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P.zza Martiri Liberta, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 815229
09:00 - 20:30
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Wanted a little lunch to go while we village hopped on the boat back to Como. Right next to the dock and the sandwiches we bought were tasty and made quickly. 4 stars for being exactly what we wanted at the moment.

Thank CJunker
Philadelphia, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

At the end of a long day, we just wanted something sweet. This place was so nice to let us occupy a table of our choice, knowing that we were only going to order ice cream. They didn't rush us, and we loved watching the people go by.

Thank annarc6
North Wales
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Large (0.4L) draft Italian beer 2.8€ - ideal whilst waiting for the boat. Very handy location in the harbour from where you can get various ferries and boats across the lake.

Thank NorthWalesKath
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892 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

We only stopped in this place to get some ice cream that they call "Baccio" it was deliciously prepared and we enjoyed this place since it was quiet, prices seemed ok and it was clean as we could see. (visited 2015)

Thank bryanmantezoni
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88 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

We stayed in an apartment above La Cambusa. so this cafe/ bar was our first stop and the service and friendliness was great. We enjoyed heading down with our coffee cups in the morning to grab an expresso "to go" and after a day out adventuring, it was a perfect spot to sit, enjoy a few drinks and glaze across... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Im usually afraid to order something that says 'American' on it, but I was super hundry one morning after I got off the ferry from Menaggio to catch a train to Milan. The menu wasnt expensive, and the American breakfast looked pretty good. Turns put the Americano cofffe I orered was a nice BIG cup of steaming hot, deliciuos tasting... More 

Thank KittyMartini
Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

Came in here for our first lunch in Varenna and our best option was pizza. The service was polite and our food lovely although my Americana pizza had bacon and chips on it. Not really sure what was going on there.

Thank SteveS1970
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

Try the desserts, they are really nice!! The cheesecake was a delicious surprise!! And the staff are very friendly too :))

Thank Bárbara V
Scotland, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2013

Ok for a beer if you are waiting for the ferry, but this place, tucked to the side of the Olivedo Hotel, lacks any atmosphere. There is live music here some nights, the volume drowns out the whole vicinity, forcing you to walk further away. We had ice cream here too, and thought that it was overpriced compared with other... More 

Thank hillcrestroad
Waikerie, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2013

Waiting for ferry decided to have a coffee here! Big mouth, tacky and rude lady should not assume that tourists do not understand Italian! Do yourself a favour and go somewhere else. Waste of time and money. Service horrible, coffee really bad!

Thank Andrea C

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
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Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: P.zza Martiri Liberta, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 815229

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