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“Tasty!!!”
Review of Cafe Milano

Cafe Milano
Ranked #54 of 1,242 Restaurants in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $13 - $22
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed December 22, 2012

Cafe Milano keeps it real- real tasty, real fresh, really reasonable, really friendly service.
Simple dishes like the Lasagna are delicate yet satisfying without sinking you into the depths of a carb Coma. Desserts made here include a semi sweet ricotta Cheesecake, my fave the fab Tiramisu or Cannoli...
Friendly little Lunch or Dinner spot with nicely priced wines by the glass or bottle. Pasta dishes made with love from the excellent simple bright tomato basil sauce with fruity olive oil or tomato enhanced with a touch of cream. Milano has a nice variety of additional Dinner specials (lobster and seafood pasta, Ossobucco rotate amongst others). Kids Menu includes an astonishingly generous steak plus usual fare. It's fresh and either date night or kid friendly-reasonable enough for a last minute weeknight too. Great neighborhood spot!!

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Thank Challenger007
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Reviewed December 16, 2012

I found this delightful restaurant as part of the San Diego Beer and Wine Tours. The flavors in each dish were delicious! This is the place I will go again next time I'm in La Jolla.

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Reviewed November 29, 2012

The Pasta - The Veal - The Sauces - The Bread - Everything was so fresh and delicious. We've eaten here twice already and are planning another trip soon. It looks like an old fashioned family restaurant and certainly makes you feel cozy and welcome. It's traditional Italian fare at it's best. Portions are large and prices very reasonable.

I think the best compliment I can give this restaurant is that I wish we were staying long enough to sample everything on the menu..It's just that good......

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Thank Bimmer29
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Reviewed May 12, 2012

It's never on the menu, but ask if the owner has made cannelloni that day. The tomato sauce with a touch of cream is delicious. Oso Bucco is another winner. Balsamic vinegar and olive oil are shaken vigorously in a bottle before being poured on a saucer for dipping - a much better blend than pouring them separately. Hold back on the excellent bread and this dipping sauce, or you won't have room for dinner!

Thank RedRaptor47
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Reviewed April 19, 2012

Excellent service, excellent food! The quality of the food far surpassed the price - definitely a great value for the money. The veal was wonderful with a perfectly blended sauce. The dipping sauce was so heartily consumed, not a drop left. We bought a bottle to bring home and are still savoring it! Tiramisu was the best I have ever had! It had perfect flavoring, texture and proportion. Of course, the owner was charming and attentive. Warm and inviting atmosphere - even for families. Fantastic service! We will be talking about this dining experience for years to come! Can't wait to go back!

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Thank phoyman
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