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Varenna Caffe'

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Contrada Scoscesa, 13, Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 830459
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Exclusive Lake View, Light Lunch & Dinner, Continental Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
You want views...... Well here ya go.

Absolutely stunning patio to enjoy the sunset or even just the lake view from Varenna at Lake Como. The service was good, rather large menu for alot of choices if you have a bigger party. Oh and the views did I mention that.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
MisterSmoore
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My sister and I came here after seeing the many good reviews. We were sorely disappointed. Maybe we came on a bad day? Anyway we arrived at 12 for lunch, it was sunny outside but there was a cold breeze so we sat inside which is very tiny. However the doors were kept wide open (I guess so people were... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Absolutely stunning patio to enjoy the sunset or even just the lake view from Varenna at Lake Como. The service was good, rather large menu for alot of choices if you have a bigger party. Oh and the views did I mention that.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Great food , great service and to top it off great view of Lake Como. We liked the place so much that we went there 3 times during our stay in Varenna. The menu is a bit small but worth it

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Florence, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We find it by chance and we loved it at first. The decor is transitional and fantastic . The food is really taste and good. Location is fantastic and the view is perfect. We had the best breakfast and the best sweets.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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96 reviews 96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We were here twice for happy hour. Te drinks are excellent and the view..spectacular! We only had the snacks that come along with the drinks but regret it as the food looked amazing. We didn't want to leave when they closed..that view is mesmerizing!!

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

We started our day at this caffe daily for breakfast with great coffee and good snacks to start our day. The staff we so nice and helpful and with free Wifi we could catch up with family and explore our options for the day. In the afternoons a vino was just the best with the view and served with complimentary... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This cafe is perfect. Probably one of the most wonderful views in the world. Friendly staff. Food always good and not expensive. We're returning to Varenna in August and look forward to revisiting this little gem.

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New York City
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Stopped in for a few drinks while strolling through the town. We got free snacks with our drinks - a very nice treat! We received bruschetta, toast with onion jam, pretzels, crackers and potato chips. All were delish. The service was fantastic and the views were even better. Highly recommended.

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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57 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We enjoyed sitting at the tables outside the Caffe looking at marvellous Lake Como, drinking tea and nibbling on pistachio biscuits. Felt like we were truly on a special vacation.

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Singapore City, null, Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I have a habit of sitting at cafes and soaking the atmosphere up. My only regret about this place is not spending more time there. This quaint little cafe in the small town of Varenna overlooking the lakefront can be many things to many different types of people. I sat there under the canopy with my back against the stone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Contrada Scoscesa, 13, Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 830459

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bistro

Description

Exclusive Lake View, Light Lunch & Dinner, Continental Breakfast

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