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Ristorante Da Aurelio Rifugio

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Passo Giau 5, 32020 Colle Santa Lucia, Italy
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant by accident in 2013 and have been back every year since. Great location, great service and great food using local ingredients and alpine themes. If you are in the Cortina or Marmolada area, do not miss!

Thank GavinHarr16
Reeuwijk, The Netherlands
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

We were here in summer for a good lunch. The chef helped us to translate the whole menu. How lovely, and he cooks great too! This restaurant was a tip of friends. They come here every years many times in winter. But the quality in summer is good too. Not so big, make a reservation to be sure you have... More 

Thank CJaal
Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Great food, beautiful view and nice cosy ambience. The journey to the restaurant was long, with plenty of twists and turns up to the mountain (N.B. map on shown on Trip Advisor is incorrect, this restaurant is nowhere near town). It was definitely worth the trip!

Thank Honeybee231
new york
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

I loved this place!! The waitress did not speak English but was so friendly and smiling I guess I wrinkled my nose at the first glass of wine she poured me. She ran over grabbed a new bottle to be sure I like it ( I did) The cook and owner came to explain the menu They were so friendly... More 

Thank kewlmom17
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

Perched on a mountain pass (between Cortina and Selva di Cadore) with astounding views of the Marmolada. Food was outstanding -- pasta with mountain pesto, mezzelune with zucca and gorgonzola, tender lamb chops, and an assortment of great deserts. Service was impeccable and some real knowledge of the wines of the region. Will definitely return.

Thank GeorgeWashDC
Milan, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

the restaurant is located in one of the most breathtaking areas around Cortina. The athmosphere is very friendly and the quality of food and drink outstanding. Traditional dishes from the area are interpreted in a nice yet not extravagant way. For instance, traditional casunziei (red beet ravioli) are transformed into one big raviolo with red beet and fresh creamy cheese... More 

Thank Paola D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2016

With so many good restaurants around competition shouldn't be easy, but at least for me, a Chef, is impossible to find better cooking in the area. On one occasion, I remember we drove over 2 hours just to have dinner here. Their food is THAT delicious. If you are around pay them a visit, you will not come out disappointed.

Thank Graxe V
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127 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best restaurant I have ever attended. First things first, the drive from Cortina is about 30 minutes, which 20 minutes are in the dark and going around the mountain, all full of curves and cliffs. The drive is WORTH IT 100000% You are treated as a 3 star Michellin Restaurant, but quite inexpensive; the service... More 

Thank asilberman
Madliena, Malta
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2016

We had a little adventure to get to the restaurant but with the kind help of the owner Gigi we made it. The adventure was definitely worthwhile, the food was excellent from beginning to end, our starters where divine and the desserts where amazing. Thank you for an amazing meal with a beautiful location.

Thank Francesca323
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89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant on the Passo Giau road. Beautiful scenario, surrounded by the mountains Nuvolau, Averau... Great food we had two starters and two main plus a dessert. I had poached egg on potatoes cream with mushrooms and black truffle followed by maccheroncini with pesto and stracciatella. My husband had foie gras and a soup. We also had the coffee cup... More 

Thank superanna80

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Passo Giau 5, 32020 Colle Santa Lucia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Belluno  >  Colle Santa Lucia
  • Phone Number: +390437720118

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?