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Via XX Settembre, 12, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 338 765 4926
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Via XX Settembre, 12, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have had a trip advisor account for many years, and have never felt compelled to leave a restaurant review before. For context, I am well travelled and have spent block periods of time travelling in asia, north central and south america, and europe. I...More

Thank maxi-the-dog
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Most places are shut at this time of year so we were trying a restaurant we have never frequented. We are in Varenna very often and know the other restaurants really well; we are spoilt for choice of good food in this small village. The...More

Thank menagLondon
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here last night. The food and service was great. The starter Cheese and Meat Plate could be an entire meal. Wonderful selection. A great way to celebrate our last night in Varenna.

Thank Judith B
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We ate dinner at this restaurant on our last evening in Varenna. It is a small place one block up off the water. Very friendly waitstaff and overall atmosphere. Everyone eating here was having a good time. We started with bottle of red wine blend....More

Thank Chip1701
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Pro: place is really nice Service is great Mushroom risotto excellent Cons: Antipasto of lake is poor and expensive Risotto with persico is tasteless just full of butter Water is sold at 2,5€ per bottle (small one) and additionally it is tap water

Thank Vincenzo D
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Borgovino is in a pedestrian street running along the top of the town from the square. Service was friendly and professional and the chef discussed the food and wine selections with us. We enjoyed watching the passers-by in this quaint street. Well worth a visit....More

Thank 624HelenC16
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is a tiny restaurant with only 6-8 tables. It is a very cozy room with an intimate atmosphere and rather low noise level thanks to the few people. We were positively surprised by the excellent service and high quality of the food and wine....More

Thank danefamily
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Overall a great experience. The food was good, although i wouldn't do the house special pasta again. I had a fillet of beef with a nice green peppercorn sauce that was fantastic. We arrived towards the end of the evening and they were happy to...More

Thank Ty L
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Are there on a Thursday and is was almost empty. Our B&B host recommended it so we decided to try it even though it lacked a crowd. Good decision. Great service and great food. I had the crepe stuffed with cheese and pancetta. It was...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Walked by a the last minute and gave it a try. We were not disappointed. The mushroom risotto is a must try. Service was great. Pasta dishes were excellent.

Thank mikebishop007
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3 April 2016|
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Response from EdwardLecco | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry, we haven't seen this question until now. Sure, you can make a reservation for many months from now. Just let us know what date, how many people and at what time. Best regards, Ristorante Borgovino
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 28
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via XX Settembre, 12, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 338 765 4926
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