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Ristorante Charleston

#4,015 of 5,299 Restaurants in Milan
#4,439 of 5,780 Places to Eat in Milan
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Piazza del Liberty, 8, 20121 Milan, Italy
02 798631
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 113
    Very good
  • 112
    Average
  • 89
    Poor
  • 113
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Osso Bucco is delicious!

I know this place is one of the restaurants to avoid. It's definitely for tourists and really expensive for okay food. BUT I ate at this place twice during my stay in Milan because of their Osso Bucco. I've tried Osso Bucco in orher restaurants but none compared to Charleston's. It's one to skip... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
Jade S
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Bratislava, Slovakia
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Excellent ristorante just round the corner from The Duomo. Usually crowded but the staff always finds a chair or two somehow. Ate there twice during our 3 day stay in Milan. The food was excellent, tasty, real Italian treat. Even in busy times we did not wait for long. For the central location the price was appropriate, definitely recommended.

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Keerbergen, Belgium
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76 reviews 76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

sorry, this restaurant does not represent the good italian food and service. The waiters know you are a tourist, and they don't care what you say or do. They just give you food and that's it. The food is overpriced and not really good. Avoid this place, there are many other good restaurants!

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Hong Kong Region, China
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I am honestly surprised at some of the bad or expensive reviews of this restaurant. It is nearby duomo and naturally a bit expensive but the food is definitely worth every cent. There are many more expensive and highly rated restaurants in trip advisor reviews that are far worse. I will continue to go back every time for sure. They... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

The food was not great at all. Small portions, extremely overpriced, you even need to pay €7 to use knives and forks, so we were told. Waiters are rushed and not polite. They have a bread drawer, where they throw in rolls that was not eaten by previous guests and then pick the rolls out again for the new guest... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Under reached by having antipasto, pizza and caprese salad. very good quality-nice enough ambiance. Fair service. Would recommend close to Duomo.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Ok I know, the famous design week makes Milan really crowded but this does not give the restaurant staff to yell and ignore the customers. If you are working in a restaurant in a touristic city, that's your choice mostly. This does not give you the right to be rude to your customers waited for 40 minutes to be seated!... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

the price is not comparable to the food and service - too much money for extremely small portions. The salad was not tasty at all. Moreover, you have to pay 16euros for 4 persons for a small piece of bread! In conclusion the whole experience was not good, I would never go again to this place for any reason and... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I know this place is one of the restaurants to avoid. It's definitely for tourists and really expensive for okay food. BUT I ate at this place twice during my stay in Milan because of their Osso Bucco. I've tried Osso Bucco in orher restaurants but none compared to Charleston's. It's one to skip, especially if you're not into Osso... More 

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Milan, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Low quality, highly expensive restaurant in the center of Milan. Poor service, average food and costly as a one star michelin restaurant. Incredibly 4 Euro per person of charge and service, not matched by smart or just even polite restaurant. at the end of the lunch, when i show directly my complaints, the answer was that if i like other... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We ordered 1 pizza and 1 grilled vegetables : really nothing of special. Service not so polite and slow. the bill was too expensive Also because they consider 4€ per person for the service. Final vote: bad!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza del Liberty, 8, 20121 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: 02 798631

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 144
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?