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“A good choice in terms of value for money, a very consistent place where you won't be disappointed.”
Review of Nilus

Nilus
Ranked #15 of 32 Restaurants in Varenna
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“A good choice in terms of value for money, a very consistent place where you won't be disappointed.”
Reviewed 7 August 2013 via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend visited here today, we had a pleasant meal. I was completely satisfied. It was a relaxed and friendly place with pretty good service.

Can't fault it really, and it has excellent views of the lake. Not a hidden gem though, just somewhere for a good meal.

  • Visited August 2013
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Columbus, Ohio, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great view, but that's it”
Reviewed 31 July 2013

This restaurant is in a great location, with a great view of Lake Como. Unfortunately the food was awful and the service was probably the worst we had while traveling in Europe. We actually almost left after waiting 5 minutes for someone to greet us and the decision to stay was a mistake. It was also overpriced. I would only recommend going for a drink and/or desert.

  • Visited July 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great spot but service below par today”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

A great location. We originally just sat down for a drink around midday and ended up having 3-4 drinks before ordering food. Service was reactive rather than proactive which annoys you after a while. The two waitresses didn't look as though were enjoying g their jobs. Food was fine and fairly priced. I hear a lot of people complaining about about prices in the Como regions but I don't find them too bad. It is a special place and 5 euros for a beer is standard for a nice setting. Just need to put some smiles on the waiting staff.

  • Visited July 2013
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Boston, MA
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Great place for a coffee or a meal”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

We stopped at this restaurant patio twice. The first time we had a meal of savory crepes (so so good) and the second time for a cappuccino. A great view and the service is quick and easy. We visited here last time we were in town (2008) and would come back again.

Visited June 2013
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Las Cruces, New Mexico USA
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Consistently good”
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Like Bar Il Molo, we knew we could count on Nilus to have good service and good food every time. They're right next to each other, so I often get them confused! But both offer good pizzas (loved the gorgonzola with bacon!) -- my son liked the pizza with (no kidding!) french fries and hot dogs as the topping! Great salads -- try the caprese with mozzarella, fresh tomato, and basil -- both places have a different, though equally delicious take on this!

Visited June 2013
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