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La Contessa

Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi 12, 75022 Irsina, Italy
+39 0835 629790
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (16 reviews)
“the owner” (2 reviews)
“several times” (2 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi 12, 75022 Irsina, Italy
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Exquisite food in a homey setting. Simple decor, but delicious authentic food. Antipasti....big portions, very tasty. We ate here 3 times in a week with no regrets. We would come back in a heartbeat.

Thank davosma
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Such a great, well located Ristorante in the heart of the medieval Town of Irsina. The food is just spectacular and hardly to beat. Try the dried Peperoni crusco, orecchiette con cime di rape and and and...

Thank Reto-Markus
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Really excellent pizza and pasta. Always busy with a range of ages. Good for an organized get together or eating on your own. Good WiFi!

Thank sorleygoldie
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Literally the best pizza in Italy. After we received what they ordered the owner kept bringing food. All of it was delicious. Irsina and Contessa is literally the perfect location and restaurant for an authentic Italian experience.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Recently in Irsina I was lucky enough to be spoilt at La Contessa. Pizza pane, antipasto della casa, agnello, patate al forno, fagioli con pomodorini e aglio. Just some of the delicious dishes. Service was fabulous and Nicola Ostuni is such a wonderful host. I...More

Thank lauraklapwijk
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice restaurant, food is excellent as well as personnel always ready to meet your needs. The owner Nicola can help you at your request so fast! Amazing & lovely place! ❤️😉

Thank fabiocam84
Reviewed 26 July 2017

My son and me always visit La Contessa when we are in Irsina, and like to introduce our friends to it. Excellent pizza and pasta, and a good range of other dishes and local specialties and wines. Always very friendly service from Nicola and his...More

Thank PeteLuc
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Great pizzas at very reasonable prices and a warm and friendly service. My kids love to come here, they really feel at home.

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Absolutely lovely food made with love and care. The staff and owners are incredibly friendly. A pleasure through and through!

Thank UUcaruso
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The best pizza I've ever tasted has been in la contessa..no one quite does it like the Italians...and Nicola and Pina are masters of their trade, in the heart of real italia, this family run business is a beyond pleasure to the taste buds! .boun...More

Thank Cillian K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi 12, 75022 Irsina, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Matera  >  Irsina
  • Phone Number: +39 0835 629790
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