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Bar Basso


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After-hours, Drinks
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t you dare to walk by this living piece of cocktails history. Order Negroni Sbagliato (or 4!) (10€), eat cold omelette, some olives and pickles - enjoy your time travel in Wes Anderson like looking bar. That’s where sbagliato was born, pay some respect!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank czesc_tu_koji
Reviewed 4 January 2019

Out of the crowd, out of the movida and trends, the Bar Basso is one of the most authentic Bar of Milan, with all the charme of the 60s and the timeless best places not for tourists. Professional service, classic furniture, best cocktails in town,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank giobbe41056
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The waiter was extremely rude. He didn't want to give us a receipt and forgot part of our order. I don't have a problem with the relatively high prices, but I would at least expect to be treated decently. I absolutely don't recommend this place,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank krivo321
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Few words: the place to go in Milan. Here it is born the negroni sbagliato, the milanese drink and this is the place where you do aperitivo old school, with little pizzas, nice olives, chips, few little bytes and all good! Usually very full and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank camo81
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Very remarkable place with several traditions, which buy the way claims invention of negroni sbagliato cocktail. I think the service was slow, but maybe it should be this way in classy places. I strongly suggest visiting it, if you happened to be nearby.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank KAMA3
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Bar Basso is a historical place! In the late 90ies quite a few designers had their studios around the area - such as eg James Irvine and Stefano Jovanoni - and became friends with Maurizio - the owner of the Bar. They created the ultimate...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Flippr
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Went there with my family, and got ok service. The waiters took their time, but the drinks we got was large and tasty. The aperitivo wasn't really our cup of tea, but the bar and the seating outside was nice.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Kari F
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Our B&B owner recommended that we have a drink here as it is world famous. As it was only about 2 blocks away we gave it a try and had their famous/infamous Negroni Sbagliato which must be one of the few drinks that was concocted...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank gatorboyOrlando_FL
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Bar Basso for the historical cocktail significance. Here's the abridged review: The drinks were great, the nibbles were good but the service was disappointing. We felt like a bother or a nuisance to our server. I've read comments about foreigners getting worse service...More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank GetUpAndGetOut
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Bar Basso was a short walk from our hotel and we visited on a couple of occasions for apperitivo. We chose the large Aperol spritz which were served in huge glasses with very large blocks of ice which we enjoyed immensely. For our 10€ each...More

Date of visit: June 2017
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Citta Studi
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Città Studi with a thirsty belly and you’ll be
satisfied, it’s well known for the production of
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