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Il Bistrot

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Piazza Chiara Gambacorti 17, 56125, Pisa, Italy
+39 349 075 9809
19:00 - 01:00
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Sun 13:00 - 15:00
Thu - Tue 19:00 - 01:00
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Valletta, Malta
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in a small beautiful square in central pisa this ambient cosy restaurant offers an attractive selection on their menu and a general welcoming feeling. As a couple we shared the parmigiana antipasto which was excellent followed by the tuna which was cooked to perfection and the gorgonzola and pepper pork fillet which was also very tasty and balanced in... More 

Thank Matthew C
Leiden, The Netherlands
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Il Bistrot was indeed a pleasant surprise! A friend of mine organized a dinner there and his selection could not have been better. The area is fantastic as you are in the city centre. The interior has been designed to be cosy and still impress you for its details. The food is excellent and well presented. Personnel are caring and... More 

Thank Gianluca_C77
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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566 reviews
391 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 485 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an attractive restaurant inside with a cosy ambience, soft lighting, homely furnishing (it even has a piano) and comfortable seating at well-spaced tables. The menu is relatively limited in places, and not that good for vegetarians except for the variety of pasta dishes for the first course. For example, the main courses comprise 6 dishes, either meat or... More 

Thank malabarfly
Reading, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were glad we stumbled across this. Place. Enjoyed a great meal with truly attentive staff. Thanks for a lovely evening. Would recommend booking as it was full when we left.

Thank Neil M
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner here on an overnight, Monday, stay in Pisa. The restaurant is really nice, intimate lighting and decor, comfortable seating, plenty of room, pleasant music in the background, charming staff, delicious food, clearly popular with local people. Highly recommended...

Thank Antonkaye
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I was led by great reviews but I must admit I'm really disappointed. I went there with my husband after having a long and tiring day, hoping for refuge and and some memorable dining experience. I ordered ink pasta with anchovies and broccoli (how menu called it), I got and over cooked pasta stirred with mashed anchovies for more fishy... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A fab meal and great staff the desserts are to die for would go back on an instant do not miss dining here when you are in Pisa

Thank Adsra
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We spend a wonderful time in il bistrot. It was Christmas Eve. The staff is super nice, food is amazing, great atmosphere. Totally recommend this place.

Thank Beatrice C
Victoria, Canada
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163 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Great ambiance here and the food was delish! Also loved their house red wine. Our older children were welcome and shared a plate between them. The waitress we had was absolutely lovely, very friendly. We thought the price was reasonable for the quality. Would love to go back again!

Thank mum2twingrls
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on our second night after reading the good reviews on TripAdvisor and we weren't disappointed. The two waitresses were really friendly and the atmosphere was nice and cosy! We had a pasta course followed by a meat (secondi) course and everything tasted amazing! It is quite a small restaurant and it gets busy so I would... More 

Thank Ashley R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Chiara Gambacorti 17, 56125, Pisa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Pisa
  • Phone Number: +39 349 075 9809
The bistro of my dreams is the little tiny restaurant; it’s the cute shop where you can go for a coffee or a glass of wine. It’s a place where you can eat the traditional Italian dish, sip a good wine and meet your people. It’s a place where you can chat while eating spaghetti, while learning secrets, sipping a “brunello”, or a grappa while listening to music or reading a book. Where love gets done and undone. And coffee. Where you’re early and it gets late. Here you are in my home. You are my guests and friends among friends. Here is my piano and my guitar, my books, my music; here’s the best recipe my mom gave me, and some biscotti and my grandpa’s Vinsanto wine.

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