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L'Orso Bar Hostaria

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, , Pizza
Piazzale Martiri della Liberta' | Piazzale Molo Traghetti, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 815144
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible24%
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“pizza” (28 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
“fresh salad” (2 reviews)
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Piazzale Martiri della Liberta' | Piazzale Molo Traghetti, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here several times for breakfast. The interior is rich in wood, spacious and welcoming. There are no croissants to complement coffee; avoid the "crostata" and get simple biscuits. The main reason to come, apart from location next to ferry boarding, is the simple...More

Thank SerGioDubai
Reviewed 9 November 2017

very good meal here with some extras offered too. My only complaint was the peculiar choice of music! The host was very kind and generous and made us feel most welcome

Thank AMac44
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

called in for a quick cappucino and hot chocolate between ferries. The best we have had in Italy so far. the hot chocolate was so thick you could eat it with a spoon.

Thank Jode01
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Asked for a bottle of wine on the menu. Was offered Soave which i dont normally like, the bottle was opened forbus to try , nope still didnt like it told the barman it was wasnt for us as it was too acidic. He threw...More

Thank roadtrip172017
Reviewed 4 October 2017

A small but effective restaurant. Service is great, food is pretty good, and the price is right. And, it is a great place for watching the ferry activity and the folks who come and go. The food, service, price and location make this a good...More

Thank Kent C
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife went to visit lake Como This was our first eating stop We made the mistake not to look an eye over TripAdvisor and we decided to try pizza 🍕 not so great,in fact was the worst pizza ever,but when you are...More

Thank Mihai D
Reviewed 1 October 2017

From the outside it doesn't look like much, but L'Orso is full of personality. Stone walls and wooden beams, with quaint decor, you can get a very decent and affordable meal here. Service was good, and the pasta was excellent. They offer a great wine...More

Thank LeaBedford
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We went here for a simple pasta or pizza and after we ordered and were served our salads the man who took our order went home and we had to ask for our meal and tell them what we ordered. I was to have a...More

Thank Eljer88
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This was a "wait for the ferry stop". We all shared a pizza and had a couple of refreshing beers. The pizza was excellent and quick to be served. We mingled with some other people doing the same and we all enjoyed the outdoor seating...More

Thank woopullup
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Firstly this is not a fine dining restaurant and it does not have lake views, however on a windy evening and looking for pizza and a few drinks this was the spot. Arrived without a reservation and we were soon seated at a table, service...More

Thank NswAustraliaDidi
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazzale Martiri della Liberta' | Piazzale Molo Traghetti, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 815144
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