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Bar Il Molo

Via Riva Garibaldi 14 | Passeggiata fronte lago, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 830070
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (174 reviews)
“bruschetta” (35 reviews)
“gelato” (33 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Riva Garibaldi 14 | Passeggiata fronte lago, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by for breakfast. My omelette was burned on both sides as were my husband's scrambled eggs. Bacon rasher was raw on one end and burned to a crisp on the other. My toast had no color what so ever. Orange juice was fresh and...More

Thank miathecat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok lunch. Great Place, nice bruchetta. Food is average, nothing special. View to Como is nice from the terrasse

Thank Minnamyy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came upon Il Molo after a long morning hike. We had pizza and coffee with a gorgeous lake view right on the water. I think you come here for the view rather than the food, but it had great service at...More

Thank Rmellis5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm probably not alone in not expecting great things from cafes and restaurants on the waterfront in locations like this but Molo - together with it's near neighbours Nilus and Caffe Varenna - deliver on food and service.

Thank Inmyview2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For a typically touristic place, the restaurant surprises with really tasty food! We had pizza and a ham plate, both good, but the real reason to pick exactly this one place was of course the view over the lake - simply beautiful.

Thank lmj0
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We came here for a light bite in the evening. Despite ordering a negroni I was not served aperitivo. I ordered a flatbread which had ham and cheese, however it was so salty that I had to leave it. Bit disappointed with the place however...More

Thank BagpussMidlands
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Dreadful dreadful food. They served us three lasagne that had been microwaved from a plastic tray and they were cold!! Imagine claiming that you’re a chef and yet you’re incapable of using a microwave to heat a ready meal. This place is getting good reviews...More

2  Thank Daniel P
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Simple cafe but with a great trade. Seats and tables overlooking the lake out towards Menaggio. Varenna is a special place and this area is a hive of activity. Bars, restaurants, quite a few gelaterias, and boat and kayak hire. Great service and great value.

Thank RelayGB
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant has a great view of the lake. We stopped there for lunch and had pizza and cheese rissoto. Both dishes were delicious. The prices were medium to low for the location of this restaurant.

Thank Cristina- Elisa... P
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Relaxing and delicious The food was great. We ate there 4 days and the drinks were refreshing. The staff is super friendly and helpful. We enjoyed are afternoons people watching and enjoying our wine

Thank Sharon D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Riva Garibaldi 14 | Passeggiata fronte lago, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 830070
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