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Trattoria La Grotta

Piazza Baldelli 3, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 630271
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza Baldelli 3, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Find of the trip... fantastic food, wine and service! Strongly recommend if you are in the Cortana area!

1  Thank jontoups
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Highly recommended for fine dining. Delightful setting in a cellar. Very popular. Great food, wine and friendly service. We visited twice.

1  Thank 1937Max
Reviewed 22 January 2018

On a recommendation of a friend several of us had lunch here recently. A warm and friendly trattoria, with good food and wine at reasonable prices. A perfect place for lunch or dinner.

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner at La Grotta and the food was tasty. While nice pastas, we just didn’t find the atmosphere and service as warm and invited as some other restaurants in Cortona.

Thank NapaTJ
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We have visited a few times before and the atmosphere and especially the food has beed extremely consistent. Great food, great wine, friendly environment and excellent staff. What more can one ask? Reasonable prices and very traditional food.

Thank Annie H
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We met friends at La Grotta and it was excellent as always. We have been dining there for almost twenty years and never had a poor experience

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Our VRBO host suggested this restaurant and we were happy she did. It was warm inside but probably because it was packed and for good reason. The food was very good and the service attentive. We felt this was one of the best meals we...More

Thank MB2034
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed one of our best meals in Tuscany. I highly recommend. Easy walk from the Hotel Italia. Tomato salad so simple and tasty.

Thank Cate S
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Well, we did have to go here for dinner. That's because in the beginning of our stay at Cortona, every local that we asked for a recommendation for a good Italian meal in Cortona immediately recommended Trattoria La Grotta. So, we stopped there when walking...More

Thank Avrumeleh B
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We ate at La Grotta twice in ten days and enjoyed both times very much. Service is great with tons of local character. I loved the grills lamb. We also ordered sides of roasted potatoes and spinach. I also had Ossco Buco which was tender...More

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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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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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