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Osteria San Paolo

#20 of 790 Restaurants in Pisa
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Via San Paolo 16, 56125, Pisa, Italy
+39 050 501194
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12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Little Falls, New Jersey
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was recommended to this restaurant for it's excellent seafood by the desk clerk at my hotel. I had a lovely walk from my hotel near the campo dei miracoli to the arno river and then on to this charming restaurant. I had an appetizer of Sea Brene and then some great spaghetti with mixed seafood, clams, mussels, crab and... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We asked our hotel desk for a good restaurant and they pointed us to this one. We nearly gave up in walking to it because we could not imagine such a nice restaurant was down the road we had been directed but we are glad we continued. It was a Monday evening and it was full - locals, not tourists,... More 

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Thank P4RXC
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place. We were recommended this restaurant by the hotel reception we were staying at and it didn't disappoint. Fantastic food, a great choice of wines and the staff were very helpful and attentive. The surroundings and atmosphere very Italian The very best of 5 stars. Well-done.

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Thank tellmeanamenotused
Bristol, England
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a recommendation from our hotel, and luckily got a table without a booking. I chose fish options here - a sea bream starter followed by tuna steak with almonds. An enjoyable meal.

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Thank JohninEngland
Brighton uk
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived in Pisa on a rainy night so finding somewhere for dinner was hard. We stumbled across this place and they accommodated us even though they were fully booked. We are so pleased they did as the food was spectacular. We ate far too much and my husband struggled with his steak, even though it we one of the... More 

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Amesbury, United Kingdom
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380 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us on our first night in Pisa by the hotel, and we weren't disappointed. Its a small looking hotel down a little street, and its quiet and peaceful. The waiters were all very friendly and welcoming, and spoke good English. The owner was also very friendly and tended to pour the wine at each table... More 

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The food was super the wine cellar amazing but the restaurant owner is an italian senior citizen old school restaurateur give you the most amazing food / wine experience !!!! You just need to go to feel the experience of be hosted by a real italian host!

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Thank andreaarmas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The quality and serving size of the food is excellent. Recommend black pasta with lobster and La Pettegola white wine. Service is excellent.

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Thank Rodrigo R
Austin, Texas
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Very good small restaurant in Pisa, Italy! Very close to the Arno river, down a quiet alleyway! What you think of when you think of an Italian restaurant. The dishes we ordered were delicious. The staff was courteous and great!

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Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Very nice little restaurant. Good wine list, many by the half-bottle. The appetizer I had included the best pesto I have ever had (made mine look meager by comparison), a lovely chunk of burrata and onion jam! Service was excellent. Courtyard dining was delightful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 37
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Paolo 16, 56125, Pisa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Pisa
  • Phone Number: +39 050 501194
Description
The Osteria San Paolo was born from the experience of Carlo Bibbiani, famous for founding one of the most famous patisseries in Pisa, and is located in a quiet and elegant place in the center of Pisa, near the beautiful church of San Paolo a ripa d'Arno after which the restaurant is named. The philosophy behind the Osteria San Paolo aims at creating a both elegant and welcoming atmosphere where customers can enjoy the excellent seafood and land first courses enriched by the imagination of our versatile chef. The target of Osteria San Paolo is being able to surprise the customers with flavors that are both simple and innovative so that your experience can be unique and unforgettable. Whether your choice falls on meat or fish, Osteria San Paolo will be able to surprise you with products of indisputable quality. A word of advice: do not satisfy your appetite with all the main dishes, as it would be a shame not to taste the home-made cake! All the proof of a pudding is in the eating: you will not be disappointed by our excellent price/quality ratio.

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