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“A Gem in Southern Italy”

Country house C'era una Volta
Ranked #2 of 46 Restaurants in Campagna
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $33
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Located in the Regional Park of Picentini on the hills of Varano, Campagna, among the majestic oaks and splendid olive groves, the "Cera Una Volta," There Was a Time, Country House offers guests a quiet respite from the modern world. Here at the Vitale Family Farmhouse, you can go back to a time when life was simple.
Reviewed June 28, 2013

I have spent the last three weeks at C'era Una Volta, an incredible bed and breakfast in the region of Campania. It has been by far my favorite visit to Italy. While staying here I have had the privilege of enjoying numerous meals at the restaurant, created by the one and only Tonino! Tonino is a marvelous chef, and each meal at C'era Una Volta was another wonderful surprise. It is honestly some of the best food I have ever had in all of Italy. I would like to thank Tonino and the entire town of Varano for making these last three weeks unforgettable. I will miss you all so much and I look forward to returning to this wonderful town in the future. I sincerely encourage all to visit as soon as possible; I promise that you will not regret it!

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Reviewed June 26, 2013

Tonino is a fantastic chef, entertainer, and personality. His meals are always impeccably cooked, thoughtful, and celebrate with gustatory joy all that southern Italy has to offer. Each meal we had at his restaurant was an epic and memorable experience, one that makes me simultaneously happy and sad that I might never get to enjoy it again.

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Reviewed June 26, 2013

We spent three wonderful weeks at C'era Una Volta this June. It was one of the best vacations we can remember. The setting is peaceful and stunningly beautiful. The people at C'era Una Volta and the town of Varano were so welcoming. The food is some of the best that I have had in all of Italy. Tonino is an amazing chef and we encourage you to visit as soon as possible!

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