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“Super meal with friends”
Review of Il Cavatappi

Il Cavatappi
Ranked #1 of 32 Restaurants in Varenna
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed October 28, 2013

Happened to run into some Bahamian friends on Lake Como and our hotel suggested this place. We had a great lunch. From basic spaghetti dishes to pate to excellent local fish dishes. All very good. Another very small family restaurant on "restaurant row" in Varenna worth a visit when in Varenna

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Thank guanacay
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

This little restaurant received rave reviews from a local shopkeeper and it became our best meal of our two week vacation in the Italian Lake district. It was amazing to watch Mario perform his atristry in the kitchen. We had a home made pasta with seasonal julianne vegetables that was so wonderful that we ordered an extra portion to share. Friends we were with raved about the wine and deserts were culinary orgasms. Do not miss this place. Be sure to get a reservation as it only has six tables inside.

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Reviewed October 22, 2013

A small restaurant located a street off the lakefront. No view of the lake but excellent food n wine. Had the cold cuts salami n prosciutto, penne carbonara, pasta soup, lamb chops n orange duck breast. All were excellent as was the wine. Excellent service n value for money.

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Thank TanSS
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Reviewed October 7, 2013

We had a lovely night at this cute little restaurant. It is small so probably best to make a booking. Inside had great character and atmosphere which added to the dining experience. The food was simple but delicious. We had the salad for starter, local lake fish pasta and mushroom pasta (the special that night) for main and finished with potato mousse (interesting but good) and creme caramel! YUM! We also had some nice local wine. The young guy serving was fantastic - friendly, efficient and gave great recommendations.

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Thank AussieUI
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

very good local wine and unique courses, just sit and enjoy. the chef has a flair and comes up with some unbelievably good food,
and the waiter was extremely accommodating. Ciao

Thank EJClifton
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