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Osteria Il Melone

Case Sparse, 38 | Localita Il Sodo, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 327 585 1090
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
1 week ago
“Best meals in Cortona!”
31 Jul 2017
“Delicious food”
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Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Case Sparse, 38 | Localita Il Sodo, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a lively group of eight celebrating our recent "empty nests" and ate here twice. Massimo and Laura took excellent care of us and even allowed 2 of us to make a special cocktail with him. The food was excellent...better than the 3 meals...More

Thank hancamem
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Borgo ll Melone for 3 nights and we were so blessed that this restaurant was located at the property. The restaurant is run and managed separately and has nothing to do with the hotel. So wish they were open for lunch as...More

Thank Georgie_girlie
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We are just finishing our third visit to this fantastic restaurant. Fantastic food only outcompeted by the family style, ever present, friendly service. On top of it the outdoor environment is beautiful, calm, very nice and relaxing.

Thank Rasmus J
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We were at Il Melone hotel 2 years ago and we tried the restaurant at that time and we were disappointed. However, the restaurant is under new ownership and both Massimo and Laura are great hostess. Massimo can tell you anything you want to know...More

Thank Tony201089
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We experienced this special, themed dinner, with all courses featuring truffles, paired with fine Italian wines. It was an elegant evening, with all offerings presented and prepared beautifully. A 5- start experience, all the way around.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We have been coming to this part of Italy for over two decades and have eaten in most of the good restaurants in the area and all of us agree that this is the best food and service we have ever had. The wine selection...More

Thank BreMor
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant while we stayed here at this resort on two occasions. The kids had one pasta ragu dish which we split between them and they enjoyed it and a tomato soup which was not really a soup - still it was...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I ate here three times on a recent visit to the Cortona area, and was able to sample a range from their menu. Nothing I tried disappointed and several things were surprisingly good. They don't advertise wine by the glass on their menu, but it's...More

Thank Christopher PK S
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We are just back from a stay at Borgo Il Melone where this restaurant is located. On the first night we tried this restaurant and so wish we hadn't bothered, the food was atrocious. I had the Duck Gniocci Ragu to start and my husband...More

2  Thank Deborah B
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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

The food is of poor quality compared to the high quality of the region. The service is so so. Tried antipasti, which was served on extremely dry bread at least 10 days old. Had risotto with truffles - oh no only truffle flavor - a...More

3  Thank Peter R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$36 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Case Sparse, 38 | Localita Il Sodo, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 327 585 1090
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