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Caffe Tuscher

Via Nazionale 43, 52040 Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 62053
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Ranked #23 of 85 Restaurants in Cortona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, Café, Bistro
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Bar Coffee Shop open tuesday to sunday 09,00 am to 09,00 pm during the winter 09,00 am to midnight in the summer - Kitchen open 10,00 am to 03,00 pm during the winter, to 05,00 pm in the summer - we serve Illy coffee Home made Pastry - English and Continental Breakfast - Aperitif Time with Buffet - Cocktails Wines & Sprits special selections - Outdoor tables on the main street
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Cortona, Italy
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Caffe Tuscher makes the best coffee in Cortona and is a great place to go for an Aperitivo or for a light lunch -all year round. The "snacks" provided with drinks are the best in town. Massimo and Daniela are delightful hosts and are always bright and cheery.(They have a lovely dog "Lucky" who is sometimes allowed to go... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Tuscher plays three roles in Cortona: It's a great place for a coffee stop, a delicious spot for lunch, and, while they do not serve dinner, it's one of the very best places for pre-dinner cocktails and canapes. But the very best commodity on offer is the owner couple, Massimo and Daniela, who are charming, witty, and the ultimate ambassadors... More

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Boston
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We didn't have a meal here, but a few cocktails that were delicious and well-made. The interior overall is lovely and comfortable. Of all the places in Italy we have an aperitif before our dinner reservation Caffe Tuscher served the most delightful snacks, fresh bruschetta among other antipasto, to accompany our drinks (not just crisps or peanuts as was our... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Really liked the modern Italian twist and fortunately not a pizza in sight. Try the Rosso Antico Ginger - pic attached :)

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Memphis, Tennessee
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190 reviews 190 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

This was our first stop on our visit to Cortona on a chilly, rainy day. The coffee was excellent, but the place lacked charm and personality. We stood at the counter, enjoyed our Illy coffee, and left. The person who waited on us did not speak much English, which may have contributed to our less than warm experience.

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Atlanta
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106 reviews 106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Caffe Tuscher is on the only flat street in this beautiful old hilltown. My wife discovered Cortona years ago and have been back many times since then. We feel extremely at home in Cortona and have discovered many wonderful restaurants. Caffe Tuscher is one of those and is a great spot for either drinks or a meal. The service and... More

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Northumberland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We visited Cafe Tuscher several times on our recent trip to Cortona and it was excellent. We usually had drinks and cocktails and these were excellent especially the cocktails. The range is vast and I had the 'old fashioned' a few times which was very good. The service from the owner and his wife is superb and they speak very... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Caffe Tuscher without doubt does the best cocktails in Cortona! Try the Margaritas! These are always accompanied by an ample selection of innovative and delicious free nibbles. Food is excellent and the service second to none! Situated on the main walkway into Cortona it is an ideal place to sit and watch the world go by. Highly recommend.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

There is something almost snobby about Caffe Tuscher. It seems to have a higher pedigree than the other caffes in Cortona. My wife and I are spending a month here and decided to stop for a glass of Prosecco. We've been to most of the other caffes in town and wanted to try it. The price was very reasonable -... More

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

We have been visiting Cortona since 2001 and return at least twice a year. Tuscher's is always our place to stop in. We have found that they have maintained their high standard for .....excellent drinks, food, service and are always looking to add something new. You can't beat the wonderful little treats that are served with a late afternoon/pre dinner... More

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Address: Via Nazionale 43, 52040 Cortona, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0575 62053
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
Cuisine: Italian, Bar, Café, Bistro

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