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17 Piazza San Giorgio, 23829 Varenna, Italy
0341 815218
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Small portions of food particularly the lasagna. Initially, I wanted to order the beef risotto, however the waiter told me that this could only be served if two people ordered it. 10 minutes later I saw him serve a plate of beef risotto to one of the customers sitting at a table next to us! So unfair!

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Thank rebeccad684
Edmonds, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed overnight at the hotel part of Albergo Del Sole. So I can vouch for the fresh breakfast and the lovely staff that were so friendly and accommodating. Refilling our meat/cheese platter and bringing several refills of the that fabulously strong coffee. We ate dinner here a couple of times. Fresh taglietelle with funghi was rich and delicate. Shrimp... More 

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Climb the steps it is worth it. A great place with covered dining at the rear (if the tables out front are full go inside and out the back). Service was family friendly, local and the food was great. The dry aged beef plate with a twist of lemon was fantastic. Prices are very reasonable.

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Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found shelter from the sun in this restaurant (it was 32 degrees C) and were rewarded with a fine plate of fish from the lake. The waitress was initially a bit irritated when my partner and I requested a portion of chopped garlic in olive oil to go with the fish, but she was able to convince the cook... More 

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North Canton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a nice meal here while staying at their hotel. The service is by the person who was running the desk and he was just as nice serving as during checkin. The pizza and wine were fine and I also had a coffee to wrap up the meal. A nice place at the top of the hill for people... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here two times. Probably the best place to eat in Varenna. Remember to order side dishes, a steak on the menu is just a steak for example. It's excellent though.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's #11 on the list and there's a reason it's middle of the pack. The only redeeming factor was location - close to our hotel. Staff was not helpful or friendly. We basically felt we were an imposition. Food was very average and while the bill reflected very reasonably pricing - I'm sure we will experience much better service at... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After walking in the hills above Perledo and Varenna for a few hours this was a welcome respite from the hot and humid conditions above Lake Como. I wanted a spot for lunch that was away from the lake so was hoping to find it less busy and more authentic. This little restaurant had a few empty tables that were... More 

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a late afternoon after many restaurants have closed for the afternoon. Surroundings are pleasant, although it is not by the lake. The food is adequate if you need a filling.

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Thank M C
Cantley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried a few restaurants on our last holidays in Varenna, but the Albergo Del Sole was by far the best one. Their bruschetta are the best we tried. Fresh cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs on perfectly crisp bread. To die for. You may be a bit far from the waterfront but the quality of the food and the reasonable price... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Piazza San Giorgio, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: 0341 815218

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?