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Bar 500

Via Nazionale 44/46, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (98 reviews)
“bruschetta” (35 reviews)
“paninis” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Nazionale 44/46, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Great pizzas and local food served all day and into the evening. Tables are on the street so you can watch the world and try and guess what country everyone is from.... You do need to squeeze in sometimes to avoid the odd car.

1  Thank TheNursesCottage
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Eat on the street I say! Wonderful shady cafe right in the action of town. Wonderful menu with great pizza and pasta as well as wonderful area wines. Can’t miss here!

Thank Mark107
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

One of our favorite spots in Cortona! Emma her husband and Marca are so friendly and welcoming and their food is fabulous!!!

Thank Bobbeelou
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We ducked into Bar 500 for a quick bit and to get out of the rain. The owners were social and fun. The pizza was great to share.

Thank Kristin A
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Friendly staff, nice music, good choice of beers and tables inside and out. Nice complimentary nibbles too.

Thank toshi100
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This was a gem of a find. The food was delicious and the atmosphere wonderful. The owner treated us like family and made our trip to Cortona very memorable. I highly recommend!

Thank 358ellenh
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Bar500, a great place for lunch or dinner. Wonderful place for a drink, a bite or just to watch the day go by.

Thank danieym
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for a few years now, always welcoming, efficient, friendly & most importantly supply delicious food. Also when you don't want a full Italian meal with all the courses, this offers some lighter more snacks type options. This visit we enjoyed...More

Thank LindaBSevenoaks
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Well, what can I say. Myself and my partner have fond memories of this place. It was our first port of call once we had arrived into Cortona from the airport and we were starving. We wanted to immediately be treated to authentic Italian cuisine...More

Thank JordanCunningham
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

wonderful people, great food, nice atmosphere, amazing place! highly recommended! it was a pleasure to be there :)

Thank Paulina Ł
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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