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Osteria Quatro Pass

Via XX Settembre 20, 23829 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 815091
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster” (33 reviews)
“pumpkin gnocchi” (17 reviews)
“linguine” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via XX Settembre 20, 23829 Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best meals we have had in Italy over the last 20 years. Quiet unassuming and filled with true Italian decor. The staff was competent but the food was unbelievable. Chef is top notch. Don't miss this one if you are visiting Varenna....More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to visit this place seeing high score on tripadvisor. We were very disappointed because the portions were very small, the food was mediocre and the prices were high. Additionally you have to pay coperta of 3 euros per person! Really choose another place to...More

Thank Dmitri C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Octopus was so tender, fried baby squid was amazing! More than 5 🌟 They are going to close during winter months and we were so fortunate to visit this restaurant.

Thank Shunichi N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic dinner with gnocchi that melted in your mouth. The staff was very attentive with excellent service. We sat inside since it was a bit chilly but there were also lovely tables set up outside. Nice and quiet on a laneway above...More

Thank criscow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Locals and Rick Steves recommended but was a big disappointment. Octopus was well cooked but seasoning was boring. Premeal whitefish on toast was like tuna salad on toast. Grilled mixed fish was hit or miss... one fish tasted like reasonably done trout while another was...More

Thank OregonBerry
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We had a delicious meal at Quatro Pass! The only disappointment was the fact that the special pasta of the day didn't taste homemade (though a friend's pasta dish was definitely homemade). The sauce, nonetheless, was divine! We also enjoyed the wine list, taking with...More

Thank Chris77006
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We ate at this nice Italian Restaurant twice on our visit to Lake Como. A local said that they had the best food in Varenna. Thank you sir. The food was quite nice and the atmosphere was delightful. The staff was quite pleasant as well....More

Thank Tommaso1
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, wine and service. Valpociella ripasso was primo. Highly recommended. Popular place, need reservations.

Thank gregvanwinkle
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My wife & I plus our friends had dinner at Osteria Quatro Pass on our last night in Varenna. I stopped by earlier in the day & made reservations & was glad that I did. They fill up fast & I understand why; the food...More

1  Thank Cincinnati-Vic
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

The food here was excellent and well presented. The wine chosen by the waiter was stupendous. Unfortunately, I did not have a reservation and had to sit outside. It was a little chilly and some mosquitoes too. Make a reservation.

Thank Singingbaker
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jennifer j
23 April 2017|
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Response from Bethalto | Reviewed this property |
I would say it is a 15 minute walk from the ferry terminal.
15 February 2016|
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Response from mcall43 | Reviewed this property |
In the winter they are open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, noon and night according to their website. Mike
31 August 2015|
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Response from ltdVenice |
Hooray...we've heard back and have our reservation for 7PM, when they open. The original email was answered today so it works, it just takes time. Again thanks to all for helping!
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via XX Settembre 20, 23829 Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0341 815091
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