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Trattoria La Grotta

Piazza Baldelli 3, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 630271
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gnocchi” (29 reviews)
“pork chop” (6 reviews)
“pici” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza Baldelli 3, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

A lucky find down a short alley to the Trattoria La Grotta where we sat outside and enjoyed local Tuscan fare - delicious Burratina cheese with rucola and tomatoes and the traditional pasta pica Fumo. The Osso Bucco mains was so large it caused some...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JubileePhil
Reviewed 25 November 2018

The casual unaffectedness of this restaurant belies its real status as a temple of Italian gastronomy. The room is partially hewn from the stone of the side of the hill. Our host has been eating here for 15 years and assures me that the standards...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cam65049
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is absolutely stunning, nestled in a corner of the beautiful city of Cortona. The service was impeccable and the food was delicious! The house wine (white) was the best we had in town so we bought a bottle to bring home with us!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WeWhoWander
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We stumbled on this place, and the ambiance made it seem like a decent place for dinner. We were surprised to find that everything was ready to go and super fast from the waiter bringing out stale bread to the meal coming out of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank christiancs6264
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Food is wonderful, staff is very friendly and attentive, house wine is good and inexpensive. We had dinner their our first night in the area and liked it so much we went back for lunch at the end of the week. Every dish was great....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SoniaWV
Reviewed 3 November 2018

as you walk past this restaurant into the square, you can only see a couple of seats in a small courtyard. Walk towards it and there are five tables outside and more inside. Please dont walk on if you like gnocchi. This is the best...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Brian H
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Enjoyable lunch with friends in Cortona. I had the truffle spagetini and beer for lunch. The place was busy, the portions small but prices reasonable.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GinnyKelowna
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We love Cortona with it's steep streets and art galleries. Favorite restaurant is La Grotta. They are especially good with meat - veal, beef and liver - one of the best. I love veal and often order it in Italy - this place is special,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Svetlana S
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had our wedding dinner here and it did not disappoint! I ate at this spot as a girl with my family. The gnocchi became a bit of legend in our family so it was the perfect spot for our wedding. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank ErinSunburn
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We had a wonderful experience at La Grotta. The food was outstanding, the service was very good and the atmosphere was beautiful! We tried to visit a second time but there are closed on Tuesday. Highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gale C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Baldelli 3, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 630271
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