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Nessun Dorma

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Piazza Luca Signorelli 24, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 62038
7:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 12:00 am
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Being so close to the centre of Cortana, where some other restaurants serve hamburgers and other American/British favourites because of the large number of tourists, this restaurant was surprising. We were a large group, comprising 4 families from the USA and Europe. We were seated quickly by very friendly staff who happily rearranged tables for adults and children. The service... More 

Thank BernieOD
Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival the 4 of us initially thought should we change our minds and go elsewhere as we appeared to have caught the staff off guard and were asked to wait in a dark bar area while a table was set as we had requested to eat inside.... after a couple of minutes lights were turned on and we were... More 

Thank polls_hols
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112 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've had our eye on this restaurant for a couple of days...finally decide on dinner. Why did we wait!!!!! The food is fantastic. Started with the bruschetta....OMG delicious! Hubby had the steak with rosemary & peppercorns with grilled vegetables....I opted for the Cinta pork fillet with plums and the Himalayan roasted potatoes.... Devine!!!!! The waitress was very helpful and friendly...we... More 

Thank KarePhilBrisbane
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well situated, near the square, with a pleasant service. We had a salad, a lassagna and a rissoto. The 3 of them were good, not fantastic but tasty.

Thank Javier M
San Diego, California
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88 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant is located opposite the old theatre with nerdy nice covered terrace dining. The service is pleasant, and the food is good. We had the vegetable soup and the ravioli like pasta stuffed with potatoes in a mushroom sauce. Only word of caution is that the toilets are located in the basement which is found after you traverse a dark... More 

Thank drkblim
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is located on a small square just in front of the theatre so that you have a nice view as you are eating. We wanted to eat outside as it was hot and all restaurants don't have a terrace. This one was really nice with stairs so that you can sit properly. When we arrived the staff was... More 

Thank gaellebouysset
Romsey, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This restaurant was a real surprise. We were staying at La Corte di Ambra and they suggested that we ate there. In a basement with a great domed brick lined ceiling, lit by candles... Wonderful local food and a huge regional wine list. Charming, knowledgeable staff and incredibly reasonable. We tried five of the local dishes..all interesting and most enjoyable.... More 

Thank Wendy W
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We arrived late for lunch and most places were closed. We were walking by and the owners who were closing up offered to open us for the 4 of us! We had a delightful lunch in the grotto. Food was very good and reasonably priced. Give them a try!

Thank JoeHouston52
cheshire, uk
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82 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

The terrace is lovely. It overlooks the theatre and square and is great for people watching. The food is simple. It is tasty but not outstanding. We ate on the first night we got to cortona. We were tired and hungry so this restaurant suited us but we would not chose it for a special occasion.

Thank doubledayt
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101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Located in the underground of a Medieval building just off the Piazza Signorelli in the city of Cortona, Nessun Dorma offers its visitors a quiet ambiance in which to enjoy a truly fine dinner. The menu has items from Antipasti to Dolce providing a superb variety of selections. We suggest a Negroni or glass of wine while you review your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$28 - $40
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Luca Signorelli 24, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 62038
We allure you with our elegant and stunning atmosphere but the food is why you won't want to leave! Traditional and seasonal dishes here mix with innovative and exiting ideas. Everything we do originates from the personal passion of the owner and the cook! Starting from the variety of game to fresh truffle. From the home made pasta to the home made cakes. Even the coffee is the very best: we are the proud owners of the only traditional steam coffe-machine in the area. As Maurizio (the owner) is also a sommelier his passion spreads of course also to the wine menu. If this wasn't enough Maurizio also e enjoys making his very own spirits of which you'll find a wide selection here.

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