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La Motta

Via Corinna Caire Albertoletti 13, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
+39 0322 905049
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Corinna Caire Albertoletti 13, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in an historical building in the city center, this restaurant takes his name from the hilly road in front of it. Expect impeccable, welcoming service and a nice authentic interior. The food was very interesting: local ingredients and traditional dishes with a contemporary twist...More

Thank mtttnt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely restaurant in an historic building of Lago D’Orta. The food was wonderful. As we were a large group of 15 diners we ate a set menu. Everything was wonderful and the wine was matched to the dishes. Thoroughly enjoyed the evening spent at...More

Thank Carolynd0880
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reserved a table in advance via email to avoid disappointment. We were greeted by the freindly and attentive staff. The resturant has been restored and furnished to a high standard. The menu was varied with a good selection of Italian dishes of fish, pasta...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Thousands of years ago, Motta is where the man who guarded the castle on the island lived and watched. Today, Motta is a much-loved-- by locals as well as visitors-- dining experience. The menu changes, according to what is in season, and the chef is...More

Thank srnwood
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We dined at this restaurant three times whilst staying in Orta San Guilio and would probably have dined more times if we had discovered it earlier! The standard of this restaurant is superb, beautifully run by Vittorio and assisted by the delightful Aldo and the...More

1  Thank Josephine E
Reviewed 16 September 2018

After searching for an authentic Italian restaurant that offered more than the standard fayre you tend to find in 90% of places, we actually shot ourselves in the foot with La Motta. The warning signs were there when my wife and I took a good...More

1  Thank RichardPeters
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch after disappointing island trip. Sat outside - don’t know if there is inside seating or not. Best dish was the monkfish rapped in pancetta - perhaps not a classical pairing but it was delicious. Also had the trout and orange ravioli...More

1  Thank Syd M
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Creative Italian restaurant just off the main square of Orta san Giulio. Interesting menu offering meat, fish and pasta with skilled recipes and an extensive wine list. Basic pizzas and burgers also offered at lunch. Very popular so book ahead and ask to see the...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We booked a table for lunch yesterday and had an excellent meal. The menu is diverse with an additional bistro menu with more European options. We didn’t want a huge meal so opted for something from the bistro menu; the husband had their take on...More

Thank Joeyandersoni
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This is place is stunning. The food is exceptional. Original not touristic well organised. Classy service. Wonderful choices. Everything was at perfection. High class

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Corinna Caire Albertoletti 13, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Novara  >  Orta San Giulio
  • Phone Number: +39 0322 905049
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Restaurant & Bistrot, appetizer, wine bar, lunch and dinner, appetizers, cocktails.
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