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Osteria Quatro Pass

Via XX Settembre 20, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 815091
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster” (37 reviews)
“pumpkin gnocchi” (18 reviews)
“linguine” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via XX Settembre 20, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I celebrated our honeymoon in Italy with Lake Como being our first stop. During our stay we enjoyed our first Italian dinner at Osteria Quatro Pass and it did not disappoint. We had read about this place and passed by it in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AnthonyB05
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a side alley up from the waterfront, this restaurant has substantial seating on two levels, with a quieter, more intimate seating upstairs. The downstairs dining area is larger and more lively, but gives diners a better chance of enjoying locals and tourists having a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JoelZ195
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is very pretty and the food was very good. Cozy atmosphere. Reservation is a must. Very attentive personnel.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tulips0819
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Book a table in advance if you want to dine here. I wish we booked sooner to get a table outside. Regardless, the food is AMAZING. One of my friends was in Varenna about a month before I went and suggested that I book a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank camchiaro
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We were staying In Varenna and decided to try this place while walking around the village. Quatro Pass is a hidden gem along the walk away from the main square and near the Albergo Milano. The pastas are fresh and the quality of the food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MINIacKevin
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

What a find! We had dinner every night at this place while staying in a nearby village. We don’t usually stick with one place, but this was an exception. The food was superb - delicate, well balanced flavours and presented like a work of art....More

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

This wonderful restaurant was recommended by the owner of the B&B where we were staying in Varenna. He did not steer us wrong. We had a an incredible meal, one of our favorite meals in Italy. The restaurant is in a beautiful setting. Exposed stone...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Katherine8183
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a delicious meal here in October. The ambiance was really amazing, with vaulted stone ceilings, and classic architecture. The service was great with the staff managing English very well. The menu was also translated to English very well, so no...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MBFNCNative
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We had mixed lake fish starter, homemade spaghetti with lake fish roe and a panfried perch...everything very dry and really nothing special. We expected a lot (A LOT) better so overall - meh.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Adventure537453
Reviewed 7 October 2018

I spent a few days in Varenna, but didn't come across it until locals recommended it. It was excellent, and a nice change from the touristy bread filled meals. Lots of seafood choices, in addition beef options. I would highly recommend this restaurant, but don't...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sunsun2011
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jennifer j
23 April 2017|
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Response from Bethalto | Reviewed this property |
I would say it is a 15 minute walk from the ferry terminal.
15 February 2016|
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Response from mcall43 | Reviewed this property |
In the winter they are open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, noon and night according to their website. Mike
31 August 2015|
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Response from ltdVenice |
Hooray...we've heard back and have our reservation for 7PM, when they open. The original email was answered today so it works, it just takes time. Again thanks to all for helping!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via XX Settembre 20, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 815091
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