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Osteria del Centenate


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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner


Italian, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this Osteria on Tripadvisor, and went there by car. It is far from the city center, and it's very hard to find it. I guess, most of the people were locals, and we like such cafes. The food was quite nice, although we...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Dmitry B
Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

A very popular place, even at lunchtime, the staff was very friendly and the prices were very good for lunch (@ 11€ per person). While the choices were expectedly limited, there were sufficient options to choose from. Our primi of pasta (rigatoni with meat sauce)...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank mjmccoymd
Reviewed April 28, 2019

We wanted to try local food and gave the Osteria a try. Sadly, it was our first negative experience with a good ranked restaurant on TripAdvisor. It may be due to the fact we only spoke little of italian... But we were really disappointed by...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank LouisD16230
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Found this place via trip advisor, went there for an evening meal and it did not disappoint. Very freindly and efficient staff, lovely interior, spotlessly clean, food full of flavour and good value. Highly recommend a visit here if you're looking for a place to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Vik1964
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Located just up the street from my workplace in Varese, we try to plan our days to include a lunch stop here. The same friendly staff always welcomes us, and the lunch of the day suits us very well. Dinner is also available, although I...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

This place has great reviews so we decided to give it a go. It is located just off the main highway and be advised like most places in Italy they close after lunch and reopens at 7:30 pm. We had the tasting menu with an...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank marcoemf
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Nice traditional deco, very cosy and friendly staffs. We ordered the 30euro tasting menu (min 2 order) consist of cold cuts, antipasti, 2 types pasta and 2 meat dish with polenta and desserts. portion is huge and i think enough for 4 people! My favourite...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank roger s
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Passing through varese we stumbled upon this osteria and saw it had great reviews. It lived up to its reputation completely! We both had the menu (starters, two pasta dishes, dessert and coffee for €30). The assortment of starters was a wonderful selection of winter...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Karen L
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

End of business day meal! Nice, relaxing place. Dimmed lights. Italian (northern) country decor. Outstanding service. The waitress was helpful in explaining the dishes and even brought extra dish (Risotto with mushrooms, and if I recall deer meat) free of charge for us to try....More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank elyuso
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

On a rainy Monday evening, the restaurant still had a good number of guests. My husband ordered the homemade ravioli with bacon and sage, and I had grilled pork cutlets with polenta. Mine was good, his was even better. The atmosphere is homey and the...More

Date of visit: September 2016
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