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Varano's Italian Restaurant

60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
+1 207-641-8550
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
16:30 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
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Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

It's been several years since we last visited the area and we're staying a little further away but we remembered Varano's as a place to get authentic Italian food that is just indescribably delicious like the North End in Boston. We were so glad to...More

1  Thank Christine T
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Great food and good prices.Local and handy to everything.If you stay at Misty Harbor Resort you can walk there.

1  Thank Mary Ann M
Reviewed 19 June 2015

My family and I have been going to Varano's for years and enjoy the wonderful food and great service. My mom is Italian and it is hard to find a restaurant that meets with her approval but Varano's has become a family favorite. Some may...More

Thank flib04
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Acoustics are terrible. Do not go if you want to have a conversation at the dinner table with your friends. Unimpressed with the food, not fresh, but more than likely frozen and thawed.

4  Thank everythingreen
Reviewed 14 June 2015

After spending 10 days in Ogunquit, dinner at Varano's was the perfect ending. The food was better than ever, the staff was competent and friendly, and the prices were fair for an upscale restaurant. We have been going there for years, but this dinner exceeded...More

1  Thank Rose S
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is very popular with locals and tourists. The food is very good and the portions are large. Always crowded in the Summer. There is a bar downstairs where you can wait after putting your name on a list for a table. They do...More

3  Thank Kay S
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

We love dinners here and frequent Varano's regularly. Everything I've tried has been great--my favorite is pork with mushroom farro. They also have a generous frequent diner program.

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

This was a lucky choice for us. We were staying in Wells and were out for a late dinner during the week SBD they were still open. The setting is OK, interior "Italianish", but the food - Mama Mia! Awesome! Lovely butternut squash soup, delicate...More

1  Thank julie o
Reviewed 3 June 2015

We travel to Ogunquit twice a year and make it a point to have dinner here. The ambience is lovely with a view of the tidewater. Food is excellent and the servers are willing to explain all the dishes. Just a very relaxing spot to...More

1  Thank Susan H
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Food was not that good, and it was expensive. Staff friendly but service was soso. I would not recomend this to anyone.

2  Thank Trish D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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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