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“the greatest place in cortona” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bar 500

Bar 500
Ranked #18 of 99 Restaurants in Cortona
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“the greatest place in cortona”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2013

We were at italy for a week
We visited cortona and while walking around we found bar 500
The owners husband and wife made a good meal something extraordinary
The food was great and all the atmosphere around and their service just made our lunch at bar 500 a place we will go back to and recomend it to all of our friends visiting cortona

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Leonardo L
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great traditional Tuscan fayre served with a smile”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

We have been coming to Cortona for 7 years and after many disappointments we are so glad we found Bar 500. Great traditional Tuscan food served with the kind of service you don't always get in tourist hotspots. Best in town for a cafe/bar experience!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Graham J
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Noosaville, Queensland, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Tapas for two”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2013

We have been in Cortona for 2 weeks. Bar 500 has been the go to place,back up whenever we were in doubt of any other place and first choice for lunch all the time. Anglo- Italian owners make for an unusual and refreshing set up with good well trained staff and everyone with a helpful disposition especially as its so popular, a few minutes wait was no problem. The Tapas for two was great value and worthy of mention.
JB.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank JBJBJB79
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Oslo, Norway
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great street atmosphere.”
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Pewalla
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89 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Delicious, huge portions at a fair price”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

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. There was all kinds of meat, bruschetta, cheese, melon, etc. a great afternoon feast.

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Greg G
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