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Varano's Italian Restaurant

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60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
+1 207-641-8550
16:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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Center Hill, Florida
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu is very extensive, the food is not cheap, and the quality of the food is superb. The service was outstanding, the wine selection mostly Italian, and the ambiance was extremely pleasant. This is a place for a special night out, not a cheap quick meal. The place has both class, and first class food.

Thank cowmanfl
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This the third time we have been here and the food is always so good. I have tried several different dishes and each was cooked just right and very tasty! Try them!!

Thank Tom M
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We always have the most delicious food at Varano's. My 2 favorite meals are the Seafood Stew and the Veal Parmesan.. Varano's wine is very tasty and the atmosphere is divine. The friendly efficient service warms you just as as much as their fireplace. We love Varano's

Thank Karen R
ogunquit maine
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Great meal with a friend last nite, warm bread w olive oil and cheese, Caesar salad w anchovy, and veal Parm thin, crisp and delicious. My companion had the Eggplant Parm which was also excellently prepared, thin sliced eggplant crisp not soggy. I'll be back!

Thank jduford
St. Catharines, Canada
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Did not eat at the restaurant but did have 2 martini's at the bar and I thought they were very pricey! $25.00 for both???

Thank Beverly T
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

While in Maine, my goal was to have lobster in some shape or form every day and I did but one evening before going to the theater in Ogunquit, we took the advice of the couple who manage the place where we were staying and we headed to Varano's. We were so glad we did. The food was not only... More 

Thank Laura006
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Had to wait a long time outside because it was so crowded, but that is to be expected on a Saturday night. It was worth the wait. Server was very friendly and attentive even though it was extremely busy. Very large portions and good quality Italian food. Would return.

Thank Alyssa291
Fountain Valley, California
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Traditional Italian fare with many house specialty options. The bread was amazing and plentiful. Our server, Emily, was attentive and cheerful even though she was quite busy. Everyone at our table was more than pleased with their dinners.

Thank Kathryn C
Sutton, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I ordered for take out tonight. I got fettuccine Alfredo, green beans and garlic bread. It was all very good. When ever I'm in Wells I stop in and always get the same meal. It is consistent and high quality. Tonight I got to try something new. The meatballs. They too were very good. The portion size is big. Funny... More 

Thank Trecie W
New England
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156 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit and I loved it just as much today as I did last time. Love the Caesar salad and the oil, garlic and cheese that comes with the bread. Both entrees were delicious as was the cannoli. Look forward to going back!

Thank Napalicoastkauai

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-641-8550

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