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Relais Il Falconiere

Localita S. Martino a Bocena 370, I-52044 Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 612679
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Ranked #27 of 84 restaurants in Cortona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $68 - $122
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: It is actually very easy to cook well and obtain great dishes if one begins with first choice ingredients, that's what we do every day, searching for the best products is our philosophy. We are mentioned by the most authoritative Guides with excellent evaluations.The restaurant is housed in the old lemon house with a glass and wrought-iron conservatory, overlooking the outside dining terrace with its ancient fishpond and rose-clad pergola. It is famous for its cuisine focused in the territory. A pleasant experience made of many different details: a refined and bright ambience, the terrace with its breathtaking view of the valley for romantic dinners, a superb Tuscan cuisine and a vast wine list with the Baracchi wines as well.
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139 reviews from our community

77% Recommend
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

This was truly one of the best meals of our lives . The food is what one would expect in Michelin star restaurante. The service was impeccable and the food exquisite.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Every dish they served was perfect...Silvia the owner, was very kind with us! Special menu for the children and at the end the price was not so expensive for a Michelin starred restaurant.

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Denver, Colorado
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I enjoyed a wonderful evening savoring a 6 course tasting menu with coordinated wines. The food was creative and delicious. The service was excellent.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I'm travelling a lot. Italy is my favourite destination partly because of the great wine and food. Besides I lived here for a couple of years so I can tell a difference between a great and mediocre quality. My verdict for this place: great wine, great view from restaurant terrace, but food... Yes, local fresh ingredients, interesting combinations, but unfortunately... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It was pretty idyllic sitting on the balcony terrace drinking fantastic wine and sampling a very good tasting menu! Service is slick and attentive. The water menu alone is vast and impressive as is the wine menu. After beginning our meal with a chilled glass of Presecco we had a delicious bottle of Querciabella Chianti Classico which accompanied each dish... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was a real treat. We sat on the balcony watching the sunset. We had the set menu, which although pricey, was fantastic.

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Paris, France
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578 reviews 578 reviews
459 restaurant reviews
256 helpful votes 256 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Great both for lunch and dinner (I was staying there so able to test both options), Il Falconiere is a nice italian cuisine restaurant located at eponymous Relais & Chateau. Excellent regional specialities, beautifully executed by a skillful chef - all is great but a vegetarian degustation menu is absolutely breathtaking and goes greatly with an extensive and decently priced... More

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New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Wonderful ambiance into the old lemon house, outstanding service and a blend of creative and traditional cuisine. Large wine selection, including the Baracchi wines. We plan to return.

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Milan, Italy
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My wife and I return very happily to this place, which is the restaurant of the Relais Chateau "Il Falconiere" and offers highly refined dishes based on the Tuscan regional tradition. The chef Richard Titi is a master in combining flavours with herbs, vegetables, local meats and fish. Try the Fiorentina beef, only to be found in this area (Val... More

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Miami, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The setting of the Hotel could not be better.Views, atmosphere are all there.The Hotel is located high on the hills overloooking the City of Cortona. The food although well prepared and well presented did not merit the prices that they have. We have tried other Relais & Chateau in France and this did not measure up to the others.You simply... More

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