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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 108
    Very good
  • 108
    Average
  • 84
    Poor
  • 112
    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
  • Outdoor seating
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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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10 reviews 10 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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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
7 helpful votes 7 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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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 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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Surabaya, Indonesia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I ordered two dish which are Margaretha Pizza and Beef Steak. The pizza was average in my opinion. It is more likely to a Pizza that you buy anywhere in Milan, nothing special. However the steak was very appetising. It was cook perfectly and it could be better with more seasoning. In total I spent 40EURO in total with water.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Not a very pleasant experience. I chose there because they have written free WIFI on door. Went there early at around 5pm, wanted to enjoy a long dinner with desert and realised they only provide free wifi for one hour. That's ok...but food is at best so-so, service quality is bad, and the worst part is that they charged me... More 

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Earby, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Visited with work colleagues for dinner. Lovely place and great food and wine. Near the cathedral so was expecting a huge bill, but for 3 people,main course and a bottle of wine it was just over 100euros.the service is efficient, brisk and professional. I wasn't expecting warm or too personnel, so we were all very happy. The spinach with chilli... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I read the reviews on this restaurant for the first time a few days ago. I was first taken to this restaurant 3 years ago on my first trip to Milan, we were there for 2 days and I found the food so good that we managed to eat there twice over that time. Since I have been back to... More 

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
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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