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Italian, Pizza, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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0.1 miles from Tallinn Old Town
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Reviewed December 7, 2019 via mobile

Chose this place as my partner wanted a pizza. It was early evening and there were a few people in there. Waitress was friendly and sat us down. We ordered a Peach Juice, a local Craft Beer and 2 Pizzas. The local beer was absolutely...lovely, one of the nicest beers I’ve tried. My partner agreed so later during the meal we ordered 2 more. The pizzas were good. Cooked to perfection. We had the bolognese pizza and margherita pizza with extra mushrooms. We both loved them. The table next to us had an issue, due to religious beliefs they couldn’t eat pork. But they didn’t make them server aware of this at the time of ordering. The food came and it had pork. Although the family didn’t make too much of a fuss the servers looked mortified and were offering freebies and trying to make amends. I work in the industry and was impressed at how well they handled the whole situation. It wasn’t their fault and should have been told. I heard the server say they were new and possibly had just taken over. This place was lovely and certainly recommend it!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed August 1, 2019

A sitdown pizza dinner on a hot evening. Service ok, slowish, cool beer and decent pizza. Did the trick for us!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

We sat down to eat, then whipped the phones to check out Trip Advisor. Bad move! I can agree with quite a few other reviewers...terrible service, zero atmosphere and expensive (but very good) wine. But you know what? The food was excellent, which was unexpected....Penne arrabiata and linguine with grilled vegetables. The pizzas that whizzed past looked excellent, cooked in the pizza oven. A Margherita Pizza was just Eur8. We had a very good meal for two, with drinks for Eur34. Don’t overlook this place!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

We ordered two pizzas, they were quick, hot, tasty and good quality and for this part of a capital city the price was fair!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

It was pouring with rain and we were in need of Pizza! We found Gelsomino and were a little concerned that although open, there were no customer in the restaurant. We need not have worried, we were warmly welcomed, well looked after and fed the...nicest pizzas we’ve had in a long time. The prices, ( less than €15 for a good size ) were very reasonable. The best advert for this place is pictured below.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

We had a nice dinner in here. Everything was well prepared. Our waiter was helpful and the service in general very attentive.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We were in Tallinn for the day on a cruise and wanted a quick lunch. This restaurant was the first place we came across so we went in. We were the only people in but we were quickly seated and given menus in English. The...selection of pizzas and pasta was great and the pizzas were approx 14in but nice and thin. The service was excellent (but there wasn’t anyone else to serve!) I couldn’t fault it, we had a very good meal at a reasonable price, just round the corner from the Old Town Square.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Thanks for a great evening in this wonderful restaurant. The most delicious pizza what you could have. Perfect, I would say. Even better than in Italy. And our evening was complemented by an excellent wine. Thank you!

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Takuuvarma pettymys! Tarjoilija oli tosi töykeä, lautasliinat saimme pyydettäessä, tämäkö italialaista?!! This will be a disappointment for sure! Very unpolite waiter, napkins got only when asked and the restaurant was not even full. Do not go !

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

Unprepossessing but quite pleasant inside. My wife’s salmon tagliatelle was hot and tasty and my seafood tagliatelle likewise, with plenty of seafood and a good mix of mussels, squid, prawns and even baby octopus. Portions were reasonable and service likewise, though drinks seemed a little...expensive. Definitely worth considering however.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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