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Hotel Olivedo Restaurant

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Piazza Martiri, 14, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 830115
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Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 44
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 22
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lovely dining room

The dining room is lovely with an old world feel. There is also an outside dining area weather permitting which is right across the street from the ferry landing offering great boat traffic and people watching opportunities. The food was very good especially the pesto pasta and the service was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 24, 2014
Sonja M
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Fall City, Washington, United States
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  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Scituate, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Pumpkin Ravioli. Gnocchi, All Pasta, Fish, Lamb, Beef, Desserts, Breakfast The service is impeccable

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Fall City, Washington, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The dining room is lovely with an old world feel. There is also an outside dining area weather permitting which is right across the street from the ferry landing offering great boat traffic and people watching opportunities. The food was very good especially the pesto pasta and the service was outstanding. We would definitely eat here again on our next... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We dined outside on the patio with a lovely view of the lake. The service was excellent, we wanted for nothing. Warm and cozy atmosphere with excellent food.

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This restaurant was part of the hotel we stayed in, so we ate here a couple of nights when we couldn't be bothered going out. Thank goodness we did, otherwise I would never have discovered my favourite meal in all of Italy! Pumpkin gnocchi with butter and sage sauce - OMG - I am salivating right now just thinking of... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

The food was very fresh and delicious. The wine was great and the roasted potatoes are the best A great way to spend our last dinner in Varenna

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Stow, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Laura and her staff are top notch. Laura is fluent in five languages which means so much in ordering a meal that you may wish to know more about. The menu is selective but each was a gastric Italian delight. The ambiance of the inside dining room harkens back to an Italian dining period long past and the outside area... More 

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Timonium, Maryland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The food is homemade and very tasty. Fresh pasta, fish, etc. You can sit outside and watch the people or just gaze at Lake Como!

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Boise
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Had a delicious pomodoro pasta (homemade) for dinner and the breakfasts were abundant. Delicious coffee.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Al the food we tried at Olivido was delicious. It was well priced and the service was prompt. I would thoroughly recommend it

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camberwell
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Villa Torretta which is owned and run by these same wonderfully warm people. The restaurant is as close to the water of Lake Como lapping at your feet as you can get and it is delicious authentic Italian fare.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Martiri, 14, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 830115

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 54
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?