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La Baita

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Via Wyatt 60 loc. Paullo, Menaggio, Italy
+39 0344 32195
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Santa Ponsa, Spain
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76 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 woods and poorly or not lit at all, it was also Halloween, so we wimped... More 

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Griante, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 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

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Thank fidaisy
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 uninitiated, especially in the evening. Take a taxi. If there is a place to review... More 

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Thank CrazyInglesi
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Gill L
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Anne H
Romford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Colin G
Oxford
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We came across this well hidden Gem after a few days of touristy mennagio. The walk to the restaurant is wonderfully beautiful. It is a fairly steep walk (but relatively short) through a densely wooded area. The restaurant staff are beautifully welcoming. The food is local and DELICIOUS. The view provides a jaw dropping background to a wonderful meal. A... More 

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Thank TracyAshley
Jacksonville, Florida
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Definely need GPS to find this gem, but worth the effort. Service is good and the food is excellent. Seems to have a mix of tourists and locals - always a good sign.

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Thank Michael W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Very good to excellent food, scenery breathtaking yet the road is a bit risky.I surely recommend the visit

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Thank maysoon s
London, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had a great evening at La Baita and were lucky enough to be able to sit out on the terrace. ( take a jumper as it can get chilly ) O.K. It's a steep and narrow road to get to the restaurant (just up from Menaggio / Croce ) BUT it's different and has a very local feel to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Wyatt 60 loc. Paullo, Menaggio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Menaggio
  • Phone Number: +39 0344 32195
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?