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Hotel Olivedo Restaurant

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Piazza Martiri della Liberta' 14, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 830115
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Portola Valley, California
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215 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had salads for lunch one day with a nice crisp white wine. Sitting outside and watching the people/lake is terrific.

Thank JLG3000
Albany, NY
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Had a very nice meal here on our first night in Varenna. Cristy served us and we had a wonderful conversation with her. Our food was delicious and plentiful. Would eat here again on our next visit.

Thank cocbrdt
Gold Coast, Australia
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had lunch here on the day we arrived, we had 2 dishes, no extras & 2 beers and we paid $46 euro. Very pricey for what we got.

Thank rencar02
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had dinner at this restaurant on Saturday night. Our meals were very tasty but small in size and overpriced.

Thank KEM1058
Witney, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had dinner here on a recent visit to Varenna. The characterful hotel is located right on the waterfront, adjacent to the boat embarkation point and only a 10 minute walk from the station. There are outside tables that overlook the lake with wonderful views, particularly at sunset. The service was efficient and polite, the menu was thankfully concise and... More 

Thank Stephen G
Warwick, Australia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This is a place to sample real Italian food at reasonable prices. The ravioli with spinach and ricotta in a butter and sage sauce is really yummy.

Thank Feathersgold
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Visited with family and friends for drinks whilst wIring for ferry in 39 degrees heat. We had a couple of drinks but when we asked to use facilities we were met by the most disgusting, rude, vile woman who denied us use of toilet as we had pnot bought enough drinks!!! She continue to be rude and locked the door... More 

Thank bailey1707
pietroSiena, Proprietario at Hotel Olivedo Restaurant, responded to this review

Dears, sitting at table on bar terrace,9 people One person had a drink and used the toilet,8 people want only toilet....you tell me,what should I do!!!!! More 

Milan, Italy
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I was with my family visiting Varenna and going to leave for Menaggio, just in front of Hotel Olivedo. It was 7pm. We thought it was nice to have dinner there and I went into the hotel. There was a lady, just outside the dining room and I kindly asked to see the dining room. She answered me in an... More 

Thank PaolaVozza
pietroSiena, Proprietario at Hotel Olivedo Restaurant, responded to this review

Dears, my hotel is situate in a very busy square at boat terminal,my front door is wrigth on the square,every day I've 100 request for more and less silly question from people of the square. the woman came at 5 o'clock not at 7, I was making a ckeck-in for 4 guest so I was working and busy at the... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Views of harbor activity, the lake and mountains combined with lunch or dinner, a wonderful ten minute walk along the lake from the square of Varenna. Great destination when exploring Varenna or before boarding a ferry.

Thank Stephen Z
Cockney in Wrexham, North Wales
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174 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Had cheese and ham omelette which was nice. Salad was fresh but no sauces available and no wifi. Pasta and tomato was a little lacking in taste and sauce. One scoop of sauce wasn't enough. Cappuccino was nice and also was the hot chocolate. Service was ok but a little pricey. Coverage €2.00 each

Thank GavinBridger

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$53
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Martiri della Liberta' 14, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 830115

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