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Best Restaurants & Apres Ski Bars in Alta Badia

Famed for its masterful cooking and Ladin delicacies, Alta Badia is a culinary hotspot in the Dolomites.

Resort Guides
Published at: 19 Jul 2022
Last updated at: 17 Feb 2023

Home to some of the best restaurants in the Dolomites, Alta Badia’s restaurants range from pizzerias and traditional mountain huts to Michelin-star restaurants and gourmet eateries.

Serena Norton
Serena Norton

Best Mountain Restaurants in Alta Badia:

Luxury Chalets in Alta Badia

Piz Arlara
Accessible via the Arlara chairlift from Corvara, Piz Arlara offers a breathtaking backdrop for rustic cuisine combining Ladin, Tyrolean and Mediterranean influences. Make sure you leave room for dessert which includes traditional strudels and apple fritters.

Piz Boe Alpine Lounge
With a striking glass, wood and Dolomite stone structure, Piz Boè Alpine Lounge combines innovation and tradition. It houses a fine dining restaurant, open kitchen, snack bar and lounge. Enjoy sweeping views of the Sassongher whilst you eat.

Ütia Crëp de Munt
Open from December until mid-April, Ütia Crëp de Munt is located on the Boè slope 1A at the top of the Crëp de Mont in the Corvara ski area. With a sunny terrace and beautiful panoramic view of the Marmolada, the restaurant follows the traditions of home-cooking, serving local specialities in a convivial ambiance.

Rifugio Col Alt
Reached in a few minutes by cable car during the day or by snowcat in the evening, this gourmet Alta Badia mountain restaurant boasts incredible panoramic views and a wide-ranging menu featuring everything from fresh oysters to perfectly cooked polenta.

Rifugio Punta Trieste
Located on the Pralongiá plateau, take a seat and enjoy beautiful views of the Marmolada and Sella Group in a rustic setting. The restaurant is accessible both in summer and winter via the Pralongiá chairlift and has a menu filled with local specialities including mouth-watering ribs and homemade carbonara accompanied by the best South-Tyrolean wines.

Col Pradat L’Ciamin
Accessible by the Col Pradat cable car, this Colfosco mountain restaurant is blessed with mesmerising views and an open fire to enjoy Tyrolean dumplings, venison ragou and Kaiserschmarren with applesauce and cranberry marmalade beside.

Top Luxury Chalets in Alta Badia

With so many exceptional restaurants to choose from, why not stay in one of our top luxury chalets in Alta Badia and revel in a new culinary experience each evening.

  1. Casa Feroze - Blending modern design with traditional alpine ambiance, Casa Feroze is the perfect base for a luxury ski holiday in the Dolomites. It is cosy and welcoming with plenty of space to relax and socialise together.
  2. Cesa del Louf - If you are looking for a private chalet within a short drive of the action, then Cesa del Louf is for you. It even has its own private ski lift!
  3. Chalet Mi Amur - Offering breathtaking views, this luxury chalet is perfect for family and friends wishing to holiday in the Dolomites. Set over three levels, Mi Amur is cosy yet refined with a Finnish sauna and infrared cabin, and from May to September an outdoor pool.
Luxury chalet Casa Feroze in Alta BadiaPhoto: Casa Feroze
Luxury chalet Cesa del Louf in Alta BadiaPhoto: Cesa del Louf
Luxury chalet Chalet Mi Amur in Alta BadiaPhoto: Chalet Mi Amur

Best Restaurants in Corvara

A great choice for local specialities, Adlerkeller serves grilled meats in a Tyrolean-style setting. The service is warm and welcoming and there is a varied cellar of local, national and international wines too.

Bistro La Perla
Located close to the main bar, this popular bistro is dedicated to classic Italian dishes and has 13 tables for guests looking for a snack, quick lunch, aperitif, afternoon tea or a lively dinner. In the evening, the bistro comes alive with music and is a fantastic spot for a cocktail or two.

Situated at the foot of the Sassongher, L’Osti is modern and minamilist in style. The menu features classic Italian cuisine with a twist and there’s an extensive wine list too.

La Stüa de Michil
Arguably one of the most romantic fine-dining restaurants in Italy, La Stüa de Michi combines traditional wood furnishings and Stube-style dining rooms with Alpine products and excellent service. The menu offers a modern take on regional cuisine and the wine list features over 7,000 labels.

For a more relaxed dining experience in the centre of Corvara, Fornella provides the perfect combination of tasty pizzas, bruschetta, typical local dishes and more.

