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Cantina della Vetra

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Via Pio IV 3, 20123 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8940 3843
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Today
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 122
    Excellent
  • 227
    Very good
  • 65
    Average
  • 30
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Longtime favourite. Top Italian cuisine.

Since many years an annual stop by. Great food, wine and service. Typical italian style. Make sure to taste the 'burrata'.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Mik S
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Antwerp, Belgium
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Antwerp, Belgium
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Since many years an annual stop by. Great food, wine and service. Typical italian style. Make sure to taste the 'burrata'.

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cantinadellavetra, Proprietario at Cantina della Vetra, responded to this review

Dear Mik S., I want to thank you for your review! I'm very happy to know that also this year you appreciated our restaurant!!! I look forward to see you again in Cantina della Vetra! Thanks from all the staff! More 

Rome, Italy
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

After living near this restaurant for over a year I had never come by. They have beautiful big windows that face a park and so finally I decided to try it. The wait staff was friendly and offered suggestions but definatley were working for a high turn over in order to get in as many tables in as possible. When... More 

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cantinadellavetra, Proprietario at Cantina della Vetra, responded to this review

Dear Justnas, I want to thank you for your review, we always try to offer a normally fast service as usual for a bistrot (we love the bistrot atmosfere!), It's true that the restaurant is often crowded, but is never our intention to make turn over with the guests who want to stay and relax, I'm sorry that you feel... More 

New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My husband and I were fortunate to pop in early and reserve a table in advance for Friday night for our first dinner in Milan - what a perfect way to kick off the trip. The sommelier (very attentive and knowledgeable) recommended a mid-priced (hate it when they steer you toward the most expensive option!) bottle that was excellent and... More 

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cantinadellavetra, Proprietario at Cantina della Vetra, responded to this review

Dear Rosesox, thank you a lot for your nice review of our restaurant. I'm glad that you appreciated our food and wine, and thank you also from Alessandro (our sommelier) for your compliments. Is for us a pleasure to know that your holiday started well also for the dinner in cantina della Vetra!!! Enjoy your stay in Italy!!! Best regards... More 

Italy
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Nice view and delicious food to relax yourselves after a walking trip in downtown. Why to choose this place: + Great view in front of the Parco Vetra and the Basilica + good food (buffet + 1 choice amongst first or second serve + home made cake and fruits). 30€ x person, beverage excluded. + suggested for family, as atmosphere... More 

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cantinadellavetra, Proprietario at Cantina della Vetra, responded to this review

Dear Chrisital, you were so kind to feedback us your appreciation for our sunday brunch, a particular moment of the week, dedicated to the families and group of friends. Thank you very much for visiting our restaurant. Kind regards and we hope to see you soon again!!! More 

NY, NY
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We had a great meal here. My beef carpaccio was very good. The shaved celery was refreshing and balanced well with the truffled cheese. My wife had seafood in a potato cream which was very good. For entrées I had the pumpkin risotto with taleggio which was well cooked and was very tasty. My wife had the orrechiette with beet... More 

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cantinadellavetra, Proprietario at Cantina della Vetra, responded to this review

Dear ihod, I want to thank you for your nice feedback. I'm very glad that you enjoy our dishes and our service. If you take with you in New York, a good memories of cantina della Vetra during your stay in Milano, it means that we have done a good job! :-) Your satisfaction is very important to us, it... More 

Jupiter, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel. Normally I'm suspicious of such recommendations but we're glad we went. The restaurant sits in a charming old part of town. Food was great as was service, and the ambience as well. We asked for a wine recommendation and were served a very nice wine that I've never seen outside of... More 

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cantinadellavetra, Proprietario at Cantina della Vetra, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your nice words. I'm very glad that you have appreciated your evening in Cantina della Vetra! I hope to see you soon again! More 

Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Best not tell everyone or it will be very difficult to get in, this is a real gem in the city. Great food, great service and fantastic pricing. It's just of the area colonne. It's very lively in the evening and great appetitive bars etc. the menu is in English if you like and the staff can speak good English.... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

A friend living in Milano took me to this restaurant years ago and I've been coming back ever since. I very much like the relaxed elegant and friendly service. This time I had baked goat cheese and vegetables as a starter and the carbonara with truffle(!) as a main dish. The waiter offered me two different wines by the glass... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Went to Cantina della Vetra as we wanted a nice meal with a good atmosphere. The decor of the restaurant is absolutely beautiful with a rustic Italian feel even down to the smallest details. The service is good as is the lunchtime atmosphere (not too busy but not too quiet either). The food selection is interesting and we were spoilt... More 

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Milan, Italy
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I went there last friday night and had a great experience. I had prosecco by the glass and gnocco fritto with prosciutto which was amazing. Then I had the special dish of the month, an amazing risotto. The portions were very big and it was a shame sending so much amazing food back, so hold on to your horses when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Pio IV 3, 20123 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +39 02 8940 3843

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 39 - 67
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?