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Nonna Emilia - Moderna Trattoria

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Via Monte Bianco 33, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Italy
+39 02 527 5176
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 19:00 - 23:30
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Bucharest, Romania
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since the rating only offers the options "average" and "very good" I chose average as there is no other option in between. The food is good, but nothing spectacular. I guess it's a family business, so you can find a decent home cooked meal. Pasta is good, but I guess I can cook something similar at home.

Thank Andreea B
Milan, Italy
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328 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Popular place for business lunch: a few choices of first course, second & sides. Set menus with water starts @10€. There are cakes & coffee too.. you pay separately. Quick service, clean place

Thank Cristiano C
NonnaEmiliaTrattoria, Proprietario at Nonna Emilia - Moderna Trattoria, responded to this review

Thanks Cristiano, we hope you'll be back maybe for dinner and we'll be able to have you give us at least another star :) More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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426 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The food here is really ok but the service is awful. A smile and being friendly costs nothing but its too much to ask for here. Maybe they don't want our trade preferring just locals who knows but will not be back. Frankly rude service.

Thank maraalfa
NonnaEmiliaTrattoria, Proprietario at Nonna Emilia - Moderna Trattoria, responded to this review

hi maraalfa, thanks for what you say about our food! as far as the service I'm really sorry to hear what you are saying, please keep in mind that my waiter's English is very poor at the moment and I think that's the reason why they might have sounded "rude". I'm actually about to have my staff enroll to an... More 

Greenford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

thanks for the expecial dinner that you have prepared for my family , great food very simple and very special.... see you soon.

Thank James-Gibbs_57
Breda, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Service is a disaster, chaotic and full of errors. The verdict is that the quality matches the service, simple, disappointing and chaotic. Vegatibles are overcoocked. A medium done sirloin stake is almost still alive. The advice is to skip this restaurant.

Thank Hpruijse
NonnaEmiliaTrattoria, Proprietario at Nonna Emilia - Moderna Trattoria, responded to this review

Hello Hpruijse, we really made you upset. If I get it right from your English, we made tons of mistakes in the service and food was just bad... why you didn't mention the reasons? why didn't you like? We strive to do our best, reviews like yours just don't give us anything to work on. Sorry.... More 

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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Always busy which is definitely a good sign. Value for money set menus. Delicious, wholesome traditional meals, staff are efficient even though rushed of their feet. Very popular lunch time with the office crowd.

Andover, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Very enjoyable and much preferred to our hotel restaurant. We arrived around 7 and were the only people there, and be warned that it is not as small as it first seems as there is a larger room at the back, fairly soon it was filled with locals having a good meal in a convivial atmosphere.

Thank AlbatrossSquawk
Tehran, Iran
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

It is a wonderful place, good staff and good food, red wine was cold! But the staff are very kind and welcome. It was Great time in Nonna Emilia. Highly recommended.

1 Thank MJ A
Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I loved everything from the antipasta to the pasta it all flowed wonderfully. They have a great wine selection and the atmosphere is inviting and cozy. I felt right at home in such a faraway land. Real Italian food is so much better than what we get in the states and this place is a fine example.

Thank kyletravels2016
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

All I can say is that we loved it so much, we went back three times during our stay in the Milan area. The food was always fresh. I loved the daily rotating menu options and having a quick expresso or for those like me not up to the Italian normal standard a cappuccino after lunch. I'd definitely recommend visiting... More 

Thank Beau B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$31
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Monte Bianco 33, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Milan  >  San Donato Milanese
  • Phone Number: +39 02 527 5176

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