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Les Gitanes Bistrot

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Via Forcella 2/A, Milan, Italy
+39 02 839 4084
08:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 01:00
Fri 08:00 - 02:00
Sat 18:00 - 02:00
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Lima, Peru
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The highlight of this restaurant is the staff and service. We went on a Friday evening and they did everything to find us a table, it was really something I appreciated. Also during the dinner the staff was knowledgeable and attentive. However the food was not up to the expectations..small portion and pretty average. I am not sure if I... More 

Thank sim0nar0me0
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We always try to visit this great bistro. The food is even better than last year and our wonderful host Stefano is supernice. I love the theme, all black and white. I tried the tonno and my friends had beaf and seafood. All was very tasty and looked great!

Thank TuvaTravel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing design, very stylish and cozy. But the food is awful: unfrozen vegetables and potatoes, cheap greyish "pesto" from supermarket (not è fresh one), super oily salmon - really terrible. Bad even for a quick lunch. I had problems with my stomach after trying to eat there.

Thank Osokina M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

I Was Always wondering To visit This resturant And finally couple of weeks ago i had the chance.. And luckily i Did a good choice! Grilled salmon Was delicious And i Also tryed Apple pie as a dessert! Cozy atmosphere And cordial service ! Absolutely i'll be Back , for dinner !

Thank Mario S
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

The owner is so kind and the food is great. The interior is so cool and the place is small but comfy. I love the tapestry on the bathroom. The bar has a wide sellection. Parking is a bit tricky, but that is always a problem in Milan. Try this hidden gem!

Thank TuvaTravel
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

I've a Saturday dinner with friends in this charming, small and intimate restaurant. Very good the starters, I've chosen artichokes with fondutina, simply fantastic. Less tasty the gnocchi. A little bit slow service but kind staff. Suggested

Thank Americanini
Milan, Italy
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116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Positives: - Salt cod was of the right consistence and not oversalted; porcini mushrooms accompanying it were spot on - Although the unstructured tiramisu can be a cliche nowadays, all the people at table were genuinely satisfied with it and really had fun eating it - Chocolate souffle was nicely done - Wine list is rich and of quality What... More 

1 Thank DemandingItalian
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

I ve never seen so nice place in Milan….perfect to go with friends but also for a romantic dinner with your partner. I was there with my girlfriend last time that i was in Milan…..and i really suggest to go, the owner is very friendly and the food is amazing

3 Thank Lorenzo G
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014 via mobile

Ok starting from the (light) lunch, moving to the aperitiv, forwarding to the (light) dinner and dying with the dessert tasting chairs comfort is foundamental and the empaty of the waiters too You got it: the setting is fantastic with old fashioned furnitures and the service at the table more than performing through their kindness Food and wine quality exceeding... More 

2 Thank MAgostinis
Milan, Italy
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

We were very disappointed with the service and the food. We ordered steak and it was served cold! The bill was not detailed properly at all, many items were marked "various" so it was very hard to check what we were paying for. Many wines on the menu were not available and we were served a wine without knowing the... More 

2 Thank ViaggiaForFun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Forcella 2/A, Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Navigli
  • Neighbourhood: Navigli
  • Phone Number: +39 02 839 4084

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Navigli

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The Navigli is part of historic Milan. In the ancient days, the entire city was linked with canals, similar to Venice. Today, most of the canals are gone, but the Navigli remains a canal-based neighborhood. There are two major canals: Naviglio Pavese and Naviglio Grande. The Naviglio Grande's bridges greet visitors at dusk with an amazing view. The Navigli district specializes in clubs, cafes, and vintage shops. Lifestyle reigns supreme here. You can start the walk from the Colonne di San Lorenzo, an antique colonnade in front of the Basilica di San Lorenzo. During the daytime, this place acts as a meeting point for artists and students reading books or chatting with friends; the nights turn it into a stepping-stone for club hoppers. Science lovers will also relish the opportunity to visit the Science and Technology National Museum Leonardo Da Vinci, showcasing inventions of the Italian genius.
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