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Via Riva Garibaldi 14, Varenna, Italy
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Its not all about location

Came for dinner here one evening and although the place was busy e did get a table close to the lake shore. The staff were very attentive, or so it seemed, but when my starter came my partners main meal came at the same time. This meant that when I ate my main she had finished. I think it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
SteveS1970
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The setting is amazing. It was a romantic location. The view out over the lake was breathtaking. The food was excellent. Just relax and enjoy life. It is even more romantic at night.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Came for dinner here one evening and although the place was busy e did get a table close to the lake shore. The staff were very attentive, or so it seemed, but when my starter came my partners main meal came at the same time. This meant that when I ate my main she had finished. I think it was... More 

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Westchester, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We had a lovely lunch here. The pizza was the best. The artichoke salad was delicious. Service was great. Go!

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Mesilla, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We have been to Varenna numerous times and we always come back to the Nilus bar. Friendly waitstaff, simple but tasty meals, lovely lakeside setting. We'll be back to Nilus.

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This was a very nice casual restaurant right on the lake front. There was a varied menu and they were quite happy to make alterations/substitutions to items on the menu. Excellent pizza and pasta and the price was very reasonable.

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Tucson, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This restaurant features patio dining right at the edge of Lake Como. The water laps at the shore. Swans glide by. Mountains loom across the lake. Ferry boats come and go in the distance, connecting passengers with many idyllic villages. The setting beckoned to us to stop and join the myriad diners enjoying the scene. Though it was only early... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Superb spot, friendly staff, enjoyed coffee, cake, cocktails & crepes. All good but the view is what make this place - idyllic.

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We had lunch here, they serve sandwiches and pizzas, but we had the hot baked crepes, mine was artichoke crepe, quite yummy. but the real draw for me is the unbeatable lakeside dining view, just beautiful.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

A beautiful sunny spot for a light lunch. We enjoyed delicious salads whilst the kids enjoyed the great kids menu (crepes and pizzas). Fantastic coffee.

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Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The bacon was the best I have ever had. For 9 Euros the breakfast is complete and a great deal, it even includes a little fresh squeezed orange juice.

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Address: Via Riva Garibaldi 14, Varenna, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: Via Riva Garibaldi 14, Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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