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“in pericolo”

Osteria del Porton Rosso
Ranked #598 of 983 Restaurants in Pisa
Price range: $12 - $35
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed June 25, 2012

The Porton Rosso changed management last year and seems to be going downhill. The service is fine, indeed everyone is very agreeable, but the menu has little orginality and the cuisine, hitherto reliable, is very uneven. It's true that I forgot a basic rule of Italian restaurants -- always make sure the fish is really fresh. We've been back twice recently, and the low point was the slice of tuna which had been frozen and then prepared very poorly alla griglia. All is not lost -- they still know how to prepare the riso al nero di seppia. But watch out, Porton Rosso, you are slipping.

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Reviewed May 27, 2012

If you're up for a seafood/meat twist on Tuscan classics, this is a relaxed and inviting place for it. The staff were all charming, and it seemed like they all spoke good English (with lots of clients to practice with). The portions are solid and ingredients fresh. If we had to complain it wouldn't be about the strawberry tiramisu, which was a fantastic way to end the meal, but if you're a vegetarian or in the mood for a simple classic, you may not find what you need on this menu.

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Reviewed April 2, 2012

We ate here on a Saturday night at the end of March. We were attracted by the out of the way location and Michelin stickers on the door. The atmosphere was lovely and initially the service was good. Unfortunately the food was not.
We ordered the Pisa fish stew and the rabbit.
The meals arrived in about five minutes and the fish stew was horrible. The Rabbit consisted on the rabbits head and a rough slice of the saddle that was was cold/frozen in the middle. Raise this with the waitress who took my plate away and returned 3 minutes later with exactly the same plate (it had been heated up in the microwave).
If you want to eat cold pre-cooked rabbits head I can high recommend Portion Rossie otherwise keep walking.

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Reviewed March 29, 2012

Maybe just chose badly, I didn't enjoy the food. The service and the atmosphere was good

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Reviewed March 19, 2012

The restaurant is a typical Tuscan tavern, well hidden in a narrow street of the centre of Pisa, few steps from the river. I've been there several times; some weeks ago I brought here two friends of mine, from U.S.. They were greatly impressed with the place, so small and pretty, and with the warm and homely atmosphere. The staff is friendly and careful. Food is very good and various; the price is correct

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