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La Sosta dei Cavalieri

#75 of 726 Restaurants in Pisa
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Via San Frediano, 3, 56100 Pisa, Italy
+390509912410
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: In the historical center of Pisa, in the street connecting Piazza dei...
In the historical center of Pisa, in the street connecting Piazza dei Cavalieri to Piazza San Frediano and Lungarno Pacinotti, there is an elegant restaurant: La Sosta dei Cavalieri,which offers its guests excellent dishes not only based on tradition but also on sea and land food , served with the best Regional, Italian and foreign wine labelsThe Sosta has been created and is run by the same shareholders of the famous restaurant Osteria dei Cavalieri. At La Sosta there are about 25 seats. Its furniture is made of solid walnut wood. The atmosphere at La Sosta is cozy and warm. Wines are preserved in a very excellent way, in an at sight cellar that due to its beauty can leave you breathless.La Sosta’s menu is thought up and reinvented every month depending on the quality of the fresh ingredients that are available and for this reason you can always taste different dishes and discover the tastes and flavors of the season you are in. We offer both a traditional cooking of the most typical dishes based on products of the land and a traditional cuisine based on fish of high quality, and never bred and if possible home-grown. The offer is enriched with a refined proposal of meats and cheeses.The staff of the restaurant La Sosta offers its guests an important Wine List which selects and contains the best Italian and foreign labels, with particular attention to the traditional red wines of Tuscany and Piedmont, references of the Italian regional excellence and a careful and sophisticated selection of French wines. Champagne and Burgundy to mention some of the most represented areas.During the year, at La Sosta are organized events, theme dinners and interesting tasting evenings.All guests taking part in these events will be able to spend a different evening, conceived and organized by the Staff of La Sosta whose purpose is to educate and pleasantly surprise the Guest. The traditions of a region are known also through its good food and the aware testing of its food and winesAnyone who wants to receive notifications about our events can register to our Newsletter in the contact section.
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  • 72
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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The hotel recommended the restaurant to us. It is small but obviously very popular with the local more elite set. The food was excellent and the service attentive.We only requested glasses of wine and not bottles and were very impressed with the cost. If you want somewhere with local flare... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 1, 2014
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Cameron Park, California
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Oslo, Norway
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This is a really good restaurant. We went here for lunch two times and both meals was outstanding. The pasta is exellente and the meat dishes are really good an tasty. They have a fantastic selection of wine served at the correct temperature. Really good service. The best meals we had in Pisa.

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Athens, Greece
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Being on a road trip we arrived let in Pisa and after checking in the hotel we were looking for a place to eat..found it through the trip advisor and I am glad to say that it was better than what the comments said...from entering the restaurant it was clear that most of the clients were Italians...the two waiters were... More 

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nottingham
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116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This has a modern atmosphere, service is good and efficient. We both chose seafood ravioli, which was excellent and came with lots of extra seafood garnishes and a tasty sauce. We were asked if we would eat this together so I had my appetizer after, and that was fine. My appetizer was gratin of eggplant with pecorino cheese and smoked... More 

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Manhasset, New York
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Like its older sister--Osteria dei Cavalieri--across via Frediani, La Sosta is a lovely place to eat. This newish restaurant is just steps from the beautiful Piazza dei Cavalieri and charming pedestrian Borgo Stretto (stop there first at an outdoor cafe for an apertivo or glass of wine and plate of free snacks), and a short stroll from Piazza dei Miracoli.... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went here as my partner is gluten intolerant and it didn't disappoint. Gluten free spaghetti for her and some incredible ravioli for me all washed down with a lovely bottle of house white. It was full of locals on a Monday night, not too expensive and the service was excellent. Highly recommended

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We were looking for somewhere for lunch after walking to the leaning tower. We were advised by a nice young lady in the Tourist office near the station to look in the Via San Frediano. Some of the restaurants were closed on Saturday lunch time but this was open and looked busy. it was an excellent choice. We had an... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We poked into a luxury hotel in Pisa for a restaurant suggestion from a man at the front desk, who sent us to another restaurant -- but this one, a sister restaurant across the quiet street, attracted us with its relative informality. It was nearly empty -- one of other table was occupied, usually a warning sign -- but we... More 

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Cameron Park, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The hotel recommended the restaurant to us. It is small but obviously very popular with the local more elite set. The food was excellent and the service attentive.We only requested glasses of wine and not bottles and were very impressed with the cost. If you want somewhere with local flare, reasonably priced and good service I would highly recommend it.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Quite astonishing meal. This place has been well reviewed by TA reviewers and by Rough Guide but the lunch we had exceeded our wildest expectations. Suggest try the home made guinea fowl ravioli and follow this with the semifreddo di crema al croccante di pistacci di bronte. This dolce simply dissolved in our mouths! We washed this superb meal down... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Like many people we stayed one night in pisa before flying home. We couldn't get onto our first choice restaurant, but if you end up here, you won't be disappointed. The mixed grill looked unfeasibly enormous. We had a fresh fish dish and ravioli, both great. Good bye Italia, hope to see you soon!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via San Frediano, 3, 56100 Pisa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Pisa
  • Phone Number: +390509912410

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 44 - 68
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

In the historical center of Pisa, in the street connecting Piazza dei Cavalieri to Piazza San Frediano and Lungarno Pacinotti, there is an elegant restaurant: La Sosta dei Cavalieri,which offers its guests excellent dishes not only based on tradition but also on sea and land food , served with the best Regional, Italian and foreign wine labelsThe Sosta has been created and is run by the same shareholders of the famous restaurant Osteria dei Cavalieri. At La Sosta there are about 25 seats. Its furniture is made of solid walnut wood. The atmosphere at La Sosta is cozy and warm. Wines are preserved in a very excellent way, in an at sight cellar that due to its beauty can leave you breathless.La Sosta’s menu is thought up and reinvented every month depending on the quality of the fresh ingredients that are available and for this reason you can always taste different dishes and discover the tastes and flavors of the season you are in. We offer both a traditional cooking of the most typical dishes based on products of the land and a traditional cuisine based on fish of high quality, and never bred and if possible home-grown. The offer is enriched with a refined proposal of meats and cheeses.The staff of the restaurant La Sosta offers its guests an important Wine List which selects and contains the best Italian and foreign labels, with particular attention to the traditional red wines of Tuscany and Piedmont, references of the Italian regional excellence and a careful and sophisticated selection of French wines. Champagne and Burgundy to mention some of the most represented areas.During the year, at La Sosta are organized events, theme dinners and interesting tasting evenings.All guests taking part in these events will be able to spend a different evening, conceived and organized by the Staff of La Sosta whose purpose is to educate and pleasantly surprise the Guest. The traditions of a region are known also through its good food and the aware testing of its food and winesAnyone who wants to receive notifications about our events can register to our Newsletter in the contact section.
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:30 pm

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