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Al Porto

#194 of 6,109 Restaurants in Milan
#248 of 6,607 Places to Eat in Milan
Certificate of Excellence
Chowder, Seafood
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Piazzale Generale Cantore, (Ex Casello Daziario) | Zona Porta Genova, 20123 Milan, Italy
02-89 40 74 25
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  • 172
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  • 54
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  • 18
    Poor
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fresh Fish Restuarant

This restaurant is renowned for fish. We were a large group for business lunch. We had an excellent service (the number of staff working there were above average from my experience) and we ate a mix of large variety of shell fish and fish as anti-pasti, followed by pasta dishes. Ambiance is nothing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Malta
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Dislike ? NOTHING ! Excellent service, advice, quality of food, wine list...basically everything. Maybe the only thing I could 'complain' about is the quantity/price ratio of the raw entrée (22 euros for a little slice of Tuna, one of Ricciola, 3 scampi and 3 gamberi is abit much) but otherwise - excluding wine - a 4 course meal (entrée, first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The staff in this restaurant is well prepared and knows fish very well! I was taken here on a business lunch and I must say, I was fairly impressed. The place was fully booked so they seated us by the fish bar and I had one of the best lunches ever. A mix of octopus and nero di seppia dipping... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

We were two lovely couples celebrating our beautiful friendship. This restaurant is indeed good. It has its own style, old and nobel but without luxury elements. Our purpose was to eat fish. As you know starter is extremely important in restaurants, because it is an introduction. The starter in Al Porto was great: slightly marinated swordfish was marvelous, wirth nice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This restaurant is renowned for fish. We were a large group for business lunch. We had an excellent service (the number of staff working there were above average from my experience) and we ate a mix of large variety of shell fish and fish as anti-pasti, followed by pasta dishes. Ambiance is nothing special, but the good food is worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This is one excellent restaurant....My husband and I came here in 2012 while visiting Europe; after wandering around looking for dinner, we were advised by two locals it was the best seafood in Italy. They were right. The food was so delicious, well prepared, and beyond our expectations. This is not your typical tourist restaurant...no one spoke English. I had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Just been in this famous restaurant and thought to find better quality of food. Great service and nice location, anyway I had better expectation of food quality. Raw fish was not rich in selection, fresh but not superb...I strongly recommend to upgrade menù and food variety.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

After a two years break we finally found this restaurant again and nothing changed. The owner, the chef, the service and the food were just perfect. For us the best restaurant in town and we tried many of them already.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

3rd visit in 10 years, this restaurant is perhaps expensive by Italian standards but then it is the best fish restaurant I have experienced in Milan. One of my children's birthday, the fish is FRESH no frozen, the waiters are kind and smiley with kids, you can order wine by the glass and most customers are boomerang customers. The fish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I have had the pleasure of dining in this restaurant for over 20 years and if you like fresh seafood and Italian cuisine you will never be disappointed here. Only the best! This is a classic in Milan and the family runs it with perfection. I look forward to my visits to Milan and especially in dining at Al Porto.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

this restaurant is near the Harbour Darsena and inside seems you are in a boat...you can eat only fish there . the décor is very old but the quality of the food and the service are excellent. not expensive at all .

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Additional Information about Al Porto

Address: Piazzale Generale Cantore, (Ex Casello Daziario) | Zona Porta Genova, 20123 Milan, Italy
Phone Number: 02-89 40 74 25
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazzale Generale Cantore, (Ex Casello Daziario) | Zona Porta Genova, 20123 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: 02-89 40 74 25

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Doing business

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