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Ristorante Montorfano

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Viale del Santuario 74 | Sacro Monte, 21100 Varese, Italy
+39 0332 227027
09:30 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

My meal was good, a plate of pasta. The views are amazing, the best views in Sacromonte...it's a must!

Thank Héctor L. S
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106 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

The view is breathtaking and the food is amazing. It's just like going to your grandmothers place for lunch.

Thank TaniaProsdocimo
Greetham, United Kingdom
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262 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We enjoyed a simple salad lunch on the terrace here after climbing the Sacro Monte. Friendly and delicious with spectacular views

Thank Walkinggranny
Hopewell, Virginia
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We went with our friends to this restaurant after visiting the chapel at Sacred Mountain. The view was spectacular and the food was great. You may want to get your Italian friend to get a reservation before you go. They spoke pretty well in English and had three courses and desert. You can one course or all three separately. We... More 

Thank DanandLou2015
Frankfurt, Germany
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125 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

This was a perfect spot to enjoy a refreshing drink after hiking up the Sacred Mountain of Varese. The outdoor patio offers a breathtaking view and the Italian diners around us were served dishes that looked (and smelled) delicious.

Thank ccbb3306
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014

As long as the sky is clear, the view the terrace offers is exceptional; snow capped mountains on the left to a sweeping panorama on the right stretching all the way to Milan, some say... I don't understand what the negative reviews are talking about, the food was absolutely fantastic, well presented and delicious. From hand-made house pasta to perfectly... More 

Thank Pierre D
New York City, New York
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104 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2012

Specialty here is mushrooms, so on the 1st night, we shared a salad of fresh mushrooms and cheese with lemon juice and amazing Il Pecorino olive oil. Tagliatelle with hare is good, but pappardelle with wild boar and mushrooms is better. With ½ bottle of wine, a bottle of Pellegrino and 2 decaf caffe con lattes, it comes to €49... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2012

We rewarded ourselves for slogging up the path to the Santuario with a set menu lunch on the terrace of this busy restaurant. Encouraged by the sight of a chef appearing from the garden with a large handful of fresh basil, we settled for a set menu for a mere 10 Euros. For this we were fed Gnocchi made with... More 

Thank Samscram
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2012

Beautiful view and yummy pasta. We ate here our first evening and then sadly did not have reservations for the following night so we ate across the pathway at another place and it was not nearly as good.

Thank madhack
Milan, Italy
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2012

We were put in a table near a fridge and they kept interrupting the meal by opening and closing it! They charged us of the desserts although they should have been included in a set menu. They made us wait to pay the bill at least 15 minutes at the cashier whilst they were talking with friends. The meat cuts... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$56
Italian, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale del Santuario 74 | Sacro Monte, 21100 Varese, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Varese  >  Varese
  • Phone Number: +39 0332 227027

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?