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Via Guelfa 11, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 630104
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
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San Diego, California
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Two couples stopped in here for lunch. Fantastic food and excellent service. Just off the Piazza Reppublica. Try the lamb chops and the tortelli. Tira Misu was great!

1 Thank CJ F
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We've tried out the Preludio yesterday. When entering we had a warm welcome and a glass of Prosecco just before we could open the menu. We had Pici with Pidgeon which looked a bit funny like earthworms but was very tasty. Further on we had the foie gras, another pasta dish with a cheesy sauce and Steak with grilled vegetables.... More 

1 Thank jaxatcusco
Dublin, Ireland
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looked at all the good reviews and booked - even though I use TripAdvisor as a tool (obviously) I do wonder sometimes. Guess we all have different tastes and standards. The place is nice the staff friendly if a little stuffy. Menu was ok with some strange combinations . Nothing to really fault just not much atmosphere when we were... More 

Thank SK1000
Paris, France
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

For six of us out of eight it was the first dinner in Toscana out of Firenze, therefore in the middle of nowhere (for them). They were all very positively surprised by the (the word should be "outstanding") quality and taste of the food. I imposed the choice of local wine (there is not only Chianti and Montalcino) and we... More 

1 Thank stefano b
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Cortona only two nights, but went to this restaurant twice. The service is very good and we were greeted with a glass of Prosecco on the house. The meals were very enjoyable

1 Thank Andrea D
Westport, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Greeted with a smile and glass of proseca and a taste of gastronomic food. Service friendly and outstanding. Definitely coming back.

1 Thank Sylb99
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very sophisticated presentation and great value. Highly recommend. Very friendly staff. Good wine list.

1 Thank Marshall H
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had lunch at Preludio on my stay in Cortona. The food was wonderful and it had great presentation. People were nice and friendly. The price was right on. I highly recommend this restaurant .

Thank Cecilia V
Rothselberg, Germany
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

What a pleasant surprise to find this excellent, first class restaurant for lunch. Varity of menu choices and very reasonable prices. We were welcomed with a drink and a small dish from the kitchen to start. Very elegant setting and first class service with professional service. Very friendly and welcoming environment. We had a great time and good wine with... More 

Thank Thomas S
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We were walking by and stopped at the menu on the street. The prices were comparable to other restaurants in the area. When we were seated we found linen table cloths with a full place setting off dishes, wine glasses, wine flutes, water glasses, and the treatment of a high class restaurant. Or good was wonderful. We received a complimentary... More 

Thank Gene W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Guelfa 11, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 630104

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?