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L'Opera

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Via Ulrico Hoepli 6, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 805 1231
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London, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I had eaten quite well at lunch time and so only wanted a part dinner. I chose the veal to start and it came thinly slice and with a dot of tuna cream on each slice and served with rocket and green beans (cold). Delicious. My partner had the Osso Bucco. He was in seventh heaven with it and savoured... More 

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Thank Bryan W
Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
1 review
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I had a lunch with tartare, octopus pasta and tempura style fries with a prosecco. I was impressed by the quality of ingredients and the size of the portions but also the presentations looked great. Nice staff for a great service

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Thank Rsettanta
London, ON
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We came here late, I'm talking 940-10pm and they close at 1030pm. The waiter Marcello could not have been more friendly helpful and welcoming! At no point did we feel rushed or unwelcome and the food... The food was fantastic and the biggest portions I've had yet in Italy! We got the Beef Tartare, Beef Filet, Veal, Pasta and seared... More 

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Thank michygu
San Francisco
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

This restaurant is tucked in to the side of the De La Ville Hotel. We ate there two nights in a row. The ambiance is serene and comfortable. The restaurant was not all all crowded, which initially concerned me. Perhaps it was because we were early diners. But the food was exceptional. We both began with a seared foie gras... More 

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Thank SFtraveler4303
New Fairfield, Connecticut
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474 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Went to L'Opera with colleagues and the first thing to note was that despite its location, near Duomo and La Scala, it was very quiet all the time we were there. However, it is attached to a hotel and sometimes hotel-based restaurants are unfairly marked down. The bread service was a little uninspiring and the service was not terribly friendly,... More 

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Thank CastawayKnight
Halifax, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2013

I was taken here for a meal by my partner for my 40th. When we arrived she had arranged for flowers to be there on the table from our children. It was lovely. The food was absolutely gorgeous and the service was first class.

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Thank Karen B
Milano
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84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2013

There are places where eating becomes an experience that goes well beyond the need to get some food. It becomes the discovery of new and unexpected tastes, the beauty of the dishes, the wise choice of wines to create an unforgettable experience of pleasure. Add a flawless service, a skilled sommellier to help you out with the drinks from a... More 

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Thank Goldbaer62
Eastham, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2013

Great food and not so large portions, which is great. Staff connected the dots and realized some people were vegetarians and therefore magically produced fish as a main course. Very smart. Great sorbet for dessert!

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Thank JoanWilkinHill
Reston, VA
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115 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2012

I stayed at the Hotel de la Ville, to which this restaurant is attached. It appears to have little traffic other than hotel guests, but that is too bad. The food was quite good, albeit a bit expensive, and the service was excellent. Try it if you want something quiet near the Duomo and La Scala.

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Thank LindaReston_VA
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2012

Very obliging staff, excellent food and wine, next door to the opera house so very conveneient, added to the style of the evening.

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Thank Christine Susan J

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ulrico Hoepli 6, 20121 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Centro Storico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Storico
  • Phone Number: +39 02 805 1231

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centro Storico

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Centro Storico
The pulsating core of Milan is in Centro. Duomo Square is enclosed by the gothic cathedral, the historic icon of Milan. However, shopping is what draws most crowds to this area. The classy and versatile Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II with luxury boutiques and high quality restaurants will turn any shopping or lunch expedition into a royal experience. Head to the rooftop of the flagship La Rinascente to enjoy the view of the animated square with a panorama of the Duomo. The Corso Vittorio Emanuele II is the street for high-end shopping. Brands of all kinds and street artists attract the attention of all visitors; while at Via Santa Radegonda 16, Luini Panzerotti is a much appreciated street food shop providing unimaginable culinary experiences. If shopping takes its toll on you, consider visiting Castello Sforzesco, a 15th century castle housing several museums. Those looking to relax can go to Parco Sempione, where nature provides respite from the energy of this dynamic and international city.
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