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“Avoid” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ristorante San Carlo

Ristorante San Carlo
Ranked #6,179 of 8,030 Restaurants in Milan
Price range: US$26 - US$104
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: Centro Storico
Singapore, Singapore
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1,681 reviews
1,039 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 647 helpful votes
“Avoid”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2013 via mobile

Made a mistake and stumbled into this place, or rather, was led here by a waiter while we were looking for a place to eat. Nice location in the duomo shopping area and good outdoor seating. Waiter was curt and unfriendly though I noticed he was nicer to female patrons. All our drinking and wine glasses were dirty so obviously they don't take pride in the business. My friend's 22 euros veal dish was overcooked though he specified medium rare, and didn't taste very good. My spaghetti was undercooked. Naturally didn't order dessert. Near the end of our meal, the waiter was clearing the next table and he cleared the water in the glasses and splashing the contents onto the floor next to me, getting my shopping bags wet. I've never seen that, even at the dirtiest food markets in china or Thailand. Will hope never to return

Visited August 2013
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Belgium
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Delicious”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2013

Both the pizza (which is served on a slice of tree, believe it or not) and the tortellini in this place were delicious. Portions were small but the taste was great. Price was okay considering the location of this place, would eat here again.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Danny V
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Horrible service...”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013

We were at Ristorante San Carlo yesterday, March, 30 2013. The place is nice and in a nice location. Too bad the service is really poor, decadent. The waiter looked so annoying and extremely unpleasant. She would decide where we should sit and what we should eat and drink. We had a pizza which wasn't bad but nothing to die for.
In the middle of our lunch, we were asked (forced?!) to move to another table since they needed ours!
You don't do that with a customer! we were there first, the others can wait!
Don't waste you money at San Carlo, there're plenty of places in Milano that offer better food and a decent service. Just don't go there.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Take time to re-charge”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2013

Just in the middle of shopping paradize there is a small restaurant. Pizza is at the top, but take the mix of seafood and fish - fresh, jucy, very nice. Goes well with grappa ( mild one). Stuff is friendly. Service is quick.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Katia Z
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remscheid
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“worst service, small portions, to expensive”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2013

Very small portions, impolite service, not flexible with billing and payment, very expensive. It was not possible to pay seperatly with visa credit card

  • Visited January 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank christian1240
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