Mountain restaurant in Alta BadiaPhoto: IDM South Tyrol-Alto Adige/Alex felt
Dining with white wine at restaurant in Alta BadiaPhoto: IDM Südtirol-Alto Adige / Marion Lafogler
Dessert and tea in restaurant in Alta BadiaPhoto: IDM South Tyrol-Alto Adige/Alex Felt

Best Restaurants in Colfosco

Located just a few metres from the village church, this simple but elegant Colfosco restaurant offers traditional yet creative cusine. Dishes include local cold cuts, risotto with mountain herbs and lamb with a mustard-rosemary sauce.

Hotel Sassongher
This charming five-star hotel is home to several restaurants including three dollshouse-like Stuben parlours, with a focus on classic Italian and local Ladin dishes.

Delight in traditional and authentic dishes reinterpreted in a modern way at this friendly hotel restaurant. Great attention is paid to reginality, quality and careful preparation.

Pasta dish in Alta Badia restaurantPhoto: IDM South Tyrol-Alto Adige/Andreas Mierswa

Best Restaurants in La Villa

La Tor
This popular pizzeria is known for its diversity of dishes which include typical Ladin and South Tyrolean cuisine, Italian dishes such as pasta and pizza as well as international delicacies.

La Bercia
Enjoy wood-fired pizza and regional Italian specialities in a cosy dining room, washed down with one the region’s famous wines. The lovely “Wintergarten” conservatory offers fantastic views of the Sasso Croce mountain.

Best Restaurants in San Cassiano

St Hubertus
For fine dining, you can’t get much better than this three Michelin-star restaurant at the Rosa Alpina hotel. Chef Niederkofler, uses typical seasonal and regional ingredients such as mountain pine, juniper, flowers and spices to create incredible Alpine-flavoured dishes.

Wine Bar & Grill at Rosa Alpina
nother option at the Rosa Alpina, this atmospheric restaurant serves Italian family-style cuisine from noon to 2pm and from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Wood-fired pizza is served every evening, except on Thursdays.

This delightful hotel restaurant celebrates local, regional and international cuisine by using organic ingredients from neighbouring farms and fresh herbs from their own garden. There are two large dining rooms and a snug seating up to 80 guests, as well as a large sunny terrace with panoramic views.

Dumplings at restaurant in Alta BadiaPhoto: IDM South Tyrol-Alto Adige/Andreas Mierswa

Best Restaurants in Badia:

Runch Farm
This family-run farm preserves the authenticity of Ladin cuisine through a six-course tasting menu, lovingly prepared by the owner’s wife Maria and son Christian. Dishes include barley soup, homemade ravioli, pork shank with polenta and apple pancakes with ice cream.

Stüa dla Lâ
This gourmet bistro at the Gran Ander hotel reinterprets Ladin, Tyrolean and Italian cuisine in an innovative and modern style. Open from Thursday to Sunday evening, the restaurant offers tasting menus combined with great wines.

Best Restaurants in La Val

Lüch de Survisc
Located on the sunny side of the Dolomites, this farm has been in the Valazza family for generations. Traditionally Ladin specialities are lovingly prepared using seasonal ingredients. Dishes include Tyrolean fried pasties, dumplings with goulash, polenta, spare ribs and homemade juices and milkshakes.

Situated in the small hamlet of La Valle, Pederoa, this family-run pizzeria serves wood-fired pizza made with fresh, local products. During high season, the pizzeria is open every day from 12pm to 12 am.

Alta Badia Apres Ski Bars

Open every day from 3.30pm to 8.45pm, L’Murin at La Perla in Corvara is a popular apres-ski meeting spot for those who wish to enjoy music, drinks, cocktails and partying.

Altrove Bar
Located in the centre of Colfosco, Altrove Bar serves up a classic combination of live music, snacks, aperitifs and a range of local and fine wines.

La Sieia
This apres-ski and lounge bar in San Cassiano enlivens the winter evenings with numerous events and themed parties throughout the season.

This cosy wine bar in La Villa, is a cafe, bistro and wine bar providing light bites throughout the day and occasional live music.

Refuge Edelweiss
Every day from 4pm to 8pm, enjoy the ultimate table-top dancing apres-ski experience till sunset. And if you are in need of a post-ski snack, the pizzeria is open until closing time.

La Munt

Located at the end of the Santa Croce slope, La Munt is a popular restaurant and apres-ski bar in Badia. Every Thursday, they host a “Tyrolean Evening” with live music.

Las Vegas Lodge

Situated on Piz Sorega/San Cassiano at 2,050 metres, Las Vegas provides plenty of entertainment throughout the season.