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Locanda I Grifi

Loc. Torreone. 6/7, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 0575 613830
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Loc. Torreone. 6/7, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were making a loop from Cortona walking on the road through the park and out of town on the east, up and around to Santa Margherita and back to town on the west side. At the top in a small village, before descending back...More

Thank Wendy K
Jimmy2310, Proprietario at Locanda I Grifi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Wendy, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you stopped for lunch and ejoyed it a lot; It is such a great pleasure that you appreciated the location and food and that our service had met your expectations. Considering our lunch as one...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

View was gorgeous, food was incredible. This chef is very talented! Every dish was packed full of flavor. Our waitress was very friendly and welcoming and spoke 3 languages! Very affordable also.More

Thank Randy T
Jimmy2310, Proprietario at Locanda I Grifi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Randy, Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you had enjoyed your lunch here at Locanda, All our staff would like to thank you for your fantastic words describing our service, location and food. I personally really appreciated welcoming you at my...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018

We arrived at the beautifully situated Locanda I Grifi for our personal Tuscan cooking class at 5.30, and were met by master chef Christiano who showed us into his working kitchen. What an amazing evening was then spent preparing a three course meal, including local...More

Thank 590robinp
Jimmy2310, Proprietario at Locanda I Grifi, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Dear Robin, thank you for your kind review. We are very glad you have appreciated your cooking class here at Locanda; it was a real great pleasure for me giving you the lesson and showing some secrets of the Tuscan and Italian cuisine...such as the...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

We stayed here for 4 nights and the room was lovely and clean, towels changed when required. Views from the terrace were stunning but we struggled with the menu as it didn't change over these nights. Breakfast was very basic even by Tuscan standards requires...More

Thank rayferry
Jimmy2310, Proprietario at Locanda I Grifi, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Dear Mr rayferry, Thank you for your review. We are very glad you have enjoyed the view from the terrace and from the room and the cleaness; it is something very important to us. We think, however, that your review is a little too hard...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Wow! We had an amazing meal at the Locanda restaurant and decided to try the private chef at home dining experience. Cristiano is an outstanding chef! We were spoiled with a 4 course feast that we were able to choose ourselves from a large selection....More

Thank EveMilly
Jimmy2310, Proprietario at Locanda I Grifi, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Dear Eve, I consider myself very lucky to have had such wonderful guests as you and your family at my restaurant; and it was a relly great pleasure for me to have done the @Chefathome service at your villa. You all were so kind to...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

Great little place to enjoy a really nice dinner (especially outside on the terrace). A very enthusiastic and dedicated chef makes great dishes...More

Thank Peter W
Jimmy2310, Proprietario at Locanda I Grifi, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Dear Peter, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad you have enjoyed our food, service and the view form our panoramic terrace. As a Chef and Owner I always take care of my guests and I like to demonstrate how passionate...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is attached to a lovely small hotel high above the Tuscan hills city of Cortana. When the weather is warm the outside tables have a commanding view of the countryside. When the weather is cool guests can go inside to a beautifully appointed...More

Thank PjCox-Otto
Jimmy2310, Proprietario at Locanda I Grifi, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Dear PjCox, Thank you again for having been our guests at the restaurant and for such a positive review. It is very important that you have returned to visit us once again; we are very lucky to have such a great guests who enjoy our...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018

Our friends/family group of 11 shared a villa outside Cortona, and wanted a personal chef for two evenings. Chef Cristiano from Locanda I Grifi, exceeded our expectations. Our villa had a pizza oven on the premises, and on one night, Cristiano provided us with a...More

Thank mccarryhouse
Jimmy2310, Proprietario at Locanda I Grifi, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Dear Mr & Mrs McCarry, Thank you very much for your kind review; it one of the best I heve ever received...from one of the best group of people I have ever served in my personal chef career. You were so kind to me and...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We had passed this hotel and restaurant on a walk to the Hermitage, so decided to walk back for lunch another day. The short walk out of town is well worth it, although we almost missed the sign directing us to the left of the...More

Thank chsEastSussex
Jimmy2310, Proprietario at Locanda I Grifi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your...passionate review. We are very glad you have found us and decided to have lunch at our restaurant. The hotel door was closed because the manager was momentarily downstairs at the restaurant confirming a dinner reservation for the...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located in Torreone near the top of Cortona. Four of us went for dinner on a brilliantly clear evening for October. When you enter, you are underwhelmed by the decor with its simple tiles and its plaster over rock walls decorated with...More

Thank MKIfoodie
Cristiano M, Proprietario at Locanda I Grifi, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your positive review. As regards the decor, it is our choice to keep it simple and minimal but always having a comfortable place to stay and to have lunch/dinner. The paintings that decorate the restaurant belong to a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:45 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
11:45 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
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19:30 - 23:30
11:45 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
11:45 - 15:00
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11:45 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
11:45 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loc. Torreone. 6/7, 52044, Cortona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Cortona
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 613830
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Restaurant Chef Cristiano proposes a typical Tuscan menu with traditional recipes with a contemporary twist ideal even for the most demanding people. It is also possible to taste wine, extra virgin olive oil and other local products, to organize theme dinners, cooking classes, buffets and romantic dinners with custom-made menus. Wine Cellar The wine cellar of Restaurant "Locanda I Grifi" is a magical venue not only for wine lovers but also for all those wishing to spend a special moment while tasting outstanding Tuscan products. The wine list has over a hundred labels including the most renowned and appreciated national and international wines. It is possible to have a professional sommelier upon request who will select the perfect wines to be paired with the different courses. Dining room Restaurant in Cortona "Locanda I Grifi" is located in the uppermost part of the hill, set in a peaceful and panoramic area. Classy and cozy, this restaurant has a beautiful and refined dining room for up to 80 people and a panoramic terrace with 95 seats with an enchanting view onto the Tuscan countryside and Lake Trasimeno to spend unforgettable evenings during the summer with your friends and family. Cristiano and his staff will give you a warm welcome for your lunch or romantic dinner in Cortona to be a moment to remember.
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