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Varano's Italian Restaurant

60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
+1 207-641-8550
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (47 reviews)
“bread” (67 reviews)
“cioppino” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

Probably the best Italian restaurant in the area. An impressive menu with choices for all tastes, good appetizers and sizes of pasta dishes are tasty and monstrous. The seafood pastas are incredible, a real Italian meal Wells

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is beautiful. The food is excellent. We all enjoyed our meals. Portions were very large. I would recommend this restaurant,however be prepared for a shock when you receive the check. I never mind spending a little more when the food is excellent, however...More

1  Thank SAL S
Reviewed 11 September 2015

If you're going with a big group, and this place seems to attract the crows, be prepared to wait during peak hours. Go early when they first open if you have a party of 6 or more. They don't take reservations. Despite a huge mass...More

1  Thank winewriter
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Yummy bread and great food. I had the seafood platter cooked in an italian pomodoro sauce that was exquisite!!!

1  Thank Sweeps100
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Beautiful restaurant, very elegant, and the food was exceptionally good. I had seafood over linguine and my wife had the cioppino, both mouthwatering good. Excellent wine list, reasonably priced, with superb service. We will come back to enjoy this treat whenever we're near Wells, ME....More

1  Thank Maris L
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

We have been to Varano's many times and have not been disappointed. The service is efficient and friendly and the food is very good. If there is a wait ( they don't take reservations), there is a nice bar or outside seating. We always try...More

Thank Suesilly
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Worst experience ever! Told 30-45 min wait. Still waiting after 55 min. Owner tried to help out? I'm sure bumped us ahead of two more tables waiting. Worst server ever...MIA for entire service.....Child's pasta, 8.95...$2.00 up charge for Alfredo. Not even told. We get bill,...More

Thank hejoboston
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Great good and wonderful service. Tried the bruschetta appetiizer, I was really good, tried the Sampler for dessert yummy with a cappaccino.

Thank jbth
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Busy place with lots of tourists and summer folk.Very good traditional Italian food, specials were hit or miss. Really enjoyed the brushetta and veal marsala. House red sauce is excellent. Go hungry - portions are large. Service was very good, pace was quick but not...More

2  Thank bethh533
Reviewed 1 September 2015

My husband and I enjoyed dinner at Varano's 3 nights ago. The food was not inexpensive, however it was excellent with generous portions. They don't take reservations, however, there is a lounge and outdoor patio where you can wait for your table.

Thank JanetOO7
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Response from clarky29 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-641-8550
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