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Via Benedetti 10/12, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 606064
18:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:30
Sun - Sat 18:30 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

an excellent tasty meal with very good service and friendly atmosphere; one of the best meals we had in Cortona during our one week visit there

Thank Brian V
White Rock
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209 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We ate here as the restaurant we normally eat at in Cortona was closed. The food was average and the service was good. Pretty non descript place that catches a lot of tourist traffic just off the main piazza in Cortona

Thank cammer10
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We were drawn to this restaurant by the traditional, authentic Tuscan cuisine. We ended up getting much more than expected with lovely staff, amazing food and some creamy limoncello. Our only regret was finding this place on the last day of our trip!

Thank Kirra J
Ventura, California
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This was our 2nd trip to Cortona in the last two years. We could hardly wait for noon, when our favorite restaurant opened. We loved our warm welcome from Rowena and Mara. The truffle souffle was the most savory dish I've eaten and made the trip to Cortona worth it by itself. The rest of the meal and wine was... More 

Thank Bob R
Las Vegas
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148 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Lovely restaurant tucked up into one of the side streets. Have outdoor seating. Had a pasta dish with truffle and mushrooms, so good I went back again and brought friends!!

Thank Citprof
New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Tempero is a perfect setting to relax and enjoy the beauty of Cortona. We felt so comfortable in the outdoor dining area. The salads were excellent. I had the grilled chicken with insalata mista. My family had the tuna over salad. It was so fresh and delicious. With our coffee, the staff brought us homemade cookies made with olive oil... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We arrived here with 2 hungry toddlers and were warmly welcomed by the staff, who had excellent English and were entertaining and knowledgeable about the food. The wine was good value and the setting is sublime.

Thank 2nz
Ripon, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We visited here on the last night of our stay and wished we hadn't It's a nice enough place and was quite busy , we sat down and was served promptly , our water came and was poured ... Shame the glass had been used and hadn't been spotted when they cleared the table , fortunately the waitress spotted this... More 

Thank markaoverton
Alessandro T, Proprietario at Tempero, responded to this review

To Our Friends from the United Kingdom... We have read your review and are deeply concerned with, and sorry for your experience. Our serving staff is very competent and once it was apparent you were new guests at a previously used table where glasses had not been cleared, we corrected the issue. However it is clear this set the tone... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

The restaurant has outstanding homemade pastas. Try the herb ragu in particular for vegetarians. Plus the owner and staff are warm with all, especially kids.

Thank ShakerFamily
Cleveland, Ohio
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing experience at Tempero, from the food to the waitstaff to the owner! We spent 3 weeks in Cortona this summer and ate at Tempero 5 times! Every time we passed, we were greeted by the owner and waitstaff. And, each time we dined there, the staff went out of their way to make my family, including... More 

Thank GlobalTravel2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:30
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Benedetti 10/12, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 606064

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