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Ristorante La Vista

Via XX Settembre, 35 | Albergo Milano, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 830298
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via XX Settembre, 35 | Albergo Milano, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Apologies I'm a little late in reviewing...we were there in September ! We had a fabulous night on the terrace with the stunning view of the Lake in the setting sun as a backdrop! The food was excellent, definitely a special 'treat' night out. We...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank markandsue-84
Reviewed 1 November 2018

As if the views weren't enough, this is a fantastic spot for drinks but even better for dinner. The meal was delicious and the service was warm, welcoming and entertaining. We enjoyed everything about this place and our only disappointment was that we didn't get...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MsColorado
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Plenty of GF options on the main menu and staff and management are fully on the ball with regards to dietary requirements of coelliac folks. Service was good and none of the usual careless mistakes regarding hidden gluten in meals that so many places can...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GeoffVicki_Dance
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This wonderful restaurant is on the terrace of the Albergo Milano overlooking the town of Varenna and Lake Como. With candles flickering at your table the view is spectacular. The food and service are equally grand. The chef cares about the clever items served for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

This is a great place to have a nice dinner. We ate here twice. The staff is very warm and welcoming. The food is fabulous and presented beautifully. The tables are dressed nicely and the seating looks out onto Lake Como. We highly recommend it!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Linda H
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This is one of the tourist traps in Varenna that you should avoid, however, If you really want a place with a view, and to pay a lot of money for average food, this is the place for you. We were enticed to eat here...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank delparnel
Reviewed 15 October 2018

A gorgeous vista as you dine outside above the water with Belaggio insight. Waitstaff was excellent all the way through. We had the best view and a crescent moon to see. We both started out with the tortellini soup. Yum yum. We split the ravioli...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Popeyebird
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Secured reservations 2 months in advance! A popular restaurant with a wonderful reputation. Food and service were superb! If you know that you will be staying in Varenna, be certain to make reservations! We sat on the terrace and enjoyed the sunset over Lake Como....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank NanNY17_11
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here Friday evening and it was fantastic. The food and service were very good. The atmosphere on the deck overlooking the lake is unbelievable! The weather was great so the evening couldn’t have been better.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank famcunningham
Reviewed 8 October 2018

AG (owner) graciously welcomed us in a little prior to opening. We were escorted out onto the terrace with a perfect view of Lake Como. He and his staff proceeded to treat us to what has been for me, my favorite meal in Italy! Beautifully...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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27 March 2018|
Response from carlottina | Property representative |
Dear Guest, our Restaurant will be open also for lunch only from May 1st until Septemper 30th, with a different menu than served in the evening. Yours sincerely Egi
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20 January 2018|
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Response from carlottina | Property representative |
Yes, the Restaurant La Vista will be open on Easter Sunday for lunch!
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8 November 2017|
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Response from carlottina | Property representative |
Open from 07:00pm at 10:00pm last kitchen order
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via XX Settembre, 35 | Albergo Milano, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 830298
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Surrounded by the Pre-Alps and one of the most striking views of Lake Como, at La Vista Restaurant you can dine in the open air admiring spectacular sunsets, making you soothed by the magic of summer evenings where dominating is the lake's atmosphere. The restaurant offers an à la carte menu with regional and national dishes of notable delicacy. The paper varies throughout the year, so that you can always guarantee the fresh and seasonal product. Be pampered by the chef, willing to satisfy any need: there are also vegetarian specialties or suitable for any kind of taste, allergy or intolerance. The charm of the restaurant is represented by the breathtaking view guaranteed by the large windows of the internal hall and the beautiful terrace on which you dine throughout the summer, when the weather permits. Careful and elegant service, an excellent wine list and a bar full of drinks of all kinds: these are the characteristics that make La Vista Restaurant a unique experience for the area
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