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Osteria Quatro Pass

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Via XX Settembre 20, 23829 Varenna, Italy
0341.815091
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely night out!.

You'll get a warm welcome here from all the staff. Make a reservation though as we witnessed several folks being disappointed unless they wanted to dine after 9 p.m.. The menu was more interesting than most and the food was tasty. You won't be rushed either even if people are outside waiting for a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Siena, Italy
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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Siena, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

You'll get a warm welcome here from all the staff. Make a reservation though as we witnessed several folks being disappointed unless they wanted to dine after 9 p.m.. The menu was more interesting than most and the food was tasty. You won't be rushed either even if people are outside waiting for a free table. Overall, the best meal... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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45 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We had two dinners here and both were very good. The pasta packets (ravioli) stuffed with lake fish in a sour cream sauce with fried leeks on top were my favorite. My husband had them on our second visit and he agreed. The ambience is very warm and friendly and the waiters speak English. We had an excellent local red... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We tried the local fish appetizer, fried and served with a little light vinegar. The flavors were quite good, but we're not expert fish de-boners and struggled a bit with that part. Their wines by the glass were quite good and we appreciated them all the more during our extended wait for our next course. Not sure what the problem... More 

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Perth, Australia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

One of Varenna's larger good restaurants (with a few outside tables), Quatro Pass is a good choice for quality local food prepared with care. We have eaten there several times and have enjoyed most dishes - with some disappointment re the desserts, particularly the creme brûlée. They have a good wine list and the atmosphere is very charming - it's... More 

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Paris, France
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The restaurant has no view upon the lake as others in Varenna but it compensate with the quality of the food and service. Although we were only a few that stormy day to stop there for lunch, the chef did his best for the food as well as its presentation in the plates, and the waiter served us as princes.

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East Covertry
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Ate there with my 2 grown sons. the food was good but the service was bad, not because of our waiter but rather the hostess. Other people came in ordered and had their food before they came to take our order. The hostess was busy chatting with her friends when we asked for the check and it took about a... More 

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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111 reviews 111 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

When visiting Varenna one level up from the lakefront, far away from the day tourists. Enjoy authentic regional dishes in this excellent small restaurant.

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Espoo Finland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Quatro Pass was the best of the restaurants we tried during our 3 night stay at Varenna. Small place with wonderful service and staff in the narrow lanes of Varenna. Great Italian food reasonably priced with interesting wines. Better to book at it was rather busy.

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Coolangatta, Australia
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We asked our unit owner for the best restaurant and she sent us here. Wow on the money. Service was impeccable from all waiters and the host. Food was simply amazing and will go onto my top ten list. While it lacks lake views the location and ambience has it's own charms. Food presentation was flawless. I had the mixed... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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103 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Like most tourists we wandered around the town seeking out the most interesting restaurant with the 'best' menu and that is how we fell upon this superb eatery. The menu offered locally caught fish prepared and cooked in a way that only the Italians could do...there was also goose, suckling pig, homemade pasta...an excellent local wine and superb coffee. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via XX Settembre 20, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: 0341.815091

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business

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