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La Sosta dei Cavalieri

#24 of 808 Restaurants in Pisa
Certificate of Excellence
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Via San Frediano 3, 56126, Pisa, Italy
+39 050 991 2410
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
19:45 - 22:30
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Budapest, Hungary
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a small restaurant just off the Piazza dei Cavlieri, with a nice atmosphere, great food and wine, and friendly service. Six of us headed here for a meal on our first evening in Pisa and we went for the full three-course (four in some cases!) works. The food was great - lovely, fresh, rustic Tuscan specialities. The spaghetti... More 

Thank daveloweth
Wommelgem, Belgium
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Typical Toscan restaurant with a very friendly service a professional wine advice and excellent traditional food.The tagliata was excellent!

Thank emmanuel_reeth
Ashland, Oregon
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197 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We enjoyed our lunch at La Sosta. I wouldn't call it a great meal, but it was certainly very good. My wife had fish, while I had a pasta with a traditional meat sauce of the region. Our servers helped my wife (who steers clear of milk products) make her selections, and they were attentive and efficient.

Thank ilubliner
East Budleigh, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

I chose La Sosta for my 71st birthday dinner. Very atmospheric cosy restaurant with friendly and efficient staff. Excellent food from an imaginative menu. Watch the patron scale the floor to high ceiling wine racks to retrieve customers' selections. Extensive wine list to match. I was delighted with our experience.

Thank Amsburian
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by our AirBnB host Matteo and we were not disappointed! The ambience was perfect; very cosy and friendly. The staff were very accommodating even though we didn't have a reservation. 2 starters, 2 mains and a bottle of chianti came to €72. These guys are great so you must pay them a visit!

Thank geetarchurchy
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Always have been a big fan of Italian cuisine. Had two set menus with a friend. The pasta I had in the seafood set was the best pasta I have ever had. The word of how much I was amazed by the food there haven't been invented yet. I will always go back to Pisa just for this restaurant. The... More 

Thank Lokyi G
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The food was well presented and excellent.The venue is well decorated. However, the service was rushed giving us the impression that we were occupying a table which they wanted to give to someone else and were glad when we left!

Thank Waltraud B
Central London
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for quick lunch. Nice (indoor) setting with air con, really welcoming service, delicious food - good steak and really fresh sea food. Washed down with a good chianti Classico (a bargain at 20 euros).

Thank SL-SouthKen
Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We were in search of gluten free food and came across this great little restaurant. They were readily able to nominate a range of great gf option which I've come to believe is a marker of a good restaurant these days. The food was superb- even the gf pasta was truly delicious - big flat ribbons with clams, squid and... More 

Thank anneeee1
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

If you have the time for one unforgettable meal, this is where you should have it! Freshest ingredients great taste unbeatable service with unparalleled wine cellar. Staff/family are so knowledgeable and offer great advice. A meal here is a memorable experience!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$44 - US$68
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:45 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:45 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:45 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:45 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:45 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:45 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Frediano 3, 56126, Pisa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Pisa
  • Phone Number: +39 050 991 2410
In the historical center of Pisa, in the street connecting Piazza dei Cavalieri to Piazza San Frediano and Lungarno Pacinotti, there is an elegant restaurant: La Sosta dei Cavalieri,which offers its guests excellent dishes not only based on tradition but also on sea and land food , served with the best Regional, Italian and foreign wine labelsThe Sosta has been created and is run by the same shareholders of the famous restaurant Osteria dei Cavalieri. At La Sosta there are about 25 seats. Its furniture is made of solid walnut wood. The atmosphere at La Sosta is cozy and warm. Wines are preserved in a very excellent way, in an at sight cellar that due to its beauty can leave you breathless.La Sosta’s menu is thought up and reinvented every month depending on the quality of the fresh ingredients that are available and for this reason you can always taste different dishes and discover the tastes and flavors of the season you are in. We offer both a traditional cooking of the most typical dishes based on products of the land and a traditional cuisine based on fish of high quality, and never bred and if possible home-grown. The offer is enriched with a refined proposal of meats and cheeses.The staff of the restaurant La Sosta offers its guests an important Wine List which selects and contains the best Italian and foreign labels, with particular attention to the traditional red wines of Tuscany and Piedmont, references of the Italian regional excellence and a careful and sophisticated selection of French wines. Champagne and Burgundy to mention some of the most represented areas.During the year, at La Sosta are organized events, theme dinners and interesting tasting evenings.All guests taking part in these events will be able to spend a different evening, conceived and organized by the Staff of La Sosta whose purpose is to educate and pleasantly surprise the Guest. The traditions of a region are known also through its good food and the aware testing of its food and winesAnyone who wants to receive notifications about our events can register to our Newsletter in the contact section.

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