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Taverna La Focagna

) #33 of 259 Restaurants in Matera ££ - £££ Italian, , Pizza
Recinto I Domenico Ridola 4/11, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 344093
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good54%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
8 May 2017
“Great place. Plainish food.”
14 Oct 2016
“Perfect location for some good local food”
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Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Recinto I Domenico Ridola 4/11, 75100, Matera, Italy
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Full of locals. Super menu which promised much. Food turned out to be rather bland. Rather surprised and a little disappointing but I'd try it again.

Thank Clifford L
Reviewed 19 October 2016

lovely restaurant with a great variety on the menu. Good mixture of salads pastas meat fish. really enjoyed our lunch here

Thank Lenib59
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The location is just perfect, on the main road for the evening walks! They have a nice selection of typical and yet different dishes for informal dining/snacks.

Thank vivaforever83
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

With family and there were mixed reviews . I had the bean soup which was fantastic although not a soup as we know it but more of a stew. Test of the family had pizzas which may be they should have had 3 between 4....More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I have been here once, for dinner and I shared some cheeses and a big salad with my boyfriend.Good food, good portions, nothing of crazy but quite good portions.The restaurant inside is just beautiful, inside the Sassi.

Thank EleonoraGraves
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Had an amazing pizza, tasted delicious! The services was really good and friendly, they speak English too, not too good though but good enough. Had a beer with it and my friend a red wine and got it in a tea cup, which was funny...More

Thank Saskia S
Reviewed 21 November 2015

We loved this place, walked past it several times not realising the warren of bars and food available in the subterranean setting. Such incredible artefacts line the walls and ceilings the seating is comfortable and the food exquisite for the little cost. Such a shame...More

Thank paul b
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Food and service were good . Sat outside - Nice atmosphere . Restaurant is located in a very active area in matera .

Thank ron m
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

We walked past La Focagna yesterday and thought it was closed as there was a huge tarp over everything. Later that night the place was heaving with Italians; always a good sign. We went just after opening at 8.30 tonight and by 9 it was...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 15 April 2015

This place features typical dishes and a great location. Very busy at night and in a perfect location in the city center.

Thank vivaforever83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Recinto I Domenico Ridola 4/11, 75100, Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 344093
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