We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Il Cantuccio

Via delle Beccherie 33, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 185 4337
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“antipasti” (24 reviews)
“pasta” (29 reviews)
“lamb” (7 reviews)
Closed Now
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Via delle Beccherie 33, 75100, Matera, Italy
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (737)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 19 October 2017

Disgusting in all possible respects, tasteless, unappetising presentation, sluggish rude service. I cannot understand why this place is so packed with folks and frequented even by Italians. Are the prices at this restaurant high or expensive? Yes = not worth a dime.

Thank ramsay_bocuse
Reviewed 14 October 2017

we were a group of 6 (4 adults + 2 children). Service was excellent. Food outstanding. Atmosphere great. Dont miss the deserts!

Thank Arnon D
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Excellent service, food and atmosphere... young waiter with great sense of humour and perfect english helped us to settle and really enjoy a good 3 course dinner with wine and digestif to finish. We thought great value at E 77.00 total. Only a dozen or...More

Thank Bryn H
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We went to Il Cantuccio on a Sunday evening. The food was very good - we had chicken and lamb and both were very tasty and the service was excellent. The waiter spoke very good English, having worked for a year in New South Wales...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Food was pretty good, the customer service was outstanding! Hosts spoke some English and was very patience as we choose what to eat. Nice and relaxing setting, would love to come back when we come back.

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Competent but not outstanding. Good wine list. We had several antipasti so a good selection of local cuisine.

Thank HHH_11
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Small restaurant with only 10 tables. Nice relaxed atmosphere. Great waiter that was very engaging and helpful. Handmade pasta and fresh local produce. Good local wine. Our waiter shared a great recommendation on a local wine shop for good local wines. Well worth a visit.

Thank Marna01
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice setting, cozy and sort of romantic. We've been there for lunch and tried different dishes, we wanted to "adapt" 2 of the dishes but the waiter told us that we can't, we have to eat the food like in the menu. The pork with...More

Thank domnitarugina
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Very accommodating staff and good food and service. The pasta dishes are excellent with some unusual ingredients. They also had some interesting soups.

Thank Admiralpeter
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a bite on a walk by. The zucchini flower appy was ok - not fab a bit too much batter for our liking. The pastas however were great. Local dishes that really gave you the sense you were eating a unique dish...More

Thank MandL2809
Nearby HotelsSee all 32 hotels in Matera
Albergo Italia
245 reviews
.17 km away
Locanda di San Martino - Hotel e Thermae
1,675 reviews
.18 km away
Albergo del Sedile
168 reviews
.20 km away
Hotel San Giorgio Matera Albergo Diffuso nei Sassi
479 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Restaurants
139 reviews
.05 km away
Osteria San Francesco
287 reviews
.11 km away
204 reviews
.08 km away
Fior di Cucuzza
649 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museo Archeologico Nazionale Domenico Ridola
136 reviews
.21 km away
San Francesco d'Assisi
138 reviews
.16 km away
Chiesa di Sant'Agostino
65 reviews
.17 km away
Chiesa di Santa Chiara
17 reviews
.20 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Il Cantuccio staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$57
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via delle Beccherie 33, 75100, Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 185 4337
  • E-mail
Lo chef lella
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing