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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: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Best Dinner In Varenna

We ate at 3 of the top rated TripAdvisor restaurants during our stay in Varenna and Quatro Pass was clearly a notch above the rest. Creatively crafted and well executed northern dishes; my ravioli in cream sauce were cooked perfectly as was my wife's lobster pasta appetizer. The lake fish mixed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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San Francisco, California
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We ate at 3 of the top rated TripAdvisor restaurants during our stay in Varenna and Quatro Pass was clearly a notch above the rest. Creatively crafted and well executed northern dishes; my ravioli in cream sauce were cooked perfectly as was my wife's lobster pasta appetizer. The lake fish mixed grill is a must have, with all fresh local... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We liked the food and service so much we ate here twice on our three night stay in Varenna! Compliments to the chef for a very tasty spaghetti with lake fish and the char grilled calamari was exquisite! My hubby had steak both times and it was cooked to perfection! Great service and great wine, well done..... One day we... More 

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surrey
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We have been coming here for a number of years now, and still this is our favourite place by far. We have noticed over the many reviews that there are the odd negative reviews with regards to service. In our view we have always received the most generous of welcomes, and we also appreciate that this is a small Italian... More 

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Perth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We had a very disappointing meal. The mains of crumbed veal and lake fish were very average with the veal being dry and overcooked and the lake fish lacking flavour. The service was fantastic from lovely staff but we were disappointed with the meal. Would not return.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Tucked away in one of the side alleys between the shoreline and Varenna centre this is a lovely little place. There are tables outside in the alley but its a little exposed with pedestrians passing right by the tables so we booked and ate inside. It's small and cosy as it's built into the hillside like a cavern but it's... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Climb the stairs from the lakeside to a simple restaurant with a substantial local cliental and outstanding value for money food - which the exercise will help you enjoy even more! Then return to one of the jewels of Lake Como

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Pikeville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a very beautiful restaurant on a side street in Varenna, Italy. There are only 6 tables inside and 3 small tables outside, so I recommend making a reservation. The food was great and the wine selection was very good also the waiters were very good and efficient with food and wine delivery. We enjoyed the fresh fish from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We found this place by exploring above the tourist walk on the shoreline. Try the homemade pasta - it's delicious. Very good service.

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ny
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Quatro pass is always busy. Continental menu in Varenna; good service and you can request an outdoor table when you book

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

What a great restaurant, we had lunch here twice . Great service and delighted they had gluten free pasta . Food really fresh and tasty

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

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

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