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Via Fraina 1, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
0436 3634
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Price range: $54 - $68
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Recommended in the most prestigious cooking guides, the Baita Fraina Restaurant goes hand in hand with professionalism and quality. The two brothers Adolfo and Alessandro Menardi run the restaurant with their wives Anna and Tiziana. The restaurant has 3 rooms and a terrace where you can sit back and enjoy their cooking while gazing over the Tofane and the 5 Torri mountain groups. It has an excellent wine list with over 600 choices, specially selected grappa drinks and whiskeys. There is a room available to hire for private dinners and parties and also six comfortable bedrooms.

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  • German first
  • Italian first
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stillwater, mn
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We decided to spend five nights here, after dining one year ago and loving the meal. The family is very friendly, and works diligently to answer our questions. Adolfo suggested some really good hikes. We ate here four of the five nights. Great meals and just a walk upstairs when done. We will return! Erik and Kathy S.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

We ate twice, evenings. The service was professional and good, so was the food. Nicely decorated. Reasonably priced. We much enjoyed our dinner and came back the other night. The team was very freindly.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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96 reviews 96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner at Baita Fraina last night with a large group. The food and service were outstanding. The menu had so many interesting choices on it that several of us decided to share our plates. Among the delicious items were the mushroom filled ravioli, the pheasant salad, the tagliatelle (both with deer meat and lamb), and the veal cheeks --... More 

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Brussels
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Stumbled upon this place on a walk down from Mandres to Cortina after a trip up in the cable car. Stopped for a drink and to let the children play in the playground, looked at the menu, and took one of the last remaining tables for lunch outside! Good pasta, delicious lamb and the beef with funghi porcini was out... More 

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64 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The food is always pretty consistent and the service too. Both are good. Try onion spaghetti and rack of lamb. The selection of steak tartare is good too. The prices are not bad considering you are in cortina. Have fun.

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Rome, Italy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

It is a nice place joinable by feet from Zuel in about 45 minutes. The food is excellent and the wine list is great (Italian and French wines).

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Istanbul, Turkey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Very nice restaurant, located out of town, 5 mnts by car. Tried tagliata manzo and cervo mirtillo accompanied with a nice bottle of Chianti classico riserva. Great food&atmosphere, just what you need after a good day at the slopes.

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Separate small dining rooms within this restaurant give it a cosy feel. This was our most expensive meal in Cortina, although it was closest to the centre of town, so the lower taxi fare probably evened things out. Very traditional feel restaurant and we didn't think the cooking was entirely successful. The flavour of my venison loin was destroyed by... More 

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Italy
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73 reviews 73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Friendly proprietors and excellent local cuisine in a warm, Tyrolese style chalet with great views over the valley where the Dolomites are Queen. A memorable lunch with fine service and generous hospitality, we will certainly return there if the opportunity presents itself.

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Oslo, Norway
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

The restaurant has a warm and rustic atmosphere. It is located 5 min by taxi from downtown Cortina. The pumpkin soup was lovely, and the deer roast was a perfect match with their organic Chianti. The chocolate mousse for dessert made ​​the meal really memorable. A bit expencive though, but it is worth it. Outstanding service.

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Address: Via Fraina 1, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Phone Number: 0436 3634
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Belluno  >  Cortina d'Ampezzo
Average Prices: USD 54 - 68
Cuisine: Italian

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