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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, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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    Very good
  • 25
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Outstanding menu

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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181 reviews 181 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 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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Jacksonville, FL
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had expected a very high quality restaurant, but that was not our experience. The food and service were mediocre.

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Belle Mead, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My wife and I decided to try this restaurant on our last night in Varenna. We had heard mixed reviews about it. Reservations were easy to get on a Sunday night during the off season and we were seated at 7:30 PM. We were one of three tables (others were american also). First, as is typical in Italy, be prepared... More 

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Houston, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Lovely, quaint restaurant with delicious food and a great wind list. Service was very good and portions size was just right. Great for dinner!

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Ashburn, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We were planning on having dinner in Bellagio, but due to change in plans we decided to go here instead. The restaurant allowed us to bring our own bottle of wine, which was great, as we had picked up a local Pinot Noir. The Gnocchi was good, as the first course, and then we had the mixed fish platter for... More 

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is a very charming, quaint restaurant. My husband and I had a wonderful dinner. I would highly recommend the pumpkin gnocchi but everything was very good. One of our best dinners on our trip!

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We went here both for lunch and dinner. Both times the food and service were amazing. We tried most of the lake fish dishes and we're very impressed with all of them. The wine list is extensive and we enjoyed a couple of really nice wines. Would highly recommend this place.

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Sandton, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

When in Italy do as the Italian do! I was very impressed with this Restaurant, very friendly and above all good food, well presented and above all very tasty! The menu is ample with variety of dishes. I had the Quails, deliciously cooked and very tasty, my friends had the Zucca-Gnocchi whch was superb! The pricing is adequate and worth.... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Osteria Quatro Pass is an excellent restaurant on a narrow alleyway in Varenna. The interior is charming and the food was excellent. The mixed grill of local fish was outstanding and portions were generous.

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Sydney, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The most wonderful dining experience in Varenna - do not miss going to this restaurant whatever you do.

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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: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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