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de Bondt Cioccolato e Affini

5 Lungarno Pacinotti
Pisa, 56126, Italy
TEL: 39 050 316-0073

At de Bondt chocolate shop by the Arno, Paul de Bondt, congenial, long-haired, and Dutch, was one of the original leaders of Tuscany’s cioccolate artigianale movement, blending exotic fine cacao beans long before the Pisa-Pistoia-Florence triangle became branded as “Tuscan Chocolate Valley.” De Bondt’s perfectly calibrated confections are as sleek and restrained as the geometric packaging by his artist wife, Cecilia Iacobelli. “I wanted to make chocolate attractive to men,” he explains. “Women too,” adds Barry, watching me polish off pralines and truffles flavored with citrus and herbs, with arbutus honey from Alto Adige’s Mieli Thun, and with piquant peperoncini produced by the good brothers of Monasterio Siloe in Grosetto.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Notable Chef
  • No Reservations
  • Sunday - Closed
  • Tasting Menu
  • Tea Time
  • Take-Out Available

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