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Alta Restaurant & Wine Bar

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings


Soup of the Day
Lamb Meatballs
Tomato Fennel Sauce, Feta, Fresh Mint
House Made Foie Gras Terrine
Sauternes Gelée, Membrillo, Brioche Toast
P.E.I. Mussels
White Wine, Garlic, Peas, Piquillo Peppers, Scallions, Espelette
Crispy Tuna
Wrapped in Basil Leaf & Brick Dough, Lemon Aioli, Arugula
Add Grilled Chicken - $4, Salmon, Shrimp - $6 to Any Salad *
Caesar Salad
Romaine Lettuce, Parmigiano, Croutons, Anchovies, Caesar Dressing*
Mediterranean Salad
Romaine Lettuce, Feta Cheese, Tomatoes, Golden Raisins, Toasted Pistachios, Creamy Champagne Dressing*
Alta Salad
Mixed Greens, Vermont Goat Cheese, Kalamata Olive, Roasted Tomatoes, Balsamic Dressing
Quinoa Salad
Golden Raisins, Feta Cheese, Carrots, Hazelnuts, Arugula, Mint Vinaigrette
Wine by the glass recommendations
Seared Natural Duck Breast*
Salty Caramel Sauce, Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables. Suggested Wine Pairing: E. Guigal, Cotes Du Rhône, France, 2010
Roasted Free-Range Chicken Statler
Thyme Jus, Ratatouille, Farro. Suggested Wine Pairing: Alexander Valley Vineyard, Chardonnay, Sonoma 2012
Braised Niman Ranch Pork Cheeks
Purple Mustard Braising Jus, Carrots, Peas, Scallions, Sautéed Fingerling Potatoes. Suggested Wine Pairing: Navarro Lopez, Grenache, Spain, 2012
Seared NY Strip Steak*
Truffle Demi, Spinach, Scallions, Hand Cut Fries. Suggested Wine Pairing: Genesis, Meritage, Washington State, 2010
With Chicken $4.0
With Shrimp or Salmon* $6.0
Tomato Fennel Linguini
Equinox Farm Arugula, Caramelized Onions, Artichoke Hearts, Scallions, Kalamata Olives, Garlic. Suggested Wine Pairing: Esperto, Pinot Grigio, Italy, 2012
Seared Atlantic Salmon*
Orange Glaze, Spinach, Red Onion, Roasted Tomatoes, Sautéed Fingerling Potatoes. Suggested Wine Pairing: Domaine du Tariquet, Sauvignon Blanc, France 2012
Roasted New England Cod*
Herb Crusted, Diced Chorizo, Piquillo Peppers, Equinox Farm Spinach, Mashed Potatoes. Suggested Wine Pairing: Paza Torrado, Albariño, Spain, 2011
Seared Idaho Trout
Lemon Maple Butter, Sautéed Fingerling Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables. Suggested Wine Pairing: Domaine Talmard, Macon, Chardonnay, France, 2012
With Chicken $4.0
With Shrimp or Salmon* $6.0
Grilled Organic Tofu
Basil Pesto, Ratatouille, Farro, Pine Nuts. Suggested Wine Pairing: Rose, Domaine Houchard, Cotes de Provence, 2012
Hand Cut Idaho & Sweet Fries
Sautéed Fingerling Potatoes
Local Baby Spinach
Seasonal Vegetables
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Wine Bar
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in The Berkshires and want to enjoy of wine and good mediterrenean cuisine, thi is the place. The quality, the service, the enviroment, everything makes you have a wonderful evening.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Amerique82
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here three times in four days -it was that good. Staff is friendly and engaging and the food is solid. We even had a final, final one night before retiring to the inn across the street. Order any salad and you’ll be pleased,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rkr727
Reviewed December 5, 2018

OK, we were visiting Lenox and happened to come across this restaurant and went in. What a great choice! We sat at the bar and had a few drinks and had the carrot ginger soup that was so amazing. Great Food and great company as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BCB0st0n
Reviewed November 23, 2018

I expect great food and service at Alta and they've always met and exceeded expectations. Seating is a bit tight in the bar area...but seriously you quickly forget that and make new friends!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Anne M
Reviewed November 13, 2018

This was our second visit to Alta. This time we brought the whole family, small children included. Everything we ordered was beautifully presented, perfectly prepared, and just delicious. The wait staff was impressive. Our waiter was very friendly, attentive, and efficient. Individual requests, including the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jrs31
Reviewed November 11, 2018

I am writing this review after serious thought but in hopes that you may change something. I have been dining at Alta for many years now and it was always one of my go to restaurants in Lenox. Service has always been great so if...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

I had the duck delicious!!! My man had the tenderloin and he loved it! Peter was our server and he was fantastic! Pleasure was all ours! I highly recommend this place just make sure you make reservations! We lucked out with the last seating that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Diane R
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Ate here on the outside patio on a perfect fall evening. The menu selections were varied and inviting. Started dinner with the chardonnay flight which was a nice surprise. My wife had the tender loin and I had the duck. Both were delicious. Our server...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Mom and I were on vacation in October and were recommended Alta for dinner. The atmosphere was terrific, the service superb, the food was very good. However, it is very gourmet and very pricey. I would never take children here, and I would only return...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Valerie S
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Really enjoyed this restaurant. We came back two different evenings. Beef tenderloin delicious. My husband had duck special one night, next time the salmon/shrimp special. Loved both

Date of visit: October 2018
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Of course. We are happy to do!
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Response from winefan2016 | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to get whatever you want there. They will try to provide the best dinning Experience . Just ask.
July 20, 2018|
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Absolutely!! No dress code. Thank you very much
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