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Alzaia Naviglio Pavese 286, 20142 Milan, Italy
+39 (0) 287380711
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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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
Most recent review
Chic, smart, cool music and food to match.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
fay V
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Los Angeles
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Los Angeles
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98 reviews 98 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Milan, Italy
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90 reviews 90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I really liked this restaurant as the food is nice and different from what you can find elsewhere. I had a good appetizer made with goose filet, green salad and poppy/sesame seeds. I continued with spaghetti with clams and truffles. I know that the combination sounds strange but believe me, the dish is very good and innovative! I ended my... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

It's clear that the American-born, French-raised owner of Erba Brusca is a devotee of the slow food movement. Her terrace-side garden brims with fresh herbs and veggies that made their way to our plates during our recent visit. Her Sunday brunch menu is spare - just four entrees or so to choose from. I opted for the eggs benedict and... More 

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Milan, Italy
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

first of all, wonderful location.........a bit outside the beaten path in a charming, historic green area. the inside dining is cozy and rustic trendy and outside is open to the veggie garden. This particular evening, the transparent wind protection flaps were down, which was unnecessary as it was a very warm evening. but, italians are super super picky about fresh... More 

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Lulea, Sweden
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

A bit outside of the city center in Milan you find this little gem. We had their 6 course tasting menu with wine selection. The atmosphere is very genuin and friendly and it was very easy to feel comfortable and well taken care of. The food was tasting very good but nothing really stuck out. The wines selected where all... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

One of the very best restaurants at a reasonable price. High quality food. The staff is very friendly. For each plate the waiter to explain what it is composed. Great choice of wines. You have to book a table. I highly recommend for those who want a very good to eat.

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Restaurant Details

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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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