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Osteria del Teatro

Via Giuseppe Maffei 2, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 630556
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (69 reviews)
“foie gras” (12 reviews)
“fondue” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Giuseppe Maffei 2, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must stop in Cortona for lunch or dinner. The staff are very helpful and the wine list is extensive. Tried the pasta fungi and one other appetizer and a little Borrolo. Always on the list when in Cortona.

Thank Local-Beer
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant while walking up to visit some of the cathedrals in town earlier in the day. They had it decorated with Santa’s for the holidays and it looked very welcoming. My boyfriend made a reservation for 7:30 when they opened. I...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I have been here so many times now and I have never been disappointed! The atmosphere, food quality, quantity and price are always on point!

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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Ate here twice!! Superb. The owners made the experience memorable. Homemade chocolates were served after dinner. Excellent wine list. The filetto mandarino was amazing!! The truffle ravioli is a must try as well.

Thank DayLMob
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We had Saturday lunch in this delightful restaurant. It is in a quiet side street yet 2 minutes walk from Cortona's main Piazza. Food was very good indeed with an interesting selection of regional dishes, well cooked and very professionally presented. Service was efficient and...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We had a group dinner at Osteria del Teatro. They served wonderful Guinea Hen stuffed with Asparagus. Service was really professional, wine was very good local to the Tuscan region. Beatiful room, loved the place.

Thank barrynoah
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Meeting friends coming from various directions, we chose Osteria del Teatro for lunch. Good choice. While hours are limited, it is worth the wait for lunch and my favorite pasta in all of Cortona. Great wine selection too, and our waiter recommended an excellent local...More

Thank SOCALGourmet
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Love this Ristorante...fabulous food, wine and service. We always make it a point to dine here when in Cortona. Not to be missed. Very convenient location!!

Thank Bobbeelou
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We all enjoyed dinner at this restaurant. It was highly recommended by our concierge. Although this is Michelin rated , I enjoyed all the restaurants we ate at just as well as this one. This was a bit more expensive.

Thank Bonniebnj
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We visited the Osteria with a reservation on a Thursday around 7. The place was packed! We were ushered into the front room--high ceilings, about 6 tables, but closed off a bit from the "action". So...if you're looking for atmosphere, it is available in a...More

Thank elmettehead
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Response from Fettunta | Property representative |
wednesdays is closed
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21 August 2016|
Response from Emiliano R | Property representative |
dear sirs, you can wear whatever you want in our restaurant, you are free to feel comfortable in any way. thanks, see you soon
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Fenella M
17 August 2016|
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sorry, no- Have you tried contacting them through a website (using Google translate)?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Maffei 2, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 630556
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Since 1994 Osteria del Teatro welcomes you with politeness and professionalism, offering typical Tuscan cuisine with a selection of tasty dishes. It is a restaurant in Cortona, Italy, charming and genuine, owned by Emiliano Rossi, experienced and friendly chef. For a good lunch in Cortona or a romantic dinner visit our restaurant to discover the exquisite Cortona cooking pleasures! Our restaurant trattoria in Cortona allows you to enjoy tasty and sought-after dishes from Cortona in a unique setting: a 6th century building totally renovated and restored to original splendor. Three different settings welcome you in an elegant and very exclusive atmosphere: the first room reclaiming the typical features of the ancient inns of Tuscany, the second is characterized by a cozy contest, the third is enriched by precious frescoes which make your dinner or your lunch in Cortona intimate and romantic
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