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Basara Milano Via Tortona

#115 of 6,367 Restaurants in Milan
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Tortona 12, 20144 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8324 1025
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7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Sat 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Lugano, Switzerland
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our dining experience was outstanding from every perspective: nice location in a trendy part of the city, efficient and friendly service, and of course superb quality food. Traditional Japanese dishes e.g. sashimi or tempura and on top of that a lot of creativity. A must is the mix of lobster rolls and fois-gras rolls - not to be missed! All... More 

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Como, Italy
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241 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is originally a cafe bar even selling cigarettes. A corner has been transformed in a sushi bar. The food is acceptable but not more. The service is good and the personnel agreeable.

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Thank My-Ooops
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Recommended by Japanese family at the girls school, it is by far the best sushi we had in Milan. Also incredible dessert list

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Madrid, Spain
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322 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We had to sit at the bar when we went for dinner since there was no table available. This place is always packed with people so that's why we decided to try it. And we will return. The service is very fast and friendly, food is yummy and it has a huge variety of plates to choose, it's a bit... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

The menu in the restaurant is quite short, but all the dishes they cook, they cook very good. Very good offers for the lunch. Fish is always fresh. Desert - green tiramisu broke my heart.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

We came across this restaurant while wandering the maze of streets in Venice. We arrived at 8pm without a reservation. We were immediately found a table for 2 and made very welcome. We were relatively new to sushi, the staff were very helpfull and informative about the selection of dishes. We had the most lovely 3 course meal very varied... More 

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Bern, Schweiz
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016

Milano has a lot of fresh fish. But in this place the Japanese chefs make something very special out of it. Great sushi, great desert. Make sure you try the crude wasabi.

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Tampa, FL
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

We have been living in Milan for 4 weeks, and we kept finding all you can eat sushi restaurants. Some were actually OK, but I was craving some really sushi and sashimi. This place fit the bill. Service was great; half the staff spoke some English. Sashimi was some of the best I've ever had outside of tokyo.

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Thank kbutterly
Milan, Italy
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

The place is quite cozy, ppl Are very nice. We got amazing row tuna caprese and row fish bignè, don' t miss the special sashimi and enjoy ! Highly Recommended !

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Thank serenaitaly
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2015

I was there a while ago, I remember asking to have something surprising and I got a amazing selection of plates. at one stage I tought that I had to stay and wash the dishes in order to pay all that mirabilia but at the end it work out nicely.. to do it again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$27 - $37
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Tortona 12, 20144 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Navigli
  • Neighborhood: Navigli
  • Phone Number: +39 02 8324 1025

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Staying in Navigli

Neighborhood Profile
Navigli
The Navigli is part of historic Milan. In the ancient days, the entire city was linked with canals, similar to Venice. Today, most of the canals are gone, but the Navigli remains a canal-based neighborhood. There are two major canals: Naviglio Pavese and Naviglio Grande. The Naviglio Grande's bridges greet visitors at dusk with an amazing view. The Navigli district specializes in clubs, cafes, and vintage shops. Lifestyle reigns supreme here. You can start the walk from the Colonne di San Lorenzo, an antique colonnade in front of the Basilica di San Lorenzo. During the daytime, this place acts as a meeting point for artists and students reading books or chatting with friends; the nights turn it into a stepping-stone for club hoppers. Science lovers will also relish the opportunity to visit the Science and Technology National Museum Leonardo Da Vinci, showcasing inventions of the Italian genius.
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