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L'Orso Bar Hostaria

) #26 of 27 Restaurants in Varenna $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza,
Piazzale Martiri della Liberta' | Piazzale Molo Traghetti, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 815144
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible22%
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“pizza” (24 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
“bruschetta” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Piazzale Martiri della Liberta' | Piazzale Molo Traghetti, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

Had the best dish of pasta during our trip. Excellent value, great service, Able to eat in the Easter sunshine without being rushed. Wonderful relaxing delicious lunch.

Thank caroline c
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and a coffee and it didn't disappoint. The food was delicious, fresh and served quickly. Not a bad price either.

Thank Rhona M
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I am writing this review a couple of months after we visited. We took a day trip to Lake Como, Varenna being our first stop. After walking around the town we sat to have a coffee before taking the ferry. We sat outside as it...More

Reviewed 24 October 2016

We visited this cafe whilst waiting for the ferry to Bellagio. We were not disappointed this cafe is fantastic. Tucked away in the corner it feels like a proper local Italian cafe. There's a wood burner burning in the corner, the coffee is delicious, and...More

Thank Ashley529
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The menu most closely represented what my wife and I were looking for, so we decided to give it a try. The restaurant is down a quiet alley to the left. I had an excellent Insalata di Mare with tomato, which was a seafood salad...More

Thank ipfilters
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Make sure you are the right place, this restaurant is right next to another-- but this is the one with some of the freshest food and best drinks in all of Varenna! The owner is super nice and speaks great English and they have amazing...More

Thank suskompany
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Great pizza, quarto fromagio delicious and with some local chilli added a real kick! Relaxed atmosphere with real friendly service, we were drinking Prosecco and chatting with other diners til late.

Thank Christian T
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This little food and wine bar offers pizzas and pasta but does it well. Food is reasonably priced and staff are friendly. Great place to sit and watch the world go by .. Or to wait for a ferry across Lake Como.

Thank Janet E K
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We were really hungry and went here for dinner. The service was average and pizza was better than average. The gluten free pasta was undercooked. Overall it is a great place for an inexpensive sit down dinner that is not too fancy or pricey. The...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We loved the bar. Would go early and have an early dinner. A true family place with the owners kids in and out. Supposedly a great night spot, we missed that since we were always early. Friendly place, you felt like family. Great size portions.

Thank Ellen P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazzale Martiri della Liberta' | Piazzale Molo Traghetti, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 815144
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