• Art, history and architecture

Our history

  • 1000

    Before the restaurant

    La Mescita is one of the oldest historic restaurants in Pisa: in the year 1000 it was in fact a cloister of which the structure can still be appreciated and particular evocative details can still be seen.
  • 1902

    The historic "Mescita di Piazza" is born

    The place becomes a restaurant, a refreshment point for the inhabitants of Pisa.
  • Today

    Osteria La Mescita

    Over the years the restaurant has undergone minor changes compared to the original original state, but still retains the charm of its history.


traces of antiquity

Although the restaurant has been modernized over time, it has keept many original features of the old restaurant in the center of Pisa: the wide and high vaults and the walls with exposed bricks still recall the atmosphere of the past, allowing our guests a pleasant journey through the history of the city.