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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%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (49 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 place is incredible. Without a doubt-the largest portion of Chicken Parm-any where-including Boston's North End. The bread to start is awesome. We watched amazingly large portions come out like a "military operation". Roger-who is the host is always there to say Hello and Thank...More

Thank TCIII2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice place. The food was good. We had the chicken and eggplant Parm which was great. The meatballs needed some more garlic. The service was excellent. I would go back.

Thank C3650SCjimd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There Italian food is to boost about! There meatballs are like "Mama Makes". Love there Alfredo and the Gelato.

Thank tweety3036
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Wells and decided to eat here. I had probably the best cesar salad I've ever had. And the shrimp scallopini was delectable. The portions were large, the service was great. My husband and I decided it would be worth the 1...More

Thank Maryann C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrive early to Avoid a wait. Wonderful Italian cuisine and the Veal Parmigiana is without a doubt, one of the best I’ve ever eaten! Very generous portions, prepared to perfection, and even the appetizers are enough for a full meal. Even very busy, the service...More

Thank Dick J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are locals and eat at Varano's ( or their sister restaurant, Billy's) frequently. As always, we loved the warm bread and garlic oil and our meals were outstanding--- side Caesar salads, mussels marinara and chicken parm. The serving size is very large so we...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding authentic Italian food , polite professional attentive service - very friendly staff - very nice wine menu - just a fun place for great Italian food !

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food, great. Bartender, great. We ordered take out and were told it would be ready in about 20 minutes, took my phone number. We came 25 minutes later. Our food wasn’t ready yet, so we got a drink at the bar. We sat at...More

Thank Brianna T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Always have to go to Varano's when I'm in Wells - the food is delicious, great wine selection and a nice atmosphere. A very popular place so we tend to go for a late dinner (just after 8:00) to minimize the wait time.

Thank Viaggiatore_01473
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

My family dined at Varano’s during a recent trip to Maine. We were reluctant to dine at an Italian restaurant while in a seaside resort area, but saw the positive reviews and decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed! The food was...More

Thank CTgirl77
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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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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