We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“The best restaurant of 20 days in Italy”
Review of Osteria del Teatro

Osteria del Teatro
Ranked #1 of 101 Restaurants in Cortona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$17 - US$39
Cuisines: Italian
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Since 1994 Osteria del Teatro welcomes you with politeness and professionalism, offering typical Tuscan cuisine with a selection of tasty dishes. It is a restaurant in Cortona, Italy, charming and genuine, owned by Emiliano Rossi, experienced and friendly chef. For a good lunch in Cortona or a romantic dinner visit our restaurant to discover the exquisite Cortona cooking pleasures! Our restaurant trattoria in Cortona allows you to enjoy tasty and sought-after dishes from Cortona in a unique setting: a 6th century building totally renovated and restored to original splendor. Three different settings welcome you in an elegant and very exclusive atmosphere: the first room reclaiming the typical features of the ancient inns of Tuscany, the second is characterized by a cozy contest, the third is enriched by precious frescoes which make your dinner or your lunch in Cortona intimate and romantic
Arnhem, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“The best restaurant of 20 days in Italy”
Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

This is an absolute "must do" when you visit the beautiful city of Cortona. "Only" 500 different bottels of wine on the wine list and some of the finest Italian dishes on the menu. The location is great and the service is warme and very personal. Just the way we like it.

Visited June 2014
Helpful?
Thank PaulKerkhof
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

2,111 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    1,469
    513
    82
    37
    10
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Deal, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Cortona”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Fabulous restaurant. Ask for their special Campari spritzer to start off your meal. Do not expect to get up from the table hungry! The waiter couldn't have been more helpful and gave excellent advice about the choice of wine.

  • Visited June 2014
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank Alasdair G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
springfield
Level Contributor
353 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“excellence”
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Our experience at this restaurant was great, and we would travel back just to eat here again. We ate indoors in the lovely great room. The menu was incredibly diverse which we appreciate. We ate tortelloni stuffed with braised beef with sweet onion sauce from Tropea; tortellini with tartufo; pink farfalle noodles with beef; taglioni with duck and fennel. Everything was outstanding. All pastas are homemade. The onion in the bag was delicious. We also ordered desserts which we don't normally do--however this was due to the outstanding nature of. This included a mille fleur and nocciola gelato served with choolate pistachio shavings. Cool appliances included a huge pepper grind and a special server for the chocolate. Excellent ambience and service. Absolutely charmed and will long remember. Plus, prices were very affordable, especially for the quality.

Visited June 2014
Helpful?
Thank aventine
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Cortona, Italy
1 review
“Excellent experience - just great”
Reviewed 1 June 2014

We had very good dinner and lunch in the restaurant, the personal was friendly and we had an "agreeable" time, caring. Good wine recommendations. It was alround enjoyable. dont miss to visit the restrooms..... Enjoy

  • Visited May 2014
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank Bernd W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
New Jersey
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent restaurant”
Reviewed 25 May 2014

My husband and I ate dinner twice while we were staying near Cortona and thoroughly enjoyed the experience both times. This is a lovely and relaxed restaurant with excellent Tuscan food, a great wine list and a staff both helpful and delightful. It's a "don't miss" when you are in Cortona.

Visited May 2014
Helpful?
Thank DoctorSNewJersey
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Osteria del Teatro also viewed

Cortona, Province of Arezzo
Cortona, Province of Arezzo
 
Cortona, Province of Arezzo
Cortona, Province of Arezzo
 
Cortona, Province of Arezzo
Cortona, Province of Arezzo
 

Been to Osteria del Teatro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing