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Al Prato

Piazza del Prato 6 | Lungolago, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 348 712 4389
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza del Prato 6 | Lungolago, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a lovely setting, very pleasant sitting outside. The service was very good. My friend and I shared 'Flavours of the Lake' which I'm sorry to say I didn't care for - but this was because of the choice nothing to do with the...More

Thank markandsue-84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

one of our three favorite places to eat in Varenna, it is astonishingly close to the waterfront walkway along the lake as well as wonderful hotels. Menu is always changing depending on whatever is fresh-nothing is served that is not purchased that morning. Highly recommended

Thank pisces025
Reviewed October 27, 2018

On a really nasty Saturday night without reservations, we were welcomed into this warm, comfortable oasis. Our antipasti of burrata cheese with eggplant and hazelnuts was simply terrific, The lasagne with cabbage, potatoes and bitto cheese just melts in your mouth, and the crusted lamb...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I recently took a trip all throughout Italy and our meal at Al Prato was definitely near or at the top of all of the delicious food we had during our trip. The location is great, although not directly on Lake Como,...More

Thank SmashB5
Reviewed October 26, 2018

This was our first meal in Varenna and it was very good. We had the cypress salad, octopus appetizer, beef filet and tuna. Everything was excellent, but the beef could have been more tender. We ate outside on a beautiful night and service was perfect.

Thank teena1014
Reviewed October 25, 2018

We had lunch here on a Monday. I believe the season for some of the businesses is closing in the next week or so. I understand that after a long tourist season you could be tired of people but our waiter seemed completely put out...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed October 14, 2018

The owner at the B&B we stayed at in Varenna highly recommended Al Prato. He made us a reservation and told us to sit outside. Tables are close together but the weather was perfect to eat outside. We started with appetizers of Buffalo mozzarella with...More

Thank Katherine8183
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We visited Al Prato for dinner in October. We found the shop very welcoming, with a good mix of locals and tourists. The staff spoke good English and offered menus and special boards in English. Both the wine list and menu had a great selection...More

1  Thank MBFNCNative
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Really great meal and prompt service with carrying staff! We had venison and the french beef as main and it was delicios.

Thank Costel C
Reviewed September 29, 2018

My wife and ate dinner here last night. Food was good but not deserving of the high TA ratings in our opinion. We’ve experienced much better during our many trips to Italy. Wait staff was attentive and pleasant but service was too fast. We felt...More

Thank boatspapa1
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Jennifer N
July 11, 2016|
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Response from AggieREprof | Reviewed this property |
Jennifer, Please pardon my tardy reply. I just read your question. Gary E. gave you a very accurate picture of the restaurant. I want to second what Gary E said in his last paragraph. We went back twice, not only... More
September 23, 2015|
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Response from gioco123 | Property representative |
si il ristorante Al Prato è aperto a novembre.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza del Prato 6 | Lungolago, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 348 712 4389
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Ristorante posizionato in una piazzetta riservata a due passi dal lungolago di Varenna. Facilmente raggiungibile anche dalla piazza S.Giorgio (piazza principale) . Serviamo piatti tradizionali e fuori carta ci sono delle varianti a secondo della stagione, atmosfera piacevole e servizio curato
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