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L'Orso Bar Hostaria

Piazzale Martiri della Liberta' | Piazzale Molo Traghetti, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 815144
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible23%
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“pizza” (26 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
“fresh salad” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazzale Martiri della Liberta' | Piazzale Molo Traghetti, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a "wait for the ferry stop". We all shared a pizza and had a couple of refreshing beers. The pizza was excellent and quick to be served. We mingled with some other people doing the same and we all enjoyed the outdoor seating...More

Thank woopullup
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Firstly this is not a fine dining restaurant and it does not have lake views, however on a windy evening and looking for pizza and a few drinks this was the spot. Arrived without a reservation and we were soon seated at a table, service...More

Thank NswAustraliaDidi
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely tuna salad here and an OK ham and mushroom pizza after a hot walk from Bellano - we sat outside under huge umbrellas and watched the comings and goings at the ferry. Service was fine, but better still, the food was excellent...More

Thank Tinkerbell013
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Stopped here for lunch with my sister and had a lovely entertaining waiter! Nice location sitting in the sunshine watching the ferries come in and out! Food was good and reasonably priced.

Thank karenward707
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I wandered in this bar to obtain a drink for my wife and I in June. There was a waiter behind the bar, so I stood politely in front of him to wait for him to finish what he was doing to be served, while...More

Thank Bicks_medellin
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Had the best dish of pasta during our trip. Excellent value, great service, Able to eat in the Easter sunshine without being rushed. Wonderful relaxing delicious lunch.

Thank caroline c
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and a coffee and it didn't disappoint. The food was delicious, fresh and served quickly. Not a bad price either.

Thank Rhona M
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I am writing this review a couple of months after we visited. We took a day trip to Lake Como, Varenna being our first stop. After walking around the town we sat to have a coffee before taking the ferry. We sat outside as it...More

Reviewed 24 October 2016

We visited this cafe whilst waiting for the ferry to Bellagio. We were not disappointed this cafe is fantastic. Tucked away in the corner it feels like a proper local Italian cafe. There's a wood burner burning in the corner, the coffee is delicious, and...More

Thank Ashley529
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The menu most closely represented what my wife and I were looking for, so we decided to give it a try. The restaurant is down a quiet alley to the left. I had an excellent Insalata di Mare with tomato, which was a seafood salad...More

Thank ipfilters
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazzale Martiri della Liberta' | Piazzale Molo Traghetti, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 815144
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