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Bar 500


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews pizza bruschetta paninis great place for lunch friendly service the owner her husband watch the world wonderful food emma fiat bulldog
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

What do you do on a rainy day in Cortona? Spend the day at Bar 500! We actually did spend the entire day with the delightful Emma at Bar 500 twice. We were having such a good time, we just couldn't leave! The food and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank j h
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

It was Halloween day on the street today and this bar was so visited from a lots of kids for candy and jokes the Emma and his husband Rob do, yes was most visited bar for are reason , the atmosphere and good vibration.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Back from 6 weeks travel and Bar 500 is one of our treasured memories. Emma and Rob remembered us after 10 years! It was just as we remembered and anticipated. A warm friendly welcome,laughter, excellent food and perfect position for relaxing and people watching. Thank...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jennoc
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

My first day in Cortona, I was looking for a place to eat dinner... I walked up to Bar 500 ad there where menus on the table... music playing, and a warmth exuded from the Bar. I looked at the menu and was feeling a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank maraikadanisch
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Lovely little cafe where you can eat inside or outside. Food is good, wine is good and Emma makes the experience special. She's attentive and so, so nice. We went back a second time just to see her again. Love supporting a really small business..just...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Allie02
Reviewed 25 September 2018

A lunch here is always spot on - plenty to choose from and the service is friendly and efficient. Seating both inside and outside - depending on your mood.

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

So wanted to go there as Trip Advisor said it had the best bruschetta in Cortona. It was overpriced, too large in proportion size, and so hard that I couldn’t cut it with the serrated knife they gave you. When asked if I wanted garlic,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank marie b
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I still remember this lovely restaurant even years after we were there (May, 2009). The best food, ambience, owner, service, everything! Loved it!

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Mythicsilver
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Thank you to the amazing owner Emma! Your Hospitality and food were both truly outstanding. Your unique menues your openness and passion is a gem! You truly are one of the best attractions in Cortona.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank kaymcgeer
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Great place for lunch, small menu but good quality menu. Would recommend any of the pasta dishes, the salads and the panini. Service not rushed but as you were seated outside ample opportunity for people watching. Would recommend for a pitstop for lunch

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank AllTaylors
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