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Osteria di Piazza Litta

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Piazza Litta 4, 21100 Varese, Italy
+39 0332 289167
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 19:30 - 00:00
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Province of Varese, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tiny but really good food, I loved it! The bad thing is you have to book 1 or 2 weeks in advance if you want to go on a weekend. It's worthwhile the wait though.

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1 Thank ViviSaMi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Within the ancient heart of Varese there is e pearl of food and wine. The discrete ambient with a brilliant waiter will amaze you surely enjoy!

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Brussels, Belgium
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We went with friends on a rainy evening and the warm and welcoming atmosphere immediately make us feel comfortable. The was exceptionally friendly and able to suggest according to our tastes. Food was excellent and the wine list as well. Ambience is small (it's recommended to reserve a table in advance) but not noisy and it's pleasant for chatting with... More 

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1 Thank Michele M
Tokyo
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

At first glance it likes very nice taste from some menue of picture,but taste was so-so.But servise was very nice.A lot of customers was enjoyed dinner.

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Thank kenken7
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

I've been here several time and I never found anything below excellent. Small place, awsome food and atmosphere. The menù is particular and changes every couple of months. The courtesy is amazing. Definitely a must

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Thank Marco A
Varese, Italy
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226 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Outside the normal city driving routes, however, a short walk from "Ville Ponti and Villa Panza" (tourist attractions in town) but discovered thanks to Tripadvisor, I had dinner here few months ago, it was a great experience which confirms the excellent reviews already obtained. Despite I'm vegetarian I could find some good options, a place that deserves, in couple or... More 

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2 Thank KaITrAvEL
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Went with family for dinner. Small restaurant in the old part of Varese. Super friendly service and menu deviates from usual northern Italian fare. Delicious prawn tartare, followed by large fusili with duck ragu-sublime. Pigeon breast with rhubarb sauce was delicious. My son declared the steak was the best he'd ever had. No room for dolce!!! Will return.

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Thank Arwyn J
Holland
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146 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015

Good food and good personal service. It is however a good idea to ask prices of specials before you order the; we were quite surprised to find out the price of the lobster, which was very good by the way but also not cheap. But, a good place to have dinner.

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1 Thank WallyHolland
Ranco (VA)
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

A enjoyable lunch in a cosy, intimate restaurant with friendly staff. Three home-made courses (pasta dish, main course & dessert), plus water, two glasses of prosecco and 1/2 litre of wine for 22.50 Euros per person.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014

ravioli filled with a mousse of the local Cantello asparagus, topped with melting burrata...need i say more?

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 60
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 00:00
Saturday
19:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Litta 4, 21100 Varese, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Varese  >  Varese
  • Phone Number: +39 0332 289167

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?