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La Cantina di Franco

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Italian, Wine Bar
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Via Raffaello Sanzio 16, 20149 Milan, Italy
+39 02 4398 3048
10:00 - 01:00
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Milan, Italy
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

It's one of my regular places. Delightful choice of champagne. So refreshing and reassuring ! I stopped yesterday after work. A couple of flutes (Laurent Perrier), complementary mini bruschettas. Two words with the cheering bearded man serving tables outside. Away from the frenzy central grief. Green trees around...the boulevard ! The offer of bubbles by the glass changes periodically. The... More 

Thank GiuseppeMarzo
Milan, Italy
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157 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Like wine? well, this place is meant to satisfy (almost) any your oenological desire. They offer a plenty of options from Italy and other traditional wine countries, with some peculiar brands, at a right price. From 5 to hundred euros, they will give you what your taste need to spend great times in the neighborhood. Pity that there are no... More 

Thank icemandvd
Milan, Italy
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Nice and cosy place , about ten tables inside and about fifteen tables in a new gazebo outside . Incredible selection of wine , whisky , gin and rums . you can also have a light lunch or dinner with a variety of selected dishes .

Thank psmall21
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88 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2014

So much fun! Great wine, great atmosphere...great food and great friends...Small and charming.. Perfect..lots of laughter, lots of fun. Amazing wine...cheeses, risotto...who could ask for more..but then there was..more and more that was so good..you can't resist! Quite an enjoyable evening!

Thank texmex2345
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2014 via mobile

A great classic with great bottles (from Italy, France and elsewhere), friendly service, good food and very reasonable prices. Top wines and great knowledge of the wine world. Franco is a favorite for any real wine lovers in Milan (full of locals, no tourists). Look no further.

Thank giorgionet
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2013 via mobile

Great wines accompanied by a great food selection: Italian culture unfolds thanks to Franco's passion and spirit of adventure. Every bite and every sip are a surprise. We always go there when we are looking for something special.

Thank Lovely_Islington
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2012 via mobile

The food was excellent, the wine recommended by the waiter was very good. This place is quite far from the main tourist locations and hence the prices are very reasonable. They don't have an english menu and the staff is not fluent in english, this might be a problem for non-italian speakers.

Thank Ilia L
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2012

Franco will take care of you, when going to cervia go to Milano Maritimo , go to Franco, the seafood the shrimp , the octopus, and sea shell are espetacular with homemade pastas , we ask for a good wine he got us a Banfi Brunello di Montalcino ,

Thank saitame
Milan, Italy
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2012

Food is good not great--pasta excellent --cotolette normal--dessert verygood as is wine choice. Service indifferent but the restaurant has tobe avoided at al costs from June-September. Air conditioning doesn'tworkor if itdoes they are too cheapto putiton. Youlose your appetite and they do nothing about it. Thumbs down in the summer

Thank sophdavid
Geneva, Switzerland
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2012

I went to this restaurant because they still served some of the food on the menu late at night (after 12am) and not a lot of other options were available. The place itself is quite nice the service was nothing special especially considering that the standard in milan is quite high. When i asked the waiter to recommend a wine... More 

Thank PaoloBianchi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$36 - US$71
Italian, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Raffaello Sanzio 16, 20149 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +39 02 4398 3048

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?