La Mescita

Tuscan cuisine in the centre of Pisa

The Osteria, located in the historic center of Pisa, is one of the oldest restaurants in the city. We have always been offering our customers, not only from Pisa but coming from all over the world to visit the famous Leaning Tower, typical dishes of the country tradition and above all of the Pisan countryside. Our cuisine follows the rhythm of the seasons, so as to propose different dishes during the year, composed of farm-to-table ingredients and raw materials.

Tuscan cuisine

Pisan specialty

Our specialty is the typical Pisan cuisine, composed by dishes always prepared by replicating the traditional methods of preparation and cooking. We like to bring to the table dishes that reflect the flavors and colors of our land and offer a journey through tradition as well as a quality meal.

Bio products

Row materials and local ingredients

All the products we use in our kitchen come from the territory. Our dishes are in fact prepared with farm-to-table and organic ingredients, mainly from the markets and farms of the Pisan countryside. Precisely for this reason our menu varies according to the season.

Art and history

Founded in 1902, the Osteria La Mescita is one of the oldest restaurants in Pisa. Brick vaulted ceilings, terracotta floors, capitals and a 15th century column, a Carrara marble counter, represent the history of La Mescita, located on the ground floor of a 4-storey building erected at the end of 1700s on foundations of the cloister of the Church of San Pietro in Padule.


Working lunch

quick and tasty

For our working customers, but also for those who want to have lunch in the center of Pisa in a place rich in history and taste traditional Tuscan dishes, we offer a menu for quick lunches without giving up good food. Every day, in addition to the classic à la carte menu, we offer a variety of different dishes, with fresh flavors that blend perfectly, so you don't miss out on the culinary tradition of the Pisa area.

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