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Italian, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Wine Bar
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Piazza Cavallotti,1, 56126, Pisa, Italy
+39 050 00000
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11:59 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:59 am - 4:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:59 am - 7:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout

Sanwiches - plates - cakes - wine

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    4.5 of 5 stars
Great afternoon snack

Perfect place for a afternoon snack. The porchetta is wonderful as are the crostina. Great to escape from all the tourist traps near the tower.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Timothy O
Cesena, Italy
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Cesena, Italy
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect place for a afternoon snack. The porchetta is wonderful as are the crostina. Great to escape from all the tourist traps near the tower.

Thank Timothy O
Kent, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sandwich bar popular with students, friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere great for a pit stop in an area which is chock full of tourist fodder.

Thank Adrian O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here because of the reviews and our recent strike rate with incredible paninis. The shop is tiny and easy to miss, nice decor and an overwhelming list of paninis to scan through before choosing. The paninis were great EXCEPT for the bread. It was rock hard. I know the bread is supposed to be crusty but that bun... More 

Thank Katie J
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We shared the 30 euro plate which features local meats and cheeses. It was beautiful with the second course of porchetta being the highlight for us both. A must if you are visiting Pisa

Thank Marc L
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

This is a perfect stop off for a quick and delicious authentic sandwich (lots of pork specialities) and a small glass of wine before or after visiting the leaning tower. They love pigs!

Thank vfjames
Fredericia, Denmark
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Stopped by the place for some sandwiches based on the reviews. Was not disappointed. Great sandwiches with different fillings compared to most places. The place loojs different when comparing to the main photi.

Thank Lars B
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Ate here on our first night in Italy after traveling all day. The panini with cappicola, pecorino, olive and artichoke was outstanding. There are a couple of tables to eat at outside but we decided to eat in the little square instead. 2 panini and 2 bottles of water for 14 euro...can't beat that price!

Thank ckdoerfler
London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We went to L'Ostellino after reading very positive TripAdvisor reviews for Pisa. Instead of eating in the numerous restaurants based around the cathedral and tower, we decided to walk the 5 or so minutes to this tiny cafe. We were very glad we did! Our sandwiches were absolutely delicious and we happily took them to the square to eat them... More 

Thank JA1987
Gdynia, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Very good combination of flavours, you can create your own panini if you want, cheap, good location and great service.

Thank Kacper B
Belgrade, Serbia
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157 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Nice little place to eat, while waiting your turn to enter the Tower. Affordable prieces. Fine menu. Good wine.

Thank Aleksandar S

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Cavallotti,1, 56126, Pisa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Pisa
  • Phone Number: +39 050 00000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 6
  • Cuisine: Italian, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine


Sanwiches - plates - cakes - wine

Open Hours
11:59 am - 7:30 pm
11:59 am - 4:30 pm
11:59 am - 4:30 pm
11:59 am - 4:30 pm
11:59 am - 4:30 pm
11:59 am - 4:30 pm
11:59 am - 7:30 pm

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