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3251 Prospect St NW, Lbby 1, Washington DC, DC 20007-3243 (Georgetown)
202-333-6183
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Ranked #351 of 2,700 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $33 - $33
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 am
Cuisines: Italian, Contemporary
Neighborhood: Georgetown
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Wisconsin Avenue NW
Transit: Metrobuses # 32, 34, 35 and 36. The closest stop is Wisconsin Avenue and N Street. Foggy Bottom Metro stop, on the Blue/Orange line is the closest Metro stop. The DC Circulator can also be used as an alternative bus option.
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Batesville, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The food was absolutely incredible. One of the best meals I ever had. We had the FRITTURA DI CALAMARI CON ZUCCHINE CROCCANT as an appetizer and I could not get enough of the sauce. The calamari was cooked perfectly and was served very quickly. I had the RIGATONI DEL GARGANO VALENTINO. This meal was a work of art. The pasta... More 

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CafeMilanoAdmin, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Milano, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest From Batesville: We are so truly thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your recent dining experience at Cafe Milano. All of our ingredients are prepared fresh; some from local markets, others arriving daily from Italy. Because we take pride in our culinary products, so too does each member of our service team, and we are delighted that... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Order the Pappardelli Gucci... Homemade noodles in an amazing veal sauce. I honestly don't think I've had better pasta in America. Great service too- I think we had about 4 waiters assigned to our table. That pasta, dude.

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CafeMilanoAdmin, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Milano, responded to this review

Dear Amazing Rick, Thank you for taking the time to share your sparkling review of your recent visit to Cafe Milano. Especially coming from a resident of Las Vegas, where the culinary community is certainly diverse and innovative, we are pleased to know that you so thoroughly enjoyed your dining experience at Cafe Milano. We hope to have the opportunity... More 

Hartsdale, New York
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

My wife and I were visiting Washington, DC earlier this week. Based on a lot of "buzz" we've read and heard about Cafe Milano, we decided to give this popular Georgetown spot a try at lunch yesterday. Sorry to say, I came away from our meal wondering what all the "buzz" is about. First of all, a reservation was made... More 

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CafeMilanoAdmin, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Milano, responded to this review

Dear TravelKnight1, Let me begin by thanking you for dining at Cafe Milano. I am so sorry to hear of the food and service disappointments you experienced; I agree completely that you should be able to expect more from us. We really appreciate your detailed and constructive criticism. We have shared your comments with our entire Management team and will... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We were here for a work event and it was so good....service was knowledgeable and quick. The food (we mostly had seafood) was delicious. Nice busy crowd so you could talk and not feel conspicuous. Nice people watching.

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CafeMilanoAdmin, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Milano, responded to this review

Dear Stbrigid, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience at Cafe Milano. We are truly pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food and service. I do not know how often your business travels bring you to Washington DC, but we do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to Cafe Milano again... More 

Usa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Pizza was excellent as were the salads and pastas. I was disappointed with the sea bass. Staff hovers over you which could be annoying. Fine choices of wine by the glass.

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CafeMilanoAdmin, Maitre D' at Cafe Milano, responded to this review

Dear TalentSageless, We wish to thank you for taking the time to review your most recent dining experience at Cafe Milano. Your feedback is truly valued and most helpful to our Management and culinary team. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to Cafe Milano again very soon and, in that event, I wish to encourage you... More 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We had friends in from out of town and took them here as we spent the day over at Georgetown University . Exceptional waiters and food . Pasta perfect and full of flavor , the pizzas were excellent with 5 choices . Best meal I've had out in a LONG time !

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CafeMilanoAdmin, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Milano, responded to this review

Dear NurseKaren, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your recent dining experience at Cafe Milano. We are delighted to hear that you found the food and service to be satisfactory. We hope that you will join us again very soon, especially as we are looking forward to enjoying some very special holiday traditions,... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Ugh, really hate to do this but I've got to re-review and downgrade Milano. We eat here a lot, sometimes a few times a month, and frankly I'm quite disappointed in how the entire experience has degraded over the last year and a half. I like Franco, and I want to like Milano, but it's losing customers for a reason.... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

After our Jet Blue connecting flight from Reagan to Nassau was curiously "cancelled" and we were stranded in DC for an unexpected overnight, we attempted to make the best of the moment by searching for a great restaurant. We found it: Cafe Milano! On account of our last-minute, Friday night reservation for six, we were fortunate to have been able... More 

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CafeMilanoAdmin, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Milano, responded to this review

Dear AnnisquamAdventurer, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your recent dining experience at Cafe Milano. We are delighted to hear that you found the food and service to be satisfactory. We hope that you will join us again the next time you visit Washington DC! Sincerely, Allyson Parson Guest Relations Manager allyson@cafemilano.com More 

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The restaurant must be very established place....Nice atmosphere and ok service. We saw famous basket player....but the food was not that great after paying that much of money... A little over rated????

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CafeMilanoAdmin, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Milano, responded to this review

Dear Tomoko K, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience at Cafe Milano. We regret that you were not fully satisfied, particularly with the cuisine. Cafe Milano will be offering a number of holiday specials in the coming month, including a Thanksgiving sparkling brunch, our traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve, and... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nice and fancy restaurant, service ok, bread not bad, but when we ordered the main course, we waited for 30 minutes or more... Don't know if they always do that, but i'm definitely not coming back

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Additional Information about Cafe Milano

Address: 3251 Prospect St NW, Lbby 1, Washington DC, DC 20007-3243
Phone Number: 202-333-6183
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Georgetown
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 am
Average Prices: USD 33 - 33
Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary

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