This is, by far, the most incredible restaurant in Cortona. It is new and very exclusive (only five tables inside) but when the weather is warm, there will be great tables outside. The atmosphere inside is wonderful: a fireplace, sofa seating while you have a welcoming Prosecco and appetizers, lovely music, just perfect! The chef (Bernardo) is absolutely incredible with his creative appetizers and first and second piattis. The service provided by JoAnna (Bernardo's sister) and by Leonardo is also exceptional. I've been to this restaurant five times now and have been impressed each time with the food, service, and the incredible friendliness of everyone. I can't wait to return. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone who comes to Cortona. It is located at the end of the town park (near the town's swimming pool). It is walking distance from town (about .5 miles or 8.5 km) through a lovely park. If arriving by car, it is much further since you must drive around the outside of Cortona past Bramesole (the house of Under the Tuscan Sun fame) and up the far side of the mountain. Regardless of how you arrive, it is worth the trip to this wonderful restaurant. Don't miss it!!!
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