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La Baita

Via Wyatt 60 loc. Paullo, Menaggio, Italy
+39 0344 32195
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (7 reviews)
“ribs” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Wyatt 60 loc. Paullo, Menaggio, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank hadabit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is off the beaten track so you wouldn't know it's there. The view of the lake was great. We had the homemade ravioli to start and then the local pork ribs and the beef with mushrooms both with the local polenta. Everything was...More

Thank Hanif G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a super evening at this very friendly restaurant. After a rather scary (for me as a passenger!) drive up to it, the mountain scenery was worth the effort, with a gorgeous view down to Lake Como. The staff were very helpful and squeezed...More

Thank Julie-Dawn L
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Love, love, love this restaurant! Seriously-one of the best food I had in Italy during my 2 weeks trip . I have been in very fancy restaurant in Florence but food were not so enjoyable like in La Baita. Visiting and staying for few days...More

2  Thank hulrom
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the hills above Mennagio and decided to walk to La Baita, we didn't get far. We soon realised that it was a little further than suggested on the map, another factor was that the road leading to the restaurant is surrounded by...More

2  Thank Rich_Mallorca
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Best pork ribs ever. Delicious. Great home cooking, great views, great value. Amazing lake views. There are lots of restaurants on the lake but this is one of my favourites. Well worth a visit

1  Thank fidaisy
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I'm grateful to Tripadvisor reviewers for putting us on to this place. Traditional food of the highest quality, and quite different to the fare in the other rated restaurants in the area. Don't think about walking or driving. The road could be dangerous for the...More

1  Thank CrazyInglesi
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The owners were lovely & friendly the food started well with cold meat and cheese platter the main was presented with grey polenta. And the pasts dishes were tasteless Would not return.

Thank Gill L
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Great views. Yuk food leading to severe indigestion. Friendly staff but will not return. Meat was black and spaghetti tasteless.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 21 September 2016

In the middle of nowhere...if you fancy a challenge through single track roads in the dark...the place is superb. Great friendly staff and superb food and drink and not too pricey.

1  Thank Colin G
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4 September 2016|
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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
22 August 2016|
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Response from David F | Reviewed this property |
Just call the number on their website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Wyatt 60 loc. Paullo, Menaggio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Menaggio
  • Phone Number: +39 0344 32195
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.
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