This is a tiny, loud, wonderful local's hangout that's always packed. It's a popular eating spot among winemakers, and area vintners pour their latest creations on Winemaker Wednesdays. The pizzas and pastas are hearty and tasty, yet they also tend to incorporate inventive twists. The air is filled with the smell of bread, olive oil, and garlic, as well the sound of laughter and clinking glasses.
Scopa is small and popular—and crowded. For something a bit more low-key, go around the corner to Campo Fina; it's their other restaurant, and the food is just as good and you'll get seating.