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Bar Il Molo

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Via Riva Garibaldi 14 | Passeggiata fronte lago, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 830070
09:00 - 01:30
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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24 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were on a day trip to Lago di Como and decided to have lunch at this restaurant as soon as we passed by it. The staff was very friendly and the food was delicious, it was so good that after leaving Varenna for another town we decided to go back to Varenna and have dinner at Bar il Molo... More 

Thank Tomboii
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food and drink were fantastic. Very busy, popular place but we received good service. Reasonably priced. Bathroom is unisex and in the middle of other's tables.

Thank prp421
st louis
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We liked it here so much we are here everyday. Great service and food. It's the place to sit and watch the sunset with a glass of vino. Highly recommended!!

Thank ravegan
Mission Viejo, California
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the bruschetta with eggplant, the penne arrabiata and the lasagne. Everything was delicious, although the lasagne could have had more flavor. View is unbeatable whether you sit outside or at one of their limited tables inside.

Thank Donna P
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved the food here. Lots of choices for a vegetarian couple. Great location. Please order the saffron risotto - it's amazing.

Thank Nihar S
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We picked this place for the amazing view of Lake Como and was delighted to find that the food and service were great, too. Can't wait to go back!

Thank Nrc2170
Perth, Australia
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in an apartment above this cafe for a week when we were in Varenna. The view from this cafe across the lake is magical for breakfast, lunch and dinner - or anytime in between. They open at 9am and don't close until 1AM!! The same people seem to work day after day and they never stop. The service... More 

Thank bjdunnie
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice place to sit and drink , while you watch the people passing by & the sunset! Free wifi and good service too!

1 Thank liljapus
Saint James, New York
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a nice menu including beer in bottles or on draft (up to 1 liter)! The food is very good, though not incredible. This is our 3rd visit to Varenna over many yearsand we continue to enjoy it.

Thank Todd K
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 4 had lunch on the lakeside in April. Incredibly attentive, multilingual staff and fast service - Meal was very good, view was incredible and the toilets were clean.

Thank 872ant834

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Riva Garibaldi 14 | Passeggiata fronte lago, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 830070

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?