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“The most amazing pasta”
Review of Monsu

Monsu
Ranked #46 of 363 Restaurants in Matera
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 6 - US$ 23
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

This is a very pretty restaurant in Sassi. I went there on the recommendation of a local. I got Pesto Rosso e Zucchine which was so fresh and so delicious. The waitress who first served me was so friendly and made every effort to explain the dishes to me so that I could understand (even though her English was not the best). If she reads this, I would like her to know that she was really helpful and made my experience really great!

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

From the outside it is difficult to see through the door to see what a lovely little place this is but it is well worth venturing inside. On holiday we normally try different places to eat every day but this was such a great little lunch spot that we ate here twice.

The owners and staff are very friendly and are clearly passionate about the quality of the food. Everything is freshly prepared and they specialise in delicious local ingredients and dishes. The mixed platter was particularly good. The portions are large but the staff are happy to advise if you want to share dishes.

There were also interesting local wines and craft beers. This place should be much busier than it is but the difficulty of seeing inside through the narrow entrance may mean that some people pass it by. This is a great pity as the food is a treat.

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We don’t usually eat in the main street but decided to try this place for dinner one night during our stay in this nice little town.
We each ordered an apperitivo with an aperol spritz and the waitress said are you sure you want 4 apperitivo or just 1 !!!
They were only 8 euro each so we weren’t expecting much food, but there was enough food that three of us didn’t have room left for dinner.
Friendly, efficient, helpful staff, great food and excellent value.
Well done

Thank John K
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

While in Matera we visited Monsu twice, treating it as our "go to" place when other places had disappointed or looked too touristy. On both occasions we weren't disappointed. The menu looks very basic but the food was excellent and good value for money. They also have an interesting selection of local wines we enjoyed. For non Italians they open late (at 8pm).

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pasquale f, Proprietario at Monsu, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017
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Grazie dallo staff di Monsù

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed open for us when we walked in just before closing after lunch. Delicious antipasti and very efficient. Thank you. Would recommend. Very modern cafe.

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pasquale f, Proprietario at Monsu, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Thank you for staff Monsù

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