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Cafe Milano

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Thu, 5/23
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017, 2019 Winner

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rosciutto di parma 24 mesi con ananas di stagione
imported aged 24 months parma prosciutto w/ fresh pineapple
bocconcini di mozzarella di bufala con pomodori cuore di bue, spuma d’avocado e croccante di pane alle olive
imported campania buffalo mozzarella bocconcini w/ heirloom tomatoes, olive bread & lightly spicy avocado puree
fiori di zucca in pastella ripieni di melanzane e fiordilatte
eggplant & fiordilatte mozzarella filled squash blossoms tempura w/ farmer salad & balsamic reduction
cozze al vapore di vino bianco, limone e zenzero con la sua fetta unta
sautéed mussels in a white wine, ginger & lemon broth w/ garlic grilled bread
calamari e carciofi
sautéed lightly spicy calamari & artichoke in a lemon, white wine & cherry tomatoes
zuppa fredda di pomodoro giallo capaccio e verdurine
chilled capaccio yellow tomatoes, bread & vegetables soup w/ basil infused olive oil
burrata com pomodori cuori di bue, pesto di olive taggiasche e germogli di rucoletta
burrata cheese w/ taggiasche olives & orange tapenade, heirloom tomatoes & micro arugula
nsalata milano
radicchio, belgium endive, baby arugula, frisée & cherry tomato salad in a balsamic vinaigrette or lemon olive oil
insalatina j.j.
butter lettuce salad in a lemon vinaigrette w/ candied walnuts & a gorgonzola cheese crostino
rucoletta con pomodorini ciliegia e veli di grana padano
baby arugula & cherry tomato salad w/ balsamic vinaigrette & grana padano cheese
insalatina di fave, riccia e carciofi con scaglie di pecorino
fava beans,‏ frisée & baby artichoke salad in a lemon vinaigrette w/ tuscan pecorino cheese
panzanella amalfitana
assorted tomatoes, avocado & taggiasche olive salad w/ croutons & lemon olive oil
carpaccio classico di manzo con rucola e scaglie di grana padano
thinly sliced beef tenderloin carpaccio topped w/ baby arugula salad in a lemon vinaigrette w/ shaved grana padano cheese
crudo di tonno alla soia con sale nero e salsa allo zenzero
soy marinated ahi tuna crudo w/ black lava salt in a ginger sauce w/ taggiasche olives & frisee salad
salmerino alpino agli agrumi con salsa di yogurt, cetrioli e cenere di caviale
citrus marinated arctic char crudo w/ a yogurt dill sauce, caviar powder & cucumber celery salad
cafe milano proudly uses maida vastola organic tomatoes form the campanian region of italy for our pizzas
cafe milano
san marzano tomatoes, imported fresh mozzarella, artichokes, seasonal mushrooms, ham & olives
santa babila
san marzano tomatoes, imported buffalo mozzarella, oregano & basil
la scala
fiordilatte mozzarella, prosciutto di parma, arugula & shaved parmesan cheese
focaccia al rosmarino
focaccia w/ fresh rosemary & olive oil
focaccia alla di recco
focaccia stuffed w/ melted crescenza stracchino cheese *please allow 25 minutes for preparation
vegetarian option: torretta di verdure arrosto con spuma alla robiolina e riduzione al balsamico
roasted seasonal vegetables tower w/ robiolina cheese, basil mousse & balsamic reduction
capellini ann hand
angel hair pasta w/ sautéed shrimp, zucchini & carpaccio yellow tomato
linguine moschino
linguini pasta‏ w/ sautéed maine lobster in a lightly spicy tomato sauce
ravioli cavalli
homemade braised‏ veal & spinach filled ravioli in a sage & veal reduction sauce
tagliatelle zegna
tagliatelle pasta w/ veal bolognese sauce
strozzapreti barba
saffron strozzapreti w/ a romano pecorino cheese & fresh black pepper sauce cacio e pepe style
spaghetti chitarra kiton
guitar - spaghetti w/ sautéed manila clams in a olive oil, garlic & chili flakes w/ zucchini & fresh cherry tomatoes
penne meck
imported tisanoreica penne w/ olives, capers & basil tomato sauce (this gianluca mech specialty pasta is both low in carbohydrates & calories & rich in protein)
pappardelle gucci
pappardelle pasta w/ arugula pesto sauce
mezzemaniche valentino
short rigatoni‏ pasta w/ sautéed pancetta, fava beans & a basil zucchini sauce finished w/ salted ricotta cheese
risotto dolce e gabbana
saffron risotto milanese style
daily homemade fresh pasta**
all dry pasta dishes are cooked a la minute - please allow necessary cooking time
branzino del mediterraneo al rosmarino e verdure autunnali
roasted whole mediterranean sea bass w/ rosemary & white wine sauce w/ seasonal vegetables
salmone al vapore con sale maldon e insalata di pomodoro ed avocado
poached atlantic salmon fillet, maldon sea salt & assorted tomatoes & avocado salad
merluzzo icelandic al limone con carciofi, porri brasati e olive
roasted icelandic cod fillet in a lemon sauce w/ braised baby artichokes, leeks & olives
battuta di vitello grigliata con ruchetta e pomodoro
pounded & grilled veal chop served w/ baby arugula & cherry tomato salad
costoletta di vitello alla milanese con lattughe amarognole
pounded, breaded veal chop “milanese” style served w/ assorted bitter greens salad in a balsamic vinaigrette
suprema di pollo grigliata con zucchine trifolate
grilled & pounded chicken breast in a herb olive oil served w/ sautéed shallots & zucchini
cotoletta di pollo alla milanese con patatine fritte
pounded & breaded chicken cutlet served w/ shoestring fries
panino con porchetta, patatine fritte e lattugga cappuccia
roasted pork roulade panino porchetta style w/ shoestring fries & butter lettuce salad
burger di manzo wagyu con gorgonzola, patatine e rucoletta
wagyu beef burger topped w/ gorgonzola cheese, served w/ shoestring fries & a baby arugula cherry tomato salad
Guests savor genuine Southern Coastal Italian cuisine in a setting reminiscent of a stylish Milan boutique. Framed designer scarves adorn the walls in a creative and colorful homage to Italian fashion. The ceiling gives way to coves of hand-painted murals celebrating Italian culture, including the stunning portrait of famed opera singer, Placido Domingo, in the room named in his honor. During warm-weather months, the front wall of floor-to-ceiling windows open onto an outdoor sidewalk patio, adding a touch of Northern Italy to the Georgetown streetscape, creating one of the most sought after dining spots in Washington. Since owner Franco Nuschese blazed onto the DC dining scene over twenty years
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Italian, Contemporary
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hard to believe that in all my visits to DC I never visited this well-known find-dining establishment, but will definitely be back. This is a quiet, confident establishment that knows it's good, and delivers a noteworthy experience. It starts at the host stand, with a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Derek G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely food. Great atmosphere. What a shame that they hung my beautiful new coat on such a low rail that it dragged over the floor. “Sorry” - not quite enough - probably won’t return. If I do I won’t be taking a coat!!

