We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bar 500

) #15 of 88 Restaurants in Cortona ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, , Pizza
Via Nazionale 44/46, 52044, Cortona, Italy
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bruschetta” (36 reviews)
“pizza” (89 reviews)
“paninis” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Via Nazionale 44/46, 52044, Cortona, Italy
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (507)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 507 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is situated on a gorgeous narrow street near the main square in Cortona. There are tables on the street so you can enjoy the medieval buildings and the lively atmosphere. The food is delicious and we had some local specialties like raviolli with...More

Thank Svetla_Kt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We continued our exploration of Cortona until the smells and sights of food called us to lunch at the Bar 500. I had an amazing pizza with mozzarella cheese and black truffle cream although we did have to wait a verrrryyy long time for our...More

Thank Kelleygirl2
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We arrived late afternoon between lunch and dinner times but this great little restaurant took us in and gave us the most delightful home cooked meals with such warm, friendly service. It felt like we had known Emma and her staff for ages and we...More

1  Thank janeandtom2017
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Two years ago we visited Bar 500 and we still remembered this place for the great food and the lovely hosts. We had to come back!!!!! We weren't dissapointed at al and planning to come back this summer.

1  Thank Gabrielle P
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I visited cortona just for a day,had lunch here and it was so good we came back for dinner. Along with the great food the staff and owner were really nice and friendly. Highly recommended.

1  Thank bsobey
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We spent our first night in Cortona in this charming place, who serves the best dishes with such a nice atmosphere and service. On our stay in Cortona this place became our favouriteplace. We felt like visiting friends! 😊 deeply recommended.

1  Thank sverresdatter
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We ate here several times during our visit to Cortona. The hosts are hospitable, the food wonderful and the ambience so comfortable.

2  Thank Susan W
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I love this place. The food is fresh, quick to service, yummy comfort food. Sitting is the main thoroughfare of Via Nazionale and watching the world go by with delicious food is what we want on our holidays.

1  Thank christinewilliam2017
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Ate and drank at Bar 500 many times during our stay in Cortona. Emma and Mbecka were the perfect hosts!

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We were told about this restaurant by one of the local hotels nearby & had a really good lunch here. The owner is so genuine & friendly, we had the wild boar tagliatelle & ribollita soup, both were excellent as was the red wine they...More

1  Thank Mark T
Nearby Restaurants
832 reviews
.14 km away
Birrificio Cortonese
513 reviews
.15 km away
Cortona Bistrot
178 reviews
.12 km away
Taverna Il Gozzoviglio
626 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Rolling Hills Tours
31 reviews
.10 km away
Piazza della Repubblica
470 reviews
.13 km away
Chiesa San Francesco
74 reviews
.11 km away
Santa Maria del Calcinaio
70 reviews
.17 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a tv to watch the euro football, thank you Regards Ian
22 June 2016|
Answer Show all 7 answers
Response from Ken B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but The Lion's Well certainly does....
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nazionale 44/46, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing