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El Bistrot de Milan - CLOSED

Viale Monza 13, 20125 Milan, Italy
+39 02 2682 6749
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
26 Oct 2016
“Typically Italian; friendly & delicious”
8 Aug 2016
“Went back...but never again”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean
££ - £££
Viale Monza 13, 20125 Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here for my last Italian meal after a few days in Milan. The menu was very traditional as was the welcome and I particularly liked that the waitress asked if we two British customers would prefer to speak in English or Italian. An...More

Thank Hope S
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Unfortunately management has changed, and with it so many more things. We used to love going to this simple bistrot each time we got to Milan. The menu was simple, it offered traditional recipes from Milan and Piacenza and we utterly enjoyed the simple and...More

Thank Catello L
Reviewed 24 July 2015

The overall taste and service were not bad. However, I ordered a pasta with bongole and bottarga, but the pasta came with only bongole (or an amount of bottarga that I couldn't recognize). Maybe they thought that we will not notice it, but it was...More

Thank Harapeno
paolofabrizio, Proprietario at El Bistrot de Milan, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2015
Google Translation

Gentile cliente, in Italia abbiamo ancora la LIBERTA di parola per fortuna. Se per lei la "Bottarga " era poca,...More

Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

I have travelled many places and been at many restaurants - mostly budget. I usually meet places with an open mind and low expectations, but this place was indeed awful. I had the cottelette milanese and my girlfriend had meatballs. The meatballs was raw inside...More

Thank Nils H
paolofabrizio, Proprietario at El Bistrot de Milan, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2015
Google Translation

Alle persone che non dicono la verità è vogliono prendere in giro chi lavora, non rispondo nemmeno. Dico solo che...More

Reviewed 22 April 2015

I was surprized, i found good typical Milanese cuisine, at a good price, that's uncommon. I tried a 'bollito con salsa verde' (boiled beef with a special parsley sauce), good, and a very good 'cotoletta alla milanese', the very large version also called 'orecchia d'elefante...More

Thank FelixbL
Reviewed 16 September 2014 via mobile

Went there with my boyfriend and had an amazing time! The cotoletta alla milanese, a typical dish from Milan, was very tasty and soft. Too big to finish so next time we'll order one x two people. Very good!!More

Thank Maroca_Mari
paolofabrizio, Proprietario at El Bistrot de Milan, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2014
Google Translation

spettacolo siete voi che gustate la nostra ( a parere mio e di molti) vera costoletta MILANESE quella con l'OSSO............More

Reviewed 22 November 2013 via mobile

After strolling around the area close to centrale to find a restaurant for me and my family we accidently came across this nice place. My parents were here to visit me for 3 days during my 3 month work in Milan and this was pur...More

Thank Matija P
Reviewed 13 November 2013

We were a party of 12 odd colleagues and friends and had a pleasant lunch. We got the whole upstairs floor for us, thus the atmosphere was pleasant; I noticed that downstairs the hall tends to get crammed easily. Food and wine were very good...More

Thank Garcodia
Reviewed 28 September 2013

A nice calm place in busy Milano. Very nice decor and the staff was great! The food however was not great. We ordered roasted veal and got a thin piece with very little meat, but a lot of white strings. They also seemed to have...More

1  Thank Annika K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$12 - US$37
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
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18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Monza 13, 20125 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +39 02 2682 6749
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