Pisa

Orzobruno
Via Case Dipinte 6/8
+39 50 578802
Sun-Thu 7PM-1AM, Fri-Sat 7PM-2AM
A bit tricky to find but worth it

Artisan organic beer and organic food at a good price.

Pisa Caffè dell'Ussero
Lungarno Pacinotti, 27

It is a monument to Italian culture in the 1400s Palazzo Agostini, on Lungarno. Its walls are covered with glorious mementos from its most famous visitors of the Risorgimento when they were students: Carlo Goldoni, Gacomo Casanova, Vittorio Alfieri, Filippo Mazzei, John Ruskin, Domenico Guerrazzi, Giuseppe Giusti, Renato Fucini, Giosuè Carducci, Cesare Abba, Giuseppe Montanelli. In 1839, it was seat of the meetings of the first Italian Congress of Scientists.

Sottobosco
Piazza San Paolo all'Orto
Closed Mondays
Starting in Borgo Stretto, the main shopping street North of the river, walk North and turn right down via Sant'Orsola then left at via degli Orafi. Take the next right and walk straight

Bar which also sells books. Has an upright piano and Jazz nights.

During summer nights, everybody stays around the banks of the rivers, sipping drinks bought from the several bars in the area. A few very good wine bars are also available for colder, winter nights.

Babette
Lungarno Mediceo 15, Pisa
+39 50 9913302/3

This nice café is on Lungarno Mediceo, really close to the center of the city. The place has a strong personality; you can tell it's owned by art and culture lovers. You can pick up a book and read while having a glass of wine or a cup of hot chocolate, or even have a meal. You'll be warmly welcomed. Sometimes concerts take place in this café, and there are also evenings dedicated to special themes.

La Lupa Chiotta
Viale francesco bonaini, 113
+39 50 21018
From the station walk towards Piazza Vittorio emmanuele, than turn right in Viale Francesco Bonaini

Has very good food at reasonable price in a cozy environment