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“COSY AND FRIENDLY - VERY GOOD FOOD”
Review of Il Cavatappi

Il Cavatappi
Ranked #1 of 35 Restaurants in Varenna
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Definitely worth a visit. Although the restaurant doesn't have the lake views it makes up for by having an intimate atmosphere. It's only a small place and we were lucky enough to get a table without a reservation mid-week. We thought the pasta dishes were very good. Vegetarians are catered for. Friendly staff. Reasonable prices.

Thank Al6783
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This was one of the best meals I have had in Italy. The service was only surpassed by the food. Red rice and vegetables was one of the specials and it was delicious. Would highly recommend.

Thank Chamboo0
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

The servers are friendly and professional and make one feel at home here. A very small restaurant with a fairly small menu of freshly prepared food.

Loved the ravioli special. Tender, home made ravioli in a rich sauce. Perfect.
The lasagne was good enough. Clearly made with fresh pasta. Could have used stronger flavors, however, and the texture of the fillings/ meat was a bit like catfood or pate. Just not to my liking, but many surely would love it.

A sweet little local restaurant on a small pedestrian street. What Italy is all about.

Thank kawh
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

This was the best food that we had in our week’s stay in Italy. The food was very fresh and excellently prepared. The staff was almost warm and cordial - perfect experience!

Thank 389dan
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Great service, staff were warm and friendly and helped recommend their best dishes. We shared stuffed zucchini flowers for starter, I had ravioli in a light butter sauce, my husband had lamb with couscous like pasta and then shared the chocolate tart for pudding. Hasn’t got the views of some of the other restaurants but the food made up for that.

Thank J S
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