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Don Lisander

Via Alessandro Manzoni 12A, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 7602 0130
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“zabaglione” (3 reviews)
“risotto” (13 reviews)
“shrimp” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Via Alessandro Manzoni 12A, 20121 Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was very bad, no salt, no flavor. Service was unfriendly and to slow.... Don’t recommend to dinner Only thing positive was the locationMore

Thank Andrea F
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Andrea, we are sorry to read your comment. We would much appreciated your commentary right away during the service and we would have been happy to change your plates. Nevertheless you shoud consider we served over 400 people per day and mostly were extremely...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came to Milan for Easter weekend with the intention of having an authentic Easter Sunday lunch and accidentally stumbled onto this restaurant. All I can say is wow wow wow. One of the best meals of my life - phenomenal Easter lamb, lamb ravioli and...More

Thank kiranb59
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ciao Kiran. It'sw been my pleasure to welcome you and to be your special family feeling restaurant for Easter day. looking forward to seeing you again before you'll leave. Thank you for the compliments on behalf of all the staff. Stefano

Reviewed March 13, 2018

We had a thoroughly enjoyable Sunday midday meal at this cozy refined restaurant tucked back off the Via A. Manzoni next to the entrance to the Pezzolo Poldi Museum. We were welcomed warmly by Stefano, the owner and his staff. We enjoyed tender, flavorful osso...More

Thank SagHarborAlice
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Dear Alice we enjoyed very much having you at Don Lisander and I'd like to thank you and your husband on behalf of the entire staff. We are looking forward to welcome you back in the good season to pamper you in our beautiful garden....More

Reviewed November 30, 2017

Don Lisander sits a bit hidden in a courtyard in the shopping district of Milan. It was our first night in town and the Four Seasons recommended we have dinner at this nearby spot. The service and food were exceptional. We started our meal with...More

Thank MrsNelson1005
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2017

Thank you very much Mrs Nelson on behalf of all Don Lisander staff. We hope your trip in Italy will be lovely and unforgettable. And we hope to see you soon back at Don LIsander. Warmest Regards Stefano

Reviewed November 7, 2017

We had a wonderful evening at Don Lisander with their friendly staff and local delicacies. Extra lucky, of course, is the fact that we're in Milan during the truffel season, so we were offered tagliatelle with fresh white truffel as an extra treat.

Thank Helen R
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2017

Dear Helen on behalf of all Don Lisander staff I'd like to thank you for being with us. We are looking forward to welcome you back at Don Lisander soon. Best Regards. Stefano

Reviewed October 23, 2017

We visited Don Lisander two years ago and have been looking forward to come back. But this time, we have been extremely disappointed. The main courses were really average. Filet mignon were small steaks cooked too much and swimming in a thick pepper sauce. Even...More

Thank Gabrielle L
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2017

Dear Gabrielle I'm sorry you had a bad experience with us. We have many dear customers coming back frequently being very satisfied. Most probably there was a bad factors combination with you. About unfriendly service let me doubt it as I do receive daily compliments...More

Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Location is great, the Garden outside Unique. Food was reAlly average. 50 min waiting for a risotto, on a business lunch, is not accetable. Had some roasted chicken. ReAlly average, the one my wine Does is far Better. Very professional Service, good wine list. In...More

Thank Giuseppe Rossan... L
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2017
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Ringrazio il Signor Giuseppe perché mi da l'occasione di assicurare tutta la clientela che non siamo ancora in grado di...More

Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Together with 7 girlfriends I visited Don Lisander to celebrate 8x40 years birthday. I entered with high expectations to the special evening and certainly got a fantastic and glorious dining as the food and wine were perfect. The menu presented both local Milanese and Italian...More

Thank Alice N
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2017

Thank you Alice it's been a great pleasure welcoming you and your girlfriends. We had such a lovely time with you and we are looking forward to welcome you back in the near future. On behalf of all staff I'd like to thank you for...More

Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

I ate at Don Lisander in a large group (20) - I had fantastic food, wine and service. We shared a selection of starters - the Veal and Octopus we're particularly good. I had the Lobster Linguini which was very good. Not cheap but a...More

Thank Walco
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Dear Mr. Walco thank you for your appreciation on behalf of all Don Lisander staff. Looking forward to welcome youback soon.

Reviewed September 17, 2017

Expertly prepared and traditional Milanese food served in either the attractive outdoor patio or the handsome indoor rooms. The veal milanese and porcini risotto were outstanding and the sorbetto dessert was likewise fabulous. For some of the dishes, portions were more than generous enough to...More

Thank lg87122
stefano m, Proprietario at Don Lisander, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Dear Sirs, Thank you very much for your nice compliments. Looking forward to welcome you back at Don Lisander

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Nic J
September 29, 2017|
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Response from stefano m | Property representative |
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Alessandro Manzoni 12A, 20121 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Centro Storico
  • Neighborhood: Centro Storico
  • Phone Number: +39 02 7602 0130
  • E-mail
Description
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.
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