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“very good value and fine food. a winner!”

Trattoria La Grotta
Ranked #10 of 104 Restaurants in Cortona
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed August 9, 2014

La Grotta was recommended by our hotel, and for good reason. Fine service. Real caring by the waiters. Superb pastas and sauces. Fine and inexpensive wines. No rush. Fine value. What eating in Tuscany without fuss and bother should be about. Far better than the best known place in town...

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Reviewed August 4, 2014

We went to La Grotta on our first night in Cortona. Not knowing where we were going, we just spotted it down the side of the alley and decided to give it a try. We were not dissapointed, all three of us really enjoyed our food. So much so that we decided we would 'treat' ourselves to dinner on our last evening. Unfortunately our steaks on this occassion were very fatty and we had not even been asked how we wanted them cooked. Thankfully I am a fan of a rare steak, although I would describe this more as being 'blue'. The plates were not warmed and so it was cold very very quickly.

The service was very friendly and helpful, but I must comment on both the evenings we went to La Grotta, both male waiters had very very bad odour. Quite off putting when you are trying to eat.

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Thank fantasyfood
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Reviewed August 1, 2014

This restaurant has a really nice atmosphere and just feels right. The pasta was absolutely terrific and the salads also stand out. Add to this professional quick service and you have a great lunch spot. Next time I would like to go back for dinner. Highly recommended.

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Thank hotelmonster88
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Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

We spent a lovely evening here und we are definitely coming back. The pasta is selfmade and very tasty. We Loved the appetizers for example cheese (very very good) or bruschetta. The Service was warm and friendly and the prices were average.

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Reviewed July 17, 2014

Some website had indicated this restaurant was closed. It is alive and well! It is a family run establishment, and we had a delightful long, relaxing lunch here. We dined outside and I would say the bruschetta pomodora was the BEST we had anywhere in Tuscany. The pick with garlic, tomato and red peppers was fantastic. Order a pitcher of house wine -- comes in a cute pitcher. This was a very nice dining experience.

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