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Osteria del Violino

#30 of 784 Restaurants in Pisa
Certificate of Excellence
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Via la Tinta 33 | Traversa Lungarno Galilei, 56125, Pisa, Italy
050 6200056
10:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 1:00 am
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Extremely friendly waiter who coped well with our lack of Italian. Got the menu of the day which was so much delicious food and a glass of wine. Authentic surroundings. A great meal!

Thank Dawn A
Callington, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Rolando was such a friendly host, especially for a ourselves, who speak quite limited Italian. He really made an effort to welcome us. The interior was very warm and homely and had a family feel to it. The food was excellent. We both had the vegetable set menu, which for €20 was the best priced food we had in Italy,... More 

Thank amy r
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

They offer 3 course meals for 20 euros. We both chose the meat version. (you can choose seafood or vegetarian as well) The meal was really amazing. It was so good that we had to try a dessert as well. We had crème brûlée and it was great!

Thank Niki K
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We decided to visit osterio del violino after seeing the trip advisor reviews online and was not disappointed. The fish and vegetarian set menu's we had for €20 each were eccelente. Rolando the owner was very hospitable and gave us complementary meloncello which was delicious. We would thoroughly recommend if you are in Pisa and want to visit a traditional... More 

Thank Rbuckingham74
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended by the owner of our guest house and this place is truly amazing. Great decoration, brilliant food. The chefs were very welcoming too, making the whole experience very personal and family like. We tried the sea food and meat tasting menu. Very reasonable price (€20 for each set of three courses) and the best Italian food I... More 

Thank 450Zzzzz
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

If you 're looking for typical tuscan food, this is the perfect place!! We had an amazing "tagliata" and lovely Chianti wine. The staff was very kind and warm, making us feel like at home. I strongly recommend this restaurant to anybody who wants to try italian warmt and good food!!!

Thank Giovanni V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

This was recommended by a friend and it took a bit of finding but it was well worth it. The chef also waited in tables and told you all about the food, and even brought the fish (still moving so couldn't get fresher) for us to look at. For €20 you get a 3 course meal of fish, beef or... More 

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We visited due to location near our base in Pisa on first night in town ..... It is a very friendly homily place where a limited menu is explained by owner chef . Best to go with flow and choose between the fish or meat menus and trust chef choice ! It all works and with extensive wine choices ........... More 

Thank alanlowne
Terni, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Came here with an Italian and an American friend of mine. I personally enjoied the friendly atmosphere of this tiny restaurant and Rolando's company and suggestions. Moreover, food served was delicious. I personally tried vegetarian and meet menu...sooooo good. Tuscany wine was great as well! Highly recommended, a must to try in Pisa!! :D -Rob-

Thank Roberto C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Best food in Pisa! Didn't know how good the food was! Amazing proportions and very good price! I ate in Milan, Paris, Amsterdam, Venice, Verona, Frankfurt, Florence, and Rome. This is the best meal I had in Europe. Best in Italy! Definitely worth the price! Great atmosphere and the chef is so friendly. He doesn't know much English but he... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 1:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via la Tinta 33 | Traversa Lungarno Galilei, 56125, Pisa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Pisa
  • Phone Number: 050 6200056

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?