This is a very small family owned Italian restaurant located of of business 83 a bit west of the downtown Mercedes area. The staff is very friendly and their prices are reasonable, especially for the amount of food you will get.
It is a restaurant with large winter Texan patronage. One thing that I really like about Cortino's is that you can usually place a half order of a meal, or at least their delicious lasagna.
The restaurant is fairly plain and is not really fancy but a nice dim atmosphere to have a romantic dinner, family meal or dinner with friends. I highly recommend this restaurant.