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Bar 500

Via Nazionale 44/46, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bruschetta” (38 reviews)
“pizza” (95 reviews)
“sandwiches” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Nazionale 44/46, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Great service, nice place to sit to take in the evening life in Cortona. The pizzas were tasty but uneventful. Decent place.

Thank Pewalla
Reviewed July 14, 2013

The food was incredible. The portions were way too big. The bruschetta was the size of a 10" pizza. My family of four would have been fine with one pizza and one bruschetta instead of four separate meals. The tapa sampler was to die for....More

1  Thank Greg G
Reviewed July 13, 2013

We ordered for take away the night we came in. The staff was very nice and welcoming. Our food was tasty, fresh and hot and great for the late hour. We weren't totally blown away so we didn't go back during our stay.

1  Thank Ninkaz
Reviewed July 12, 2013

We have visited this restaurant in Cortona on a number of occasions now and it has never failed to please. Emma and Rob are extremely helpful and the food is excellent value for the delicious dishes that they serve. The complimentary Limoncello at the end...More

1  Thank GooseSurrey
Reviewed July 8, 2013

I had a delicious pizza for lunch. The friendly waitress brought the best pizza that I have eaten in a long time. The complimentary Limoncello made it a perfect lunch.

1  Thank JoyAustin
Reviewed July 1, 2013

The owners of Bar 500 in Cortona serve tasty italian food and wine. They were very kind and always in for a chat or some advice. Advantage is that they serve their food the whole day, even for "take-away". It is a small but nice...More

1  Thank Frank en Sabine v
Reviewed June 24, 2013

We have been visiting Cortona for the last few years and our favourite Bar is def Bar 500. The food is great and always fresh and beautifully presented. Emma and Rob are excellent hosts and extend a warm welcome to all. It is a delight...More

1  Thank pollock80
Reviewed June 17, 2013

We found this little gem by pure chance. What a find. Interesting menu, not solely Italian but with an international flavour. We ate here several times for lunch and dinner during our Cortona stay and were treated like friends and made so very welcome. Our...More

1  Thank Donna S
Reviewed June 16, 2013

My husband and I spent 10 days in Cortona, we ended up eating 3 meals at Bar 500. The food was great, the service excellent and the owners are present. We had delicious Brushetta. Each piece of toast was piled high with the tomatoe basil...More

1  Thank Dotti143
Reviewed June 11, 2013

My family and I have travelled through most of Tuscany's wonderful hilltop towns over the years and eaten fantastic food. But we were all blown away by how marvellous Bar 500 Cortona is. Generous portions, very friendly helpful staff, great atmosphere. Our first stop in...More

1  Thank Danmayalaura
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nazionale 44/46, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
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