Dining & Shopping

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Cortona offers wonderful food, wine, & shops

Ristoranti / Trattorie / Bar (pictures below table)

Osteria del Teatro

Via Maffei, 2

0575 630556


Excellent food/wine; seasonal dishes; need reservation for dinner


Loc. Burcinella (nr Fratta)

0575 617417


Warm & welcoming restaurant with excellent & creative dishes.

Bar 500

Via Nazionale, 44/46

0575 604450


Warm & welcoming. Wide selection of panini, snacks, sweets. Wine tasting; bar drinks; espresso & other coffee drinks. Owners speak English, German, & Italian.

Pizz./Birr. Fufluns

Via Ghibellina, 3

0575 604140


Very good antipasti, pasta & pizza. New owners; quality of food & service inferior to that of prior owner.

Antica Trattoria

Piazza Signorelli, 30

0575 631191


Patio & indoor seating; very good pasta. Friendly

Croce del Travaglio

Via Dardano, 1

0575 62832


Excellent thin pizza; good pastas.

La Locando

Piazza Pescheria, 3

0575 630575


Nice setting; good food.

La Grotta

Piazetta Baldelli

0575 630271


Cellar setting; good food.

Trattoria Toscana

Via Dardano, 12

0575 604192


Very good pasta.

Il Cacciatore

Via Roma, 11

0575 630552


Game & seafood dishes.

Caffè degli Artiste

Via Nazionale, 18

0575 601237


Espresso, bar drinks. Snacks.


Via Dardano, 24

0575 601944


Friendly; typical busy trattoria.

Trattoria La Vigna

Via Spinello, 27/35
52100 Arezzo (AR)



Centro Storico of Arezzo; very traditional Tuscan restaurant with central fireplace for grilling

Drago di Giada

Via Madonna del Prato, 36
52100 Arezzo (AR)



Centro Storico of Arezzo; Chinese & Japanese dishes

Osteria "Rosso di Sera"

Via F. Papini, 79
06060 San Feliciano (PG)



Lago Trasimeno shore; specialty is fish

Ristorante "Da Massimo"

Via dei Romani, 16
06063 San Savino - Magione (PG)



In the hills past San Feliciano; excellent fish dishes; both local and from the sea












Osteria del Teatro
Osteria del Teatro


Pizz. FuFluns
Pizzeria FuFluns

Croce del Travaglio
Tratt./Pizz. Croce del Travaglio

Trattoria La Grotta
Trattoria La Grotta

Trattoria Dardano
Trattoria Dardano

Trattoria Toscana
Trattoria Toscana



Galeria "Il Pozzo"

Via Nazionale, 12

Not only tobacco products - paper & leather accessories, prints & original artwork, cards, bus & train tickets, phone cards. Owner Ivan speaks English very well & is very helpful. Tel: (0575) 603730

Ivan Botanici

Le Telerie Toscane

Piazza Pescheria, 2

Textiles & finished goods of Tuscany - e.g. tablecloths/napkins, bedding

Bottega della Pasta Fresca

Via Dardano, 29

Pasta & sauces made fresh daily; esp. agnolotti di ortica, ravioli di tartufo, cinghiale sauce

Panificio Cortonese

Via Dardano, 3

Tuscan breads (e.g. cibatte, schiacciatta) & desserts

Despar Market

Piazza Repubblica, 23

Supermarket - small but good selection; also picnic supplies

Foto Lamentini

Via Nazionale, 33

Photofinishing, passport fotos; copies & send/ receive faxes. Also Internet access. Fax: +39 (0575) 630961


Centro i Girasoli (on SS71) - Camucia

Supermarket/general store - generally open 8:00-20:00; Sun. 9:00-13:00

Panificio La Fonte di Giovanni Menci

Via della Fonte, 1 (Camucia)
Tel: (0575) 631138

Excellent breads, especially multi-grain. Also have "bio/eco" items. (produced in-house)

Pasticc./Caffè Vannelli

Via Regina Elena, 13/15 (Camucia)
Tel: (0575) 603431

Elegant caffè with wide selection of pastries, dolci, teas, and coffees - excellent location for morning breakfast or afternoon teas.

