emad s
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...More

1  Thank Guillaume M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, 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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