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All 29 Varenna Restaurants

Ristorante La Vista

Via 20 Settembre, 35 | Albergo Milano, 23829 Varenna, Italy
39 0341830298
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Ranked #3 of 29 Restaurants in Varenna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

We had a great night at La Vista with a delicious three course meal, great house wine and helpful, friendly and attentive staff. Overlooking the stunning Lake Como, this restaurant really is in the perfect spot. We visited in October, so evenings were slightly chilly and the best tables are out on the terrace. They are well equipped for this... More

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florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Sitting on the terrace overlooking Lake Como is incredible. The food was very good-we thoroughly enjoyed!

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Melbourne
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Location was amazing. I cannot rave about the lake view enough. I was worried this would be touristy with bad food but I was pleasantly surprised. The food and service were wonderful.

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Port Townsend, WA
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The dining room setting includes a large outdoor terrace, overlooking the lake, creating a very romantic atmosphere.The menu varies and includes many regional specialties. The red pepper soup was smooth and spicy enough to make you want more. The pumpkin and the stuffed seafood (with a bisque sauce) ravioli were both incredible, as was the lake bass over purple potatoes!... More

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We were staying at the Albergo Milano hotel and so we reserved a table for dinner in their restaurant not really knowing what to expect. We were very happy with dinner all the way around. The owner, Edgi, was very helpful and recommended a great wine to go with our dinner. The dishes were very wonderful - my favorite was... More

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New Jersey, USA
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270 reviews 270 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Fancy menu with prices higher than better competing restaurants in Varenna. The food was not good. A pumpkin ravioli starter tasted only of brown sugar and butter -- nice as a dessert, but strange as a pumpkin ravioli appetizer. My beef filet was almost entirely unseasoned, save for a few chili-flavored threads. My companion's fish main was mushy and bland.... More

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Rota, Spain
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We love eating at great restaurants when traveling. This place was a big let down. The menu looked like it was going to be wonderful. The actual meals did not live up to the description. They tried to be too creative and forgot the basics of what makes the dish's flavor pop in the mouth.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Romantic ambiance, great food, good service. As we were not in season, we were able to get in the same day, but advise you to reserve ahead as this was a charming small location with wonderful harbor views.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The view for dinner was fantastic and the welcome was warm. The table we had reserved was given to someone else and we had to embarrassingly squeeze three into a smaller two person table until a larger one was available. The initial white wine pour was acceptable however the red wine pour was notably skimpy and was obviously old, the... More

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This top rated restaurant did not disappoint. The ambiance was romantic; the food very good and the service spot on. We reserved 3 weeks in advance and barely got a table so make sure if this is on your list that you get your reservations in early!

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Additional Information about Ristorante La Vista

Address: Via 20 Settembre, 35 | Albergo Milano, 23829 Varenna, Italy
Phone Number: 39 0341830298
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
Cuisine: Italian

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