Pasticc. Banchelli

Via Nazionale, 64

Broad selection of baked goods, especially dolci, and chocolate and candy items - produced in-house

Vivi Market

Via Crispi, 58/c
- Arezzo

International supermarket with spices and staples for Chinese, Thai, Indian, and Mexican cuisine. Tel/Fax:(0575) 22376


Travel Agency

Tuscan Magic Full travel services including flight, train, hotel, & rental car bookings. Specialized fares for students. Ask for Laura.
Via Guelfa, 24-26
Tel: (0575) 1645310   Fax: (0575) 1645311
Email: tuscanmagic@technet.it or tuscanmagic@hotmail.it
Skype: Tuscanmagic_cortona

Taxi Service / Personal Driver

Pharmacy (Farmacia)

Farmacia Centrale (Dr. Lucente)

via Nazionale, 38
Tel: (0575) 603206
Ask for Rafaella who speaks English very well


Wheelchair rental; home care items

Sanitaria Maneschi

Va Lauretana, 17 (Camucia)
Mo-Sa: 08:30-13.00 & 14:30-19:30
Tel: (0575) 601250

Internet Service

Internet Train
(also phone & shipping services)

Sensory Tracks
(also a travel agency)


Circolo Signorelli

Note: Neuromancer ceased operations

via Roma, 20
Tel: (0575) 606078

vicolo del Precipizio, 2/a (off via Nazionale)
M-Fr: 09:30-12:30//16:30-19:30; Sat: 09:30-12:30
Tel: (0575) 605138

Teatro Signorelli (1st floor), Pza. Signorelli, 14
Daily, 14:oo-24:00
Tel: (0575) 62717

Dry cleaners:

Lavanderia Corito

Piazza della Repubblica, 10

Sorbi Diana & C.

Via Sandrelli A., 2/c - Camucia

Laundries (Wash & iron):

Lavanderia Ecologica

Centro i Girasoli, near Coop (on SS71) - Camucia

Lavanderia Etruria

Via Il Giugno, 9 - Camucia

Lavanderia Nuvola

Via XX Settembre, 7 - Terontola

Cooking school:

Italy with the Experts

Excellent cooking school with renowned chefs.

Il Falconiere

Tuscan cooking school close to Cortona.


Florist (Fiorista):

Mario Berti
Piazza della Repubblica, 4
Tel: (0575) 603457

Very good selection of cut flowers and gift plants; excellent quality. Associated with the Fleurop-Interflora group - can order flowers from abroad for delivery in Cortona or elsewhere.

Hair Stylist (Parrucchieri):

Nuccio s.n.c.
Piazza della Repubblica, 26
Tel: (0575) 603357

Full hair care (and products) for men, women, & children. Ask for Davide.


Katerina Ring


Katerina works primarily in watercolors and does mostly still life & landscapes of Tuscany. Has exhibited internationally.

Elizabeth Cochrane

Elizabeth works both in watercolors & oils with the primary subject being Tuscan landscapes. Has exhibited internationally.

Sarah Miatt

Sarah works in pastels, oils, & mixed media with the primary subjects being Tuscan landscapes, fantasy scenes, & evocations of Tuscan history. Has exhibited internationally.

Tourist Information Agency (APT):
A.P.T. Cortona
Palazzo Casali
I-52044 Cortona (AR)
Ph: (0575) 637223 |

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If you contact or visit one of the above businesses, let them know you found them on Cortona Online. Note: The above are personal selections/recommendations in the historic center of Cortona; there are many more shops in piazza Signorelli, piazza Repubblica and along via Nazionale, via Dardano, and via Guelfa.  Also many additional shops and restaurants in the lower modern town, Camucia, especially along viale Gramsci and viale Matteotti.