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Varano's Italian Restaurant

60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
+1 207-641-8550
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (49 reviews)
“bread” (71 reviews)
“gelato” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the perfect warm sourdough bread and olive oil/garlic/red pepper and parmesan cheese dip to start, to the tiramisu— this restaurant did not disappoint! Rainy day in NH, italian food on my mind— chicken parmesan and linguini for me, and the special Thursday night chicken,...More

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I’m in Wells I go here for a great dinner. The food is always delicious. The drinks are also very good. The service is very good and attentive. Highly recommend.

Thank Jo Ann M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent dinner, the lasagna was enough for 3meals, very tasty, sauce had a nice flavor, just the right amount of spice.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have had many good meals here in the Wells area, but without a doubt...tonight we dined! From the warm bread right through dessert, this restaurant excels. We both had the Veal Scaloppine. It was melt in the mouth tender. Excellent seasoning and prep. Our...More

Thank nigmal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cozy restaurant overlooking the marsh. The whole meal from start to finish was delicious. They are a little pricey but you will not leave hungry and probably will have a take home container. Could not get enough of the Chicken Parmesan and the Scallop &...More

Thank Msmymny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who knew Italian food on the coast could taste so much like Italian food in Italy!! The serving was enough for two people but you didn't want to share-it was too good! There were three of us, we each had something different. We each got...More

Thank Violet S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vacationing in New England you normally never stop eating seafood, but we found this very nice Italian Restaurant. Portions are large, a little pricey, but very delicious. You may have to wait to for a table, staff was friendly, but a little slow. It is...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply perfect evening! From their fresh bread and Parmesan olive oil dip to veal that was literally sublime, complemented by a lush 2007 reserve Chianti and finished with perfect dessert accompanied by their proprietary limoncello from the Amalfi coast and a Tuaca. Service was excellent....More

Thank Maris L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned home after a wonderful dinner at Varano’s. All were happy with lasagna, eggplant parm and chicken parm, Mary gave exceptional service and we will be back

Thank echase50
Reviewed September 15, 2018

This place is incredible. Without a doubt-the largest portion of Chicken Parm-any where-including Boston's North End. The bread to start is awesome. We watched amazingly large portions come out like a "military operation". Roger-who is the host is always there to say Hello and Thank...More

Thank TCIII2018
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March 23, 2018|
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Response from Susan K | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes if you go early. It is not primarily a 'family' restaurant but I believe that they will welcome a well behaved child.
September 8, 2016|
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Response from clarky29 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea either. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-641-8550
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