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La Baita

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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This restaurant is mentioned in one of your forums, but is not listed in your rated restaurants in Menaggio. This is one of the most exquiste dining experience we have had. We have travelled the world but there is only one La Baita.
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

Four of us went up to La Baita from Menaggio. As our friend told us, you go up the road, and keep going even when you think you should not. It is up the mountain but lovely when you get there. We were lucky enough...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lyndac00per
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Simply brilliant home style rich flavoured cooking. The polenta woven with cheese was a delight and the selection of three of the main courses on their typical menu was brilliant. The ribs, as others have said, were simply amazing, rich with rosemary flavours. The view...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Swisheavy
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

The trip by car up the mountain was unnerving, but the food was worth the trip. La Baita was recommended by the woman who owns the villa we were staying at in Menaggio. The men had the ribs, one with polenta and the other with...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Joan1952
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Went for lunch on two occasions when they were really busy with First Communion guests. Despite the restaurant being full, the staff accommodated us without any fuss and made us feel very welcome. The food was excellent and very tasty - Venison stew in Barolo...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank cctgrt i
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The setting was gorgeous .... a quaint cottage style building on the mountains overlooking the lake (watch out for the rather steep drive to get here) We had the tasting menu of venison, beef and ribs with polenta and the mixed antipasti. I'm not a...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Lianne A
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We turned up for lunch quite late. We had one each of the dishes from the menu of the day. Venison and Beef with Mushroom. Both were beautifully cooked and served simply with potato or polenta.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Tasjan
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Stopped in for a quick lunch on our way to catch the ferry to the other side of the lake. I phoned ahead and even though we got lost on the way they were very nice and still served us. Delicious Pasta and good house...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank TheElys
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is one of the best local Italian cuisines we had during our family vacation in Italy in Aug. 2017. We found this restaurant from TripAdvisor and a lot of good reviews, so we decided to give it a try. The restaurant location is a...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Wednesday evening for a family meal. Unfortunately when we arrived we realised it was closed. This wasn't available information on the website

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank homey2015
Reviewed 10 August 2017

La Baita (mountain hut) is a long-established family operation which sticks to the basics and executes them flawlessly. Situated high on a hill overlooking Lake Como, it offers a splendid panorama over the lake, and a delightful quiet terrace from which to take it all...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Response from David F | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The menu we chose was a sampler menu at 30 euros each and plus wine came to around 80 euros. We had antipasto, 3 pastas ans three meats in the menu. The road up to it is quite winding but not really a problem to get up... More
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