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Varenna Mon Amour

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Contrada Scoscesa, 7, Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 814016
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I happened upon the restaurant as we were walking down the main walk from the ferry to the town center. Just about 10 steps up from the main drag, it's almost a "hidden" gem. As you can tell from the photos, it's beautiful. Our lunch was excellent and the service exceptionally helpful. Our server's English was not... More 

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Thank Carla G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We went to mon amour after we couldn't get a table in another restaurant, but we didn't get disappointed. The prices are good, specially considered how portion usually are tiny in the area. We ate a pasta dish and a meat with Parmesan and we were both fully satisfied with the meals.

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Thank Sebastian R
Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

In our three days stay in Varenna this restaurant was our highlight. It is a bit hidden and does not offer a view at the lake - but the delicious food compensates this more than enough. It's one of the rare places where you get seafood. The portions will satisfy you. And the Tiramisu is just awesome. By the way:... More 

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Thank markus_ko73
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119 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We called in for a late lunch and ordered the €15 set lunch. The restaurant is up a side street and we took a table outside. It was a little cold in the shade but there is inside seating. The service was a bit slow but pleasant and we werent in any real hurry. The set lunch included a glass... More 

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Thank Welshkiwi99
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Spaghetti with calms and curled octopus were our choices and we were both extremely satisfied. The tiramisu was outstanding and the staff were very attentive.

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Thank Lucy C
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Varenna Monamour came highly recommended by the apartment owner, and we were not disappointed. Hidden in an alley away from main tourist area, with modern decor, great food and friendly & attentive staff. We had the Spaghetti alle Vongole, cooked to perfection. For main, I had the mussel & clam signature dish, which was amazing. While my friend had the... More 

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Thank GRVenturini
Encinitas, California
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

A beautiful little restaurant up a small side walk in Varenna. A couple of tables outside on the stairs but inside very nice. Reservations are recommended as a pretty small place. The eggplant appetizer was excellent and the lake seabass served with the head and tail on...with fresh parsley, olives tomatoes and potatoes was so fresh and tasty. You will... More 

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Thank Susan D
Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Hidden up an alley, this place has great food and wine and the service is good too. Prices are average. We enjoyed our meal.

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Thank andreajeanette08
Gwandalan, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us and I would have not hesitation recommending it to anyone else. The décor is great, food and service were fantastic. I had the fried calamari and prawns which were delightful. The coating on the calamari and prawns was very light and although the dish was fried was not one bit oily, I also had... More 

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Thank Pam311062
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is very nice dining at a ridiculously low price. We were not looking for low price, but having arrived on a Saturday with no reservations, just looking for something that was more on the fine dining scale. This was by far the best meal we had in Varenna - nor sure why the . The octopus antipasti was great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Contrada Scoscesa, 7, Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 814016

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