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“Excellent food and exquisite delivery”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Preludio

Preludio
Ranked #3 of 99 Restaurants in Cortona
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Winston Salem, North Carolina
2 reviews
“Excellent food and exquisite delivery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

We have eaten in Preludio in two previous years, always with good results, but this restaurant just keeps getting better and better. The food was excellent, exceptionally flavorful and beautifully prepared, and the menu was extensive and very interesting. There were many touches of elegance -- from a complimentary aperativo (delicious prosecco) to beautiful cookies that appeared with the after-dinner coffee. The ambience of Preludio is attractive and dignified, and everything about the table -- glassware, plates, and utensils -- speaks of beautiful design. The servers were gracious and attentive without ever being too present. With such fine food and such a delightful experience, I also was pleased to find that the bill was very reasonable. I've eaten in several restaurants in Cortona, and this was far and away the finest.

  • Visited July 2014
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“BEST DINING EXPERIENCE EVER”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

Simply the best dining experience ever. Incredible food, best service, attention to details, very reasonable prices.

  • Visited June 2014
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“Fantastic..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

One of the best evenings in Italy!
Fantastic.... A" must" when you are visiting Cortona! Fantastic service, fantastic personell , fantastic food!!

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“Great innovative dishes”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

Stopped here at lunchtime after seeing menus outside.
A small glass of Prosecco was served together with a great selection of small breads.
We both had pasta dishes which were beautifully cooked and presented.
We shared a pudding which came with a glass of dessert wine and the very nice waiter gave us both a glass.
Very good meal, well worth a visit

  • Visited July 2014
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“Top class food in a sophisticated setting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant on our first night in Cortona and had a wonderful evening. The food was of the highest quality and beautifully presented. There were lots of lovely extras such as home made tomato, spinach and rosemary bread and an aperitif when we sat down. The staff were very pleasant and attentive and the ambience was sophisticated but relaxed. We will be back again before the week is over!

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