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All 85 Cortona Restaurants

La Bucaccia

Via Ghibellina , 17, 52044 Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 606039
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Ranked #2 of 85 Restaurants in Cortona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $50
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Amazing place! Wonderful quaint village, beautiful interior, friendly staff, and best of all delicious food. Try the Panzanella salad with "new" olive oil and the Picci pasta. I will be back :)

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We arrived early and received a warm welcome from our host. Restaurant soon fllled up with happy fellow diners including several parties of Italians. Small menu of local specialities and all those we ordered were excellent and complemented well with the more modest wines we chose from the list. Would definitely visit again - the friend I took has a... More

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

The food was divine, every course, the service friendly and I ate more than I should including a dessert. Steak and Pasta both very commendable. The wine list was also great but hard to get wrong in Italy. Great value too. Highly recommended!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Four of us decided to give this a try for lunch after seeing reviews on TA. Despite not having a reservation, we were seated inside (no room for four outside) and had a delightful meal. We aren't sure who it was that waited on us but based on the service and a quite a bit of joking with us, you... More

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Atlanta
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105 reviews 105 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is always an absolutely delightful dining experience in a beautiful Italian hilltown of Cortona. My wife and I were introduced to Cortona years ago by friends and have been back many times since then. We feel at home in Cortona and have discovered many wonderful restaurants. La Bucaccia is one of those and it has become a favorite. And,... More

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Monroe, Connecticut
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Not easy to find or to walk to, though the street drops even more precipitously, and provides entertaining outdoor viewing ... even the locals struggle w/ the gradient ... from the doorway down to the nearest rampart wall. Even so, this hideaway family charmer is hardly unknown: we sought it out for lunch from a Michelin "Bib Gourmand" recommendation. It... More

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Cincinnati, OH
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We were staying at a private villa in Umbria, and the owner of the villa had left recommendations for sightseeing and dining. On the list was La Bucaccia, so while we visiting Cortona, we opted to have lunch here. There were a few tables outside but they were only for two people and there were four of us, so we... More

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Bellevue, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed an evening with superb traditional Tuscan cuisine and a charming host and hostess. The atmosphere was cozy and we both felt at more than welcome. The food and wine were outstanding; No need to rush out the door either. It was fun watching owner Romano Magi prepare special dishes to his guests. He has a... More

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Rome, Italy
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We only had an afternoon to spend in Cortona and decided to give La Bucaccia a try based on the good reviews received for this charming, small restaurant. We are so glad we tried it! It was like attending a mini-show with table side meals being prepared (mille foglie, cacio and peppe, slicing of prosciutto...). The food was delicious -... More

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Weston Fl
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Every time we visit Italy we make a point to stop in and see Romano and how wife. The food is always excellent and we feel like a part of their family when we dine with them. The items on the menu are great but we always go with the specials as they are above and beyond our expectations.

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