The flavors of the Italian vegetable garden revisited by Max

Celebrated with one Michelin star since 2009, La Montecchia is considered one of the best restaurants in the Veneto, featuring traditional regional dishes, reinterpreted and lightened by Max Alajmo, as well as great wines from the surrounding area (and beyond).

Set among the Euganean hills on spectacular estate, only ten kilometers from the center of Padua, the idyllic allure of La Montecchia rewards diners an unforgettable experience, peaceful and genuine.

Guests are greeted by Erminio Alajmo, Max and Raf's father, whose welcoming smile and gracious manner make one feel immediately at home. Erminio oversees the dining room together with Mauro Meneghetti, the restaurant's wine director, who has put together an extensive wine list with over half of the 600 bottles available by the glass.

The menu includes Alajmo family classics like beetroot gnocchi with gorgonzola sauce, Erminio's beef tartar and crispy roast goose with potato puree, as well as new vegetarian dishes created each season by Max.

The elegant dining room is connected to a spectacular terrace overlooking a golf course and a series of large rooms, making La Montecchia the perfect place to celebrate weddings, birthdays, special occasions and corporate events of up to 400 people. The event spaces are all independent from dinning room, quiet and relaxing at both lunch and dinner.

La Montecchia

Via Montecchia 12
35030 Selvazzano Dentro (PD)
tel. +39 049 8055323
fax +39 049 8055368
e-mail montecchia@alajmo.it

Open Wednesday to Sunday
Lunch 12 pm to 2 pm
Dinner 8 pm to 10 pm

Closed Monday (lunch/dinner), Tuesday (lunch/dinner) and Wednesday (only at lunch).


Closed from August 8 to 30, 2016.

The restaurant will reopen for dinner August 31st.

galleria fotografica

  • Montecchia scala
  • Montecchia golf
  • Gnocchi di rapa rossa
  • Erminio in sala
  • Montecchia sala ristorante
  • Lasagnetta
  • Tartaletta di frutta
  • Mauro e Erminio
  • Terazza
  • Mauro in sala