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Ristorante La Vista

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Via 20 Settembre, 35 | Albergo Milano, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 830298
07:30 - 23:00
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Sun 07:30 - 23:00
Mon 07:30 - 23:30
Tue 07:30 - 23:00
Wed - Sat 07:30 - 23:30
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Northern Territory, Australia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Staff were warm and attentive. If we had discovered this restaurant earlier, we would have returned for another meal. Would recommend this restaurant for a special dinner and an opportunity to enjoy an evening lake view.

Thank Andra S
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Our four-course dinner at Ristorante La Vista was the best meal of our recent five week European holiday, and the highlight of our three nights in Lake Como (we stayed in Bellagio). We made a booking four weeks in advance, after reading great reviews on TripAdvisor, at which time we requested a table closest to the lake. Upon arrival, we... More 

Thank David W
Oslo, Norway
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Freindly an personal service. Exelent and high quality meal based on local products. The front terrasse offers a spectacular view of lake Como. Don't go to Varenna without trying the La Vista!

Thank Nicolay A
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Perfect Evening with great food. Our best meal on our trip! Don't miss this restaurant. You'll regret it! Try the Grappa!

Thank EPG1950
Stavanger, Norway
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had the tasting menu and it was exquisite. The best meal we had on our trip to Italy. We had a table at the edge of the terrace which enhanced our overall impression. Really romantic atmosphere, extremely pleasant staff offering great service and the food was great.

Thank Jens311
Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

The view is amazing but so necessary in October. It was quite chilly and windy perched on their balcony with a rain shower brewing. Inside tables were not made available until the rain began. The food was only fair. Lamb shank was dry and cold but we were outside. Service was excellent. Pricey for what we had

Thank avenue12
The Hague, The Netherlands
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77 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

A restaurant that trades on its views. Sitting on a beautiful but too crowded terrace, I found the food average. At the end of the meal we requested cheese and were brought an average selection. Inside the restaurant I later saw ( by the toilets) a trolley with the most delicious looking cheeses that we had not been offered. Staff... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

My wife and I had a wonderful evening at La Vista during our recent stay in Varenna. We dined on the terrace and it is a spectacular setting. The food and service were terrific. We would recommend dining at La Vista if you travel to Varenna.

Detroit, Michigan
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We made a reservation a week in advance, and were lucky to get the best table on the patio, front and center. Amazing view across the lake and boat activity to view at the dock under the patio. We were both happy with our meals, and the service was attentive and friendly. My tip is to try the gorgonzola ice... More 

Thank MSURed
Capel, Australia
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79 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I would not like to be a restauranteur in Varenna. Even for a tourist it can be a challenge! So many excellent places to choose from, so few mealtimes! We were walking through the top streets of Varenna in quest of another place we had heard about, when we the view ( La Vista) lured us in to Ristorante La... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via 20 Settembre, 35 | Albergo Milano, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 830298

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