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Osteria del Teatro

Via Giuseppe Maffei 2, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 630556
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“filet” (24 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Giuseppe Maffei 2, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a charming restaurant inside and out. The pasta dishes and cheese fondue we ordered were very good. The risotto we ordered was only average. The meat dishes were disappointing. Of our party, we had one meat dish over cooked, the other one served...More

Thank KJM_Boulder
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a spectacular meal. We were traveling with our three adult children in May of 2018 in the countryside near Cortona. My husband and I had been to Cortona previously, but were unable to get a reservation for the restaurant on our earlier trip....More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As you enter this restaurant your heart leaps with pleasure. In a wonderful old palazzo building it has been tastefully decorated with many photographs of stars of the theatre and the are set with real linen. The menu is appealing but not too long and...More

Thank Gina B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Delicious local food. They have some 5 tables outdoors. Reservations needed. Aunthentic experience. Next to the theater. Reasonable prices. Good athmosphere. Off from the main square.

Thank Maria H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to have diner. We absolutely loved the tagliata di manzo - extremely tender and worth a visit! Great they are open on Monday, unfortunately not on Wednesday. Recommended to make a reservation in advance.

Thank scvhout
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a gorgeous restaurant and food and service was wonderful! The truffle fondue was incredible and great gf pastas, love the ragu and duck pasta. Lovely staff

Thank Emilyg1986
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the historic town of Cortona this restaurant provides an opportunity to sample some of the best food in the region. The cheese fondue with black truffle shavings was sublime. Our group of four sampled three different beef dishes and one dish of duck...More

Thank Serendib100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our hotel highly recommended Osteria del Teatro, but we didn't get there until our last night in Cortona. It was our best evening by far (of five) in this charming town. Highly recommend the Filetto alla Rossini (filet with fois gras and truffles) and the...More

Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 13 May 2018

My mother lives in Cortona, and this is one of the best places for lunch or supper, thanks to its raised covered outdoor terrace up wide, fairly steep stone steps (outside the town theatre) which allows a view onto the smaller upper piazza below. As...More

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We had lovely food at the Osteria del Teatro but we were sat almost in a door way which was a little chilly and were constantly being distracted by the waiting staff whooshing by. We did book only the day before though so I expect...More

Thank MysteryBradley
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Response from Fettunta | Property representative |
wednesdays is closed
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21 August 2016|
Response from Emiliano R | Property representative |
dear sirs, you can wear whatever you want in our restaurant, you are free to feel comfortable in any way. thanks, see you soon
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Fenella M
17 August 2016|
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sorry, no- Have you tried contacting them through a website (using Google translate)?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Maffei 2, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 630556
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Since 1994 Osteria del Teatro welcomes you with politeness and professionalism, offering typical Tuscan cuisine with a selection of tasty dishes. It is a restaurant in Cortona, Italy, charming and genuine, owned by Emiliano Rossi, experienced and friendly chef. For a good lunch in Cortona or a romantic dinner visit our restaurant to discover the exquisite Cortona cooking pleasures! Our restaurant trattoria in Cortona allows you to enjoy tasty and sought-after dishes from Cortona in a unique setting: a 6th century building totally renovated and restored to original splendor. Three different settings welcome you in an elegant and very exclusive atmosphere: the first room reclaiming the typical features of the ancient inns of Tuscany, the second is characterized by a cozy contest, the third is enriched by precious frescoes which make your dinner or your lunch in Cortona intimate and romantic
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