Top Choice Pizza in Pisa

Pizzeria Il Montino

There is nothing flash or fancy about this down-to-earth pizzeria, an icon among Pisans, student or sophisticate alike. Take away or order at the bar then grab a table, inside or out, and munch on house specialities…
Top Choice Sandwiches in Pisa


For a buster-size gourmet panino (sandwich) wrapped in crunchy waxed paper, this miniscule deli and panineria (sandwich shop) delivers. Take your pick from dozens of different combos written by hand on the blackboar…
Osteria in Pisa

Osteria del Porton Rosso

Don't be put off by the rather dank alley leading to this busy, tip-top osteria, a block north of the river. Inside it is all style, charm and excellent regional cuisine from the land and the nearby sea. Pisan speci…
Tuscan in Pisa

Osteria Bernardo

This small bistro on one of Pisa's loveliest squares, well away from the madding Leaning Tower crowd, is the perfect fusion of easy dining and gourmet excellence. Its menu is small – just four or five dishes to choo…
Cafe in Pisa


What a tourist-free breath of fresh air this creative cafe is! Tuck into a sugary ring doughnut and cappuccino at a glass-topped table filled with artists’ crayons perhaps, or a collection of buttons. Lunch dishes (…
Osteria in Pisa

Osteria La Toscana

This relaxed spot is one of several excellent eateries on Via San Frediano, a lively street off Piazza dei Cavalieri. Subdued lighting, bare brown walls and background jazz set the stage for ample pastas and delecta…
Vegetarian in Pisa

biOsteria 050

Everything that Marco and Raffaele at Zero Cinquanta cook up is strictly seasonal, local and organic, with products from farms within a 50km radius of Pisa. Feast on dishes like risotto with almonds and asparagus or…
Sandwiches in Pisa

Il Crudo

A monster baguette stuffed with cured meat and salsa verde (green sauce) makes for an ideal lunch at this pocket-sized panineria. Order from the bar and sit on the pretty piazza.