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Il Cortile Ristorante

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Sat, 8/17
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$40 - $50
CUISINES
Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

ANTIPASTI​
15
grilled octopus
w/ fresh vegetables marinati in a spicy vinaigrette
19
capesante
seared scallops on a bed of parmesan fonduta & shaved black truffles
15
proscuitto y melone
parma prosciutto thinly sliced w/ farmer’s market fresh melon
15
lingua di vitello
braised​ veal tongue in a tomato sauce
14
carpaccio di anatra
duck carpaccio w/ gorgonzola sauce, balsamic reduction & caramelized onions
15
pan roasted quail
w/ prosciutto filled tortellini in a sweet wine reduction
15
caprese
heirloom tomatoes, bufala mozzarella, fresh basil & balsamic reduction
9
insalata a pezzi
chopped salad w/ cherry tomato, kalamata olives, fennel & balsamic vinaigrette topped w/ shaved parmigiano
13
crostini con burrata
carmalized fennel, basil & crispy pancetta in a balsamic reduction
17
piatto di formaggio
Cheese plate w/ a variety of imported Italian cheeses
PRIMI​
all our pastas are homemade
19
pappardelle al cinghiale
homemade pappardelle w/ wild boar ragu
19
tagliatelle al ragu di quaglia arrosto
red​ beet tagliatelle w/ roasted quail ragu
20
ravioli di aragosta
homemade ravioli w/ lobster & zuchinni in a light pomodoro sauce
19
oxtail agnolotti
homemade agnolotti filled w/ braised oxtail in it’s own sugo
20
spaghetti alla borttarga
spaghetti w/ shrimp & clams, garlic, pepperoncini & oil, topped w/ borttarga
19
ricotta gnocchi
ricotta & spinach gnocchi w/ a creamy gorgonzola sauce
market
risotto del giorno
risotto of the day
SECONDI​
38
filetto al pepe verde
filet mignon w/ a green peppercorn sauce
36
costate di agnello
rack of lamb roasted in a aromatic herb sauce
45
vitello ai funghi porcini
veal chop w/ porcini mushroom sauce, finished w/ truffle oil
36
cervo e cotogna
pan seared venison medallions w/ a red wine sauce
25
filetto di salmone
grilled salmon w/ fresh olive oil, lemon & herbs
all secondi entrees are accompanied w/ fresh vegetables in season
SIDES​
5
fresh vegetable of the day
7
pasta
BEVERAGES​
3.5
sparkling water flat water
3.5
orangina limonata
2
iced tea
3
espresso
3.5
cappuccino caffé latte
2.5
caffé americano
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had dinner here and it exceeded any expectation we might have had. Our meal was wonderful as was the wine. I had spinach fettuccine and my husband had the mushroom risotto, both were delicious. Our server was attentive and wrote out of list of...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank sowdogs
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wow! Il Cortile surpassed our expectations. The food was incredible and the wine wonderful too. Our server seemed a bit distracted but the other servers helping him were great. A lovely spot to indulge on your Paso Robles visit.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank E2080LGsarahm
Reviewed 6 days ago

We shared carpaccio, agnostini and a truly wonderful veal cutlet. Birthday surprise for desert. Really good food and service

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank robinhenry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have tried to eat at this restaurant for 4 years and it is always booked. But the wait was well worth it. The pasta is made fresh daily. Excellent blend of seasonings. Excellent service. Add it to your list .

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank LK G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We read reviews on this place and were looking forward to eating here for my birthday dinner. Unfortunately Waze gave us seriously wrong directions and we were late for our reservations. After a short wait we were seated. One of the nights special was a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank vlfrahm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Il Cortile on a recommendation from one of the vineyards we were planning to visit. It lived up to the recommendation and more. The service from Erik was very good and Carol, the owner, was kind enough to stop by and make sure...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Z748ZNscottg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How in the world does this place have such high ratings? Appetizers were decent. Dinner was awful. The filet was one of the poorest we have had anywhere. And although alerted twice, the staff did nothing to acknowledge Billy’s birthday. There are wonderful places to...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank dancingsams
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food! Great service, wonderful staff! Nice wine selection and amazing cocktails! The food is creative and very well done. Small restaurant, so reservations are recommended

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Schirms
Reviewed July 8, 2019

Dinner for four. All ordered appetizers and pasta dishes. Mushroom risotto was a highlight. Very good wine list, with pricing within reason. Good local wine selection

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jassrr
Reviewed July 8, 2019

We've been going to Il Cortile for several years, closest food to Italy we've ever experienced. House made pasta, Oso Bucco, Beef Carpacio is out of this world. The outdoor patio is great all year around with the heaters and panels to keep the cold-...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Journey45498818616
August 15, 2019|
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
Sure do - there's also a nice patio area if it's a comfortable temperature.
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Meandteddie
July 24, 2019|
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Response from Todd B | Reviewed this property |
No. You cannot bring a dog inside.
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kyhick
March 11, 2017|
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Response from Kris T | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so, but they have a great wine list
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