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Varano's Italian Restaurant

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60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
(207) 641-8550
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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
Great Italian

I love Italian and this is the best Italian. Lots of meals to choose from and nice atmosphere. Quick service as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Wells, Maine
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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Wells, Maine
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I love Italian and this is the best Italian. Lots of meals to choose from and nice atmosphere. Quick service as well.

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New Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We once again had the opportunity to have dinner at Varano's and once again we were NOT disappointed! The food was fabulous as was the service! Nate could not have been more gracious and attentive to our every need. Great hire Varano's! We will be back and will recommend to all we know!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Authentic Italian food, great atmosphere and friendly and attentive wait staff. I always look forward to eating here when we are in Wells.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is my first time visiting and hope it won't be my last. There was about a 30 minute wait so we went downstairs to the bar for a drink. The bartender was friendly and attentive even though the bar was full. We were buzzed back upstairs to be seated. This restaurant inside is by no means fancy. Our waitress... More 

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Ludlow, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I'm spoiled because my wife is Italian so take this review as a spoiled man. The atmosphere is nice, menu has plenty of choices, and the wait staf was very nice. I enjoyed my meal, but, I could have had the same thing at home and it would have been better. And cheaper!! They are very pricey. Bottom line, if... More 

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Wells, Maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Ate there once for dinner for a special event. The food was OK, but the wait staff was down-right rude. It took forever to get seated and the waitress ridiculed my husband when he did not know what one of the Italian menu items was. Pricey for what it was. Won't go back

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Dunstable, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Have been here a number of times and the food is consistently very good. Good for friend get-together or family dinner with older children, not toddlers or babies. Reasonable prices for a nice dinner. Biggest drawback is noise can be high. If you want a quiet romantic dinner go later in the evening after the crowd thins out.

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Whitinsville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

First time here and I have to say what a great place. Very nice place inside and out. The place fills up fast so get there early or make reservations. The meal I had was Veal Parmesan and was so tender and tasty and it was the size of the plate. The sauce was good also. The wife had Chicken... More 

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Monteal, Quebec
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

So reliable it's crazy. Elegant - but not so fancy that you are uncomfortable bringing kids. I had the Haddock - man I love Haddock in Maine - and it was delicious. I asked for veggies rather than Mashed Potatoes - and was surprised when I get mostly sauted mushrooms - which I'm not so fond of. My fault -... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We cannot recommend enough. The bread hot and crusty and creamy in the inside. The olive oil dipping sauce fruity and seasoned magnificently with herbs and cheese all a hint of what's to come. The rice balls crunchy on the outside and oozing cheese on the inside and resting on a bed of delicious marinara sauce. Then came the clams... More 

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Address: 60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
Phone Number: (207) 641-8550
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: (207) 641-8550

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic

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