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Alta Restaurant & Wine Bar

34 Church St, Lenox, MA 01240-2772
+1 413-637-0003
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (74 reviews)
“alta salad” (19 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
All hours
American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Church St, Lenox, MA 01240-2772
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361 - 370 of 953 reviews

Reviewed 30 June 2015

Always consistent-food and service. Very anxious to please. Excellent specials and good advice as to which wine and food tochoose

Thank Judith G
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We had a trip planned to Canyon Ranch. The weather report looked like the travel the next morning would be hazardous. Canyon Ranch allowed us to check in the night before at a reduced rate that did not include dinner. We went to Alta. What...More

Thank downhillskier17
Reviewed 29 June 2015

It is fun here. There are many young interesting people who are not on cell phones, etc. it is noisy but the food is very good and the location is the best. Don't miss the store .SHOOZ that is around the corner for women. They...More

2  Thank Judy B
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Stopped by on a Thursday night without a reservation and got the 'last' available table - a perfect spot by the window! Waitress was a gem, the wine excellent, and the food not only well plated but also delicious. Lastly, the molten lava cake is...More

Thank Gypsy107
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Based on reviews, I emailed the restaurant a week in advance for an early evening reservation. Two days later, with no response, I called during the open-for-lunch time. Phone not answered after 10 rings. Two days before I called shortly after lunch closing, got auto...More

4  Thank Molly066
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Alta could not accommodate us on Saturday evening, but did manage a reservation on Sunday. Hostess wanted to seat us under air conditioning unit but I declined and she was very accommodating. I had the Salmon which was very good. I was unsure about the...More

Thank shoppingal
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Ate at Alta last night. There was a snafu in the kitchen and we waited almost an hour for our main courses, duck and trout, which were both excellent as were the special soup and the Alta salad. The general manager, recognizing how long it...More

Thank GAILSY53
Reviewed 23 June 2015

We visited Alta after a concert at Tanglewood, arriving right when they opened at 5:00. They seated us immediately and treated us well throughout our dinner. I had an Idaho Trout dinner which was perfect. My dining partner had salmon which she found equally good....More

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Pleasantly surprised to be able to snag a table on the porch before going to Tanglewood. Excellent selection of salads, paninis, wraps. Interesting combinations, and fresh. Portions were surprisingly large. Add a glass or wine from the lengthy wine by the glass list, and you...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 18 June 2015

I live in San Francisco but am born and raised in the Lenox area, so we travel back there quite a bit. We always have at least a couple meals at Alta during our stay. The food is always amazing, the menu is always interesting...More

Thank kathleen v
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Is the restaurant a BYOB?
13 November 2016|
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Response from altawinebar | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you so much for your question. As we have a full liquor license, we are nor allowed by state law to let any one bring there own alcoholic beverages. We hope to welcome you at Alta soon.
Hi, Is it wheelchair accessible? Thank you. Joan
1 June 2016|
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Response from Deb B | Reviewed this property |
I checked with the restaurant and they confirmed that they are accessible. You may want to email them (email is on their website) with any particular questions. Thanks -
Do you have a private party room that seats 7?
26 January 2016|
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Response from LinZlenox | Reviewed this property |
They have a separate room often used for larger (5 or more) groups, but it is not private. There will be others seated there as well. It is used as a private space for larger groups, as many as 20.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Church St, Lenox, MA 01240-2772
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Lenox
  • Phone Number: +1 413-637-0003
  • E-mail
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