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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Tuscan, Central-Italian
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 14 August 2020

Service is extremely Bad. Food was ok.. the pizza was very bad for an Italian Restaurant. The Italian visitors get the attention they deserve. Tourists from foreighn countries aren't getting the attention the need. I left with my wife and children within 40 minutes. They...didn't even asked why we left al the food on the table. I could go on complaining. Please go somewhere else to spend a good time with your family or friends.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 6 October 2019

We asked our nearby four star hotel for a casual dinner recommendation and they made a reservation for us at Hysteria La Tufa. Don't be dissuaded by the lack of curb appeal. With half of the lights in their sign burned out, this looks like...a dive bar from the street but walk inside and WOW. Anytime of year it would be a great place for a casual meal, but in the warmer months when you can sit on the patio - just wow. Service was excellent and there are plenty of selections on the menu. All four of us enjoyed our meals and we share a tiramisu at the end. One of our local tour guides says that Hosteria La Tufa is known for the best pizza in the area.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 31 August 2019

Waiter very knowledgable about gluten free. Restaurant recommended by local Italian for gluten free food. Gluten free pizza best we’ve ever tasted. Authentic Italian restaurant (mostly locals rather than tourists). 2-3 gluten free dessert options. Amazing views (and sunset) over the valley. No adverse health...affects after eating here. Would recommend ++++++ (whether needing gluten free food or not!)More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 27 July 2019 via mobile

Here with my wife and three teenage daughters. Great dinner. Awesome atmosphere. We had pizza and spaghetti and every spaghetti dish was unique and great. Pizza is amazing. Service was awesome. Have been traveling thru Europe for three weeks so we know what works. Very...authentic!!!. Great dinnerMore

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 21 June 2019 via mobile

We found this place by sheer chance on our last night in Cortona. We were trying to find a nice place and we succeeded by far! The front is deceiving because it’s rather plain from the front but inside there is a large terrace where...you can watch the sun go down. Four of us ate and drank wine, coffees, shots, deserts and the bill was only €88! Everyone enjoyed their dishes; We shared a kilo t bone, fries and roasted veg. Luchia had her ‘new’ found favourite of spinach and ricotta ravioli in a creamy tomato sauce tangy sauce. Dad had a huge plate of lamb chops Followed by a bottle of wine, shorts, 5 coffees, 4 deserts and a very attentive service! We also had the pleasure of meeting #itsmissavacado and some beautiful Wolves chicks 🐣😘❤️ Thank youMore

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 19 June 2019

Nice little restaurant with a cosy fireplace and game on the menu. The food is okay, pizza's are nice and thin and the prices are fair. For a simple night out it is fine and they have pizza's by the metre; a fun challenge. Beware...of friday nights when they have karaoke parties, can be an unpleasant surprise if you don't expect it..More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

My now husband and I, plus our families have enjoyed dining at La Tufa for years so when we came to decided where to hold our wedding reception in Tuscany, it was an easy choice. Chiara and Emanuela went above and beyond for us, to...make sure everything was perfect. I was truly surprised by how it all looked. The food was chosen from the menu and it did not disappoint and after 5 courses, there was not a hungry person in the building. I can’t thank Chiara and Emanuela enough for their hospitality and for making our special day that little bit more magical. Grazie mille, è stato incredibile!More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We were with a group of 10 people. We were 1 hour late for our reservation. We took a chance that we could still be seated. The owners had no problem, they were very accommodating. We went in, they moved tables around and sat us...right down. The food was fabulous, the atmosphere was perfect for a group of 10 friends wanting good food and good atmosphere without a huge bill. This was the second time I was at La Tufa, the first was 10 years ago and the experience was still what I remembered.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Pizza and pasta are nice but service is really terrible. Taking the order is already too much work. After starters you are waiting a long time. It also seems that local people get better service. Much better restaurants in Cortona.

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 17 July 2018

A casual dinner with a stunning countryside view. Prices were moderate and the selection of courses was extensive.

Date of visit: June 2018
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