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Rifugio Martina

Monte San Primo, 22025 Lezzeno, Italy
+39 031 964695
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good52%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“polenta” (12 reviews)
“nice walk” (2 reviews)
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Monte San Primo, 22025 Lezzeno, Italy
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1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended this rustic restaurant for a family lunch and we were delighted to try some delicious and authentic local dishes. The service was excellent and we were generously offered grappa to finish off the meal. Certainly worth a visit but be prepared for a...More

Thank Marianne D
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Rifugio Martina is high up a mountain above lake Como. It can be reached by car (the main parking is about 10 minutes downhill) or from a number of trails through the woods and mountains. The Refugio is big with plenty of space indoors and...More

Thank P E
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We walked from our hotel in Bellagio to the top of a mountain far far away, then got lost! After over 20kms of up hill, we were absolutely exhausted, so to come down a climb and find Rifugio Martina, it more than lived up to...More

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This has a very Nice view, and.... After a Nice walk i can imagine that people are hungry and would like a Nice palenta..... But it is the only thing they serve. So if you do not like palenta, which we discovered for ourselves, it...More

Thank Martijnvrijsbergen
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We stopped at this restaurant before starting our hike to Monte San Primo. It was quite busy but we were quickly served. the Polenta, which you can order with different meat or cheese was excellent. We were unsure of the round walk to Monte Primo...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

You will be mesmerised by the view of this place. The owner is really nice and friendly You have to go for a 10 minutes hike after you park the car but it s definitely worth it. They serve great beer and wine along with...More

Thank Roxana J
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

A place with a stunning view on Lago di Como, that has a menu of mainly polenta based dishes that taste great. The prices are OK too, and the rifugio is a good starting point to climb further to the summit of the Monte San...More

Thank Polyvidi
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Located on the top of a hill, you can easily reach it with a pleasant 15' walk through a wood. It's a rustic restaurant with an amazing view of the lake. Short list of very tasty dishes: cornmeal mush is served with braised meat, deer...More

Thank Silvia D
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Rifugio Martina is definitely one of those "gem" places you're proud to have found, especially as there is a bit of a hike up from the car park to help build your appetite. The walk to it is worth it in itself, but once you...More

1  Thank nikitakou
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Rifugio on top of mountain San Primo. A breathtaking view of lake Como. You can reach IT on foot for the last half an hour. From there you can admire Isola Comacina and Ossuccio. Take a field glass with You. Local food to eat with...More

1  Thank Massimo B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monte San Primo, 22025 Lezzeno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Lezzeno
  • Phone Number: +39 031 964695
Characteristic mountain restaurant (1300 mt) of family tradition since 1928 where guests can taste local typical food of different kind of meat accompanied with Polenta. The restaurant's speciality is "Polenta Uncia". Open every day from mid-April to mid-September. During the rest of the year, the restaurant is open only on weekends, bank holidays and on demand. The restaurant is reached after a ten to twenty minute hike from the parking lot. Lunch is served from noon to 2:30pm, and dinner from 7pm to 10pm. It is advisable to make reservations.
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