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Vecchia trattoria della Pesa

Via Carlo Cattaneo 14, 21100, Varese, Italy
+39 0332 287070
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good51%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
23 Jan 2018
“Excellent food and friendly service”
17 Apr 2018
Closed Now
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Carlo Cattaneo 14, 21100, Varese, Italy
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic restaurant in city centre of Varese. Food is excellent! You can eat both typical and international dishes cooked in a great way. Wines are very intresting. The waiter is very kind and helpfull. The price is a little bug high but...More

Date of visit: November 2017
3  Thank Navigator78
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Great food, modern Italian in friendly atmosphere. Service is fast and very friendly and they have a great selection of wine

Date of visit: January 2018
3  Thank 4LucaB
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We had a pleasant stay during all dinner. All dishes are really well cooked and well presented. The only improvement point is the menu a bit too poor. Wine list is quite rich and service is quite efficient and friendly.

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank vitowedge
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Recommended locally and perfect for our quest to find an atmospheric restaurant for a relaxing Saturday evening meal. Friendly service and a great menu choice. Chocolate fondant was a perfect finale :)

Date of visit: October 2016
2  Thank yorksierose14
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Another fantastic dining experience in Varese. Food was first class, service was great (even though there was only one waiter on the floor) & fantastic ambience. I had the Traditional Risotto with Lake Fish & my husband the swordfish & eggplant & both were delicious....More

Date of visit: September 2016
3  Thank 237lizc
Reviewed 30 June 2016

very perfect service, friendly and fantqstic food! Best swordfish ever, cooked to perfection. risotto with burata - a dream.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank italyfreak2016
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Tucked away in a Varese backstreet, very neat and tidy trattoria with innovative dishes. Not quite up to the mark although you could see what the ambitious cooking was attempting to deliver. Behaviour of the serving staff was quite strange, iI had the impression someone...More

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank pcrman
Reviewed 13 May 2014

open on Sunday (though very quiet) , food was excellent, great ingredients, very good service. I ordered a bottle of red wine that they had run out of, and they suggested a bottle 18 eur more expensive than what i had ordered , at the...More

Date of visit: May 2014
Thank jcrowne
Reviewed 11 July 2013

Possibly excellent if I had shared it with other people. I had heard about it from a colleague so decided to give it a try as I was in town. The atmosphere inside was wonderful, decor is very nice, and the background music just made...More

Date of visit: July 2013
2  Thank odimascio
Reviewed 23 November 2012

Vecchia trattoria della Pesa was recommended to us by the wonderful receptionists at the lovely Hotel di Varese. The restaurant, located at the vibrant old center of Varese, was full when we arrived and only one skillful young waiter served all the guests as his...More

Date of visit: October 2012
Thank GiladIsrael
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:15 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Carlo Cattaneo 14, 21100, Varese, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Varese  >  Varese
  • Phone Number: +39 0332 287070
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