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Cortona Bistrot

Via Santa Margherita 13, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 62957
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pesto lasagna” (7 reviews)
“gnudi” (3 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Soups, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Santa Margherita 13, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an absolutely wonderful discovery for us. As Cortona is one of our VERY favorite stops in Italy this just made it even better. I have to agree with all the others who LOVED the pesto lasagna. It was wonderful. The restaurant is small...More

Thank Annie H
Reviewed 30 October 2017

An authentic, small, husband and wife-owned/operated restaurant. Perfect view from the small patio. Exceptional food. Very helpful and skilled service. This should be a must-visit in Cortona!

Thank Lyle H
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Our apartment was up the hill from this adorable restaurant. We were glad the climb was steep so we stopped to try it. The owner is charming and his wife a great Chef. The food is excellent and the presentation sensational. My husband had the...More

Thank debraml2015
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant place - it feels very special. The staff are very kind. The food is superb. The wine list is quality. Highly recommend

Thank Alexandra C
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We had the pleasure of eating at Cortona Bistrot during our most recent visit to Cortona and it was like having a meal with our family. The food was delicious and our group of 6 were pretty quiet for the first several minutes after digging...More

Thank Caterina08
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to both get in without a reservation and be seated where we could watch the chef perform her artistry. The food was incredible, the chef's passion for it was unmistakable, and her husband's attention to our table was exceptional. Everything we...More

Thank Randolph S
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Went there with my wife and enjoyed the food and the decor. We took their platter which is a great way to enjoy the tastes of Tuscany. The decor is amazing as are the owners who welcomed us.

Thank ilinot
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful spinach gnocchi white pecorino souce and trufa amazing flavor, we have no reservation so we have to take out side table and it was quite cold the people were very friendly and welcome, the negative point is that some other people arrive right after...More

Thank ricardo_olimpic
Cortona B, Proprietario at Cortona Bistrot, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Went here for lunch - chosen quickly as we'd arrived in Cortona late, and wanted to get lunch - so TripAdvisor was checked, and this restaurant picked as the first thing to do. What a find! This is a small, intimate, cosy-feeling restaurant - great...More

Thank Martin F
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Lovely friendly place with a wide menu, some interesting choices (not just the usual fare). Quirky decor and watch out for the table with the sewing machine base! The restaurant is very small - maybe 7 tables inside and a couple outside - so you...More

Thank Salilah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santa Margherita 13, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 62957
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