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Gran caffe

#107 of 255 Restaurants in Matera
Certificate of Excellence
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Piazza Vittoro Veneto, Matera, Italy
+39 0835 332302
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The owner starts his day at 4am to continue to home bake and make all his delicious pastries and cakes. And they taste like the best cakes of a bygone era. Nothing flash, a modest family run business that was in place pre boom, and is rightly enjoying a boost from Matera's terrific popularity. Try it and taste the difference.

Thank FaustoCopp1
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315 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Nice, central, stop for gelato on a warm afternoon. Right on one of the main plazas of Matera. Service is prompt. The gelato is tasty, with several choices, and priced right!

Thank saolsen11
Richmond, Virginia
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1,050 reviews
470 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 838 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015

The pastries looked pretty good as we passed by, so we stopped in. Seating was limited and we had to wait for a seat. The selection was pretty extensive and we each ordered and shared some pastries. The seating was rudimentary and uncomfortable. The service spotty at best. The pastries were pretty good, but we never returned for more. While... More 

Thank DonPaulo
Gergei, Italy
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Besides great coffee, caffe, try to find Giovanni who has been there for many years, and say an American friend told you to go! In this place you will find DOZENS OF THE BEST tasty treats for breakfast or anytime! Have never seen such a variety! Small or large in form of thTs or pies or tortes, GRANCAFFE isn't just... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2014

We came here at least once a day and bought pastries to bring to a friends house for dinner. This is a very welcoming cafe with great coffee. the pastries are made in house and there is something new every day.

Thank Polina B

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Restaurant Details

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    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: Piazza Vittoro Veneto, Matera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Matera
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 332302

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