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Bar Il Molo

Via Riva Garibaldi 14 | Passeggiata fronte lago, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 830070
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (157 reviews)
“bruschetta” (33 reviews)
“gelato” (27 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Riva Garibaldi 14 | Passeggiata fronte lago, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bar ll Molo is a great cafe with the perfect location. Most of the seating is outside with an amazing view of Lake Como. You can savor your favorite Italian cuisine while enjoying all the sights and sounds of the lake. The service is excellent...More

Thank Rory P
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We choose this place for lunch just necause of the location and decor. But the food was equally great! Love their friendly service. Its a perfect location to view sun set. Donot forget to ask for blanket if you planning to stay longer. Or keep...More

Thank Gzmirza
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Lovely location very next to the lake. Great food. The pizzas were excellent. The service was extremely friendly.

Thank Vidya G
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Chose this place for the location - right on the water with a lovely view overlooking the Lake and across to Menaggio - but ended-up loving the food as well. Service was very good. Impressive wine list. Had excellent risotto while travel companion had pizza....More

Thank wndyctyGAL
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We had a dinner and a breakfast at Bar Il Moro while in Varenna. This is such a pretty spot with a great view of the lake and pretty white chairs everywhere and very busy but sadly for an Italian restaurant, the food at dinner...More

Thank SalientInt
Reviewed 16 November 2017

There are 2 restaurants outside on the terrace side by side. We weren't aware . Bar 11 Molo was as good as the other beside it. Excellent Pasta salad pizza. The service was fast and the waitress was friendly and spoke good English.

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We recently stayed in Varenna for a week and visited Bar Il Molo almost daily. The food is very good and reasonably priced. It's a wonderful place to be in the evening at sunset for a drink and to take in the wonderful view (the...More

1  Thank Roxanne F
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We stopped in for dinner on a cool October evening, as the restaurant sits right on the edge of Lake Como, providing a stunning view. All tables are outside so you need to dress warmly in fall. The menu had several pages of pizzas so...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I chose this restaurant for the VIEW of the lake, since it seemed to have the best view of all the nearby restaurants. But, the excellence of the food surprised me. The HUGE plate of bruschetta was excellent and tasty. The strawberry gelato with cookie...More

Thank Cynthia F
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The best way to enjoy your stay in Varenna is to have a glass of prosecco with a lakeside view of the harbor. This restaurant delivers that with fresh food and good prices to match! We had two appetizers, a bottle of local prosecco, two...More

1  Thank Heidi W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 1:30 am
9:00 am - 1:30 am
9:00 am - 1:30 am
9:00 am - 1:30 am
9:00 am - 1:30 am
9:00 am - 1:30 am
9:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Riva Garibaldi 14 | Passeggiata fronte lago, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 830070
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