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Ristorante Al Borducan

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Via Beata Caterina Moriggi 43, 21100 Varese, Italy
+39 0332 220567
Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Sun - Mon 19:00 - 22:00
Mon 12:00 - 14:00
Wed - Thu 19:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 22:30
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This place is an unique atmosphere, all the fornitures are Liberty-style. The place remebers how was Varese at the beginning of the '900. The view is very nice while the restaurant has a stunnig position. The staff is very kind, and the food is good. The place worth the money.

Thank kernel255
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Refusing to surrender to jet lag, we dropped our bags and set out for Sacro Monte di Varese. After a long late-morning and afternoon of hiking and site seeing in the heat, we dropped by to sample the "Elixir al Borducan." Paired with a bottle of sparking water, it couldn't have been more refreshing. The proprietary liqueur, along with the... More 

Thank mundusviator
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Al Bourducan was the perfect choice for our last day in Italy...we were greeted by Emily who took us to our beautiful room with a stunning view from the balcony. We enjoyed a lunch on the balcony and dinner in their dining room. It is nestled on Sacro Monte. Make sure you were comfortable shoes. It is a family run... More 

Thank Wendy F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

In the medieval village Sacro Monte (or Santa Maria del Monte) you can find two museums, a few small hotels and some restaurants. My favorite place when I go for a walk up to Sacro Monte is Al Borducan. The building is a splendid example of the Italian Liberty stile. It is beautiful from the outside and beautiful from the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

So beautiful - the building is well preserved. Stunning views, lovely food and exceptional staff! Will be recommending this to anyone visiting Lake Como & Milan. And will definitely return!

Thank naziwasofia
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Stunning views, great service and delicious food. Make sure you try their orange liqueur either in their house spritz or by itself.

Thank Sara F
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The place is beautiful with a lot of history and well preserved. Great atmosphere and gorgeous view, specially in summertime with the chance of enjoying meals on the terrace. The food is average, though some of the dishes stand out from the rest. Prices in line with the food, maybe a little expensive. In any case it is probably the... More 

Thank Sirandew
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

When traveling Lugano, Como or even Milan, plan a trip to Sacro Monte di Varese. A UNESCO World Heritage location we with breathtaking view. There make sure to look for Caffe del Borducan. This restaurant is run by a young professional couple. She's a native South Africa with PhD in Geology that married a Colombia MBA - an ancestor to... More 

Thank mystories
Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Place where you can relax, enjoy the peace with an incredible view from the mountain. Al Borducan has pleasant rooms with delicious meals. It was our third time here and it is still amazing...! The personal touch of the owners is exceptional, thank you again.

Thank Waldo V
Varese, Italy
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Eaten here twice now(we live near by) and both times sat on the balcony over looking the valley so very impressive view while eating,service great,the owner super great and food very tasty,limited options for veggies but it is Italy!Booking advisable and limited parking in the area

Thank simondingdong

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Beata Caterina Moriggi 43, 21100 Varese, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Varese  >  Varese
  • Phone Number: +39 0332 220567

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