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited whilst on a trip to the capital. Was the beat meal and service of the week. Of all the restaurants recommended by the concierge this one stood out. But. The whole experience was ruined by the Reataurant cloakroom which hung a very expensive...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank X6095OVandrewm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the area this is a good place to eat. Very friendly service and good food. My kids orderes the pasta and they loved it. I had the Branzino and it was excellent too!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 820berthal
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

This 25+ years old restaurant in Georgetown continues to be the center of activity for “the” who-is-who of the DC politicians and celebrities and their counterpart visiting ones. When you go there you never know who you are going to seating next to or across...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank IDC637
Reviewed April 7, 2019

This quaint gem in Georgetown was so wonderful! We loved the service and the ambiance! We had a table by the window and loved all of the homemade pasta. What a treat to be at this beautiful restaurant! Loved our experience here!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank JanieDo
Reviewed April 2, 2019

The $18 bibb lettuce salad was serviceable. I think it had 5 walnuts total. We asked to split it and the chef nicely served it on 2 plates. I do think he gave us a little extra salad. Amount of dressing was spot on (Usually...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank brittbaustin
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

I loved the vibe of the place, the service was great, the winter was very knowledgeable with the wine and even had different options to what to pair it with.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 232courtneyw
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

We had a dinner with our kids. We have a mixed feeling about our experience. You are well welcomed and you realize that most people are well dressed up. The table and tableware are perfect. We ordered pizzas and understood that it would have better...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank yveslouisp
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Highly recommend the spinach veal ravioli. Crusty bread is super tasty and appreciated the carefully crafted wine list. Staff is top notch. Ask for a table by the window if the patio isn’t open.

Date of visit: March 2019
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May 16, 2016|
Response from CafeMilanoAdmin | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your inquiry. Cafe Milano has three private/semi-private dining rooms which can accommodate an intimate seated lunch or dinner party of 10 to a large group of 70. For more detailed on our private... More
May 10, 2016|
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Hi No they do more than pizza and pull off elegant really well.
March 13, 2015|
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Response from Manuela G | Reviewed this property |
I would say smart casual. There are always men and women in suits...I would not wear jeans to go to Caffe' Milano but you will not be turned away for wearing them.
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