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Baita Fraina - Il Risorante

Localita Fraina 1, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
+39 0436 3634
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
“pasta” (3 reviews)
“lovely dinner” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, European
$$ - $$$
Localita Fraina 1, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Baita Fraina is famous for its great environment and surroundings. It is a paradise for families who take their kids to play and enjoy the views of Ampezzo valley. Food once was good but unpretentious and people preferred to have a quick snack for lunch...More

Thank Marconiada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to start you dining experience in the area. Tasty meals with various times of hunted meat. Deer main course is fantastic.

Thank Max120368
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

We were very impressed with the excellent food (local traditional menu with an innovative twist). The restaurant itself is very cozy and the service was prompt and friendly. Would definitely return.

Thank Fiona P
Reviewed December 28, 2016

Bait a Fraina was suggested at the last minute by the staff at the Faloria Mountain Spa, turned out to be one of our best meals of the week. The food was outstanding all around. White truffle specials and duck were the highlights. They had...More

Thank KentuckyTwinTraveler
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Situated near Cortina on the road to Venice it is a lovely chalet which has also a few hotel rooms. The food is typical from Dolomiti with an innovative touch. The service is impeccable as is the wine list. Only negative remark is that one...More

Thank G c
Reviewed August 20, 2016

After a long walk we reached this Baita. We managed to have a table outside just in front of 5 torri...an amazing view! Waiters were kind and helpful. The menu is full of local dishes, with some of them that you will not find easily...More

Thank Alessandro B
Reviewed June 24, 2016

We dined last week at this small restaurant just uphill in Cortina. The dishes were superbly cooked, service was great and they have a really extensive Wine list covering all regions of Italy. I would go back there like a shot for the traditional Italian...More

Thank 993rs
Reviewed March 29, 2016

Very cosy restaurant with fantastic food and an outstanding wine list! Highly recommend the venison! Great place for a fun night out with friends! Great wait staff!

Thank jfountain
Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is a really nice restaurant with an feeling of a long history. Inside you feel you are in a cabin in the woods. The wines and the food here is really good, and they have som really old and good barolo wines here. The...More

Thank Palmontana
Reviewed January 1, 2015

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,...More

Thank larica17
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$54 - $68
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Localita Fraina 1, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Belluno  >  Cortina d'Ampezzo
  • Phone Number: +39 0436 3634
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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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