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Varano's Italian Restaurant

60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
+1 207-641-8550
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (50 reviews)
“bread” (71 reviews)
“gelato” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice restaurant with a with a lovely view we have been there a number of times the food is good but the portions are a little on the small side I usually leave hungry but I do have a good appetite...More

Thank Go82293
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were heading for the steak house in the area, but on a whim we drove in to Varano's parking lot after sunset on the beach. At the door, a Nice greeting from the owner of the family run restaurant. Inside: Nice...More

Thank Irene P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Varano's. We did not get to sit up stairs as there was an event going on so we sat downstairs. The room downstairs was quite nice and comfy. We had a delicious dinner of chicken parm and another chicken...More

Thank Jean A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From the perfect warm sourdough bread and olive oil/garlic/red pepper and parmesan cheese dip to start, to the tiramisu— this restaurant did not disappoint! Rainy day in NH, italian food on my mind— chicken parmesan and linguini for me, and the special Thursday night chicken,...More

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Whenever I’m in Wells I go here for a great dinner. The food is always delicious. The drinks are also very good. The service is very good and attentive. Highly recommend.

Thank joannm935
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Excellent dinner, the lasagna was enough for 3meals, very tasty, sauce had a nice flavor, just the right amount of spice.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We have had many good meals here in the Wells area, but without a doubt...tonight we dined! From the warm bread right through dessert, this restaurant excels. We both had the Veal Scaloppine. It was melt in the mouth tender. Excellent seasoning and prep. Our...More

Thank nigmal
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Cozy restaurant overlooking the marsh. The whole meal from start to finish was delicious. They are a little pricey but you will not leave hungry and probably will have a take home container. Could not get enough of the Chicken Parmesan and the Scallop &...More

Thank Msmymny
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Who knew Italian food on the coast could taste so much like Italian food in Italy!! The serving was enough for two people but you didn't want to share-it was too good! There were three of us, we each had something different. We each got...More

Thank Violet S
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Vacationing in New England you normally never stop eating seafood, but we found this very nice Italian Restaurant. Portions are large, a little pricey, but very delicious. You may have to wait to for a table, staff was friendly, but a little slow. It is...More

Thank Mark S
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23 March 2018|
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Response from Susan K | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes if you go early. It is not primarily a 'family' restaurant but I believe that they will welcome a well behaved child.
9 September 2016|
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Response from clarky29 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea either. Sorry
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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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