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Il Bistrot

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Piazza Chiara Gambacorti 17, 56125, Pisa, Italy
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Tue 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu - Tue 7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Thu - Fri 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a group business dinner with a set menu and I can only say that it was "spettacolare". The pasta, the rabbit and the dessert were top notch. I cannot comment on the value for money because we were invited but whatever it was, it was worth.

Thank Eduard E
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a really nice time dinning in Il Bistrot. We were a group of people. Great atmosphere really nice place and great food. We had a closed menu. Pasta and Rabit and they were very nice flavours. The dessert was a chocolate and strawberry tartalette. ..also amazing. The service was very friendly and nice. I'll be back next time... More 

Thank Josyab
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We went there having booked in advance as we were celebrating a friends birthday. The restaurant is really lovely and quirky inside. The food and service was outstanding, the pasta with beef ragout was delicious, then the local steak sliced with baked sliced potatoes was one of the best I have had and finally the apple pie mmmmm! My mouth... More 

Thank Weight01
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Very good food, atmosphere and fantastic service. We deeply recommend. Don't miss out. A nice detail was the free table of tapas pre dinner. Good wines and generous prosecco

Thank Roger R
Raahe, Finland
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We visited this restaurant on the day of our engagement so I was hoping for a special evening and that is exactly what we got. The food is gourmet and is amazing, Michelin star amazing. Prices are above average but really come second to the fine taste, the great wine and the perfect service. Recommend to book in advance as... More 

Thank TPv88
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner at Il Bistrot. On a quiet square, the place is very cozy, which we very much appreciated as it was pouring outside. Plates looked and tasted awesome. I particularly enjoyed the prawns a l'orange. Wine was great too. Nice waitresses and good music to top it up. Definitely recommended!

Thank Blandine A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Saturday night with very good food. To repeat for sure. Let me suggest "ceci and mussels", different and delicious.

Thank albijapan020466
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

We went at Bistrot after a long time of absence. The culinary experience has been stunning as always, while Giovanni and his crew are the best you can find in Pisa. We will come back again and again, when around Italy!

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Thank Giancarlo P
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my three year old son and they were very accommodating. I found this restaurant on trip advisor and couldn't wait to try. My son played freely in the square with other children while I sampled the cold meats selection, pasta ragu and hen the pork with blue cheese sauce followed by apple pie and a... More 

Thank Rachel D
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

We ate here in summer - seems a long time ago now, but I felt I had to write about this place because it was so god. This was the best meal we had in a week in the area (other place had a first course or a main that was as good, but no-where else was this great overall).... More 

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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
$8 - $32
Italian, Mediterranean
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Chiara Gambacorti 17, 56125, Pisa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Pisa
  • Phone Number: 393490759809
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?