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Varenna Caffe'

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Contrada Scoscesa, 13, Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 830459
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Skipton, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place has a great location right on the water's edge and it's the best place on the lake to watch the sunset. The food's not bad either, but that's not the main reason for going there. Meals are quite simple - salads, cold meat platters, etc - but it's the perfect place to chill out at the end of... More 

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Whilst staying in Varenna we initially stopped for drinks on a beautiful summers afternoon the view is breath taking. We decided to book a table for dinner and was not disappointed with the table centrally positioned on the terrace with again the most amazing views. The food was of a reasonable standard, the waitress I believe was trying to tell... More 

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Thank Abbey1966
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The perfect place to sit looking at the Lake with a Spritz or a beer. The cold lunches looked delicious (food envy of our neighbours' Parma ham and peaches) but we were after a hot meal and they only cook hot food from frozen.

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Thank Ann G
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first night in Varrena, we sat down to have a little dessert. What we found was a great drink menu as well as a lovely dessert menu! It was a lovely spot to sit and watch the people, ponder the beauty of Lake Como and plan out the rest of our time in Varrena. If you are a bourbon... More 

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Thank Magikfamily
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We love it here. Great people watching spot and superb service. They bring out great nibbles with all the drinks too.

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Thank Debbie K
Copenhagen, Denmark
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This small place is a great for cocktails, snacks and light meals while enjoying a beautiful view. The drinks and food is reasonably priced and the drinks come with a variety of snacks which was a nice addition. Fx. Olives, peanuts, chips and thin carrot sticks. Don't be fooled by the looks of the place. This is thankfully not just... More 

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Thank Rasmus M
Sheffield
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Has to be the bar with one of the most beautiful views in the world! Perfect spot for sitting and watching the sunset over the lake with a perfectly made cocktail. Would definitely recommend if visiting Varenna.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Right on the water. Friendly staff. Nice place for coffee in the morning or a drink (with snacks) in the evening before dinner.

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Thank Dutchfemale
poppi
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very special caffe, small in a nice location with view over lake Como. Their dishes are special and very nicely decorated, the staff is very friendly. Go there if you look for an informal lunch!

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Thank goodtime62
Switzerland
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148 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gets busy at lunch time and boat arrival schedules. Find the goldilocks moment when it is not too busy and not too quiet and you will enjoy grest service, good food and a fab location.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Contrada Scoscesa, 13, Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 830459
Description
Exclusive Lake View, Light Lunch & Dinner, Continental Breakfast

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