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Caffe Tuscher

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Italian, Cafe, Bar
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Via Nazionale 43 | Main Street Center Cortona, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 62053
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

After a pretty disappointing stint of bad food here, we were starting to think that people just didn't care. Fortunately we dropped in on the off-chance and were pleasantly surprised with the breakfast. Poached egg on toast with pancetta, freshly squeezed (and I mean we watched them squeeze it) orange juice and not half bad espresso. Will be going back... More 

Thank James B
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

An excellent spot to soak up the local colour. The food is pretty good, too, from the omelettes to the grilled veggies, panini and pastas. We ate it all, as life streamed by on the street in front of our table for a week.

Thank tgtoronto
Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We enjoy sitting at an outdoor table with a spritz and watching Cortona pass by. The spritz's are excellent, the service is good and they bring an abundance of snacks. Price is very reasonable.

Thank rtwsouthtraveler
West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

With tables set up along one side of Cortona's Via Nazionale (the main walking street)... this is the best place for people-watching. It just so happens to be a terrific bar and restaurant. I had a number of made-from-scratch Espresso Vodka Martinis that were out-of-this-world. All the food is excellent, but the Gnocci was the best I have ever had... More 

Thank AnchorAlan
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Wonderful coffee and cantucci as well as a lovely selection of Tuscan foods to choose from. We had a light lunch and would recommend it to evertone

Thank Colin S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We ate here for lunch and it was delicious! Sat out in the street so we could people watch. Off menu recommendations were made and we chose those, pesto pasta and pasta with oil, garlic & chilli, both cooked to perfection and just enough to not leave you stuffed. Great service, food and beer,definitely worth stopping here

Thank MossyCardiff
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We had such a pleasant time sitting outside of the cafe for lunch. The owner was welcoming and attentive. The food was surprisingly good. The cheeseburger was delicious and so was the pasta aglio e olio. There was something charming and relaxing about the atmosphere here.

Thank Karen R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Popped in for lunch; Massimo was his normal charming and unassuming self providing excellent service whilst his wife and son delivered fantastic food from the kitchen. Two of us ate one of the Specials which sounds pretty boring - lasagne - but wow! We both declared it the best we had eaten. The other two both had Picci pasta with... More 

Thank ruachcons
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Have visited this cafe twice in the last week and have enjoyed great cocktails each time. Family run and very welcoming. Lovely selection of complimentary fresh canapés served with the cocktails. Delicious. Have not had a full meal here but the food delivered to adjacent tables looked fab.

Thank capsize_queen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We always have drinks in Tuscher when we are in Cortona, be it morning coffee or cocktails before dinner. The owners are very welcoming and their homemade cakes and the snacks served with cocktails are delicious.

Thank Anne M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe, Bar
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nazionale 43 | Main Street Center Cortona, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 62053
Bar Coffee Shop open tuesday to sunday 09,00 am to 09,00 pm during the winter 09,00 am to midnight in the summer - Kitchen open 10,00 am to 03,00 pm during the winter, to 05,00 pm in the summer - we serve Illy coffee Home made Pastry - English and Continental Breakfast - Aperitif Time with Buffet - Cocktails Wines & Sprits special selections - Outdoor tables on the main street

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