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Trattoria La Grotta


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Mediterranean
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

La Grotta was open late, inviting and warm. The food and portions were excellent. We had the spaghetti and spinach gnocchi. The tiramisu was one of the best we’ve had and the vina Rossa was smooth and ridiculously cheap. This place is tucked away (in...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank emanreturns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with my wife for dinner. Excellent bruschetta and liver paté. Some of the best picis I have eaten. Good meat dishes. Excellent house wine. All in all a lovely evening.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank angelo65Geneva
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

A lucky find down a short alley to the Trattoria La Grotta where we sat outside and enjoyed local Tuscan fare - delicious Burratina cheese with rucola and tomatoes and the traditional pasta pica Fumo. The Osso Bucco mains was so large it caused some...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JubileePhil
Reviewed November 24, 2018

The casual unaffectedness of this restaurant belies its real status as a temple of Italian gastronomy. The room is partially hewn from the stone of the side of the hill. Our host has been eating here for 15 years and assures me that the standards...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cam65049
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is absolutely stunning, nestled in a corner of the beautiful city of Cortona. The service was impeccable and the food was delicious! The house wine (white) was the best we had in town so we bought a bottle to bring home with us!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WeWhoWander
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We stumbled on this place, and the ambiance made it seem like a decent place for dinner. We were surprised to find that everything was ready to go and super fast from the waiter bringing out stale bread to the meal coming out of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank christiancs6264
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Food is wonderful, staff is very friendly and attentive, house wine is good and inexpensive. We had dinner their our first night in the area and liked it so much we went back for lunch at the end of the week. Every dish was great....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SoniaWV
Reviewed November 3, 2018

as you walk past this restaurant into the square, you can only see a couple of seats in a small courtyard. Walk towards it and there are five tables outside and more inside. Please dont walk on if you like gnocchi. This is the best...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Brian H
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Enjoyable lunch with friends in Cortona. I had the truffle spagetini and beer for lunch. The place was busy, the portions small but prices reasonable.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GinnyKelowna
Reviewed October 13, 2018

We love Cortona with it's steep streets and art galleries. Favorite restaurant is La Grotta. They are especially good with meat - veal, beef and liver - one of the best. I love veal and often order it in Italy - this place is special,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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