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Via Giuseppe Verdi 6 | Colignola, 56017, San Giuliano Terme, Italy
+39 050 870550
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
2 weeks ago
“The best meal of our holiday”
Sep 12, 2017
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Via Giuseppe Verdi 6 | Colignola, 56017, San Giuliano Terme, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has not been reviewed in English for at least a year, which is a shame because the Italians love it and I needed Google translate to read the rave reviews. And oh boy, it deserves them! For all those looking for an inexpensive...More

Thank Alastair J
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Authentic, tasty Italian food complemented by lovely staff and great wine. We went not expecting much and we're blown away by the quality of the food so much so that we returned the next day and we're not disappointed! A busy little place so try...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Food was good. Waitress could have explained more about the quantity of the appetizer (Tuscany appetizer) because we got a very big portion of it and with two more main dishes, pizza and pasta, left us out with a lot of leftovers. Also, as our...More

Thank MMKThomas2017
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The waitresses spoke enough english to be helpful with the menu. Local dishes and wine were delicious. I even bought a bottle of wine to go! The steak Florentine was fabulous!

Thank JudyAFlorida
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Charming little surprise located near our agritorisimo La Pisana in Pisa. We ordered 2 different pasta plates, one pistachio cream with crunchy bacon. The other plate was sun dried tomatoes with olives and almonds. Both dishes were excellent. We are planning to return here for...More

Thank Leo A
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great food in relaxed atmosphere. A lot of local specialities we would probably otherwise never have tried.

Thank Asger H
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Excellent food! Both fish an meat. The staff is awesome. I really recommend the: "Controfiletto al pistacchio".

Thank Federico D
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Small Place but very clean. Dog friendly. Service is friendly and fast. Food is very Good. Will visit again.

Thank mnmk2015
Reviewed 9 March 2015

If you are looking for excellent food that is based on traditional local recipes but with a "je ne sais quoi" flair that adds originality to the end result, Controcorrente is the place for you! Don't worry that they don't speak much English, the menu...More

Thank klondike01
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Verdi 6 | Colignola, 56017, San Giuliano Terme, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  San Giuliano Terme
  • Phone Number: +39 050 870550
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