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Ristorante Pizzeria Bastian Contrario

Localita Vallone di Camucia 30, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 601482
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
6 Oct 2015
“Old School Family Ristorante”
9 Jul 2015
“Like visiting old friends”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Localita Vallone di Camucia 30, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed October 6, 2015

What Bastian Contrero Pizzeria lacks in ambiance it makes up in spades with hospitality and great food. This family owned restaurant on the outskirts of Cortona is worth the short drive down to Vallone in the Val di Chiana. We were a party of 10,...More

Thank Scott R
Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

We have been coming here for many years, and it is always comforting to find little has changed in over 20 years. They still make the best pizza in the area, and the welcome is always warm. The owner (Bastion?) always comes to every table,...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed June 18, 2014

Eating at Bastian Contrario is like eating in the 80's and 90's!! The food is good the restaurant is cute and staff is perfect.

Thank sealcoater
Reviewed October 18, 2013

Wonderful food in an warm welcoming ambient, thoroughly enjoyable. They let us taste the new olive oil pressed that morning !!! Wow wonderful !!! The stufa was on, and we had a lovely evening. Would certainly go again !!!

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed October 11, 2013

We went to Bastian Contrario on our first night in the Cortona/Camucia/Vallone area and the truffle pizza was outstanding!!! Served very locally - extremely thin crust, fresh mozzarella, porcini mushrooms and truffles, uncut - it was just incredible. With our broken Italian, the proprietor was...More

Thank Jen M
Reviewed May 21, 2013

Have only had lunch here a couple of times so this will not be an extensive review. Ate outside. Fairly quiet in high summer. Service good. Menu interesting to say the least, and the pasta on both occasions was excellent. Beware limited English, menu would...More

Thank navaccia
Reviewed December 3, 2012

the atmosphere is very good and the food is exquisit. I recommand this restaurant to everybody. Location is very good, just outside of Cortona.

Thank Lucio C
Reviewed October 2, 2012

The restoraunt seemed nice as far as the service is concered, though for tourists it is problematic as their English is quite poor. We wanted to have a nice stak and ordered from the menu a piece of 1KG (for 2 men). It was tasty...More

Thank SigalBasson
Reviewed September 16, 2012

A busy family-run trattoria that makes you feel very welcome, won't break your wallet, but can fall down on organisation. Orders can be forgotten in the hustle and bustle and under-prepared dishes rushed out to compensate. The menu is essentially Tuscan but with some surprises...More

Thank Castiglionese
Reviewed July 12, 2012

Went here for lunch one day during our week stay in Cortona/Tuscany...the food was fabulous, and the father/son team that owns the resteraunt could not have been more awesome. Enjoyed it alot, and would love to go back someday

Thank Jackie H
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Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: Localita Vallone di Camucia 30, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 601482
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