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Bar 500

Via Nazionale 44/46, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bruschetta” (37 reviews)
“pizza” (95 reviews)
“sandwiches” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Via Nazionale 44/46, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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1 - 10 of 415 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I still remember this lovely restaurant even years after we were there (May, 2009). The best food, ambience, owner, service, everything! Loved it!

1  Thank Mythicsilver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you to the amazing owner Emma! Your Hospitality and food were both truly outstanding. Your unique menues your openness and passion is a gem! You truly are one of the best attractions in Cortona.

1  Thank kaymcgeer
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Great place for lunch, small menu but good quality menu. Would recommend any of the pasta dishes, the salads and the panini. Service not rushed but as you were seated outside ample opportunity for people watching. Would recommend for a pitstop for lunch

1  Thank AllTaylors
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

The food and service here are fantastic. I've been here a couple of times with friends and I make sure to visit each time I'm in Cortona.

Thank Randy C
Reviewed July 6, 2018

A special thank you to Emma and Robert for their wonderful Bar 500. I was happy to see them on my recent visit back to Cortona. It is the best place to sit and relax and enjoy wonderful food (their bruschetta still the best in...More

Thank jgralewski49
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Nice place for an afternoon chill, will have to try for dinner or later in the week. Good value for money

1  Thank Gorm L
Reviewed June 30, 2018

What an absolute find!!! This bar was perfect. The service was super friendly. Rob and Emma made me and my friends feel very welcome. We all ordered a mixture of things. The pastas, salads and pizzas were delicious and it was nice to eat something...More

Thank Guy_S1234
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Really a fabulous spot to grab a beverage and bite to eat and relax! Emma and Rob are so friendly and make great food!

Thank HLR541
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Bad luck! Heavy rain in Cortona.Good luck sheltering in Bar 500.What a find. Rob who served us is what you would like to experience in every pub,bar,cafe,restaurant, a friendly host who makes your group feel Special. Best Bruschetta ever with loads of Sicilian cherry tomatoes...More

1  Thank tippi51
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

On vacation and stopped by for a glass of wine. They were out of Cab Sauv, but suggested Sangiovese instead. I was very impressed! Plus they brought snacks to enjoy. Very friendly. Also loved the outside seating to watch the shoppers pass by.

Thank jeweltone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nazionale 44/46, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
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