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“Impressive”
Review of Preludio

Preludio
Ranked #5 of 104 Restaurants in Cortona
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Preludio is an upscale restaurant on a side street in Cortona. We discovered it on our ramblings and decided to try it. We were served sparkling wine before the meal (no charge) and limoncello after (again no charge). Our food was beautiful, especially the dessert we shared. I had ravioli stuffed with pumpkin, pine nuts, and cheese with a cream sauce and Bob had guinea hen. Delicious!!!

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Reviewed May 5, 2013

We found Peludio and the town of Cortona by chance when looking for caterers for our wedding.
The restaurant interior is clasdic and sophisticated with a menu to match. The food and service was exceptional, with an extensive wine menu.

The service they provided at our wedding was fantastic. Thwre was some confusion with the alcohol, but in the whole they could not gave done more and our guests were impressed with the quality of the food.

Possibly my favourite restaurant in Italy. I woyld definitly afvise a trip to Cortona to take in the breathtaking views, followed by a magical dinner at Preludio. :)

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Reviewed April 14, 2013

Impressive on entering, lovely arched ceilings and calm tranquil atmosphere. Crisp linens with matching decor. Friendly staff. We were off to a good start drinking a small glass of Proseco (part of cover charge) whilst reading the extensive and interesting menu. Of the 10 dishes ordered 3 were good. The goose carpacio was the best dish. The risotto was average. The salad boring. The char grilled vegetables were more char than grilled. The steak in rosemary and garlic, though served medium was tough, floating in oil and inedible. The potato flan was a toasted waffle of mashed potato, rock hard. The asparagus and butternut squash cream with prawn and salmon, was a pureed mess in a glass with one prawn sticking out of the top and some slivers of smoked salmon on the bottom. For a restaurant and menu that promised so much, the food delivered so little. We cut our losses before dessert and left declining complimentary grappa. On leaving, we were presented with mini chocolate Easter eggs!

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Reviewed January 17, 2013

We found Cortona while we were in Tuscany for our vacation. The locals recommended us this restaurant as a destination not to be missed. Once inside we were greeted with a warm welcome and a glass of Italian sparkling wine for free. We chose a wonderful appetizer Fantasia, which was really very good and varied. After my companion continued with a Schiafone alla burrata and fresh truffle, which was recommended by our nice waiter and we really like getting that much. I took Beef Rossini (amazing). Then we took a selection of desserts of the chef (I have no words how good it was).
I recommend everyone to try this restaurant, we found while we were in Cortona Tuscany for our vacation. The locals recommended us this restaurant as a destination not to be missed. Once inside we were greeted with a warm welcome and a glass of Italian sparkling wine for free. We chose a wonderful appetizer Fantasia, which was really very good and varied. After my companion continued with a Schiafone the burrata and fresh truffle, which was recommended by our waiter cute and we really like getting that much. I took Beef Rossini (amazing). Finally abbimo took a selection of cakes chef (I have no words how good it was).
I recommend everyone to try this restaurant, that is remain in our hearts!
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Reviewed December 26, 2012

Excellent service, good food, fair price. We were served Spumante upon arrival. Ordered the cheese soufflé with pear compete and white truffle which was excellent. Our pasta dishes were fresh and homemade. The atmosphere and service were excellent. Do not let the fancy appearance cocern you. This is good Tuscan food at a fair price. We will go again

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