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Ristorante Amelie

Via Primo Maggio 17 | Piazza G. Mazzini, 28831, Baveno, Italy
+39 339 875 2621
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“bread” (15 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
“ravioli” (11 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Via Primo Maggio 17 | Piazza G. Mazzini, 28831, Baveno, Italy
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1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ristorante Amelie is in the back streets of Baveno but certainly is at the forefront of local cuisine in Piedmont. My family of 5 are all food and wine critics. Three love cooking and the other with me, we are from the essential consumer class....More

1  Thank M_Sparksman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little gem! Excellent service. A chef who has his finger on the pulse. From beginning to end, this is a great little find. The food is delightful. Flavours are superb. The staff excel in their attention to detail. This is a must. Well done...More

Thank alpskibunny
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Chef Paolo and partner Micky run this small restaurant with a passion. The food is an absolute delight and the service is welcoming and warm. We all enjoyed Amelie so much that we went back a 2nd Time.

1  Thank Mick K
Reviewed June 27, 2018

I'm not lying in the title. My wife and I are in our late 20's and we've done a lot of traveling over the past couple of years, and are total foodies from San Diego, CA. At this location, we had the best dinner that...More

2  Thank Alex C
Reviewed May 7, 2018

What a find! Great recommendation from a work colleague, and turned out to be somewhere never to forget. Quite a small space, with probably 6 tables. Extremely intimate, romantic spot. The food is very good, and of course service was always on hand for anything...More

2  Thank Swiss99
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

This quaint restaurant located just off the main drive in Baveno is well worth the visit. The staff are attentive and welcoming, including the chef who makes a point of coming to greet the guests. Wine selection is very good with per glass options available....More

3  Thank Donna C
Reviewed May 4, 2018

If I could rate this amazing restaurant at 10 stars I would! We arrived unanounced without a reservation (out of respect, don't do this) to be welcomed into this incredibly intemate environment by a staff of consummate professionals. The food, wine, service and hospitality made...More

2  Thank Nick K
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants I have ever been in my life. Not only the food is stunning in presentation and tastes absolutely like heaven. The whole restaurant -maximum 7 tables - is an experience. Make sure you have a reservation before going...More

3  Thank Gaby C
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Excellent! Best meal we had out on this week long trip to northern italy.staff were very attentive,and friendly,and the chef came out to welcome us..definitely a first for an italian restaurant! Lots of extra little nibbles,and a glass of bubbly to start. Lovely small homely...More

2  Thank Mtnflyer1972
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic experience to visit this restaurant. The atmosphere was intim (only tables to host a limited number of guests which makes this place cosy). We were here as a family of four (2 adults and two children age 8+10). In addition to our order we...More

1  Thank Dorthe R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Primo Maggio 17 | Piazza G. Mazzini, 28831, Baveno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Baveno
  • Phone Number: +39 339 875 2621
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Description
Dear Guests,the starting idea of this restaurant embodies one of the themes from the popular movie Amelie (Le Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain) directed by Jean Pierre Jeunet in 2001, that is to keep a curious eye on the world and take pleasure in the simple things ... we tried to carry this idea through in the meals, offering a mixture of flavors, fragrances and also feelings to free the spirit ... and ...fly ...The restaurant Amelie is a place where you can taste good food and learn small tricks for your own well-being . The first of which being a return to simplicity, that to Paolo (Chef Patron) and Miky (Naturopath) means in first place to live according to the pace of the seasons. This simple and primary secret is translated in the seasonal menu based on the ingredients that Nature offers us only in their own season. For this reason the courses will vary according to season availability.Amelie wants to make people aware that we are what we eat.Paolo, who is rational, calculating and practical and Miky, who is instinctive, ethereal and sentimental , want to share their views so that you can share yourselves with many more people the pleasures of good eating and well-being on your own and with others.That's why for example we use pure oils, essences of flowers and leaves, and fruits and berries in the environment and in the food.At the end of the meal, if you want you can learn more about our choice of products and oils, at that time of the year, and can smell the essence used, and maybe make it your own.Paolo and Miky wish you all to have a good time.WELCOME ... in Amelie wonderland!
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