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Il Kaimano

#447 of 6,567 Restaurants in Milan
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Brera
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Via Fiori Chiari 20, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8050 2733
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11:30 - 00:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 00:30
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Showing 133: English reviews
Wokingham, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sabrina and Emilio (especially Sabrina, she was lovely!) were the most welcoming hostesses and they recommended our meals which were absolutely delicious freshly cooked and excellent value. We visited 2 nights and were made to feel on the second night like family. Such a wonderful authentic Italian welcome. 😊

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Thank Jackie H
Minsk, Belarus
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269 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Some kind of always-busy place in the Brera quarter. We took risotto alla milanese, cotoletta di vitello alla milanese, pizza capricciosa, spaghetti al pomodorro, vino rosso. Not bad. Don't forget: service tips are included in your cheque (11%!).

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Thank yegorb306
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately the food was average, the wrong dishes brought to the table with no apology or offer to replace, the bill hugely inflated and a handbag stolen from under the table, then rushed out the door to avoid the "fuss" being made about the stolen handbag. Avoid at all cost, plenty of other restaurants locally.

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Thank jamescamio
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch after my friend recommended this place highly for its truffle pasta/ravioli. And ravioli I got! It was decent, the taste was nice enough, nothing spetacular but it was not bad either. Then second plate is the lobster, not great, very average at best, and expensive so I do not recommend this dish. Good place for a... More 

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Thank Quang P
Moscow, Russia
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120 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traditional and lovely, that's the first words came into your mind when you enter here. Looks more like you are in the living room in the house of big Italian family from Napoli. For person like me, that doesn't like pizza, I must say that it was delicious . We ate traditional pizza Margarita and Pepperoni, was like it must... More 

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3 Thank InaLyudmilova
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoy very much to eat here. Food was excellent and the place was also very nice. Very good service.

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2 Thank gsaborio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The lady who welcomes to guest was soo polite and nice so I tought It's worth to give a shot. As soon as I come in she made me comfortable and helped me with everything. Sea risotto was soo good that I can't even find a word to describe. Just go there and order sea risotto. You won't regret. Go... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

On arrival we had to wait 10 minutes for a table but this was not a problem as they gave us a glass of prosecco while waiting which was appreciated. Emilio who was one of our waiters he was excellent he had a great sense of humour and made the evening great, he even took a selfie with us, the... More 

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Thank Snazzzle
1 review
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Best service we ever witnessed. So funny and respectful. Emilio is an amazing person and a great professional. The food was beyond amazing. The pizza was divine, the pasta was so good and the lasagna was amazing. Will definitely come back! Thank you! Best wishes, Luciano F. Pinto

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Thank Luciano F P
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for some nice place to eat then it's definitely a place for you. The waitress was very friendly and the pizza and ravioli really delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:30
Monday
11:30 - 00:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:30
Thursday
11:30 - 00:30
Friday
11:30 - 00:30
Saturday
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fiori Chiari 20, 20121 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Brera
  • Neighbourhood: Brera
  • Phone Number: +39 02 8050 2733

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Brera

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Brera
Brera captures the real essence of the city. It is an excellent mix between history and modernity, where tradition meets innovation. Here design and beauty reign. On Via Brera there are the famous Pinacoteca (galleries), the National Gallery of Modern and Antique Art, and the Academy of Fine Arts. Interior design boutiques and intellectual cafes are typical of the district. Walking along Via Madonnina is a must to admire the architecture of buildings and the design stores. On Sundays, going to the local market is an unmissable opportunity for fashion, style and art. Tucked away, there is the Orto Botanico di Brera botanical garden that seems like a painting framed in an ancient fairy structure. Last but not least, it’s worth a visit to Giardini Pubblici Indro Montanelli with its Planetarium, the Civico Museo di Storia Naturale (Natural History Museum).
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