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Osteria La Vecchia Lira

Largo la Foppa 5, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 659 9136
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Largo la Foppa 5, 20121 Milan, Italy
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11 - 20 of 52 reviews

Reviewed May 10, 2016

We visited the restaurant on the 27th of April. It was very lively and full but the service was wonderful. We had the steak fiorentinta about 1 kg for 3 people with the sexy potatoes and some steamed vegetables. It was flawless!!! I still remember...More

Thank TerieSG
Reviewed April 21, 2016

I had dinner at La Vehcchia Lira on a recent business trip to Milan and overall it was an excellent meal. The restaurant was very lively and crowded even for a Tuesday night; I would recommend making a reservation for dinner rather than walking in....More

Thank TyLocke
Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Every time a Milano we go to Vecchia Lira. A family business, always with the same quality and hospitality. This time we had soufflé of carciofi, a zucca and Gorgonzola risotto, tagliata de branzino, insalada mista. La patate erotica is something we always have. Very...More

Thank Anganacca
Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Went with family and enjoyed a great dinner. Pate as antipasti and pici and scalope Milanese later. All tasty and service was fast and nice with kids. Recommend it, better reserve in advance.

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed March 8, 2016

Those staying near the Duomo area or west will probably want to take a cab but it is well worth it! The florentine steak was as good as the other reviewers have said. Everyone at our table thoroughly enjoyed their dinner. I had to laugh...More

Thank Kit A
Reviewed January 23, 2016

We were traveling around Italy for two weeks and a few in the group really wanted a good delicious Florentine steak. In the two weeks we failed to find a good one, until we mentioned our dilemma to our Milanese friend and she brought us...More

Thank marigo13
Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Good quality of food and generous portions! Open until quite late! (Had tartare and the seemingly famous patata erotica). Unfortunately the dessert selection was quite poor... Go there with friends, it is maybe too loud for a romantic one!

Thank Rosa S
Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

My friends and i love coming to La Vecchia Lira when possible. The atmosphere is friendly and chaotic and the food is never disappointing. Both pasta and meat are of the typical Milanese tradition.

Thank FMP85
Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Even if I'm alone I still go there! I am only gonna review the Fiorentina con Patatine as is the only thing I ever had after 5 visits at least to the restaurant. Fiorentina is basically a T-Bone steak from the cows of the Tuscani...More

Thank Javi666
Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Fairly nice ambiance, little loud. Serving mainly good meat. The experience was good all in all. Didn't find anything particular though. If in the area, worth having dinner. Average prices

Thank Walid M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo la Foppa 5, 20121 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Stazione Centrale
  • Neighborhood: Stazione Centrale
  • Phone Number: +39 02 659 9136
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