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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” (50 reviews)
“bread” (72 reviews)
“gelato” (12 reviews)
Open Now
16:30 - 21:00 Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

Four of us went for a special dinner and enjoyed every part of the meal and Lee Ann was so friendly and accommodating. Table by the window and company was the best.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Leeeeeee
Reviewed 6 November 2018

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

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Go82293
Reviewed 30 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Irene P
Reviewed 24 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jean A
Reviewed 14 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
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.

Date of visit: October 2018
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.

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Violet 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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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