Val di Chiana restaurants

Top Choice Tuscan in Castiglion Fiorentino

Ristorante Da Muzzicone

Ask any local where to sink your teeth into the perfect bistecca alla fiorentina, aka Tuscany's iconic T-bone steak, and the answer is always Ristorante Da Muzzicone. The restaurant is famed for its succulent, cooke…
Top Choice Tuscan in Cortona

La Bucaccia

Cortona's finest address, this gourmet gem resides in the medieval stable of a Renaissance palazzo. Cuisine is Tuscan and Cortonese – much meat and handmade pasta (chestnut ravioli!) – and the cheese course is super…
Top Choice Burgers in Cortona

Beerbone Artburger

The feisty burgers cooked up at this contemporary restaurant on Cortona's main pedestrian drag are no ordinary burgers. Select your Tuscan meat – Chianina beef or cinta senese pork, smoked over applewood – and choos…
Tuscan in Cortona

La Fett'unta

Hanging baskets of flowers mark the entrance to this tiny, deli-style fiaschetteria (simple wine bar) known for its first-class budget dining. Inside, tempting cold cuts and pre-prepared dishes sit beneath glass, be…
Italian in Cortona

Osteria del Teatro

A cherry-red bicycle strung with freshly cut flowers greets diners at this theatrical address. B&W snaps of actors who've dined here after performing in the nearby theatre decorate the walls, and service is a pe…
Tuscan in Cortona

Taverna Pane e Vino

Simple seasonal dishes are the trademark of this vaulted cellar, a hot spot with local bon vivants who come to indulge in their pick of Tuscan and Italian wines in the company of bruschette, terracotta dishes of ove…
Pastries in Cortona

Pasticceria Banchelli

For sinful cakes with coffee, this cake shop and cafe has been the place to go since 1930. Pay at the counter and grab a street table outside in the morning sun.