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Trattoria Etrusca

Via Dardano, 37, 52044 Cortona, Italy
(+39) 0575 604088
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Ranked #23 of 85 Restaurants in Cortona
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Edmonton
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Our family of four shared a fantastic meal during our stay in Cortona in May. We started out with bruschetta. It was delicious, fresh, ripe tomatoes...highly recommended. We enjoyed delicious Fumo as our main course and finished off with decadent tiramisu. It was an outstanding meal for a very good price. Would highly recommend!

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Mario's Trattoria Etrusca is the best restaurant I have ever visited. The food is exceptionally delicious (my favorite is the Fumo, the bruschetta, the tiramisu.) It is fresh, it is flavorful, and it is authentic Cortonese. Mario is kind and genuine host. He is born and raised in Cortona and he welcomes all guests as though they are family. I... More

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cleveland, Ohio
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We ate at Mario's twice when in Cortona in June. Amazing! Mario set all the tables, served ALL the courses himself, poured the wine, and bussed all the tables himself! and it was fast, and great service, amazing food! amazing, true, cortona!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I've been to "Mario's" many times over the years, and there's a reason to it. The food is absolutely fantastic! I recommend you try the fumo and osso buco. Not only is the food fantastic but the service and location are wonderful as well! Mario is genuine, friendly and knows the hillside specialties. The restaurant is easily accessible by foot... More

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cortona, italy
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Etrusca was recommended to us by our guide so we went for lunch our second day in Cortona. The pasta was just made and melted in your mouth while the sauce was spectacular no matter which one we ordered. We made reservations for dinner later in the week on the spot, and pre-ordered Mario's Famous Osso Bucco for 6 of... More

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

I ate here twice while attending school in Cortona. The restaurant is small and simple. The food is simple and delicious! The owner, Mario, is a funny and kind man. Try the penne fumo, it is amazing!

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Tahoma, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

I have eaten at Cafe Etrusca many times in the past year during 4 different visits to Cortona. I was introduced to the cafe by my former college Geography professor, a Cortanese! Cafe Etrusca doesn't get the visitor play found down the hill near Piazza Signorelli; it's location involves a short walk up the hill near the NE gate in... More

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Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

A bit of a locals place, this is a great little restaurant and pub. Excellent house red wine and beer on tap. They serve light meals and have a portion of the shop with meat and cheese for sale. The wifi signal is strong and free with a glass of wine or something to eat. A very pleasant place to... More

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Gdynia, Poland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

We've been eating at Mario's place for a few times and everytime it was the best meal ever. Especially bruschetta! Our son loves Mario's pasta too. You can find there pleasant atmosphere. We will be eating there next year too.

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Austin, TX
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69 reviews 69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Don't let the outer appearance of this unassuming little place fool you. We almost didn't go in when we noticed that only one of the five tables was occupied on what was a very busy night at other places in Cortona and saw that the TV in the corner was blaring an Italian game show. However, going in was the... More

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Additional Information about Trattoria Etrusca

Address: Via Dardano, 37, 52044 Cortona, Italy
Phone Number: (+39) 0575 604088
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
Cuisine: Italian

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