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Foro Buonaparte 71 | Largo Cairoli, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8909 5084
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Bern, Switzerland
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a pizza which was very tasty and for a dessert Baba which I can recommend. This was probably the fastest service I ever had in a restaurant in my life. I had my drink (beer) on my table in a matter of seconds from the order. Pizza came in maximum 5 minutes from the order and same goes... More 

Thank dongi04
Tallinn, Estonia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1. Guests are being sited not in the order of direct queue. 2. We were "placed" to fill someone's zone a lot of neighbors around, while the second half of the restaurant was FREE and comfortable, but not for the most of the visitors. 3. Waiter advertised DRAFT beer but brought the bottled one! 4. Seafood spaghetti appeared to be... More 

1 Thank V5647
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent pizza place in this restaurant in the center of Milano. When you add quick service and polite staff, pleasure is complete while having a lunch. I highly recommend Farnella for its acceptable prices too.

Thank Amna P
Hong Kong, China
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617 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right on the footsteps to the Castello, this is a very nice experience. Large space inside, can start with some drinks followed by a good meal. Enjoyed the seafood pasta options. They have good pizza though we didn't try. Then a 10 minute walk to the Duomo afterwards!

Thank kangelini
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Environment is good, food and service is way below average, waitress was trying very hard to sell their lobster pasta, and rushed to clean out plates where I was having my last bites. And the risotto I was having, I had much better ones even outside of Italy. Price is higher than other restaurants, not recommend.

1 Thank Valerie C
Dublin, Ireland
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61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here. My friend got a pizza and I got spaghetti carbonara. They were both OK, nothing special. I expected Italian food I couldn't find at home and was not impressed. Average restaurant, average service, average experience.

Thank alexkathryn2017
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant as it looked clean, modern and had a decent menu. The food was average but the waiter was very poor - he hurried us to eat our starter and then our main arrived before we had finished so I refused it and it was given to another customer (who had no choice!). He was about to... More 

1 Thank Lisa D
Milan, Italy
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

The food is average but the service is horrible. I definitely don't recommend it. There are better places in the zone.

1 Thank Paola L
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

Sat at the bar and there was me and my friend and another couple. The bartender served our food and that was it... we served our own wine, I mean no service at all really odd he would see us serving the wine. He spent the entire time talking to the other couple. Ruined the experience not coming back. Now... More 

1 Thank LanaCMiami
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

This place serves good Italian food and at a reasonable price compared to the restaurants around Duomo. Be warned, the starters are large, easily enough for one between two. I would recommend you try the 'Le Chiacchiere di Farinella', we absolutely loved it, something I have never had anywhere else. Plenty on vegetarian options available and the friendly and helpful... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Foro Buonaparte 71 | Largo Cairoli, 20121 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Centro Storico
  • Neighborhood: Centro Storico
  • Phone Number: +39 02 8909 5084

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Staying in Centro Storico

Neighborhood Profile
Centro Storico
The pulsating core of Milan is in Centro. Duomo Square is enclosed by the gothic cathedral, the historic icon of Milan. However, shopping is what draws most crowds to this area. The classy and versatile Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II with luxury boutiques and high quality restaurants will turn any shopping or lunch expedition into a royal experience. Head to the rooftop of the flagship La Rinascente to enjoy the view of the animated square with a panorama of the Duomo. The Corso Vittorio Emanuele II is the street for high-end shopping. Brands of all kinds and street artists attract the attention of all visitors; while at Via Santa Radegonda 16, Luini Panzerotti is a much appreciated street food shop providing unimaginable culinary experiences. If shopping takes its toll on you, consider visiting Castello Sforzesco, a 15th century castle housing several museums. Those looking to relax can go to Parco Sempione, where nature provides respite from the energy of this dynamic and international city.
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