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Via Pietro da Cortona 29, 52044 Mercatale, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 619029
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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We visit this area once every year and this restaurant is always first on our list and the highlight of the trip. There is no menu but you are treated to a wonderful, four course meal. It is nothing fancy, just great home cooked, traditional Italian food. The wine choice is red or white but, again, is very drinkable and... More 

Thank MarkAAdams
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We were staying nearby and Mimmi's was within walking distance so we gave it a go. As other reviews stated, there is no menu, you have a set 4 course meal. The first two courses - antipasti and a pasta course we're very good indeed. Super tasting melon, and the cannelloni was wonderful. Very fresh pasta and great sauce. The... More 

Thank MatthewJH
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Èxcellent food, very good value. They don t have a menu, and it is even more exciting. The best meal what we had in Cortona.

Thank Huhta
Glasgow, Kentucky
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Our family party of 9 enjoyed a lovely meal in Mimis. We were the only visitors so difficult to judge the service. The menu is limited, almost like being at a dinner party! However, the food was lovely and beautifully cooked. There is only wine, beer and soft drinks on offer which might not suit everyone. Overall, a good food... More 

Thank smg310846
Orlando, Florida
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Tucked off the main street and a little hard to find (drove by 3 times) but it is so worth it. It is family run as so many small town restaurants are but the food was exceptional. The pasta is all homemade, so good. There is no menu they just bring you what they have cooked for that night which... More 

Thank linda o
Alberta, Canada
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299 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Mimmi's is a traditional authentic Tuscan style family Italian restaurant. Meal is preset so you can simply enjoy without having to make any decisions. Just be forewarned there is a lot of food.

Thank RealW0rldTraveller
Evanston, Illinois
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4 reviews
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We tend to eat dinner early and knew being in Italy, we were going to have to wait til 7:30/8. We planned on trying Mimmi's after reading reviews on TripAdvisor. We pulled up at 6:45 planning to wait and Mimmi was out front. She's an Italian original so spoke very little English. She directed me to her daughter n law... More 

Thank kimm1571
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Since the first moment our perception was no good. Our first day around Mercatale we phoned to the restaurant in order to book a table for dinner following the advise of the man who rented us the house and the woman who answered the phone told us that they were full in a very unfriendly manner...However as we were in... More 

Thank Fernando A
Bradenton, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Stumbled into the Restaurant one Sunday in June 2001. Welcomed without a reservation. Six of us shared a marvelous culinary delight as the meal progressed. We have returned several times over the years and have never been disappointed. On a visit in 2010 eight of us stayed in 2 apartments at the family's converted mill. We of course wanted our... More 

Thank MAJ45
Lisciano Niccone, Italy
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Mimmi is an amazing lady who cooks all day and makes the most tender, delicious pasta I've ever tasted! Her son, Giovanni, and his wife laura and the whole crew are so friendly and helpful! Don't miss it!

Thank Tad C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$28 - US$56
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pietro da Cortona 29, 52044 Mercatale, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona  >  Mercatale
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 619029
At Mimmi's you can taste delicious pasta dishes, roast meat cooked in a wood fired oven, meat grilled over an open fire, vegetables from our garden, "dolci della casa", accompanied by good wines. At Mimmi's you will find a friendly and expansive atmosphere and genuine Tuscan and Umbrian cookery. To avoid disappointment it is advisable to book a table. Mimmi also offers lessons in making her delicious pasta dishes.

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