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Cavallino Ristorante Trattoria dei Pescatori

Piazza Martiri della Liberta' 16, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 815219
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (16 reviews)
“whitefish” (6 reviews)
“skewers” (4 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
11:00 am - 11:45 pm Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza Martiri della Liberta' 16, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had 3 dinners here, first time came because of its convenient location right across ferry station & beautiful views. But loved the food so came again twice & thoroughly enjoyed everytime. Loved the rissoto with fish & home made noodle with pesto. The gelatos...More

Thank AmrutaK
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Great food. The risotto and gnocchi are perfect. Our waitress Daniella was very helpful and nice. Recommended

Thank thehad
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We’d just arrived after a flight from the U.K. and two trains, one from Milan Malpensa and the other from Milan Centrale. We spotted this little restaurant opposite the ferry dock and decided we needed a late lunch before catching a ferry to Bellagio. We...More

Thank teabus
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The restaurant is situated next to the Hotel Olivedo and overlooks the lake (as well as the car ferry docking post). The Caprese salad with Mozzarella to start was shared and was tasty. My wife's vegetarian pasta with Arrabitta sauce had just the right tomato/chilli...More

Thank Al F
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant three times. The food was excellent, as was the prosecco and wine. The staff were very attentive and friendly. Altogether an enjoyable experience. We would definitely recommend this restaurant. It is conveniently situated on the waterside at Varenna.

Thank Lizzie W
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I grew up in Wisconsin and my favorite fish is lake perch. I’ve tried ocean perch which was nothing like it. Varenna is of course on Lake Como so when I was told the “traditional” dish here is fried lake perch on risotto, I started...More

Thank Judi T
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Straight out of the Lake Como this fried fish combo is great. Fish that look like minnows, red trout and some other delicate white fish. Very yummy. The Rocket Salad was lightly dressed with local olive oil and vinegar. Rocket salad is arigula in the...More

Thank 853roxane
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Cozy covered terrace, nice food with generous portions. The staff was attentive and the view over the harbour is nice!

Thank Ullu
Reviewed 8 May 2018

If you look for good local cuisine in Varenna this is one of the places. Impressed with the services too.

Thank paiboonw2017
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Perfect dinner!! Big Viraety. with Dishes for everybody. Excellent service and superb atmosphire.open late quick service

Thank shahartz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 55
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Martiri della Liberta' 16, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 815219
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For Lunch And Dinner With The Wide Range Of Fresh Lake Fishkichten Open From Noon Till Late Evening
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