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Review of Trattoria Dardano

Trattoria Dardano
Ranked #14 of 104 Restaurants in Cortona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Paolo Castelli is an incredibly gracious host and likely a reality star in the making! His energy and exuberance for life, food, wine and family come pouring out. The food is simple, elegant and of course spectacular.

Thank TheFreshmaker10
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

I always like to read the reviews that are rated terrible and poor to see people's expectations. Apparently many people had read rave reviews of this restaurant as they keep writing "victim of its own success" and therefore had high expectations. We had no idea about this restaurant and found it as we were strolling around Cortona a city we know but did not know of this restaurant. If people are expecting haute cuisine at this local (or at least local and tourist) spot I think they went to the wrong place. Our food was excellent. The service could not be better. It is not a quiet place to have a meaningful conversation. It is lively and fun and a place you could talk to your fellow diners. It is loud and fun if you allow yourself to not be bothered how close other tables are. Concentrate on the food. Have some cold beers or wine and be grateful it is a moderately priced restaurant. Very unpretentious place that tries to please. The carabinieri from across the street come here so how bad could it be?!

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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Brilliant fast service, great food - what more could you ask. The wild boar stew was a definite must. Sage tortellini also delicious.

Thank grule23
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

This is a great traditional restaurant away from the touristy cafes at the square in Cortona. We had one of our best meals yet here. Especially loved the Ravioli with truffles and the roast rabbit, with an order of beans on the side. Highly recommend.

Thank murkymoo
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

Dardano's is an excellent place for dinner. The food and wine were superb, as was the service. No hurry here...very relaxed and laid back. It is a little more expensive than some of the other places in town, but it is worth it. Bon Appetit!

Thank Gary H
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