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Il Cortile

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608 12th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2237 (Spring Street)
+1 805-226-0300
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Several locals suggested the restaurant for authentic Italian meal. We ordered the fettuccine with sausage and seafood pasta, loved every bite. Great service and celebrated his birthday with delicious Tiramsu. We're definitely returning to II Cortile.

Thank Lynda L
New Mexico
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant. Lovely service. Pretty darn good food. Wonderful dining experience. Worth the money. Just note, there is no full bar. If you're dying for a martini to break up all the wine, have one before you come.

Thank cmeade
cleveland, ohio
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58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with 6 people last Saturday night. The food was fabulous. I had the lobster ravioli. The ravioli were extremely light and delicate. The sauce was also fairly light. Two of the couples had steaks. One was a ribeye and one was a filet. They were both cooked to perfection and were probably the "hit' of the night.

Thank csuosu
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Capaccio with truffles is a signature dish at Il Cortile. With a sauce that makes you want to lick the plate, the capaccio is one of the best I have tasted. Great wine list. I recommend the linguini with shrimp, clams, and mussels over homemade pasta. Nice ambiance and Eric, our waiter, made it a perfect evening. Don't miss Tiramisu... More 

Thank breton l
Thousand Oaks, California
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned for dinner, and remain enthusiastic about Il Cortile. My wife and I split the Quail Tagliatel pasta as a starter. Perfect portion for two; the fresh pasta here is not to be missed! The wine list is extensive and carefully selected. Given the latter, we took a chance on an unfamiliar Cab blend and came away very happy... More 

Thank GLennox
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit and we were not let down... friendly service and good attention to detail. The staff all make a great effort to look after you and more importantly the owner/chef is in the kitchen making great food with his team. Every dish was wonderful and truly thought out ... To my great surprise they also had one of my... More 

Thank swb1967
Paso Robles, California
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Il Cortile is a wonderful restaurant. The waiter recommended a wine based on our criteria and it was perfect, and it didn't have a high price tag. I had a green salad and grilled salmon; my wife had the gnocchi, made from ricotta cheese instead of potatoes, with a side of vegetables. My order was delicious and I tasted my... More 

Thank calcam95
Ribeirao Preto, SP
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162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

Pleasant atmosphere, large, good for dinner in small groups or romantic. Service good. Large wine list, average prices for high. The dishes were good, except some secondo piatto, like the fish and lamb, were not very good. It is worth

Thank raferria
La Palma, CA
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474 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

For some unknown reason my wife and I felt like having steaks in an Italian restaurant. They were very good, but expensive. However, I would get a pasta dish the next time I go to the restaurant. On a Wednesday night, the restaurant was very busy. I was told that you did not need reservations by the server at Jada,... More 

Thank David from La Palma
San Diego, California
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142 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Whenever we visit Paso area, we make sure to have a delicious meal here. The staff is great, the food excellent in both quality and taste. You can bring your own bottle with a corkage fee. Try the fettuccini pasta with black truffle oil - excellent!

1 Thank Scott S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 12th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2237
    (Spring Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
  • Phone Number: +1 805-226-0300

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