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La Taverna di Emma

#17 of 756 Restaurants in Pisa
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Carlo Cammeo, 50, 56122 Pisa, Italy
050.555003
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12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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  • 476
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  • 299
    Very good
  • 68
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good traditional local food

Staying in Pisa for 4 nights we tried this restaurant for the first night. Very good, although best to book ahead as they get very busy even mid week. Great local chees selection for starters with jam, yum! Pasta selection was good too and very tasty. Wide selection of wines and the best bit, great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
Doctor phil B
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Kings Stanley, UK
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
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Kings Stanley, UK
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Staying in Pisa for 4 nights we tried this restaurant for the first night. Very good, although best to book ahead as they get very busy even mid week. Great local chees selection for starters with jam, yum! Pasta selection was good too and very tasty. Wide selection of wines and the best bit, great bread assortment in a bag... More 

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Cordele, GA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stumbled upon La Taverna di Emma after checking out the tower earlier. It was a good find for our late lunch.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

On a recommendation we visited Emmas for our only night in Pisa. It was a mixed experience. On 1st arrival we were told there were no table available right away, which was expected considering it was a Saturday night. The waitress wasn’t particularly friendly about taking our booking. When we returned the same waitress seated us and seemed uninterested. However... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

After 4 days in Florence Pisa was a bit disappointing after an hour or two taking silly pictures at the Tower we wondered what we might find to entertain us until our flight home the following day. A quick glance of the food options around the tourist area left us cold. Tripadvisor to the rescue with a recommendation to visit... More 

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Il-Fgura, null, Malta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We also went there after reading several good reviews. Beware, the restaurant has a different name on the outside, left over from a previous ownership! The food was good enough, the service quite nice too. Would not call it excellent as we were quite rushed to turn the tables. The restaurant was busy and at 8pm we got a table... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We went after reading great reviews on trip advisor. Unfortunately we both found it a let down. One of the waitresses failed the smile - she was very abrupt - we felt pressure to be quick when dealing with her. I ordered the carbonara which was so eggy - it sadly was the worst meal I have had in Italy.... More 

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Billericay, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We had great service, wine and food. The Panzerolti, salami e proscucutto crudo appetizer was so delicious! The staff was very helpful considering the menu was in Italian.

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Jost Van Dyke
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This little eatery is better than advertised and it had high ratings to begin with. On your way there you feel skeptical because the neighborhood doesn't look that great and the outside of restaurant does not at indicate the quality inside. The decor is cute and comfortable, but not special. However, the food is fabulous and the service very friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

A really genuine Italian Restaurant with good food. We went back another night, which is rare for us as we like to try different places whilst travelling. Make sure you book as it gets very full and turning up you may not get a table. A definite must to visit if you are in Pisa!

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Island of Malta, Malta
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

dining at La Taverna di Emma was a very nice experience which I will remember for quite a long time! Booking is highly recommended since this is a very famous restaurant. I visited Pisa in December and though it was raining quite heavily the place was filled quite quickly. After we sat, we were served the menus, home made bread... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Carlo Cammeo, 50, 56122 Pisa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Pisa
  • Phone Number: 050.555003

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?