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Butelli Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


$10 - $34
Italian, Mediterranean, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

Great restaurant with a wide variety of dishes. We were really satisfied by our lunch and we definitely recommend!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank averyanderson
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Looked and tasted like microwaved lasagna and tastless greasy pizza, far from authentic as advertised. Nice staff though.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

Before any remarks made. Yes it is not Estonian food. The selection of beer is absolutely fantastic and as can be seen by the picture, the pizza was phenomenal. Perhaps one of the best pizzas I’ve ever had. One of the co-owners is always present...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Martin-GoEs
Reviewed May 21, 2018

I came here with my friends seeing the high rate on this website, but we got surprisingly disappointed by our experience. We sat outside, it was a beautiful sunny day and the old town was quite full of tourists. We didn't recognize the waiters at...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Giulia C
Fausto B, Direttore at Butelli Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

I'm sorry for your disappoint on your experience, but I have to tell you that in the front terrace, the service is run by the hotel staff and not the restaurant employees. So the problems that you had are due to the bad hotel service....More

Reviewed September 25, 2017

Usually restaurants near Raekoja Plats(Old Town's Main Square) are just overpriced tourist traps, but not Butelli. Few steps down from street level and you end up in this cozy, romantic cellar restaurant. It was a quiet night, so we got real personal and friendly service....More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Halkidis
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

My visit did not help my diet. The scallops entree was delicious especially the sauce and onions.Relatively small but incredibly tasty. Next I had the gnocchi with cherry tomatoes. Delightful but I should have ordered a half portion. I followed this up with the lamb...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed August 22, 2017

We took a break from Estonian cuisine while visiting Tallinn and treated ourselves to a delightful Italian meal. We wanted fish and loved the skate (oven roasted on a tasty mound of potatoes and greens) and the cacciucco (Tuscan preparation using Baltic fish). The restaurant...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank S K
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Italian restaurant in an old salt cellar in the old center of Tallinn. Excellent food and personalized service, including modifying the recipe. Owner is from Liguria, but has migrated to Tallinn.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank travelerstoo
Fausto B, Proprietario at Butelli Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

I wish to thank you for your nice words and your appreciation of our work. The only thing i have to correct in your revue is that we are from TUSCANY and not from Liguria.

Reviewed July 20, 2017

This is a cosy restaurant in the basement area of the Merchant's House Hotel. We went there because it was raining and we didn't fancy roaming around Tallinn looking for somewhere we fancied. We were very pleasantly surprised by the fresh, good quality food and...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank jend184
Reviewed June 11, 2017

Since my last name is "Buetell" I had to stop. No regrets here. The service was very friendly, the atmosphere was "old world" charm, and the food completely outstanding. This resturant was a high point for my visit to Estonia.

Date of visit: June 2017
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