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Via Gallarate, 92 | Zona Portello/Certosa, 20151 Milan, Italy
+39 238006641
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Description: From ancient inn mail to elegant restaurant, today a member of the...
From ancient inn mail to elegant restaurant, today a member of the exclusive circle of "Historical Places of Italy," La Pobbia is a restaurant whose tradition has been handed down for three generations and still retains the charm of its long history.The menu varies with the seasons and La Pobbia serves traditional Lombard and Milanese dishes that have made it famous: impeccable risotto, Costoletta Milanese "with the handle", in gremolada Ossobuco with Porcini mushrooms or Rustiin Negaa, Less Mist and Cassoeula, Vitell Tonnee and famous Mondeghilli to name only the most popular ones. Do not miss the classic recipes of haute cuisine with homemade pasta, bread, cakes and ice creams, fresh fish and raw materials of the highest quality.
Articulate and classy wine list with labels from around the world kept in the modern cellar. There is also unique selection of Italian Craft Beers Italian also proposed in conjunction with the Milanese dishes in the original tasting menu called "Milano a tutta Birra". La Pobbia is a Historical Shop of Milan and also a Lombardy Historical Shop. And is also a "Family Friendly" Restaurant.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Charming restaurant; excellent value

This restaurant is a greal favorite with locals, and we saw no tourists other than ourselves. We had checked the Guide Michelin and found that La Pobbia was within easy walking distance of our hotel. The service is very good, the food only averagely so. The price is definitely right. I had the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 25, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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Paris, France
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Great atmosphere and welcoming host. High quality food in the typical Milan style. A must go while in Milan

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Toronto, Canada
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483 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This restaurant is a greal favorite with locals, and we saw no tourists other than ourselves. We had checked the Guide Michelin and found that La Pobbia was within easy walking distance of our hotel. The service is very good, the food only averagely so. The price is definitely right. I had the four-course prix fixe, my wife the three-course... More 

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Bergamo, Italy
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33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

We were in Milan for a Congress and we organised the dinner with the customers here. The menu based on Milan cooking was so good and the service as well... I want to come back again to taste other dishes!

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Upton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Deceptive entrance to the restaurant - looked O.K. but when inside it was very pleasant. The restaurant has been run by the same family for 90 years and we were served by one of the family members - very welcoming, and service was good. I had octopus & tomato to start - it was edible but overcooked. Milanese risotto and... More 

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Hoofddorp
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

La Pobbia was recommended to us by a local as "the" hotspot in the area since years. It exceeded our expectations ! The restaurant is suitable for groups, they have private dining areas, but very much so also for cosy family dining. The restaurant is centred around a huge, real log burning, fireplace. The atmosphere is relaxed and authentic. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

Pobbia was recommended by an italien friend who was there before. When we entered we had s good feel as the ritorante looked quite nice and generous. The menue looked attractive and the service was good. The price level (main course from 18 to 28 €) was very reasonsble. However, when the first course was delivered there was already disappointnent... More 

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Udligenswil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Who wants to eat traditional, local food in a very familiar, traditional atmosfere have to visit La Pobbia. I have been several times and the quality is always fantastic. Good vine list.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We were a fairly big group and the staff handled the service and maintained the food quality with excellence. The food experience was traditionally Italian and very well prepared. Great experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Very punctilious service, delivered in a traditional, but warm, atmosphere. Wouldn't advise going too early - somewhat deserted when we arrived at 7.45, but buzzing by 9.00. Two menus in one - a very local & authentic Milanese selection on one side - risotti & osso buco to the fore; & a more generalist Italian choice on the other -... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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60 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Great Milanese food particularly the veal. Rissotto also excellent. Fantastic service. Try to get a seat facing the outdoor gardens....they are beautiful. About a 15 minute taxi ride from the Duomo. Well worth going

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Gallarate, 92 | Zona Portello/Certosa, 20151 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +39 238006641

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 67
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

Description

From ancient inn mail to elegant restaurant, today a member of the exclusive circle of "Historical Places of Italy," La Pobbia is a restaurant whose tradition has been handed down for three generations and still retains the charm of its long history.The menu varies with the seasons and La Pobbia serves traditional Lombard and Milanese dishes that have made it famous: impeccable risotto, Costoletta Milanese "with the handle", in gremolada Ossobuco with Porcini mushrooms or Rustiin Negaa, Less Mist and Cassoeula, Vitell Tonnee and famous Mondeghilli to name only the most popular ones. Do not miss the classic recipes of haute cuisine with homemade pasta, bread, cakes and ice creams, fresh fish and raw materials of the highest quality.
Articulate and classy wine list with labels from around the world kept in the modern cellar. There is also unique selection of Italian Craft Beers Italian also proposed in conjunction with the Milanese dishes in the original tasting menu called "Milano a tutta Birra". La Pobbia is a Historical Shop of Milan and also a Lombardy Historical Shop. And is also a "Family Friendly" Restaurant.

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