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Il Giardino di Epicuro

via Massa piano 8, 85046, Maratea, Italy
+39 0973 870130
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (31 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
“prosciutto” (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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21 - 30 of 108 reviews

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
Reviewed 8 October 2016

My family and I visited this location at beginning of summer for my grandparent's golden anniversary. At this time we were also filming a TV show about traveling from southern to northern Europe. I CANNOT express how amazing the hospitality and food is. Antonio the...More

1  Thank rhodesconner449
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The food in this restaurant was possibly the best we had during our 10 day stay in Maratea and considerably cheaper than the other contenders. The menu was explained to us as a guide only by our fluent English speaking host. He then gave us...More

1  Thank Wayland C
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Extremely friendly host. All food and wine from local producers. Very fresh. Sampled 3 pasta dishes. Best steak I've had in a long time. Sample home made liquors. Delicious gelato.

1  Thank BELINDA S
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Astounding food, excellent service. If you are in the area and do not eat here, you have cheated yourself

1  Thank bauldur-rises
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We saw that TripAdvisor ranks this restaurant as #1 in sleepy Maratea and so decided to give it a shot. Bad decision. It took 20 minutes after we were seated for someone to come over and take our order. Another hour (!!!) for the food...More

1  Thank Isaac S
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

enjoyed it very much! very cosy, nice atmosphere. one of the best Fiorentina steak we ever had. Everyone loved the food.

Thank rnaama
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The food was amazing, particularly the gnocchi with fennel cream and the ravioli with salsiccia and pecorino. The owner is a great host always taking care of its clients. Great place, great food ans great atmosphere!

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