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Trattoria Cesari

#5 of 10,437 Restaurants in Nagoya
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Osu, Nakaku, Nagoya 460-0011, Aichi Prefecture
+81 52-238-0372
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  • 32
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  • 27
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A solid 3

The restaurant is located inside a shabby shopping gallery, its interiors are cheaply decorated, a bit tacky. The food is quite OK though, nothing earth-shattering but decent. Friendly service. Worth a visit if you are looking for an Italian pizzeria in the area.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 8, 2014
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  • Large groups
  • Reservations
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63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The restaurant is located inside a shabby shopping gallery, its interiors are cheaply decorated, a bit tacky. The food is quite OK though, nothing earth-shattering but decent. Friendly service. Worth a visit if you are looking for an Italian pizzeria in the area.

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Ferrara, Italy
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

... pizza here was great! I'm not an expert in neapolitan pizza (there's a substantial difference between it and the standard pizza) but I can easily say it was delicious, judging by the ingredients used and the cooking process. We also had a bruschetta, very simple but very tasty (again, great olive oil). The only strange thing is the taste... More 

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Nagoya, Japan
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162 reviews 162 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

pizzas are one of the best in Nagoya. classically trained and has won several pizza making championships, the head knows his craft. the course meal is good and very affordable. can get long lines on weekends though.

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Toyota, Japan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

We went based on my search in Tripadvisor. Atmosphere took us to the Italy. We tried both pizza and pasta. All were very delicious. Of course we tasted better ones in Italy but this place is the best in Japan. Prices are also affordable.

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Nagoya, Japan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

It was wonderful to experience wood oven baked italian style pizza all the way in Japan. The cooks have a menu offering several different pizzas- all of which are quite affordable with several great options for under 1,000 yen. One pizza is roughly the size of a large plate ,maybe 11-12 inches in diameter. I ordered the Margherita which was... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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239 reviews 239 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This restaurant is made up of two part, one part for casual dining (where you have to order at the counter) and the other for set meal dining (you will get service, but the catch is you have to order their set menu). Overall, I felt that the pizzas here were of great value. I would recommend buying the magherita... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Great pizza. found this place at tripadvisor, a must try when your are in Nagoya. Very near from Osu Kannon Temple. tried the pasta and the pizza... Reasonable price. Next door is a cafe, selling the same thing as the restaurant. Price is reasonable. I guess the owner is from Napoli cos there are lots of Napoli soccer posters. Queue... More 

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Roma
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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

It seems incredible, but in Japan you can eat a real Neapolitan pizza at affordable prices in a typical Italian, or it is better to say Neapolitan, restaurant. There are also waiters who speak some Italian and make the atmosphere even more surreal but incredibly familiar. Thanks for the pizza and for your kindness and sympathy.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

I can confirm other reviews on this place: It is worth the effort for finding this place if you are in Nagoya: The food is EXCELLENT! We started with some delicious fried fish (calamary, sardines) and then had a superb pizza. This place is better than many pizzerias in Italy! Of course, the Japanese attention to detail is what makes... More 

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HK
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We didn't know this place was famous- our 11 year old liked the look of it and there were people lining up on the restaurant side before it opened. It turned out to be fully booked, but most of the same menu is available for counter orders in the cafe side. Quick service, good food, good prices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Osu, Nakaku, Nagoya 460-0011, Aichi Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Aichi Prefecture  >  Nagoya
  • Phone Number: +81 52-238-0372

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 8
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?