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Trattoria Etrusca

Via Dardano 37, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 604088
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
3 weeks ago
“Wonderful home cooking!”
22 Sep 2017
“A delightful find! ”
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Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Dardano 37, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us had a wonderful supper prepared by Mario? Soup was very flavourful and veal steak was one of the best. You have to take what Mario has prepared for the day but no worries- it will be good. Small, quaint one-man business that...More

Thank Katrin H
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were wandering around Cortona and decided to stop for lunch at about 1:30 when we just happened upon this tiny, homey restaurant. Mario greeted us warmly and we sat down to a delicious meal. On Mario's recommendation we shared a wonderful...More

Thank Donna C
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Despite the owner being tired before his day off and having run out of many things, we had one of our best meals in Cortona here!

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Reviewed 22 July 2016

My partner and I were in Cortona on a composing retreat with the Swedish Society for Composers and were lucky enough to be picked up on the side of the road by a very friendly local man who drove us up the steep incline to...More

1  Thank Phillippa M
Reviewed 11 April 2016

It's somewhat hard to find, and even harder to find open, but it is a treat to go there! It is tiny -- 4 tables inside, and a little more outside when it's warm. But the spaghetti Carbonara is PERFECT!!! It is all quite simple...More

1  Thank DelArtist
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Small restaurant (fells very local). Mario - the owner simply cooks whatever he chooses that day. No menu but it doesn't matter because whatever you order will be great.

1  Thank joecool1980
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This restaurant offers great large & small dishes inspired by Etruscan culture and habits and cooked with locally produced ingedients! Considering the price tag and excellent service it certainly deserves A star!

Thank Noboyuki3
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This is the best pasta I have ever had anywhere in my life. It's an extra thick, homemade spaghetti-type noodle, with a pancetta creamy tomato sauce. The tiramisu is insanely good too. Fresh, real, made with love.

1  Thank Glynis C
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We have been visiting Cortona for 10 years and the Etrusca is the first place we head to. Mario is always friendly and welcoming. From the menu the Bruschetta, Pasta Fumo and Tagliata are favourites. There are often daily specials made with whatever is in...More

1  Thank sansim
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Had lunch at this restaurant. Was looking for something quick and settled on Pizza, which was very good. The wine was great and like the rest of Cortona, the wine was very inexpensive.

1  Thank Margaret-John H
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: Via Dardano 37, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 604088
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