Osteria Dal Capo
Built from a much-altered design of Michelangelo’s, the whitewashed symmetry of Padua's cathedral is a far cry from its rival in Piazza...
Palazzo della Ragione
Ancient Padua can be glimpsed in elegant twin squares separated by the triple-decker Gothic Palazzo della Ragione, the city’s tribunal...
Top-flight coffee is still roasted on the premises at this old-fashioned cafe, where locals pop in all day for a frothy jolt at the bar...
Preserving the long tradition of the university tavern, L'Anfora is perpetually filled with a raucous crowd of students and professors...
Lonely Planet review
Rub elbows with locals – literally – at tiny tables precariously piled with traditional Venetian seafood and a few inspired novelties, such as caviale di melanzane con bufala (eggplant caviar with buffalo mozzarella atop crispy wafer bread). Reservations and a sociable nature advised.