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Don Lisander

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Thu, 6/27
8:00 PM

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#525 of 7,062 Restaurants in Milan
Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner

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Spacious and comfortable garden terrace restaurant downtown Milano, 200 mt. from The Scala Opera House, 200 mt. from Via Montenapoleone and 5 minutes from Duomo Cathedral Square. Traditional Milanese and Italian cuisine with 70 years of old fashioned history.
$50 - $150
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed today via mobile

Nice place specially outdoor, the services were excellent, they have a nice menu with variety of food. I do recommend to any one.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Mohdalessa
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were so pleased with the charm of Don Lisander, the atmosphere that he created and the food that we returned three times in ten days. First we ate as a couple and then as our family arrived we brought them. The terrace provides a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank celebrationtiger
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Mrs. Boer it has been my great pleasure knowing you and your family. I thank you on behalf of entire staff for your kindness and the compliments. We had such greati time with you and i do hope to see you soon back in...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

PRO's: This is well known fine dining ristorante in Milan. Wife and I got a recommendation from a local food tour guide. Very fine evening with table for the evening like most European places. Excellent wine list but fully priced. We had the usual 3...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank spurgeonb
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Spurgeonb I'd like to thank you for your review about Don Lisander and espacially for remarking the correct ratio between quality and price. Best Regards. Stefano

Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

Took some customers to Don Lisander after being advised by a colleague. Started were very good but second course was average and could cook better at home! Service was good, unsure if we would return...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank craigpK5159OB
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2019

Dear Craig I regret your experience was not as expected. Nevertheless I would prefer a mention about the second course as we have several opstions and to know which one wasn't enough good would help. In addition to that, we do appreciate when guests give...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Pleasant service, great setting in Centro Storico. The staff know their stuff and the menu also has traditional Italian food. Overall, good meal - nothing spectacular, but in a nice setting. One thing was unsettling while having dinner: you could hear the beep of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Experience26127
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Dear Sir, Thank you for your compliments about the good meal. Regarding the microwave beep let me explained where you had dinner. Don Lisander has the honor to sit in the prestigious private chapel of an ancient noble palace. This means that we cannot touch...More

Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

We were strolling by and saw this lovely garden courtyard and decided to stop. Had a wonderful bottle of ice cold house Pinot Grigio which was crisp and dry. We shared the burrata and tomato salad. Delicious. Then in to risotto Milanese.... a must while...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lesliebauman
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Dear Leslie let me thank you on behalf of all staff for your compliments. We are looking forward to welcome you back at Don Lisander soon. Arrivederci. Stefano

Reviewed September 16, 2018

Across from my hotel , I happened to stumble upon this place at 130 pm , the menu looks appealing and the setting looks very old world the courtyard of an old building. The Fred zucchini flowers outstanding , follow by sea food linguini (...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 69tiger888
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Dear TIger, Thank you very much for your comments and the details about your meal. We are looking forward to welcome you back soon at Don Lisander. Best Regards. Stefano

Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Close to the up market shopping area this lovely a la carte restaurant is in a picturesque garden setting and offers traditional Italian cuisine with a good wine list. We experienced professional service and helpful staff. During a very heavy storm, despite the garden areas...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Peter H
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you Peter for your nice words and the compliments. I wish you a safe return back to Australia. Best Regards. Stefano

Reviewed August 27, 2018

What a beautiful place to eat. The setting was lovely. Service was excellent. My husband had the beef filet and I had the seabass. Both were good, not excellent. Lovely location.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kerry P
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you Kerry for your feedback. We will try our best to deliver excellent experience to you next time. Best Regards. Stefano

Reviewed August 26, 2018

I have been here with six friends 2 days ago, the place in the center is unexpected and actually impressive & lovely. The service is really professional as you would expect from such a place, all food & wine was of great taste. We had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you Oliveir for your compliments. We will be very happy to welcome you back at Don Lisander. Looking forward to it. best Regards Stefano

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Week days we are open from 12:30 to 14:30 and from 19:30 to 22:30 Weekend from 12:30 to 22:30 continous Best Regards
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