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Ristorante Orchidea

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Via Gaetano Donizetti 5, 21100 Varese, Italy
+39 0332 282515
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

The pistachio covered tuna was fantastic! We also had the lamb and mussels. Both were better than average. Small cozy feeling.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

We had a very enjoyable lunch at this small restaurant on a grey and rainy day in Varese. The staff gave us a warm welcome, and looked after us very well. The portions are quite large, and well cooked. Whilst waiting for the food we had ordered, we were given warm garlic bread, followed by a warm vegetable cake. Our... More 

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Schwyz, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

Mid-size, tucked away in a cul-de-sac behind the more expensive and more formal restaurant of the same name, is the pizzeria called "Orchidea Retro"; it's a bit run down and rustic, but not in a nice way - it feels as if the place has fallen on hard times. The pizzas are large and decent enough, but not great even... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2012

I've been to Orchidea several times because of work travel ... it's walking distance from Crystal Hotel in Varese and a good option... For sure for the price will not be the option if I'm doing a leisure travel because you could find better places for the same price os same quality for half of price. The service is very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gaetano Donizetti 5, 21100 Varese, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Varese  >  Varese
  • Phone Number: +39 0332 282515

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