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Ristorante La Vista

Via XX Settembre, 35 | Albergo Milano, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 830298
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lamb shank” (19 reviews)
“bass” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Via XX Settembre, 35 | Albergo Milano, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were in Italy for 2 weeks. We had our first evening meal here. The service is spectacular. The food was incredible and you cannot beat the setting.

Thank man4pnw
Reviewed 3 days ago

View , food and staff all perfect. We hadn't booked and just turned up. We were initially told they were fully booked but as we left they came after us saying someone was just paying so if we were willing to wait we could have...More

Thank il0veh0lidays19
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Extraordinary views over the lake, especially in the warmer months sitting on the deck, watching the sunset over the Alps in the far distance. The village lights slowly come on, on the other side of the lake. You couldn't find a more beautiful setting. The...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly a fantastic view can be seen! Make reservations ahead of time -- this is key to having a nice view at a good time of day. This restaurant does fill up, otherwise! They do serve delicious food and the service was great.

Thank valeriebraegger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worst meal we have ever had during our three vacations to Italy or anywhere. Service was disgraceful. The food was awful- my husband ordered lamb which he received overcooked and swimming in an oily tasteless mess. I ordered steak which had the odor of spoiled...More

Thank SBH62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view of the lake from their large balcony like setting is spectacular. It was cloudy, but we were lucky that it didn't rain. We chose the 3 course dinner. The truffle potato soup was heavenly. My lamb shanks was delicious and the ravioli was...More

Thank Marla K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good restaurant with a nice view. Food is ok, service very nice. Food is somewhere between fine dining and local trattorias, which may be great for some people looking for a nice slightly more formal dinner, but might also be a problem...More

Thank Evigresa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has a outdoor seating area that overlooks the lake. Beautiful setting great food the scallop risotto was so smooth and rich delicious top it off with the chocolate soufflé that is if you're not dieting, make reservations.

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you looking for a restaraunt with a good view this would be it, but if you looking for a restaraunt with great view and delicious food? This restaraunt definitely NOT. This is our 4th trip to Italy, we didn't not have a bad meal,...More

1  Thank Dima K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dinner. Unfortunately it was pouring rain and forced us inside. We would have had a perfect sunset view if it was clear. A bit more elegant than other restaurants we dined in while in Varenna, but still reasonably priced. The food...More

1  Thank mark r
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Chris A
22 September 2017|
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Response from MarcT555 | Reviewed this property |
I cannot recall if they had heaters on the patio if you are considering outside dining. However, they do provide blankets. I suspect it will be rather chilly in late October. But enjoy. The food is good here, accented by... More
jennifer j
22 March 2017|
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Response from FDMChianti | Reviewed this property |
Yes, La Vista is about 10 minutes walk from the ferry. You will walk on the trail alongside the beach, and then up some stone stairs.
william k
12 June 2016|
Response from Kathleen A | Reviewed this property |
This is an amazing restaurant with Unbelievable views. Make sure to make a reservation. If the weather is bad, the views remain perfect and there are great views if you must eat indoors. It is really easy to find from... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via XX Settembre, 35 | Albergo Milano, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 830298
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