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Varano's Italian Restaurant

60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
+1 207-641-8550
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
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Reviewed today

Great Italian food. can be busy at dinner time but good things are worth waiting for. Went with the family . Sat late but service was as if it was mobbed, but not. Thanks to "Sam" as our waitress she was very accomodating as my...More

Thank JokerLongIslandNY
Reviewed 4 days ago

I often bring friends and family who visit and there is a good reason for that. The atmosphere is relaxing and cultural. It feels like an italian restaurant should. The service is very professional and dress very nice like you would expect from a restaurant...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice Service, large portions. If you arrive early window seat look out over the marsh to the ocean. Prices are reasonable. No reservations.

Thank scoutdogheck
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is excellent. I especially liked that the owner was present and paid great attention to the servers, customers and goings on. First, let me say that I grew up in an Italian household (father is from Italy). I have been going to visit...More

Thank gclaroche
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick review. Service, space, parking, bar and desserts are very good. Quantity of food is huge. Quality of food ie entrees and starters is pretty awful. Wilted, over dressed salads with warm, cardboard flavored bread. Entrees over cooked and soupy with too much garlic. The...More

Thank Douglas A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic Italian dishes, generous portions, endless options. I had the Veal chop that was on special, a large, bone-in, mouthwatering piece of meat. Simply seasoned and absolute tender perfection. The accompanying asparagus was without a doubt cooked perfectly. Crisp and flavorful. Appetizer of risotto balls...More

Thank Lambchop518
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this place because it was a nice sit down, in a quiet area, that offered gluten free pasta. The food was delicious and you got plenty of it. Kind of pricey but the amount of food and bread you received compensated for it....More

Thank Gassbarn
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Nice decor, bread with oil and parm wasn’t good tasting. And poor tasing salads @ $5 each! Eggplant parm was good, chicken parm, so-so. Left about 3 cups pasta on both plates. Not a great overall experience either!

1  Thank suzinjean49
Reviewed 11 June 2018

As a yearly treat we visit Varano's on our anniversary, this year 37th. As members of the Mile Road Club we are extended a nice discount. Roger greets all the guests and insures everyone is welcome and delighted with our meals and service. Always very...More

Thank cinpull47
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Came here on a recommendation from our hotel. Nice variety of menu selections with a huge wine list available. Our server Nadia was wonderful and extremely knowledgeable of the menu despite saying she had only been there a few days. Our food arrived hot and...More

1  Thank Hunchat
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24 March 2018|
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Response from Susan K | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes if you go early. It is not primarily a 'family' restaurant but I believe that they will welcome a well behaved child.
9 September 2016|
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Response from clarky29 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea either. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Mile Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4127
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-641-8550
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