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Bar Il Molo

Via Riva Garibaldi 14 | Passeggiata fronte lago, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 830070
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (157 reviews)
“bruschetta” (33 reviews)
“gelato” (27 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Riva Garibaldi 14 | Passeggiata fronte lago, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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211 - 220 of 687 reviews

Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Nice setting, very good value for money and fast, friendly and efficient service. I had the risotto with red chicory and smoked cheese. Not a gourmet restaurant, but excellent for a relaxed meal at affordable prices.

Thank Eulalie2014
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Lovely food in a relaxed open air bar/ bistro. Very welcoming for children. Good service even when it's very busy. Good value for money

Thank Niamh O
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

What could be better than three of Italy's great foods together- Gorgonzola, pancetta and pizza! The Molo coffee ice cream dessert was definitely made for sharing. Throw in a lakeside view and you would happily sit here all evening (which you will probably do anyway...More

1  Thank Carmen2294621
Reviewed August 3, 2016

This restaurant/bar is set on the walkway on the side of the lake. The tables are set close to each other. They sevre cocktails and wines and beers with light meals. It is a relaxed environment where you can enjoy a drink while watching the...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Drinks and foods came fast, less than 10min. But it takes half an hour to get the check.. View and food was fantastic! And the restaurant was easy to find.

1  Thank Helena P
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Having been turned away from a nearby half empty restaurant we tried Il Molo. It was busy but with some table movements that found us a spot on the terrace. Service was very friendly. We started with the Parma ham and melon which was really...More

Thank London1953
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Used bar molo 3 times whilst staying nearby Service was excellent every time and very speedy from sitting down to actually receiving the food

Thank MJL1965
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Excellent and charming place at lake Como, feet in the water and very good staff. Place 2 be when visiting Varenna during your tour around lake Como!

Thank RudiFoodie
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

View was nice, but so is everywhere in varenna. Pizza was burnt on the edges and pasta wasn't up to standard of other restaurants. Eat somewhere nicer and then get a gelato and sit with a view.

Thank Forman7
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic Woodfire pizza bar on the lake and extremely great value for money! Service was super friendly! Highly recommend!

Thank BrodieRafferty
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Riva Garibaldi 14 | Passeggiata fronte lago, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 830070
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