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All 85 Cortona Restaurants

La Bottega Dell'Oste

via dardano vicolo mancini 10, 52044 Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 62153
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Ranked #27 of 85 Restaurants in Cortona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $57
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Hidden alleys of the old town among antique buildings of cortona, a small and romantic awaits you with traditional cuisine and a familiar atmosphere
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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I checked into my hotel and immediately walked to see if this, my favorite, restaurant was open. I had to wait 2 days but I was thrilled to see them open! I had yet another amazing meal. I just can't say enough great things about this place. The prices are great... The lovely woman who serves me is so nice... More

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Mad River Valley, Vermont
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We really pride ourselves in finding spots off the beaten tourist track and this spot was marvelous. Serena, the waitress, was very helpful and courteous. Make sure you make the effort if want to eat authentic local food in a delightful setting within the wall city of Cortona.

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Munich, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Service was nice, but the food quality was quite low. We had an antipasto plate with mixed salumi and cheese and pasta with tartufo as well as with funghi porcini. We wouldn't go there another time.

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Chestnut Ridge NY
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This restaurant is not hard to find, but it is a little off of Cortona's beaten path. We dined here on the strength of other Trip Advisor reviews and were not disappointed. We sat at one of the small, terraced tables across the narrow street from the entrance to the restaurant and that proved to be an excellent spot, with... More

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I write this one month after we ate at La Bottega Dell'Oste. I wanted to give my thoughts time to age; I did not want to be overwhelmed by the enthusiasm of the moment. Recently we spent nineteen days in Italy, including one week in Cortona. On our last night in Cortona, seeking to get away from the areas most... More

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Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I am surprised that I don't see more recent, positive reviews of this restaurant. We walked by during the day and the menu looked interesting and the setting really special. It is on a side road off of the Piazza Signorelli on corner with pretty tables outside and in. When we stopped to look at the menu, the staff were... More

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Oslo, Norway
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We went there at the begining of July after visiting the beautiful Cortona, we searched many restaurants during the evening without satisfaction, finally we found out La Bottaga Dell'Oste in a corner with some interesting menus, first there were some home made local vegetables that we really wanted to have, then the pasta with porchini mushrooms that attract us. And... More

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Seattle, Washington
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88 reviews 88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We just loved eating here - so much we came back again! The interior is charmingly decorated and there is outside seating available. The bruschetta is the best we had on our entire trip - coming with this lovely salad with white beans. The ragu was delightiful and the porcini are very tasty. We loved the tortellini as well. Seriously... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We had 2 very nice dinners in this restaurant. We stayed in the owners B&B (http://www.villavalenza.it/), also a very nice place. The first night we had antipasti, pasta & coniglio (rabbit) and a nice dessert. The wine they recommended us was very good indeed (Cortona Sangiovese 2008). The second night we had a simple dinner (pizza), but also very good.... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012 via mobile

This restaurant is sort of the "greasy spoon" of Cortona. You'll enjoy the food because it's good and comforting, but it's certainly not quality cuisine. The predominant flavor is garlic, much more so than you'll find in the surrounding dining establishments, and everything is cooked with an abundance of olive oil. The service is attentive and welcoming. You'll feel at... More

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Additional Information about La Bottega Dell'Oste

Address: via dardano vicolo mancini 10, 52044 Cortona, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0575 62153
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 57

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