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La Paranza

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Via Emilio Morosini 13, 21100 Varese, Italy
+39 0332 242476
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

A group of 6 of us friends meet up once or twice a year, from Ireland, Varese and Switzerland. This year we decided to book La Paranza as some of us have eaten there a few times since it opened but not everyone. It was for a birthday party, which we brought our own cake, especially made for the person.... More 

1 Thank John K
Leicester, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

Tucked away down an alley off the main street, this pizza restaurant is a real gem. Seafood pizza was the best ever! Nice to see the pizzas being made in front of you, plenty of locals in the restaurant, friendly, helpful staff. Excellent value for money.

Thank awatle1
Norrkoping, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2015

Excellent pizzas, but also other selections from a very long menu. Nice place, especially if you sit outside. A little tricky too find as it is in the end of an ally... English menu available and really nice service.

Thank Davey-928
Nicosia, Cyprus
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

In the center Varese, very quiet family restaurant . Good service,helpfull & friendly staff .Variety of food for all !!

Thank Marina M
Varese, Italy
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2013

One of those evenings that don't want to cook or mind empty for culinary ideas... Had eaten here in the past but this time, our pizza experience was not that positive... The restaurant itself is like any other, simple and clean and the tables-chairs are quite close to each other. So artificial lighted like in a mess would be better... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2012

A bit tricky to find because its down a small dead end alleyway and when you walk down the alley you might think "hmm, not sure about this" but rest assured that it was brilliant. particularly liked the mixed seafood starter. At 8pm you might get a seat without reservation; at 9pm it will be packed.

Thank GCClark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2012

Very nice restaurant in the center of Varese. The staff is friendly and the pizzas very good. Nice seafood as well. Very good quality/price ratio. It is better to reserve in advance because it is very busy (we did not reserve and had to wait about 30 minutes to get a table but it is worth it). Possibility to eat... More 

Thank alex2175
Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2012

Excellent service and quality of food very good. Stick to the seafood (waiter suggestions are trustworthy) and try the pucce (kind of like pita sandwiches only better) we ordered the shrimp and prosciutto crudo type and they were just amazing!! We liked this place so much we went back twice. Staff was very accomodating with the tables even on a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $37
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Emilio Morosini 13, 21100 Varese, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Varese  >  Varese
  • Phone Number: +39 0332 242476

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?