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Il Cortile

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608,12th Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446 (Spring Street)
805.226.0300
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 230
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food in a lovely setting. A must when in Pado Robles.

What an amazing meal we had at Il Cortile. Fantastic food and service. Loved every bite. Some of the best buratta I've ever eaten and pasta that was devise.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Peter H
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Los Angeles, California
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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354 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

What an amazing meal we had at Il Cortile. Fantastic food and service. Loved every bite. Some of the best buratta I've ever eaten and pasta that was devise.

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Paso Robles, California, United States
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Delicious food and beautifully presented...however very overpriced in my opinion. I have eaten here twice and both times I was underwhelmed.

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Yorba Linda, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had traffic and tried to move our reservation but they were booked. Luckily we made it in time. Very cute (small) place and it got VERY busy about halfway through our early dinner. We had the scallops which were delicious. So good. I had the salmon and hubby had lobster ravioli. I will say that everything was coated with... More 

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SF Bay Area
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84 reviews 84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Both food & service were top-notch. The gnocchi were light as a feather; the veal chop absolutely luscious. If Il Cortile had been open the next eve (Tues) we would have gone back! Alas, they are closed that day. Dinner only.

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This restaurant thoroughly deserves its place as the best restaurant in Paso Robles. We had made a reservation but were disappointed at the size of the table which was barely big enough for four and the lack of cocktails for (licence reasons). However, the quality of the food very quickly convinced us we had made the right choice. Starters selected... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Had a reservation but the table was still occupied, so I was cool with sitting at the bar. I usually prefer to sit in the bar because it's more social and fun, but that wasn't the case here. There were several people working in a small area, so multiple people were tending to me. All were great and appropriately attentive.... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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66 reviews 66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We had a fantastic meal. They were busy on a Monday night. Terrific wine list. Wonderful menu and a variety of great specials. Presentation is beautiful, service is spot on. You can't ask for more.

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Sunnyvale, CA
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164 reviews 164 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Great food, great ambiance and fantastic wine list. If they have the truffle pappardelle pasta on special, get it. It is one of the best dishes you will have outside Italy. Also, ask for a table on the patio. Even in the winter it is lovely.

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Paso Robles California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The management here goes out of their way to provide top quality dining and service. The food and atmosphere here are akin to the best LA and San Francisco have to offer. And a fantastic wine list. Be sure and reserve because this place is not a secret for locals and frequent visitors to this area. Try the Osso Bucco.

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santa barbara ca
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

They are a wonderful surprise. The food is great, the service is top class, they are friendly and professional. Our waitress suggested a local red wine and promised if we didn't enjoy she would give it to us for free. We enjoyed it and her professional delivery. I hope she owns the place!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 608,12th Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446
    (Spring Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
  • Phone Number: 805.226.0300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?