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Osteria Il Mattarello

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Via Francesco del Cairo 26, 21100 Varese, Italy
+39 0332 830788
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice trattoria. Good antipasto Della Casa to start and have different taste. Very good dishes both primo and meat.

Thank President25
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328 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

So far every time I've been here the food has been consistently good. A selection of meats and cheese to start, (quite a large menu choice) then I had Kangaroo (of all things) which was perfectly cooked. Desert and coffee. Everybody was happy.

Thank Oliver D
Tallinn, Estonia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Nice and cozy restaurant offering genuine local dishes and excellent wine. Menu and service in English. Worth to visit.

Thank Markko M
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

We stumbled on this restaurant by accident, and boy what a find, perfect service, the finest food. The staff were incredible, so helpful in every way, providing unbiased recommendations on the food and wine, nothing was too much trouble. So much of the food was made in house, the buffalo mozzarella, was a superb example, and to cap the evening... More 

Thank Ian F
Brooklyn, New York
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

My wife and I are travelling through Europe with another couple. We are all Americans, with very, very minimal Italian language skills. To say the least, the service here was outstanding. They were present, but did not "hover". They made an extraordinary attempt to communicate with us despite the language barrier, and the Google Translate app helped a lot. The... More 

Thank dreymatthew
Winchcombe, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015

We had our team of 7 in the Al Mattarello after a second day of all day meetings. We walked there from the Art Hotel. We did have our local Italian handle the translation but it appeared that our waitress only understood a few words of English so if your party hasn't the benefit of an Italian be prepared to... More 

1 Thank Joe L
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015

We were a party of 15 rushing in out of the rain to a very warm welcome from the staff. They had arranged for us all to sit on one table withe plenty of elbow room. The waitress was very attentive suggesting various options. We were given prosecco while we were deciding what to eat. In the end we opted... More 

1 Thank stroler551a
Caslano, Switzerland
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135 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

This is a place where you focus on tasting a lot of a very rich Toscanian kitchen and not on ordering the one plate that matches your taste. Antipasti and Primi are so good that you most likely will not reach the Secondi. Also the wines are very tasty.

Thank SeH215
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014

We had lunch at Ristorante al Mattarello, and sat out on the patio. The lunch was delicious and the service was friendly. Definitely recommend this restaurant!

Thank Colleen139
Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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117 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

Big pleasure to eat when you came from Holland And passed Germany And Swiss! Perfect starter, fresh Quality And a lot of fresh Quality! Thanks you Italy


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Francesco del Cairo 26, 21100 Varese, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Varese  >  Varese
  • Phone Number: +39 0332 830788

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