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Il Cortile

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608 12th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2237 (Spring Street)
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Dana Point, California
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Four of us recently dined at Il Cortile while in Paso. The food was amazing and the service top-notch! I would highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank redridinhood22
Thousand Oaks, California
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126 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Liked everything we had but the food prep was really slow. We actually ordered our meals within 10 minutes of sitting down. The Good - our first course came several minutes later. The Bad - entrees came out about about 50 minutes later. We were only a party of 6 and the restaurant was not quite full. More annoying was... More 

Thank Michael G
Eastvale, California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service. Indoor outdoor options. Wonderful staff! I forgot my sweater after dinner but didn't realize it until 2 days later. Called the restaurant and they had saved it! Really nice unique caprese salad.

Thank Lisa R
Switzerland, Fla.
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229 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving late into the Paso area, after driving from Monterey, and touring the Hearst Castle, we were hungry for a great meal, and left our hotel after checking in at 8:00 PM, to drive downtown to find a great restaurant, using T.A. as our guide as usual. To our dismay we discovered that 98% of the restaurants close at 9:00... More 

Thank geezerhippie
Krakow, Poland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a while ago when we have been in Il Cortile but it was unforgettable experience and it is worth to write review. First - the home made pasta. I have never eaten better, not even in Italy. At the time we visited Paso Robles I have had a wild boar ragu and it was a masterpiece, sauce, meat,... More 

Thank Anna_T_P_2016
Westlake Village, California
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201 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Il Cortile Restaurant in Paso Robles on 8/31/16. It is rated one of the best in Paso Robles. It's mainly Italian and everything is fresh and hand made. We shared the paper thin Parma Ham/melon appetizer and boar confit pasta. Also the grilled lobster was one Spectacular Special. Deserts were dark chocolate bons & cream soufflé. Service was... More 

Thank Cathie P
Laguna Niguel, California
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard nothing but rave reviews of Il Cortile, so we had to try it. We were not disappointed! My barramundi over vegetable risotto was wonderful and extremely flavorful. Eric, our waiter was very well versed with the restablishment's wine and gave us helpful suggestions. Our friends agreed that we will be visiting again on our next trip to... More 

Thank Debbie C
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent! A diverse group from Santa Barbara, New York, and Paso Robles. Everything was perfect. The service was wonderful and the food was extraordinary.

Thank pac57
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had reservations for the patio, but it was a bit chilly, and as their outdoor heaters weren't on we requested inside seating. Fortunately they had a table available, otherwise the place was full! Our server was highly professional, although not very personable, and her pleasantness seemed forced. The wine list is excellent of course, and the local flight and... More 

Thank Phil-n-Wendy
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat out on the patio and had a wonderful meal. I had lobster ravioli and my husband had fettuccine with truffle sauce. The waitress was excellent.

Thank Lisa W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 12th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2237
    (Spring Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
  • Phone Number: 805.226.0300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?