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Cavallino Ristorante Trattoria dei Pescatori

Piazza Martiri della Liberta' 16, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 815219
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (16 reviews)
“risotto” (17 reviews)
“skewers” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza Martiri della Liberta' 16, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before going back to Milan we decided to have lunch at this very quaint open air restaurant right across the ferry dock in Varenna. We were not disappointed. Food was excellent and so was the service. One of our favorite restaurants on this trip. I...More

Thank Honeybunny96
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Staff is kind and friendly. Food: can’t be more Italian: tender risotto and mild yet full of fishy character fish:) only Italians can make it:)

Thank 462arkadiyd
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

My fiancé and I had lunch here whilst waiting for our boat back to Bellagio. I had the local fish which was delicious and plentiful. I couldn’t finish it all. My fiancé had pasta with pesto which he said was divine.

Thank shiny2508
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We had 3 dinners here, first time came because of its convenient location right across ferry station & beautiful views. But loved the food so came again twice & thoroughly enjoyed everytime. Loved the rissoto with fish & home made noodle with pesto. The gelatos...More

Thank AmrutaK
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Great food. The risotto and gnocchi are perfect. Our waitress Daniella was very helpful and nice. Recommended

Thank thehad
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We’d just arrived after a flight from the U.K. and two trains, one from Milan Malpensa and the other from Milan Centrale. We spotted this little restaurant opposite the ferry dock and decided we needed a late lunch before catching a ferry to Bellagio. We...More

Thank teabus
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The restaurant is situated next to the Hotel Olivedo and overlooks the lake (as well as the car ferry docking post). The Caprese salad with Mozzarella to start was shared and was tasty. My wife's vegetarian pasta with Arrabitta sauce had just the right tomato/chilli...More

Thank Al F
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant three times. The food was excellent, as was the prosecco and wine. The staff were very attentive and friendly. Altogether an enjoyable experience. We would definitely recommend this restaurant. It is conveniently situated on the waterside at Varenna.

Thank Lizzie W
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I grew up in Wisconsin and my favorite fish is lake perch. I’ve tried ocean perch which was nothing like it. Varenna is of course on Lake Como so when I was told the “traditional” dish here is fried lake perch on risotto, I started...More

Thank Judi T
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Straight out of the Lake Como this fried fish combo is great. Fish that look like minnows, red trout and some other delicate white fish. Very yummy. The Rocket Salad was lightly dressed with local olive oil and vinegar. Rocket salad is arigula in the...More

Thank 853roxane
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$54
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Martiri della Liberta' 16, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 815219
  • E-mail
For Lunch And Dinner With The Wide Range Of Fresh Lake Fishkichten Open From Noon Till Late Evening
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