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Il Giardino di Epicuro

via Massa piano 8, 85046, Maratea, Italy
+39 0973 870130
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (10 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
“cured meats” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
via Massa piano 8, 85046, Maratea, Italy
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Reviewed 15 July 2012

After a five hour drive from Rome Anne Lia welcomed us warmly and offered us an amazing lunch. Recommended by the slow food guide we tasted local hams and cheeses after which home-made pasta with an extremely delicate squash sauce. Finishing off with another home-made...More

Thank Ale-viaggerina
Reviewed 28 June 2012

We visited there 2 times after been given a great review by someone at the local resort. Great food, its a gem hidden away in the hills above MAratea.

Thank chris s
Reviewed 25 June 2012

We returned from a 2 week stay in Italy and our evening at Il Giardino was a highlite. It was as though we were invited to a local familiy's home for dinner.Antonio, his sister Annila, Mama and Papa welcomed us with stories, wine, food and...More

Thank Madeline M
Reviewed 23 June 2012

I was so happy to discover this quaint, family owned gem in Maratea, Italy! It is located close to the beautiful and luxurious Grand hotel, up on the hills of St. Biagio and near the landmark Christ statue! The food is beyond exceptional! The owner,...More

Thank dbuna
Reviewed 15 June 2012

A delightful experience - twice in 5 days - which is a must for anyone visiting this wonderful region of Italy. Fantastic food, drinks (home made limoncello), location, ambiance, made even better by the most entertaining, gracious and knowledgeable owner, Antonio, joined by his wonderful...More

1  Thank AviShelly
Reviewed 12 June 2012

I was visiting Italy for two weeks, primarialy staying in Maratea. On our second to last day we were talking to some other travelers about the lack of steak and beef in southern Italy and they suggested that we go to Il Giardino di Epicuro....More

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 6 June 2012

My wife & I were visiting the little church "Our Lady of the Olives & Snow " nesseled on the side of the hill under the Statue of Christ the Redeema where we were married 5 years ago, in the car park we met an...More

Thank RusstySydney
Reviewed 2 June 2012

Must go-to restaurant if you're staying in Matatea, Italy, especially if you're staying at the RCI timeshare in Matatea bc it's really close. Fantastic food, friendly family-owned restaurant. The family makes everything incl. homemade pasta, olive oil, and dessert. There was a great violin player...More

Thank Hillary S
Reviewed 22 May 2012

Great food and excellent wines - you reallt have to go there if you are in Maratea. It's definitly worth the trip up in the mountains. The service is very very good. A dinner you will remember the rest of your life.

Thank LMD33
Reviewed 21 May 2012

Everything we have eaten has been "fatto in casa," made at home. The textures and flavors of the food are both simple and complex. The origins of the food are all local and known by the family. The relationship between the land the owners is...More

Thank Loretta G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Massa piano 8, 85046, Maratea, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Basilicata  >  Province of Potenza  >  Maratea
  • Phone Number: +39 0973 870130
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