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“Fabulous celebratory banquet”

Il Giardino di Epicuro
Ranked #1 of 63 Restaurants in Maratea
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

This was the food we had been hoping to find. Slow Italian cooking at its finest. Our host guided us through the menu, which delighted us. Everything was delicious. Perfect quantities. Authentic flavours and locally sourced ingredients. By far the best meal we had and highly recommend.

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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We read the reviews on here and decided we couldn't miss it! And it was entirely worth it! The best pasta and gnocchi we've ever had and the staff were very kind and recommended lots of dishes to try - all of which were excellent. The head waiters English was impeccable and he put no pressure on us to order four/five courses in the Italian tradition - "you are at home" he said. And we felt it. The restaurant was full of Italian families and couples and had a very welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. Well worth the short drive (stunning views) from Maratea. Our only regret is that we forgot to tip (so sorry!).

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

This place is a little bit out of the way but having read the reviews we were determined to give it a try. We were not disappointed. In fact, we were blown away by how good it was. We arrived too early and learned that the restaurant did not open for another 90 minutes. Nonetheless, the owner graciously offered to allow us to come in for a glass of wine. This quickly morphed into a private full on dinner service. The owner, a very charming man, made a series of suggestions for dishes we should try. We just nodded our heads and let a truly memorable dinner unfold.Obviously, there was only so much that we could eat but I know that what we experienced was just the tip of the iceberg. The menu is very extensive and judging by the large number of locals arriving the night that we were there, there can be no doubt that this place is the REAL DEAL! If you have the opportunity to eat here, DO NOT pass it up!

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and a great evening last night, my son particularly enjoyed the gnocchi with fennel and the filet mignon. Very welcoming host and good service, in a restaurant nestled in the mountains. Recommend.

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

I had the chance to dinner here during a 3 weeks holiday on the road in italy, food was great and the staff was very warm and kind! Overall high quality food, all local (slow food movement).

Thank Max N
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