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“Dinner”
Review of Sartu

Sartu
Ranked #24 of 109 Restaurants in Cortona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$23 - US$46
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant dinner - gorgeous location and setting. Nice staff.
Food very good - high quality and excellent wine.

Thank Alexandra C
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived at our villa late on a Saturday and tried to walk into some highly recommended restaurants ;however the were all completely booked . Therefore we went exploring and noticed a stair case with candles leading down to Sartu . We walked into a small and very quaint setting and was greeted by the owner and chef .Fortunately we arrived early (8:00pm) , and were able to be seated prior to the late crowd arrival . The chef /owner takes all orders and helps you make the perfect selections . The salad , homemade pasta with shrimp and the steak with mushrooms were delicious and very fresh . The prices are very reasonable. Unfortunately it was our first night in Cortona and we will need to wait to compare other restaurants doing our nine day stay in the Tuscan region . We may find other comparable restaurants; however we plan on visiting Sartu again ,during our stay .

Thank tlcparadise
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We found this sweet little restaurant as we wandered through the streets of Cortona hungry, way too early for most Italian restaurants to be open. The owner was out lighting the candles leading down the steps to her place. Of course we were the only ones there but she was so accommodating! So far never had any wait staff be as attentive as she was and adorable with her English, laughing about everything. We've found so many other places in Italy quite dour...
We both enjoyed the homemade ravioli dish along with a pea soup (both unlike anything we've had before!). By the time we left it was filling with others who had been lucky enough to stumble upon this adorable place. Love it!

Thank BaliestesBali
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

As former restaurant owners with a home in Umbria, we can be a critical, but also understand the challenges of restaurant ownership. Sartu' is a hidden jewel and Lilliana, the owner is equally a jewel of a woman. With just Lilliana and her sous chef she produces a wonderful blend of tastes from her home in Campania combined with the essence of Toscana and Umbria. I would wish for a bit more of a wine selection, but, as always, found a Vino Nobile di Montepulciano that was lovely and an excellent value. With only 20+ seats a stop to make a reservation prior to arriving is suggested. Grazie e ci vediamo, Lilliana!

Thank peterjclifford
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

One of the previous reviewers called this restaurant a "hidden gem" and they were right - tucked away down a side street, we found it by accident. We had a great lunch and our large group was warmly welcomed by the owner. Our meals took some time to be presented but were obviously fresly cooked and worth the wait. My meal of pasta and shredded meat was to die for. Recommended.

Thank CQSteve
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