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27 Metriquadri Cafe

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Piazza San Giorgio 7, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 815365
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Penrith, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well Varenna isn't big, but after a bit to much to eat, a bit too much to drink, what price a rest after the stairs up from the shoreside and yes - a night cap. A fine grappa to soothe the soul as it slides towards inebriated slumber. Even at this late hour it was unhurried, happy and very pleasant.... More 

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Thank R0062
Varenna, Lombardia, Italy
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

27 Mq is located in the main square in Varenna and from morning to night a stream of tourists and locals come through. The coffee is good and the panini crunchy, favourite cocktail: is the Bitter Campari -- icy cold and the best I've ever tasted.

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Thank Stacy K
Canmore, Canada
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285 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Located on the main square, across from the church, this cafe, as the name suggests, in tiny. A small counter, a table with three chairs, and standing room for maybe a half dozen. In fair weather, there is a large covered patio out front, but for most of the time I was in Varenna, it was raining cats and dogs,... More 

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Thank CanmoreFunkyDude
Oakland, California
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282 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We went here every night, it's open late and serves the locals (we met may of the people who work at the hotel we stayed at). Sit outside, watch the kids and dogs run around and play, sip a drink - they have a great herbal tasting digestive drink (like a Fernet), also serves other drinks. During the day it's... More 

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Thank GPToak
Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

It's a bar where you can take a drink and a break outside while marching through Varenna. And with the drink you can help yourself to a finger-food buffet in the bar.

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Thank Paul B
Munich, Germany
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233 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Great little coffee bar with a few outside tables overlooking the piazza. Owner serves up excellent espressos and cappucinos in record time.....great people watching as all the locals go here as well. Also a bar in the afternoon/evenings which was recommended by a few.

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Thank Niobe B
Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

This was the only bar in Varenna that we could find that was showing the Rugby World Cup final on TV - we had checked in the morning with them that it would be on and was assured it would be on at 5pm. The bar is very small inside and not ideal for TV viewing so it was quite... More 

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Thank SociableWeaver
Varenna, Lombardia, Italy
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Be sure to stop and visit this VERY local bar just under Casa Stacy! From morning coffee to afternoon prosecco & evening cocktails ... This place offers a local buzz with prime view of the piazza!

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Thank Stacy K
Birkenhead
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478 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Few indie, relaxed waiter (and that's not the norm in Lake Como) took our order for coffees and soft drinks and then left us to our game of cards. Worth getting back off the main lake shore and exploring the little street and shove above.

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Thank Rubybirkenhead
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Great little bar, every beer came with some bread and prosciutto or crisps and olives, staff were friendly and welcoming, fantastic location in the village square for people watching!

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Thank CnP-in-DXB

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Bar, Italian, Pub
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Breakfast
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Outdoor Seating, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza San Giorgio 7, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 815365

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?