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Alzaia Naviglio Grande, 36, 20144 Milan, Italy (Porta Ticinese)
+39 02 8940 6068
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Ranked #2,521 of 5,188 Restaurants in Milan
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Porta Ticinese
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I was in a party of 10 work colleagues in search of a canal-side restaurant when we stumbled across Bellariva. It was a good discovery and not yet too busy. A careful rearrangement of the outside tables provided us with a great setting to watch the sunset, enjoy some very good Italian dishes from a good menu and the wine... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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57 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We ate at lunchtime and had the menu of the day for 15 euros. This included water, bread and cover. The starter was amazing, beautiful but simple well cooked tasty spaghetti with tomatoes and basil. The secondi was chicken Milanese (chicken in breadcrumbs), this was clearly fresh and well made but it was served on its own and was very... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Overpriced dishes. Lack of taste. Ok+ waiter. Good house wine. The best way to describe Bellariva; Boring. For an italien experience, go elsewhere.

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Melbourne, Australia
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20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We just had our last meal in Milan and chose BellaRiva for its feel. The owner? Manager? Suggested a beautiful Rose that went perfectly with the Veal. My husbands Ravioli Eggplant was delicate and service was terrific. Great position, terrific wine list. Well worth it.

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Grandvaux, Switzerland
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38 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Along the Naviglio Grande, on an pleasant autumn evening, this Café seemed quite welcoming and unassuming, among a dozen of others lining up the canal. We shouldn’t have entered...Evertyhing was mediocre, i.e. neither bad, nor good. Servers looked awfully bored and I do not even remember the details of the meals.... But, to be honest, they had one of the... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

we chose this restaurant in order to try the famous osso bucco with risotto.. and it was very good, really a special dish... but is worth to mention that wine also was excellent! nice, small restaurant with friendly staff and great music

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

Had the osso bucco, which was the most expensive plate on the menu, and it was horrible. I would literally give the plate a 0 out of 10. Wine was bad too. Only thing that was good was the water, and the service. Very friendly. Would not recommend, obviously.

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Olympia, Washington
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16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Located on the Naviglio channel a little outside the city center by bus, we found the restaurant by taking a city tour on the "get on, get off bus" taken from the shopping district. We found the food very tasty, nice selection of menu items, wine by the glass was only 3 euros, had salad, main course and wine for... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

22 Euro for a plate osobouko (something like osobouko) And 12 Euro For a small starter I think it's expensive for too low quality.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Stumbled upon this restaurant whilst wandering the Naviglio neighborhood (great place to visit for bars and restaurants). Small menu and a couple of items were not available because of supply of fresh ingredients. Had 3 courses all of which were nothing less than delicious and great value. Ingredients were fresh and tasty. Service was good - maybe a little slow... More

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