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Osteria Il Melone

) #40 of 88 Restaurants in Cortona €€ - €€€ Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Case Sparse, 38 | Localita Il Sodo, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 327 585 1090
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
2 weeks ago
“Great food and service.”
16 Nov 2016
“Special, themed, dinner”
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Case Sparse, 38 | Localita Il Sodo, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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1 - 10 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were at Il Melone hotel 2 years ago and we tried the restaurant at that time and we were disappointed. However, the restaurant is under new ownership and both Massimo and Laura are great hostess. Massimo can tell you anything you want to know...More

Thank Tony201089
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We experienced this special, themed dinner, with all courses featuring truffles, paired with fine Italian wines. It was an elegant evening, with all offerings presented and prepared beautifully. A 5- start experience, all the way around.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We have been coming to this part of Italy for over two decades and have eaten in most of the good restaurants in the area and all of us agree that this is the best food and service we have ever had. The wine selection...More

Thank BreMor
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant while we stayed here at this resort on two occasions. The kids had one pasta ragu dish which we split between them and they enjoyed it and a tomato soup which was not really a soup - still it was...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I ate here three times on a recent visit to the Cortona area, and was able to sample a range from their menu. Nothing I tried disappointed and several things were surprisingly good. They don't advertise wine by the glass on their menu, but it's...More

Thank Christopher PK S
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We are just back from a stay at Borgo Il Melone where this restaurant is located. On the first night we tried this restaurant and so wish we hadn't bothered, the food was atrocious. I had the Duck Gniocci Ragu to start and my husband...More

1  Thank Deborah B
Jimmy2310, Proprietario at Osteria Il Melone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2015
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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

The food is of poor quality compared to the high quality of the region. The service is so so. Tried antipasti, which was served on extremely dry bread at least 10 days old. Had risotto with truffles - oh no only truffle flavor - a...More

2  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Borgo Il Melone for two weeks, so we had the good fortune to eat here a lot. The restaurant is recently taken over by the new chef, Cristiano Milighetti. A man passionate about food and with a clear path about where he...More

Thank BertrandPrinsen
Jimmy2310, Proprietario at Osteria Il Melone, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2015

Thanks my friend!!!! i hope to see you and your familly again....

Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Fabulous. The chef is charming and very passionate about sourcing, cooking and presenting his food. Lovely, spacious out of town location at the foot of cortona (though you need car /taxi to get there).

Thank Vicb979
Reviewed 10 May 2015

IMPORTANT: this Restaurant has been recently taken over by new management & staff (March 2015). Excluding the location, all the reviews until then are probably not to be considered. This is a long post but, in short, visit Borgo il Melone Restaurant. You will be...More

1  Thank TheTransylvanianCom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$34 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 23:00
Monday
19:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 23:00
Thursday
19:30 - 23:00
Friday
19:30 - 23:00
Saturday
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Case Sparse, 38 | Localita Il Sodo, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 327 585 1090
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