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“A must if you want a great meal in Cortona”
Review of Preludio

Preludio
Ranked #5 of 104 Restaurants in Cortona
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Great restaurant close to piaza, you must go there. All other reviews pretty much say it all, welcome prosecco and starters, lovely glassware and cutlery, great service - but most importantly great food. The mixed starters were very interesting and great value, we then had 2 portions of the steak with green pepper for 2 people. We were advised that it would be plenty for the 5 of us - and it was. Delicious too . Fantastic choice of wonderful desserts and a complimentary drink at end .... not forgetting the souvenir little gift. Bill was less than expected for the quality of food. Best meal of the holiday

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Reviewed 29 August 2014

My husband and I loved this place. We had the Tomato soup (not passata as previously suggested, Tuscans blend their soup with bread to make it thicker), and the foie gras… 3 types of delicious foie gras served with preserve and sweet bread (could have done with some salt). Then we shared the steak with rosemary for 2. Well, this turned out to be a Bisteca de Florentina. Perfectly cooked, juicy, with just the right amount of rosemary to complement without being overbearing. We asked for roasted rosemary potatoes for a side, which was the only disappointment of the meal, a instead of an expected tray of crispy rosemary scented potatoes, we were served a very tiny slab of pureed potatoes, shaped into an odd square shape and dried out in the oven until crisp! There are many surprises during the meal and the wine list is very impressive. The service is good, although could have been a little more attentive as the place was not that busy. The food is also very, very reasonably priced. Would go back, was a meal to remember.

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Reviewed 27 August 2014

unknown tastes, great italian food. exellent service !!! a restaurant to remember en to go back to. nicely situated near to the main plaza.

Thank Tilly H
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Reviewed 22 August 2014

i loved it, i loved it, i really loved it! just stopping by, we decided to have a lunch and we were surprised by quality of services and sophisticated dishes, lots of small apetizers, licquers and other small presents from chef :) all dishes were very tasty and well presented. the decoration of tables was also very good. at one moment we started to doubt about price we could have in the bill, but again we had surprise - no extras ! i strogly recommend this resto!

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Thank Tataloon
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Reviewed 21 August 2014

from the beginning, staff were pleasant, pre-meal prosecco and appies (on the house) were excellent and the food was creative. we even received a pottery gift at the end after paying. the ambience was perfect and well located close to the main Piazza.

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Thank Gary A
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