Restaurant Controvento

Restaurant Controvento

Katariina käik, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn

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Controvento, the  oldest Italian restaurant in Tallinn, is located in the heart of the medieval Latin Quarter, between the craft workshops on the St Catherine’s Passage. Its doors were opened in 1994.
We offer traditional Italian cuisine with an exciting twist. Our regulars know to book a table for the weekend.

Times and prices


Monday–sunday: 12:00 - 22:00

Monday–thursday: 17:00 - 22:00
Friday–sunday: 12:00 - 22:00

Features and amenities

  • WIFI

Getting there


  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • On foot only

Stops nearby

Bus: Viru, Mere puiestee
Tram: Viru, Mere puiestee


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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating



Good food

Service ok I do not like when persons are operating on both sides of the desk and eating at the desk, answering calls Then, question is are hands clean when they serve customers Pizza was good




Great food and nice ambiance, I liked it so much I visited twice. Nice fireplace and there were snow flurries falling when I opened the door to go outside the restaurant into the medieval village.



Shame about the service

This has been a restaurant in Tallinn that I have kept going back because it has been good for quality/ money ratio. I wanted to take my friends here and the service totally let us down. The service...

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