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Erba Brusca

#1,878 of 6,192 Restaurants in Milan
#2,100 of 6,691 Places to Eat in Milan
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Alzaia Naviglio Pavese 286, 20142 Milan, Italy
+39 (0) 287380711
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beautiful place but a little pretentious

First of all, I really like this restaurant; location is great, just a step outside the city, cosy with a beautiful garden. The food is very tasty too and a bit different than what you can find in any other restaurant. Menu has few choices (which I think is a good sign), good wine list and helpful... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Milan, Italy
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Milan, Italy
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

All I can say about this restaurant is it deserves a Michelin star. The chef is really creative and despite the limited menu, I've never found myself disappointed, from the starters to the desserts. The location is lovely, in every time of the year. An oasis right outside of the city.

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Milan, Italy
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

First of all, I really like this restaurant; location is great, just a step outside the city, cosy with a beautiful garden. The food is very tasty too and a bit different than what you can find in any other restaurant. Menu has few choices (which I think is a good sign), good wine list and helpful staff. Having said... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Along one of the suburban canals, a few miles out of town, you can find this "Erba brusca", the name of a herb. A simple place, with friendly service and good food and wine, and a very pleasant pergola at the back; but you'll remember it for the live music they offer every evening. We had country, and it was... More 

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Asheville
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

I had dinner here recently with a group of 6. We sat on the patio with a nice view of the creek. Our dinner was fabulous! Most of us chose the 4 course tasting, but two members of our group were vegetarian so they chose to order off of the menu, none of our plates were disappointing. The dishes were... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We stopped by this restaurant on our 25KM bike ride from Milan to the beautiful monistary of Certosa di Pavia south of milan. The restaurant was one of the few left going out of Milan so we decided for a lunch. The restaurant did not look too inviting from the outside with many closed blinds, but once inside, we were... More 

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Los Angeles
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Tucked away a little out of town this semi-rural spot is a treat. Sit inside or out (looking over their herb and vegetable garden) this young couple have created an oasis in Milanese cooking. The food is a modern and healthy twist on a Milanese diet of fresh vegetables, pasta and rice. The deserts are also worthy of mention, especially... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The place is really nice, different from what you would expect to find in a city like Milan, but the results are not that impressive. Even if the location gives the idea of being in the countryside with an orchard next to your table, the bad smell of the canal doesn't let you enjoy the evening. For dinner we had... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Unique environment far from the crowded Navigli. Loved the house and garden with fresh herbs and vegies. Had an amazing pasta literally covered with white truffle shavings!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The place is not in Milan but it worths the way. Nice place, good dishes, we tried surprise menu and we got satisfied. Suggested

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

It took us some 15 minutes by subway and then a short walk by one of Milan's canals to get to this wonderful restaurant. Even though they were not yet open (they open at 12 on Sunday) and they had a fully reserved morning, they were really welcoming. They served us a great coffee while they opened and we got... More 

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  • Address: Alzaia Naviglio Pavese 286, 20142 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +39 (0) 287380711

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