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Trattoria Etrusca

Via Dardano 37, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 604088
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
25 Feb 2018
“Wonderful home cooking!”
22 Sep 2017
“A delightful find! ”
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$$ - $$$
Via Dardano 37, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

One of the more exciting restaurants in Cortona on our stay in 2013 turned out to be a Etrusca. Good friends suggested we all go here for dinner and said that Mario makes the finest Osso Bucco in Italy! Turns out it was wonderful, and...More

1  Thank AlwaysStarving
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Our family of four shared a fantastic meal during our stay in Cortona in May. We started out with bruschetta. It was delicious, fresh, ripe tomatoes...highly recommended. We enjoyed delicious Fumo as our main course and finished off with decadent tiramisu. It was an outstanding...More

3  Thank Windsurfer27
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Mario's Trattoria Etrusca is the best restaurant I have ever visited. The food is exceptionally delicious (my favorite is the Fumo, the bruschetta, the tiramisu.) It is fresh, it is flavorful, and it is authentic Cortonese. Mario is kind and genuine host. He is born...More

2  Thank Erin V
Reviewed 6 September 2013

We ate at Mario's twice when in Cortona in June. Amazing! Mario set all the tables, served ALL the courses himself, poured the wine, and bussed all the tables himself! and it was fast, and great service, amazing food! amazing, true, cortona!

1  Thank gigicleveland_Ohio
Reviewed 15 July 2013

I've been to "Mario's" many times over the years, and there's a reason to it. The food is absolutely fantastic! I recommend you try the fumo and osso buco. Not only is the food fantastic but the service and location are wonderful as well! Mario...More

3  Thank Maria A
Reviewed 4 June 2013

Etrusca was recommended to us by our guide so we went for lunch our second day in Cortona. The pasta was just made and melted in your mouth while the sauce was spectacular no matter which one we ordered. We made reservations for dinner later...More

1  Thank richard l
Reviewed 1 June 2013

I ate here twice while attending school in Cortona. The restaurant is small and simple. The food is simple and delicious! The owner, Mario, is a funny and kind man. Try the penne fumo, it is amazing!

1  Thank Erin B
Reviewed 14 May 2013

I have eaten at Cafe Etrusca many times in the past year during 4 different visits to Cortona. I was introduced to the cafe by my former college Geography professor, a Cortanese! Cafe Etrusca doesn't get the visitor play found down the hill near Piazza...More

Thank rai r
Reviewed 7 November 2012

A bit of a locals place, this is a great little restaurant and pub. Excellent house red wine and beer on tap. They serve light meals and have a portion of the shop with meat and cheese for sale. The wifi signal is strong and...More

1  Thank Mabes1975
Reviewed 6 November 2012

We've been eating at Mario's place for a few times and everytime it was the best meal ever. Especially bruschetta! Our son loves Mario's pasta too. You can find there pleasant atmosphere. We will be eating there next year too.

Thank soluslupus
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: Via Dardano 37, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 604088
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