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Il Miraggio

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Via Valdera P., 87, 56038 Ponsacco, Italy
+39 0587 734380
06:00 - 23:00
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Nijmegen, Netherlands
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95 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

the outside looks like a bar but the restaurant in the back is nice and cosy, the service excellent and the prices very affordable. Some nice dishes in particular fish, but fresh? We can really recommend this place.

Thank worldtraveller046
Restaurant_Miraggio, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Miraggio, responded to this review

Hello dear friend, Thank you very much for your nice review. Our place is not by chance is called THE MIRAGE ..... an oasis of pleasure. I can guarantee that our fish is fresh, frozen products are indicated with a hash mark in the menu card. I hope to have her back in our guest room. Cordially Antonio P.R The... More 

Sunnyvale, California
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365 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

I love that trip advisor guides us to little gems we never would have stumbled on!!! Il Miraggio is a simple and cozy place owned by a couple. They didn't speak a word of English but couldn't have been nicer and more accommodating! The prices were much cheaper than the main page of the review says. We started with the... More 

1 Thank ohdonnaoh
Antony86_12, Proprietario at Il Miraggio, responded to this review

Hello dear guys, I remember perfectly vio, with your really pretty girl who is licking their chops ...... I am really glad that your dinner of fish has been to your liking ..... try to do our best with genuine products. This is our mission! To speak in English had to wait for my son .... heheh Thank you for... More 

London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

Back again for another excellent meal. We let them do a selection of starters and then chose our main courses. For me it was spaghetti vongole which was delicious - I also tasted their salt cod with chick pease which is one of their specialities and again this was delightful. The owners are so friendly and helpful and work easily... More 

Thank TokyoJacko
Antony86_12, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Miraggio, responded to this review

Thank you so much my dear friends for your words of appreciation ... I'm really glad that you enjoyed your fish dinner. Our seafood appetizers are really delicious with an eye to the territory and the choice of raw materials. We try to do our best with passion and professionalism !!! Group of friends really fantastic ..... See you soon... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

We were the only customers last Tuesday and picked from the menu recommended on the board. The fish dishes were fresh and very well cooked. The panna cotta had a little too much gelatin. We had some fairly good wine and also received some extra drinks. The complete meal for 2 came to 100 Euros, including the wine. A very... More 

1 Thank powerbill
Antony86_12, Proprietario at Il Miraggio, responded to this review

Good evening Mr. Bill, It 'been a pleasure having you as a guest at our restaurant last Tuesday'. I'm glad that the fish dinner was to your liking, we defend ourselves :) Besides the food, the wine is our passion, we try to convey to our customers. The next time you come back to Italy, as a dessert, we offer... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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275 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2013

We wanted a restaurant with ocean view.... we got one with the tables in the sand! It was great to be sure. Good food.... good service... lots of fun for sure. Will certainly go back.. often times when one visits restaurants with great views and 5 star locations... the food and service doesn't measure up. This one did.

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Antony86_12, Proprietario at Il Miraggio, responded to this review

Thank you, Mr. bmwbillk, I remember perfectly for you, you were very friendly and nice. It 'was really a pleasure to serve you and offer you our seafood specialties. Your words of appreciation are our greatest satisfaction. If you go back to Italy, back to visit us .... a hug Antonio More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2013

Siempre una experiencia ottima quando andiamo a mangiare a Il Miraggio. Always the ultimate experience when we go to Il Miraggio to eat. If anyone is ever in the area, it is a must to go and enjoy the exquisite cuisine prepared by a Master Chef Vincenzo Cardillo. Along with his son Antonio and his wife Theresa, they always know... More 

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Thank Samuel J
Antony86_12, Proprietario at Il Miraggio, responded to this review

Ola Dear Sam, Your words are very nice, we know each other for so many years! It 's always a pleasure to serve you by offering you the best in terms of food and wine. Your group of friends is really fun and special. I hope with all my heart to see you soon. Antony More 

London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

This is a delightful restaurant run by its owners; mother and father in the kitchen and their son working the tables. The food is just delightful - beautifully prepared and served and reasonably priced too. We were eight altogether (two Inglese and six Italiano) and shared several dishes of fish. I would say for me the cod (baccala) was outstanding... More 

Thank TokyoJacko
Antony86_12, Proprietario at Il Miraggio, responded to this review

Dear Tokyo Jacko, Thank you and thanks again Your words, constitute our gratest satisfation. I'm glad she liked our food, I suggest the next time you find in our beloved Tuscany, try our steamed salt cod with chickpeas and extra virgin olive oil locally. Together a beautiful white wine.....called " Vermentino of Bolgheri DOC by Antinori 2012". Believe me it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$38
Mediterranean, Italian, Seafood, Wine Bar
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Valdera P., 87, 56038 Ponsacco, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Ponsacco
  • Phone Number: +39 0587 734380
Business Lunches Low Cost, Romantic dinner and theme nights. Take away the starter, first and second of selected meat and fish.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?