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Locanda del Molino

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Monroe, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were recommended to this restaurant by our resort concierge- we are so happy she did 👍. Along with another couple, we enjoyed an absolutely delicious meal. "The best in Italy " so far. The ambience was romantic and service relaxed. From the eggplant parmigiana to the cheese plate. Antipasti was fabulous. We enjoyed the fricasse of lamb and beef... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have passed this Restaurant with rooms many times. Service was very good and the wine selection was very nice too. Every item we had was very tasty. They even accepted my Daughter and SIL's luggage that had been delayed on their flight to Italy. We enjoyed talking to David our waiter.

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Rome, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We where highly recommended to come to this restaurant , the place is absolutely beautiful wonderful, romantic just what you would expect from Tuscany... Picturesque..... However the food not that great , poor portions... The meat overcooked.. The cod mmmm not that fresh... And the flavours a bit off.... The truffle sauce .. Not that much truffles in it... Sorry..... More 

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Il_Falconiere, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Locanda del Molino, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, every eperience is so important for us! We will discuss with Stefano and Simona about your notes about the food, but believe me you maybe find the wrong evening ....la Locanda is usually so much appriciated just for the cuisine and the high quality of the ingredients! I hope you will ahve another chance to come... More 

Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Beautiful dining room, excellent service and the best food we had in Cortona. Highly recommend. Away from the town of Cortona so a welcome respite from all the climbing. Food was exceptional - my meal of stuffed zucchini blossoms followed by a pasta with truffles, vin santo and Contucci for dessert was sublime. Their own wines were excellent, and prices... More 

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Il_Falconiere, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Locanda del Molino, responded to this review

Dear Gloria thanks so much for your nice review! Our Locanda is also an Inn where you can spend, maybe next time, a peacefull and relaxing stay. Our inn-keeper, Stefano has the typical Tuscan spirit and our chef, Simona, is exactly what you have described, an exeptional person before a chef! thanks again, we really hope to welcome you again!... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This is a lovely place to both stay and to eat in. This time we stayed in Room 6, a well decorated clean and tidy room with a comfortable bed, air con and TV with BBC news. The Shower was superb in the well designed en suite. We were at The Locanda for a large party, the staff managed the... More 

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Il_Falconiere, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Locanda del Molino, responded to this review

Dear Guest thank you so much for your kind review! for your beatiful words about our Locanda and its staff! Stefano, Simona and David were very happy when I showed them your message! We really hope you will have soon a new occasion to come and visit us! The Locanda will reserve lots of surprise along this summer... themed dinner,... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Locanda del Molino is outside of Cortona in the beautiful country-side. We loved the quiet and the ability to get away from the crowds while still being just a few minutes from Cortona and fairly short car trips from many of the Tuscan wineries in that area. Restaurant is very good. The staff was very attentive and the breakfast was... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Fabulous dinner in a romantic setting. Service was excellent, food was fresh and the family takes pride in their restaurant. I left my cell phone behind and they called Borgo di Vagli where we were staying and returned the phone to us! This was a fabulous place and we will return as we visit Cortona often.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a great little place just outside Cortona. The staff are so welcoming and friendly, nothing was too much trouble. The traditional food is fabulous and being part of the Baracchi portfolio, the wine is stunning. The rooms were charming and the pool was lovely, we will return, so that's a good sign.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner there at the recommendation of our hotel and it was lovely. The setting is perfect, the wine was divine and the service excellent. It is large for the small places in the area, but feels like you are in someone's home. There is also an outside seating area which was beautiful.

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Auburn, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We recently dinned at locanda del molino. Our first impression was Yes! We came away feeling no. The restaurant was beautifully decorated, the atmosphere was rustic and yet sophisticated. The service was't bad on the whole. The head waiter was aloof and unhelpful while the assistants were pleasant and prompt. The wine blew us away, the Pinot was top notch... More 

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  • Restaurant
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Once upon a time there was a very old mill...Today it is a charming Locanda with a special typical Tuscan Restaurant, completely renovated by Riccardo and Silvia Baracchi, owners too of “Relais & Châteaux Il Falconiere”. A heaven of tranquillity and elegance, in the middle of the Cortona countryside, a land famous for its culture, cuisine, and great wines.Locanda del Molino with its romantic rooms, is located in Montanare, on the upper Esse valley, and just few kilometres away from the Etruscan town of Cortona. The environment that surrounds Locanda del Molino is very interesting both for culture and for landscapes.There are eight guestrooms overlooking the creek, where every guest will experience the relax of sleeping while lulled by the sound of the waterfalls.Each room has been individually decorated and fully furnished by Silvia: it will feature either four poster beds or upholstered frames, antique or country style furniture, yet each room shows its authenticity of the almost lost flavours so characteristic of the Cortona countryside.“The style of cuisine that I would like to find in a restaurant like at locanda is for me simple and genuine, but never ordinary. Our Locanda offers mainly traditional Cortona’s cuisine and a shot from the past with almost forgotten dishes in the “Daily menu”. Guests can share with us the pleasure of rediscovering our local cuisine matched with great wines.” ... more   less 

Additional Information about Locanda del Molino

Address: Via Montanare 10 | Montanare di Cortons, 52044, Cortona, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Arezzo > Cortona
Price Range: $72 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Locanda del Molino 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Locanda Del Molino Hotel Cortona
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#8 Romantic Hotel in Cortona
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