Restaurants

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Belle Parti

Prime seasonal produce, impeccable wines and near-faultless service meld into one unforgettable whole at this stellar fine-dining restaurant, resplendent with 18th-century antiques and 19th-century oil paintings. Se…
Osteria in Padua

L'Anfora

Preserving the long tradition of the university tavern, L'Anfora is perpetually filled with a gesticulating gaggle of students and professors pressing home their points, fuelled by an ample supply of spritz and snac…
Osteria in Padua

Osteria dei Fabbri

Rustic wooden tables, wine-filled tumblers and a single-sheet menu packed with hearty dishes keep things real at dei Fabbri. Slurp on superlative zuppe (soups) like sweet red-onion soup, or tuck into comforting meat…
Osteria in Padua

Osteria Dal Capo

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…
Italian in Padua

Zairo

The fresco above the kitchen door at this sweeping, chintzily over-the-top restaurant-pizzeria dates back to 1673, but most come for Zairo's long menu of cheap pizzas on a break from the Prato della Valle park on it…