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Controvento

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Vene 12, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
+3726440470
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12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
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Helsinki, Finland
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have been coming to Controvento for over 15 years, and it never fails! Great authentic tasting Italian food and lovely atmosphere!

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Thank Minna_fi
Tampere, Finland
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141 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Italian restaurant with tasty pizzas but also other Italian food. The restaurant in in very old stone building, unik! The old city WALLS are around it, so it isworth visiting

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Thank Satu56
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the restaurant that has been my favorite from the day one when they arrived to Tallinn. Decor is simple heavy wood with soft white walls. Never been in one restaurant so many times like in this one in my whole life. All the best for the owners, Eve.

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Thank Eve K
Contro V, General Manager at Controvento, responded to this review

Thank you Eve for a pleasant feedback! We hope to see you again soon. You are always welcome! More 

Heraklion Prefecture, Greece
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good restaurant!!!!!!!!! great location nice food and good prices..i suggest it ! You cant smoke there ...

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Thank ΧΡΥΣΟΥΛΑ Κ
Contro V, General Manager at Controvento, responded to this review

Thank you for a pleasant feedback! You are always welcome! More 

Manila, Philippines
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We felt like having Italian food one time and heard about this place from one of my friends so we decided to give it a go. Service was excellent and food was so good. We got the pasta diavola with shrimp, pasta bolognese and the pizza with ham and artichokes. Everything was wonderful. A tip: come early or come late,... More 

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Thank Cat L
Contro V, General Manager at Controvento, responded to this review

Thank you Cat for a pleasant feedback! We hope to see you again earlier ;) You are always welcome! More 

Kohler, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this restaurant when geocaching (our new travel hobby) down a scenic alley away from the hustle of the downtown part of Tallinn. We had the best pizza we have ever had and the atmosphere was great. We also sampled some of the other offerings on the men - salad and pasta - ally were excellent. We didn't find... More 

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Contro V, General Manager at Controvento, responded to this review

Thank you for a pleasant feedback! We hope taht you are soon back in Tallinn and find your geocache this time, if not, you still are always welcome back to our restoran ;) More 

Marlow, UK
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our Estonian colleagues pointed this one out to us and we tried it for dinner. Very busy with tables hugging each other. The service was good and the food was palatable. Probably a bit too touristy for our liking.

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Thank Mad_Doug
Contro V, General Manager at Controvento, responded to this review

Thank you for a feedback! Tallinn's Old Town is a favorite place for tourists during the holiday season. Many of them will visit our restaurant too. We hope that you have a chance to visit us in other seasons too, to get a different experience. You are always welcome! More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is excellent. Amazing delicious pizza, prices are good and location middle of the old town. Will go again. Total bill for 2 EUR49. ( Including 2 x large glass of wine, 2x pizza, 2x espresso and 1x big portion of large tiramisu ).

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Thank PaulaMaria82
Contro V, General Manager at Controvento, responded to this review

Thank you for a pleasant feedback! You are always welcome! More 

Houston, Texas
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a dinner for three....made a reservation....appetizers and dinners were great....service was outstandinf

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Thank GentriaW
Contro V, General Manager at Controvento, responded to this review

Thank you for a pleasant feedback! You are always welcome! More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not recommended! Good food but poor service. We had a dinner with 3 well behaving kids, waited for a long time to get orders in because the waitress served first parties who came after us. Luckily, then a young guy served us well and we managed to get our dinner on the table after 50 min. waiting. When we mentioned... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$37
Cuisine
Italian, European, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vene 12, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn
  • Phone Number: +3726440470
Description
You will find us in the heart of Old Town, Katariina's Walk. Traditional, good Italian cuisine is offered in enchanting atmosphere.

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