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Bar Il Molo

€€ - €€€Italian, , Pizza
Via Riva Garibaldi 14 | Passeggiata fronte lago, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 830070
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (161 reviews)
“bruschetta” (32 reviews)
“gelato” (26 reviews)
Closes in 24 min
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Via Riva Garibaldi 14 | Passeggiata fronte lago, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We loved this place, the staff have been exceptionally friendly, quick and polite. We had a pizza and a beer here the first night we arrived and it was sensational. We didn't need to book (admittedly we came here just prior to peak) and the...More

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was where we spent 2 hours over pizza beer and a glass of vino. The staff were very efficient, and patient, when a group of women accidentally smashed a bottle, and seemed not to care about the annoyance they were causing to others...More

Thank carolhaz1495
Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited around 1800 in evening and stayed till 2100. The beatiful view of the Alps during sunset is amazing. Olives, peanuts and crisps were served with our drinks. Worth it for the view and the ducks coming up to the table and begging. and...More

Thank ginseng_30
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe the best spaghetti with seafood ( Frutti di mare) I ever had. Very nice view and also a reasonable price!

Thank mlcjk
Reviewed 1 week ago

The night we ate here was cold, damp and rainy. We ate at the covered outside area which had heaters between the tables. It was hard to decide what to eat because they have such a large menu. The service was good as was the...More

Thank petsitter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taste-tested by me: Bar II Molo wins over other Via Riva Garibaldi options. Not too sweet (or salty -- looking at you pistachio), nicely balanced flavors, fresh.

Thank DecafSorry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good not great but value for money, the penne pasta was good as was the lasagna , house wine was good as you would expect, the teramisu was only average which was disappointing, the service is good and very friendly, I would...More

Thank Stewie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved sitting outside for lunch with a great view. The lasagne was worth having but we have had better pizzas in the area. The house red wine was light and drinkable. Keep some bread and feed the ducks. Pizza and pasta prices around €10 each...More

Thank Caitlin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good drinks, great negroni... Also the wait staff was very friendly and attentive. A must go to for pre dinner drinks

Thank steve8325
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I first discovered Bar Il Molo when I came to Varenna for a good mate's wedding in September 2017 and had a lovely Orecchiette Pesto Genovese with a beer. Since moving to Varenna in February 2018, this has become my local -- the staff are...More

Thank Sean L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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