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P.zza Martiri Liberta, 23829 Varenna, Italy
0341 815229
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9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Philadelphia, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the end of a long day, we just wanted something sweet. This place was so nice to let us occupy a table of our choice, knowing that we were only going to order ice cream. They didn't rush us, and we loved watching the people go by.

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Thank annarc6
North Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large (0.4L) draft Italian beer 2.8€ - ideal whilst waiting for the boat. Very handy location in the harbour from where you can get various ferries and boats across the lake.

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Thank NorthWalesKath
USA
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1,200 reviews
745 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 650 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We only stopped in this place to get some ice cream that they call "Baccio" it was deliciously prepared and we enjoyed this place since it was quiet, prices seemed ok and it was clean as we could see. (visited 2015)

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Thank bryanmantezoni
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84 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We stayed in an apartment above La Cambusa. so this cafe/ bar was our first stop and the service and friendliness was great. We enjoyed heading down with our coffee cups in the morning to grab an expresso "to go" and after a day out adventuring, it was a perfect spot to sit, enjoy a few drinks and glaze across... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Im usually afraid to order something that says 'American' on it, but I was super hundry one morning after I got off the ferry from Menaggio to catch a train to Milan. The menu wasnt expensive, and the American breakfast looked pretty good. Turns put the Americano cofffe I orered was a nice BIG cup of steaming hot, deliciuos tasting... More 

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Thank KittyMartini
Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Came in here for our first lunch in Varenna and our best option was pizza. The service was polite and our food lovely although my Americana pizza had bacon and chips on it. Not really sure what was going on there.

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Thank SteveS1970
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Try the desserts, they are really nice!! The cheesecake was a delicious surprise!! And the staff are very friendly too :))

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Thank Bárbara V
Scotland, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Ok for a beer if you are waiting for the ferry, but this place, tucked to the side of the Olivedo Hotel, lacks any atmosphere. There is live music here some nights, the volume drowns out the whole vicinity, forcing you to walk further away. We had ice cream here too, and thought that it was overpriced compared with other... More 

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Waikerie, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Waiting for ferry decided to have a coffee here! Big mouth, tacky and rude lady should not assume that tourists do not understand Italian! Do yourself a favour and go somewhere else. Waste of time and money. Service horrible, coffee really bad!

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Thank Andrea C
Monterey, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

Now many of you world travelers who have traveled to Italy know that there are gelato shops everywhere tourists are to be found, with many, many flavors to choose from. The flavors are often are elaborately displayed but often the taste does not match the appeal of the shop. I have to tell the world that I found the most... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: P.zza Martiri Liberta, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: 0341 815229

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?