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Via Guelfa, 11, 52044 Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 630104
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12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 246
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful dinner in Cortona!

Our meal was incredible! In addition to the salmon, salads and wine we ordered, the staff treated us to prosecco before, and limoncello and a delightful dessert after our meal. The service was wonderful and the food delicious. We are so glad we took the suggestion to dine here from our hotel... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Jersey Shore
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Jersey Shore
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Our meal was incredible! In addition to the salmon, salads and wine we ordered, the staff treated us to prosecco before, and limoncello and a delightful dessert after our meal. The service was wonderful and the food delicious. We are so glad we took the suggestion to dine here from our hotel next door. We ate outside, on a quiet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

This is by far the best restaurant in Cortona. The service is outstanding and the food is awesome! The prices are fair and every plate is decorated as a piece of art. The chocolate soufflé is highly recommendable.

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Salisbury, Vermont
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I studied in Cortona for three months and had dinner here many times, it was just so good! I dined with a group of friends and we always had a great time because the waitstaff was so gracious and spirited. They brought us glasses of sparkling rose each time, delicious complementary appetizers, and we were treated to a digestif. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Best restaurant and service. Highly recommend. Was in Cortona 4 nites which 2 nites i went to dinner at Preludio. Yuli was our waiter. He was fantastico. The food excellent. Cant wait to come back.

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Park City, Utah
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272 reviews 272 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Working in Italy and one of the stops was this ancient city. Our sponsors took us to this gorgeous restaurant for lunch. Food and wine were excellent. Exterior and interior of restaurant are lovely. Hope to be able to visit again.

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25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Cortona has many lovely restaurants but I believe this to be one of the best.Sensational food & wines...full of flavour, outstanding service & a fantastic ambience adds up to a special night! We were greeted with complimentary Rosa Bubbles & a Quail's egg presented beautifully on a small garlic toast.We ordered Potato, Leek & Tomato soup( which was so full... More 

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Pitesti, Romania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Small gourmet style restaurant with a cozy nice outdoor area. Perfect cooking, excellent service, good wine selection. We enjoyed very much the time there. When back in Cortona, we'll go there again for lunch.

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Hiawassee, Georgia
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22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

We tend to eat our big meal at lunch and snack at night. This was spectacular! They poured Proseco when we sat down so we were off to a good start. I got pate and Judy got octopus for appetizers. We got a Chianti wine. Then I got stuffed guinea fowl and Judy got venison with truffle sauce and we... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Great meal on our first night in Cortona, easy to book by email. Lovely meal, lots of scrumptious extras. Mid priced but well worth it. Lovely service. Now back home enjoying using my little jug for dressings.

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Shoreline, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

While this restaurant is down a little path between buildings, it was well worth searching it out. The food was authentic and the service was stellar!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Guelfa, 11, 52044 Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 630104

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?