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Il Bistrot

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Piazza Chiara Gambacorti 17, 56125, Pisa, Italy
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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Raahe, Finland
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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 

Thank HedleyLondon
Sami, Greece
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We walked up and down the main streets in Pisa looking at all the recommended restuarants from tripadvisor. Some were in little back streets without any life around them. Il Bistro opend onto a piazza with a number of other places to eat. Even in the rain it looked inviting and the menu was so simple but creative. Food was... More 

Thank peterpainterprint
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44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

We were walking back to our apartment in Pisa in the evening on the lookout for somewhere to eat featuring local produce if possible. Il Bistrot is situated in the Piazza Chiara Gambacorti which is not directly off the main street so were very lucky to find it. The Piazza is a very lively place frequented mostly by locals and... More 

Thank JaneOManchester
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Il Bistro is a lovely little restaurant in a quite little square in Pisa. The food was superb! We've had the tuna, which was the best we've ever had. Great service!

Thank Dorit B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We had a family evening meal at Il Bistrot. It was a little difficult to get to by taxi as the square it was in was pedestrian only. There were tables outside the restaurant (which seemed to be the most busy) in the square and some very quiet ones inside. While there was a lot of colourful night life in... 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 - $33
Italian, Mediterranean
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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?