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Luna Rossa

Via Guglielmo Marconi 18 | centro storico terranova di pollino, 85030 Terranova di Pollino, Italy
+39 0973 93254
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
12 Nov 2017
“Paradise in the middle of nowhere”
4 Aug 2016
“Hubby me and a dear friend”
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Guglielmo Marconi 18 | centro storico terranova di pollino, 85030 Terranova di Pollino, Italy
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent place. Everything is amazing. Situated in slope of the mountain with breathtaking view, small cozy restaurant. The food was delicious. The lamb is amazing!!! Service , wine, atmosphere all are great. Worth making a detour.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Viktorya E
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

First we have to say that the location is absolutely stunning. Our table was settled in front of an huge mountain chains and a sunset wished us an happy dinner. Then Federico THE Chef came along with his Lucanian kindness and hospitality and he described...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank 399luisac
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Did not know about this place, but was recommended to go for dinner by our bnb owner. A large tasting menu (that I could not finish!) for only $35! The home made wine (also cheap) from the restaurant itself was the best we had in...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Our detour to eat at Luna Rossa ended up adding 2 hours to our travels. The chef here is certainly passionate about his food and knowledgeable about the history of food in the region. We thought his preference for historical recipes over home cooking perhaps...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Steven M
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Although this restaurant has been there for more than 30 years, and is well known among the locals for his excellence, there is every time a feeling of surprise in finding such refined culinary experience in a small town of something more than 1,000 souls,...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Giulio1412
Reviewed 11 July 2015

It is a long trek to Terranova Di Pollino and other than die hard foodies and locals, probably not very well frequented. The house Aglianico was excellent. it was a public holiday but the chef showed up every table. The antipastis was excellent but the...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank donbrad99
Reviewed 28 March 2014

Italy is heaven on earth and Luna Rossa is the food of the gods. This is a perfectly situated restaurant overlooking a valley that provides a view that is breath taking. The food here is the match of any 5 star restaurant anywhere in the...More

Date of visit: October 2013
1  Thank Joe B
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Terranuova di Pollino is not a town that you stumble across. It is a town that you're driven to find after reading that its Chef is regarded by many to be the "Father of Basilicata Cuisine". Starting near Taranto, we drove a couple of hours...More

Date of visit: September 2013
3  Thank Jiminsb
Reviewed 8 October 2013

We arrived at the restaurant without a reservation after 1:30 pm when most restaurants are closed but Federico Valicenti chef /owner welcomed us and kept the restaurant open even after the other guests had left. We had about 7-8 courses of different pasta, pork, mushroom...More

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank Fabg0urmand
Reviewed 18 October 2012

For years Federico Valicenti was a lone voice in Basilicata – there were no ristoranti or trattorias of note within the region. In communicating his love of good food he also appears largely responsible for encouraging the development of his town, Terranova di Pollino -...More

Date of visit: September 2012
1  Thank Barbara M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 32 - US$ 127
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Guglielmo Marconi 18 | centro storico terranova di pollino, 85030 Terranova di Pollino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Potenza  >  Terranova di Pollino
  • Phone Number: +39 0973 93254
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