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Il Cortile

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608 12th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2237 (Spring Street)
+1 805-226-0300
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our appetizer, a dish of scallops with portobello mushrooms was delicious, but both main courses were very disappointing. The branzino was over-salted. Removing the skin made it edible, but the fish was only so-so, and the risotto primavera that came with it tasted like it had canned soup as a base. My husband's rack of lamb was also over-salted. It... More 

Thank pankytwo
Thousand Oaks, California
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Il Cortile is my new favorite Paso restaurant. Our meals were exceptional, the service was first class, the ambiance was pleasant. The carpaccio with cream sauce and shaved truffle was amazing and the ricotta gnocchi was light and delicate.

Thank Ed C
Ramat Hasharon, Israel
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there following a recommendation we got from our hotel staff, and never looked back. Nice place, cosy atmosphere, very good service. Their gnocchi were not less than Devine !! Moist, fluffy, delicate .... wow !! The rest was also very good ... But its the Gnocchi that we will always remember.

Thank Dan O
Northern California
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On previous visits we were seated outside and terrific for summertime. This trip in the fall was an indoor seating and was better. It was more intimate, quieter and a better dining experience. Santos (executive chef from Spain) is creating magic with superb dishes. Standouts were the carpaccio with truffles and the pappardelle with wild boar. The wine list is... More 

Thank PTMag
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow.. Came here last minute on a whim after a serious hankering for Italian.. Intimate setting, we were very casually dressed and greeted with warmth and promptly seated. Delicious appetizer of white truffle carpaccio, and burrata crostini. Excellent presentation and delightful flavor - perfect. Followed with a delightful spinach fettuccine with local sausage.. Not too much fennel, nor too salty..... More 

Thank Kris T
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was recently in Paso Robles for a wine tasting trip. II Cortile came recommended to me by friends who has visited Paso previously, plus in my research it was always mentioned as one of the best restaurants in the area. I made a reservation via Open Table for the Saturday night we were going to be in Paso. When... More 

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San Jose, California
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OMG that truffle fondu poached egg and polenta is the best dish I've ever had. The filet was perfect and wine selection great. Love trying new local wines.

Thank Kathy R
West Hollywood, California
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our hot single server Danita, was just top notch. Great staff. Great italian food. I would definitely recommend and return

Thank Yarom L
Waldwick, New Jersey
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had just arrived in Paso and our bed&breakfast location messed up royally. We were tired, hungry and looking for a place to relax while trying to find a place to stay for the night. The manager (she) treated us to two glasses of Prosseco and sat us down for a great meal. Thank you! P.s. the next night she... More 

Thank normaray
Houston, Texas
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't make a reservation before heading to Il Cortile for dinner - luckily, there were just a few tables available on the patio so we were able to snag one! My husband and I REALLY enjoyed our dinner; we shared all of our dishes so that we could both enjoy a pasta and meat course. We started with a... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 12th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2237
    (Spring Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
  • Phone Number: +1 805-226-0300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?