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Nonna Emilia - Moderna Trattoria

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Via Monte Bianco 33, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Italy
+39 02 527 5176
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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412 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

The food here is really ok but the service is awful. A smile and being friendly costs nothing but its too much to ask for here. Maybe they don't want our trade preferring just locals who knows but will not be back. Frankly rude service.

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Thank maraalfa
NonnaEmiliaTrattoria, Proprietario at Nonna Emilia - Moderna Trattoria, responded to this review

hi maraalfa, thanks for what you say about our food! as far as the service I'm really sorry to hear what you are saying, please keep in mind that my waiter's English is very poor at the moment and I think that's the reason why they might have sounded "rude". I'm actually about to have my staff enroll to an... More 

Greenford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

thanks for the expecial dinner that you have prepared for my family , great food very simple and very special.... see you soon.

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Thank James-Gibbs_57
Breda, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Service is a disaster, chaotic and full of errors. The verdict is that the quality matches the service, simple, disappointing and chaotic. Vegatibles are overcoocked. A medium done sirloin stake is almost still alive. The advice is to skip this restaurant.

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Thank Hpruijse
NonnaEmiliaTrattoria, Proprietario at Nonna Emilia - Moderna Trattoria, responded to this review

Hello Hpruijse, we really made you upset. If I get it right from your English, we made tons of mistakes in the service and food was just bad... why you didn't mention the reasons? why didn't you like? We strive to do our best, reviews like yours just don't give us anything to work on. Sorry.... More 

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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Always busy which is definitely a good sign. Value for money set menus. Delicious, wholesome traditional meals, staff are efficient even though rushed of their feet. Very popular lunch time with the office crowd.

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Thank CNLVS
Andover, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

Very enjoyable and much preferred to our hotel restaurant. We arrived around 7 and were the only people there, and be warned that it is not as small as it first seems as there is a larger room at the back, fairly soon it was filled with locals having a good meal in a convivial atmosphere.

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Thank AlbatrossSquawk
Tehran, Iran
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

It is a wonderful place, good staff and good food, red wine was cold! But the staff are very kind and welcome. It was Great time in Nonna Emilia. Highly recommended.

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1 Thank MJ A
Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

I loved everything from the antipasta to the pasta it all flowed wonderfully. They have a great wine selection and the atmosphere is inviting and cozy. I felt right at home in such a faraway land. Real Italian food is so much better than what we get in the states and this place is a fine example.

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Thank kyletravels2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

All I can say is that we loved it so much, we went back three times during our stay in the Milan area. The food was always fresh. I loved the daily rotating menu options and having a quick expresso or for those like me not up to the Italian normal standard a cappuccino after lunch. I'd definitely recommend visiting... More 

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Thank Beau B
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

This is an average place. Not the best one of emilian kitchen. Gnocco fritto was too oily. Tigella was chewy. I would expect something better. Red wine was cold. Tris di primi was okay. So mostly it depends on what you pick

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Thank Markus D
london
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99 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

I have been for lunch and I enjoyed the menu of 10 euro with pasta (I recommend farfalle with shrimps) meat (nice turkey but with vegetables and French fries) and house wine.

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Thank Massimiliano R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $31
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Monte Bianco 33, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Milan  >  San Donato Milanese
  • Phone Number: +39 02 527 5176

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