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Alzaia Naviglio Grande, 36, 20144 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8940 6068
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Nice location on the edge of the canal

Dropped by for lunch as we were passing, nice food, helpful staff and good location on the Naviglio Grande

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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English first
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped by for lunch as we were passing, nice food, helpful staff and good location on the Naviglio Grande

Thank Madteacher
Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Like the last contributor, we cannot understand why this restaurant appears to have received poor reviews from Italian speakers. In fact, the second time we visited the locals were queuing for tables. Bellariva is by the canal and a great place for people watching. Whilst not an extensive menu there is sufficient choice and the food is first class. There... More 

Thank Ian W
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

No... really, I don't speak Italian so I can't tell what the bad reviews are about. We had a very nice meal, outdoors in a very nice spot. My wife had a beautiful caprese salad with what she said was great mozzarella. I had argentine style beef and vegetables which was good. Could have used a bit more beef but... More 

Thank Glenn C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This restaurant in Naviglio Grande is fantastic!! Lovely food and service! The staff was very helpfull and nice all the time! The food was also amazing! We had a starter, pasta, some bread and drinks! Everything in Total was 70€. A bit expensive for me but still very good! I recommend it!!

Thank Cumba B
Sofia, Bulgaria
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54 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Very nice place. We tasted some of the dishes and all was very tasty. The restaurant is located near to the Navigli canal. This is a good place for a walk and relax. The staff was very kind. The view from the restaurat is great. We tasted: Argentine steak with roasted vegetables, tagliatelle and veal with yellow rice. Everything was... More 

Thank Ivan61Sofia_Bulgaria
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The food is great here! The service is also good and the staff speaks English. It's a relaxing place where you can sit for hours. Great place to spend the evening! I would recommend it!

Thank unfolder
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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144 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We passed this restaurant en decided to sit here for diner. The price of the food was okay. It is a touristic place but just good food for a good price.

Thank Michel S
Frankfurt, Germany
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Great restaurant with great food! We had the typical zafferano risotto and spaghetti al pomodoro. Two very easy main courses but extremly tasty and cooked with amazing fresh ingredients. We had a small table outside in a beautiful sunny day - perfect place if you want to eat Italian food!

Thank alebella82
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Pros: Friendly and fast service. The food was ok quality wise. Don't seat inside, enjoy the canal view outside if possible Cons: Overpriced food. €12 for a small portion of tagliatelle Cover charge €2 Dirty toilets

Thank Konstantinos P
Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

If you just accept that you're in a tourist area and what that means, this is a very nice option. The setting is lovely and we found it to be a bit classier than the myriad other choices around the canal. Sure, you might find some more genuine Italian restaurants and cheaper prices away from the canal, but the service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Alzaia Naviglio Grande, 36, 20144 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Navigli
  • Neighborhood: Navigli
  • Phone Number: +39 02 8940 6068

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine


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The Navigli is part of historic Milan. In the ancient days, the entire city was linked with canals, similar to Venice. Today, most of the canals are gone, but the Navigli remains a canal-based neighborhood. There are two major canals: Naviglio Pavese and Naviglio Grande. The Naviglio Grande's bridges greet visitors at dusk with an amazing view. The Navigli district specializes in clubs, cafes, and vintage shops. Lifestyle reigns supreme here. You can start the walk from the Colonne di San Lorenzo, an antique colonnade in front of the Basilica di San Lorenzo. During the daytime, this place acts as a meeting point for artists and students reading books or chatting with friends; the nights turn it into a stepping-stone for club hoppers. Science lovers will also relish the opportunity to visit the Science and Technology National Museum Leonardo Da Vinci, showcasing inventions of the Italian genius.
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