TRATTORIA AL BERSAGLIERE – www.trattoriaalbersagliere.it
Located next to Hotel Armando, Bersagliere serves typical Veronese dishes and boasts an excellent wine cellar. Mid-range prices.
045 8004824; closed on Sundays and Mondays.
OSTERIA DA UGO – www.osteriadaugo.com
One among our favourites. Typical Veneto’s osteria, here you can eat traditional veronese dishes. In Verona is the first restaurant that has got a professional pastry chef for dessert production. Staf is very friendly and there’s a very good wine selection.
Vicolo Dietro S.Andrea 1/b, Verona; 045 594400; closed on Sunday evenings.
HOSTERIA LA VECCHIA FONTANINA – www.ristorantevecchiafontanina.com
The tavern serves traditional Veronese cuisine and more. House specialties are: bollliti con pearà (traditional stew and sauce), Angus beef on the grill, large selection of homemade cakes. Mid-range prices.
Piazzetta Chiavica 5, Verona; 045 591159
TAVERNA DI VIA STELLA – www.tavernadiviastella.com
The kitchen at Taverna di Via Stella offers dishes from the Veronese culinary tradition: pasta and beans, bigoli pasta with duck sauce or sardines, Amarone risotto. Medium to high prices. Advisable to book in advance.
Via Stella 5/c, Verona; 045 8008008; closed on Mondays at lunch and on Wednesdays.
OSTERIA RISTORANTE PONTE PIETRA – www.ristorantepontepietra.com
The kitchen offers traditional Veronese dishes revisited, as well as recipes originating in different regions of Italy and beyond. The restaurant has a magnificent terrace by the river, where you can dine in summer. Medium to high prices.
Via Ponte Pietra 34, Verona; 045 80 41 929; closed on Sundays.
TRATTORIA L’ALTRA COLONNA
Typical Veronese trattoria, at l’Altra Colonna the atmosphere is festive, cheerful, quite informal. The kitchen offers traditional dishes, among which we strongly recommend bigoli pasta with musso (donkey), but it is particularly famous for its giant cutlets with or without seasoning. Simone, the manager, is extremely kind and welcoming. Medium-low prices.
Via Tezone 1, Verona; 045 591455; open daily.
LOCANDA NAVONA – www.lalocandanavona.it
This bar-restaurant has got a wonderful position, a little and calm square behind Piazza Erbe. You can try it for lunch, dinner on just for a drink; its special dish is called pinsa, that is a special and very tasty pizza. Check the intire menu on its website.
Piazzetta Navona 6, Verona; 045 8008994; open daily from 7:30 till midnight.
TRATTORIA PERO D’ORO – www.perodoro.it
The restaurant offers traditional Veronese dishes; the bollliti con pearà (traditional stew and sauce) and homemade gnocchi during the Carnival period are strongly recommended. Mid-range prices.
Via Ponte Pignolo 25, Verona; 045 594645; closed on Mondays.