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Osteria del Teatro

Via Giuseppe Maffei 2, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 630556
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (70 reviews)
“foie gras” (12 reviews)
“fondue” (12 reviews)
Closes in 2 min
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Giuseppe Maffei 2, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 13 December 2011

We are very lucky ! in this part of Tuscany , the Valdichiana there are many hill top villages with as many great restaurants from simple pizzeria to 2 star Michelin. Il teatro is our favorite place in Cortona . Many year ago it was...More

1  Thank paolok66
Reviewed 1 December 2011

Inside or outside dining during the summer. Broad menu with good service. Best to make reservations.

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 18 November 2011

everything excellent; the choice of sublime tuscan cuisine, excellent red meat, very good wine selection, a must when you stop in Cortona. We even went twice in a three days stay.

1  Thank gigiperis
Reviewed 10 November 2011

I have been going to this restaurant for many years, in fact, I was at their first opening, and I have watched Chef Emiliano blossom into a chef of great stature. Emiliano is passionate about the ingredients he chooses, and marries each well with care...More

1  Thank VillaSantAndrea
Reviewed 16 October 2011

Nestling in the back streets of this charming hill top Tuscan village the Osteria provides a special dining experience. The menu and wine list is excellent but what stands out is the personal service and the surroundings. For me just the right level of formality...More

1  Thank TripInIt4U
Reviewed 13 October 2011

We recently had an amazing Lunch with fabulous wine selected by the waiter. You could not fault the service or food. It is in a small side street so there is no view but the food makes up for that. The restaurant was full but...More

1  Thank secproj
Reviewed 3 October 2011

I have frequented this restaurant over the past 10 years and it still rates as the best restaurant in the city centre. A varied selection of seasonal food with a few daily specials. Most of the staff do not speak much English although you can...More

1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 October 2011

We selected this restaurant based on reviews from TA but were really pretty disapointed. The service felt very rushed and the food was mediocre in my opinion. I probably would not go again.

Thank satgarn
Reviewed 27 September 2011

We had an amazing lunch here. Cheese fondu with truffles grated over it, served with bread was amazing! Ordered a glass of White wine, which was good. Also ordered a half bottle of Rosso di Montalcino 06. The waiter came out with an 08 -but...More

Thank Matthannah
Reviewed 20 September 2011

We all had different dishes and they were all great.

1  Thank Geoff_W_Abbott
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Response from Fettunta | Property representative |
wednesdays is closed
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20 August 2016|
Response from Emiliano R | Property representative |
dear sirs, you can wear whatever you want in our restaurant, you are free to feel comfortable in any way. thanks, see you soon
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Fenella M
16 August 2016|
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sorry, no- Have you tried contacting them through a website (using Google translate)?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Maffei 2, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 630556
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Since 1994 Osteria del Teatro welcomes you with politeness and professionalism, offering typical Tuscan cuisine with a selection of tasty dishes. It is a restaurant in Cortona, Italy, charming and genuine, owned by Emiliano Rossi, experienced and friendly chef. For a good lunch in Cortona or a romantic dinner visit our restaurant to discover the exquisite Cortona cooking pleasures! Our restaurant trattoria in Cortona allows you to enjoy tasty and sought-after dishes from Cortona in a unique setting: a 6th century building totally renovated and restored to original splendor. Three different settings welcome you in an elegant and very exclusive atmosphere: the first room reclaiming the typical features of the ancient inns of Tuscany, the second is characterized by a cozy contest, the third is enriched by precious frescoes which make your dinner or your lunch in Cortona intimate and romantic
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