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Cortona Bistrot

Via Santa Margherita 13, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 62957
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pesto lasagna” (8 reviews)
“gnudi” (3 reviews)
Italian, Soups, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Santa Margherita 13, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was raining so the only seating was inside. It is somewhat charming inside as it is a hodge-podge of tables and chairs for seating. However, the table and chair we got were just awful. My chair had a huge bar sticking right through the...More

Cortona B, Proprietario at Cortona Bistrot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago
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It is imperative to respond to similar reviews. The hall was full despite it was raining outside. The tables inside...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great lunch. Bruschetta Sugo Nero was delicious (if you like liver this is a must!) Pici all’Alamatriciana also VERY good. Nice, chill, relaxed atmosphere. Winner.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice Italian dinner in this restaurant. The waiters were extremely nice, so was the owner and his wife. They have an open kitchen and the pasta is freshly made and tasted very good! They also offer a baby chair (good to know)....More

Thank jake861
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant because it was the number one trip advisor rated restaurant in Cortona. It was one of top two restaurants during our two week stay in Italy. It is quaint, decor is very quirky and has a great wine list and especially by...More

Thank Karl M
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

I like everything about this little restaurant. The portions are just right and the food is carefully prepared. My wife and I ordered from the chef’s menu and had a delicate risotto, elegant carpaccio, creamy Tuscan beans, and an elegant mascarpone dessert. The wine is...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Excellent family driven cuisine in a unique and picturesque style. Genuine ingredients with a twist, a standing local example against the overwhelming globalism. Thank you.

Thank Mikael M
Reviewed 3 December 2017

This was an absolutely wonderful discovery for us. As Cortona is one of our VERY favorite stops in Italy this just made it even better. I have to agree with all the others who LOVED the pesto lasagna. It was wonderful. The restaurant is small...More

1  Thank Annie H
Reviewed 30 October 2017

An authentic, small, husband and wife-owned/operated restaurant. Perfect view from the small patio. Exceptional food. Very helpful and skilled service. This should be a must-visit in Cortona!

1  Thank Lyle H
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Our apartment was up the hill from this adorable restaurant. We were glad the climb was steep so we stopped to try it. The owner is charming and his wife a great Chef. The food is excellent and the presentation sensational. My husband had the...More

2  Thank debraml2015
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant place - it feels very special. The staff are very kind. The food is superb. The wine list is quality. Highly recommend

Thank Alexandra C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santa Margherita 13, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 62957
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