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Osteria del Teatro

Via Giuseppe Maffei 2, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 630556
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Via Giuseppe Maffei 2, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

Unfortunately, I don't remember what we had, but the meal was on the creative side. Entrees were well prepared and presented and everything was very good to excellent.

1  Thank SJfarmer
Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

We were expecting amazing things given the reviews. The restaurant is instead good but quite average for this part of Italy. Some of the pasta dishes, particularly the ravioli with zucchini and the tortellini with ricotta, were really excellent. The bolognese with pici was very...More

Thank Thaliabloggess
Fettunta, Proprietario at Osteria del Teatro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2013

Dear Emily. Thanks for your review. We understand that often parents appreciate some entertainment for their children so that they can relax a little while dining. Clearly the books and colouring pages do get used. We are glad you enjoyed the pasta dishes. We pride...More

Reviewed 30 July 2013

Definitely one of our best dinners in our trip here. The food & service are above and beyond our expectations considering we were sent here by the concierge at our hotel. It actually enhanced our short stay in Cortona.

1  Thank John R
Fettunta, Proprietario at Osteria del Teatro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2013

Thanks John, hope you have the chance to visit us again. Ciao Emiliano

Reviewed 27 July 2013 via mobile

We were referred to this restaurant by the owner of Oreno wines. Thanks to her tip we had a beautiful lunch. I had the new guinne hen. It was excellent! The service is very good. It is a charming place. Very quaint and relaxing.I would...More

1  Thank lilyfarmer
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Tucked away in a side street off the Teatro, the Osteria del Teatro gave a warm welcome. Inviting room and decor, this place felt authentic and was packed. Food was high quality Tuscan fayre, washed down with a reasonably priced local Cortona Syrah. Highly recommended....More

1  Thank psychoeric
Reviewed 24 July 2013

We have over 10 visits to Italy and have only just discovered this fantastic restaurant and will make a point of returning on our future visits. We sat on the little balcony at the front so we could people watch and were warmly greeted. A...More

1  Thank Rick S
Reviewed 23 July 2013

We went here for lunch and got a different meal, creative dishes tastefully presented, without being ridiculous in a gourmet wy. The filled zucchini with turkey ws the best meal I have had in Italiy this year. The desserts were wonderful, too. Sitting outside on...More

1  Thank Pewalla
Reviewed 18 July 2013

I dont know how to explain the quality and atmosphere of this restaurant. Its MORE than excellent, for sure! The people, the food, the location, the place... Everything is so great! We go every year to Cartona, and every year we go many times to...More

2  Thank DiJaco
Reviewed 18 July 2013

Having tried out this restaurant in November, we booked it for our wedding lunch, for 21 people. For such an important occasion, we hoped for a perfect meal. We were not disappointed. The room looked beautiful, the food was typical Tuscan and gorgeous, the service...More

Thank PGL3
Reviewed 16 July 2013 via mobile

This place is tucked up a little side street just up from the main piazza. We'd had a couple of non-descript eating experiences up to this point in Cortona so this was a relief to find. The food was prepared with care and quality ingredients....More

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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
17 August 2016|
Response from preglad |
sorry, no- Have you tried contacting them through a website (using Google translate)?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 43
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
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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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