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La Talpa

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Via Fiorentini 167, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 335086
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12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Wed - Mon 19:30 - 00:00
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were a big group, more than 20 people, so we had the oportunity to try a diversity of pizzas, and one of the best things of this place is that... there are a lot of different and delicious pizzas, including with fresh ingredients on top, wich was my favourite. We could find pasta too, always a good option for... More 

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Thank angelicaow7
Alberta
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55 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived we found that several restaurants were not open. We found this one near our b and b. The staff were friendly althoughit was hard to communicate in English. We had pizza one night and there was a large selection and they were excellent. We also went back and had pasta another night. The truffle one was so... More 

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Horley, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We went here as it looked beautiful inside & not bad menu. They clearly have a lot of clientele from different places as the menu was in at least 8 different languages. We ordered 2 x Roast Lamb with peasant sausage. Some potatoes in Rosemary and roasted vegetables. We waited around half hour and ate our bread and chatted. Out... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We just wandered down the road from our hotel and came across this restaurant. We were sat I a quiet little corner against the walls of the cave. We ordered pizza, something I would not eat often at home, and it was delicious. The price was extremely reasonable and it seemed popular with the locals - always a good sign.

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Todi, Italy
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

This restaurant is large but plainly popular among Italians, for good reason. High standard local cuisine and wines. An enjoyable dinner.

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Thank Rodney G
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We went to La Talpa together with our friends for dinner. That restaurant has some good reviews,great location and it looks lovely. Food was ok ( we were a bit disappointed about antipasti->over price) pasta and pizza were tasty (compliment to the chefs ) However not only good food creates good restaurant. It is also about people and their professional... More 

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New York
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this, as it was one of the few restaurants without a hawker. Lunch was not crowded and so we had good attentiveness/service. The sampling appetizer was to die for. Five delicious plates: burata, eggplant parmesan (Italian style, of course), ricotta, fava bean dip, bread-ball (like a meatball) ... and a focaccia. All for 10€. The Killer Spaghetti... More 

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New York City, New York
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85 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

For a restaurant located in an amazing city, with beautiful indoor and outdoor dining facilities, they really don't have to try too hard to make dining at La Talpa a wonderful experience-but they don't. Unlike most restaurants we visited in Italy, where the staff helps customers with decisions and actually cares that you are satisfied with your meal, La Talpa... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

This place seemed like a good spot for a pizza after walking around Matera: large terraced area, a decent number of waiters and apparent popularity with Italians/locals. However the first sign of trouble came when our waiter took 15 mins to notice we were waiting to order and another 5 to actually take down the order (2 pizzas, a beer... More 

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New Zealand
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

My husband and I came across this lovely restaurant while walking around looking for somewhere to eat dinner in the Sassi. Luckily we came across La Talpa. The inside of the restaurant is beautiful and nicely laid out. I had soup to start, then we both had pasta dishes which were delicious. We were one of the first ones in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 00:00
Monday
19:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 00:00
Thursday
19:30 - 00:00
Friday
19:30 - 00:00
Saturday
19:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fiorentini 167, 75100, Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 335086

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?