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“Great food, spectacular views, fantastic value!”
Review of Nilus

Nilus
Ranked #14 of 32 Restaurants in Varenna
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great food, spectacular views, fantastic value!”
Reviewed October 9, 2013

Walking up a storybook like pathway, you will come to this lovely gem of an eatery, located directly on Lago di Como in Varenna.
Food was as appealing to the eye, as it was to the taste.
Great value, wonderful service, unbeatable views, and something on the menu for everyone & anyone's taste.
Highly recommended!

  • Visited July 2013
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Best Pizza Ever; Best View Ever!”
Reviewed September 29, 2013

For the second year in a row, we had the best Pizza that we have ever had in our life, accompanied by spectacular views of the lake! I cannot imagine having better Pizza anywhere, than we have experienced at the Nilus Bar for lunch on our last two visits to Lake Como. P & J

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank travelpuppy2012
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Carrollton, Texas
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305 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Caprese Salad OUT of THIS WORLD!!”
Reviewed September 23, 2013

Oh my goodness! I had to have this Caprese Salad three times - all three days we were in Varenna! Rick Steve's was right again!! This is an amazing place for food. It is reasonably priced with amazing views of Lake Como. I wish I could have brought the flavor of the Caprese Salad home to America, but it just does not translate. You have to try it while you are in Varenna because you will not find it as good anywhere else!!!

Visited July 2013
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Thank DLemon
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Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Nothing special”
Reviewed September 17, 2013

This restaurant has a great waterside location but the food was nothing special. Service was average. Too touristy for us.

Visited September 2013
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Canberra, Australia
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Nice spot to eat overlooking the lake”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

We had lunch here and while the food was not amazing, it was still good and very reasonably priced for Varenna. The main draw card is probably the good view over the lake. But a nice place to eat, with a glass of wine and a pizza, while in Varenna.

  • Visited September 2013
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