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Basara Milano Via Tortona

#63 of 6,418 Restaurants in Milan
#87 of 6,922 Places to Eat in Milan
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Fusion
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Via Tortona 12, 20144 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8324 1025
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7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
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Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Sat 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
A good experience

Great sushi and wine. A little bit expensive. The restaurant is small and very noisy but we will come back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
James H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great sushi and wine. A little bit expensive. The restaurant is small and very noisy but we will come back.

Thank James H
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was great. I got a lunch sushi and sashimi platter for 20 euros and some Hojicha tea. Both were amazing. I have been to numerous Japanese restaurants, I am a big fan of Japanese culinary arts, and really there were only good things to say there. The fish is very fresh and of good quality. The sushi are... More 

Thank Darkane9
Milan, Italy
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Sensory experience, the best sushi in Milan. All plates was perfect and unique and the level of the staff was the same like the food We will come back soon

Thank Luca B
Milan, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

capesante sashimi was new to me and I still dream about it, their astice gratinato is also very very good and so is everything else I tried, loved it, went twice this summer and am going to treat myself to its luscious food soon enough!

Thank Francesca M
London, United Kingdom
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256 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Modern Sushi style for the Italians. Different to typical sushi from Japan. Good quality with some Japanese chefs. Portions are small but tasted authentic Japanese sushi. Far better than Chinese fake Sushi !! Not a big place so best to make a reservation first. Mainly sushi and sashimi only so careful. Good place for a quick sushi I think.

Thank C T
Milano, Italia
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Excellent sushi assortment and selection. Among the best in MIlano. Freshness and Qaulity require a little price tribute and Basara deserves the extra Euro of its price. Could imporve the wine selection, having

Thank EzioPaolo
Turin, New York
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

He staff are always so kind and welcoming and soooo patient. The most velvety and buttery spicy tuna and rainbow rolls, and utterly delicious green tea tiramisu. The perfect sushi dinner.

1 Thank Ellabiker
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

A great little restaurant which I have now visited twice for Lunch, the first time with my 5 year old Sushi loving daughter, the second for my Birthday with my Wife. The Staff are very friendly and welcoming, (they recognised me on my second visit which is always a good sign). The Set Menus are excellent value and the Sushi/Sashimi... More 

Thank Eric H
Milan, Italy
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128 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A small, very busy place with an authentic Jap Sushi Master - visited at lunch - for €25- you can have a great meal. The quality level of the food is excellent and service relatively fast. It has two locations in Milan. Good for business at lunchtime, great for couples for dinner.

Thank Mainox
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Have had a great lunch and dinner here.. I am vegan : perfect options, spot on perfect food and service. Would be divine if free. :)

Thank Lorien N

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Tortona 12, 20144 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Navigli
  • Neighborhood: Navigli
  • Phone Number: +39 02 8324 1025

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 26 - 37
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Fusion


Open Hours
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

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Staying in Navigli

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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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