Despite the owner being tired before his day off and having run out of many things, we had one of our best meals in Cortona here!
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My partner and I were in Cortona on a composing retreat with the Swedish Society for Composers and were lucky enough to be picked up on the side of the road by a very friendly local man who drove us up the steep incline to...More
It's somewhat hard to find, and even harder to find open, but it is a treat to go there! It is tiny -- 4 tables inside, and a little more outside when it's warm. But the spaghetti Carbonara is PERFECT!!! It is all quite simple...More
Small restaurant (fells very local). Mario - the owner simply cooks whatever he chooses that day. No menu but it doesn't matter because whatever you order will be great.
This restaurant offers great large & small dishes inspired by Etruscan culture and habits and cooked with locally produced ingedients! Considering the price tag and excellent service it certainly deserves A star!
This is the best pasta I have ever had anywhere in my life. It's an extra thick, homemade spaghetti-type noodle, with a pancetta creamy tomato sauce. The tiramisu is insanely good too. Fresh, real, made with love.
We have been visiting Cortona for 10 years and the Etrusca is the first place we head to. Mario is always friendly and welcoming. From the menu the Bruschetta, Pasta Fumo and Tagliata are favourites. There are often daily specials made with whatever is in...More
Had lunch at this restaurant. Was looking for something quick and settled on Pizza, which was very good. The wine was great and like the rest of Cortona, the wine was very inexpensive.
One of the more exciting restaurants in Cortona on our stay in 2013 turned out to be a Etrusca. Good friends suggested we all go here for dinner and said that Mario makes the finest Osso Bucco in Italy! Turns out it was wonderful, and...More
Our family of four shared a fantastic meal during our stay in Cortona in May. We started out with bruschetta. It was delicious, fresh, ripe tomatoes...highly recommended. We enjoyed delicious Fumo as our main course and finished off with decadent tiramisu. It was an outstanding...More