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Via Guelfa 11, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 630104
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Guelfa 11, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Preludio is a jewel box. The interior is a sophisticated layout of tables with white tablecloths, roomy, and quiet. The menu is full of typical Tuscan dishes. A place for a special occaision though hard to avoid if you are just looking for a great...More

2  Thank TravelerMikePlano
Reviewed 2 days ago

We attended Molesini's weekly wine tasting and dinner last week. It's always done well, and this restaurant hosted the dinner for 90 attendees. They did a fantastic job and all four courses were outstanding.

1  Thank dryinnola
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I had dinner here yesterday evening. We had a table outside on an intimate little balcony. The setting, food and service were all superb. The wine list is extensive with quality to be had at very reasonable prices. The presentation of the...More

1  Thank George H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best meal we have on the whole trip including 19 days in France and Italy (and we had many meals in restaurant.) Food is really really great, and good service, with completely affordable price. Lady gets the menu with no price on it and...More

Thank mushrooml2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a party of six last night and were very impressed. Shorty after being seated, the waiter poured everyone a complimentary flute of sparkling wine. We ordered a few appetizers including their signature variety plate. The presentation was super. Prices were very reasonable by...More

Thank bigdawg07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat on the tiny balcony in one of Cortona's tiny streets watching the passing groups of people on our last evening in Tuscany. Could not have chosen better if we tried. The service was attentive yet unobtrusive - a welcome glass of prossecco a...More

Thank sacit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered a selection of local meats to share followed by medium veal and guinea hen. We were provided with a potato soup with quail egg, pomegranate and a sweet raspberry reduction as an entree. Absolutely divine. The shared meats were delicious and generous and...More

Thank TillyAlec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch today in this first class but not so typical Tuscan restaurant. This is an elegant, white table cloth and napkin establishment with good food and acceptable but not exceptional service. Prices were not unreasonable and some portions of our meal were somewhat...More

Thank John And Nicole... P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was a step up from the other restaurants we visited in a Cortona. It is slightly more formal in layout but service very relaxed and professional. We had the mixed antipasto as a starter to share and proportions were very generous. The potato...More

Thank grwpl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the best meal we have had in Italy so far. The service was excellent, the extras were pleasantly unexpected, the outside table atmosphere was delightful. Just a perfect meal with perfect setting. It was fine dining at a reasonable cost. Highly recommend and...More

Thank JenBow0000
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I would like to make a reservation for Wednesday. Sept 21 evening at 8pm for two people. Can you let me know if you have availability? Grazie, Joyce Bruzzese
20 September 2016|
Response from D4F4 | Reviewed this property |
Hi you will have to call the restaurant
We wish to book a table for 2 23.07.16 20.00 Is this possible and are there Taxis available as we are staying 5 k from Cortona Colin & Susan Henderson
12 June 2016|
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Response from D4F4 | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes there are taxis we booked them through our hotel or try FRANCESCO +393450559815 FILIPO +393477809768 ENZO+393358196313 We were in a wedding party these were the drivers we all used hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Guelfa 11, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 630104
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