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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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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

We went for a late lunch on New Year's Day and we're lucky enough to sit in the heated and covered "outside" area. There wasn't a cloud in the sky and the deep blue contrasted beautifully with the golden Dolomites. The food was very good, particularly the lamb cutlets, and the service was excellent. This is an authentic Italian restaurant,... More 

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stillwater, mn
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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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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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112 reviews 112 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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98 reviews 98 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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74 reviews 74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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Additional Information about Baita Fraina

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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