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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 26 June 2017 via mobile

An amazing place in lovely location . Cannot understand the few negative reviews of this great restaurant! Everything was perfect! Antonio a great host and passionate about his 'slow food' and gave good recommendations for each course. The antipasti, pasta , cheese , dessert -all...More

2  Thank TERRY B B
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We went to this place for lunch and it was quiet. But the food was amazing and all the food was personalized to cater to each of our tastes. The host was really friendly and made us feel really welcome!

Thank anandsaw
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Antonio has a passion for food and it shows. We requested vegan and vegetarian meals and he was pleased to discuss all options with us. There is a comprehensive menu which he happily adapts to the requirements and appetites of the customer. Everything is home...More

1  Thank jds1937
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Word of mouth sent us to this "slow food" amazing Italian restaurant that is out in the countryside in a little village of Massa outside of Maratea on the way to the Christ statue. Antonio is larger than life and quickly became our best friend....he...More

Thank claudiamM8856LQ
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Antonio (the owner) said; "it's not only food on the table, it is my reputation". The food certainly met our high expectations. We had the 2 fresh pastas of the day (one with mushrooms and one risotto) and a nice Italian dessert. Everything is home...More

1  Thank J V
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a cheap meal, don't go there. On the other hand, if you are looking for an excellent dinner for a reasonable price, this is the place. We had pasta in Gragnano, and we had steaks in Argentina. This restaurant compets...More

Thank Itzik .
Reviewed 6 November 2016

WOW! Homemade family prepared slow food to die for. An amazing tasting experience of Napoletana cuisine. The host was very outgoing, knowledgeable and helpful in selecting from a lengthy menu which also had homemade gluten free items, e.g. chickpea flour pasta. Can't comment on wine...More

1  Thank sueprc
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This place was the one of the highlights of our time in Italy - definitely the best food! Homemade ricotta, the potato ravioli with pumpkin seed sauce! All of it, really. They're a slow food restaurant so everything is homegrown and home made with lots...More

Thank Perry S
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I waited to talk about my experience at Il Giardino di Epicuro until I could review it comparatively to all the places we went. We travelled all around Southern Italy. We ate in cities and in little cafes and there were so many but this...More

Thank Sallie H
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I've been returning to Il Giardino since my first meal there in 2010. The food is authentic Italian cuisine without the tourist fanfare. My goal has been to return to this restaurant for my birthday every year because I love it so much. Antonio speaks...More

Thank bigguylawyer
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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