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La Motta


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Restaurant & Bistrot, appetizer, wine bar, lunch and dinner, appetizers, cocktails.
US$17 - US$45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
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
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All reviews ravioli zabaglione pork cheeks octopus trout salad historic building local wine the main square no hesitation in recommending to avoid disappointment traditional dishes superb restaurant lovely evening at reasonable prices dining experience memorable meal
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mtttnt
Reviewed 27 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Carolynd0880
Reviewed 22 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 14 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank RichardPeters
Reviewed 21 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

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank SydM_12
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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