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Via Tortona 20, 20144 Milan, Italy
+39 02 5810 9381
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19:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Our meal and experience at this lovely restaurant far surpassed anything we imagined to find in Milano. It is owned and personally staffed by a husband and wife who take extreme pleasure in making sure their guests are treated as if they have been invited into their home. We had a fabulous 5 course meal, all expertly made, and spent... More 

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florida
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84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I go there every time in Milan, friendly service, good eye for detail from the freshest of 'pinzimonios' crudités, to the gleaming fresh fish, to the classic granseola, crab served ready to eat in its shell. Very good wines, and don't miss the apple tart and desserts. A little too quiet the last visit, maybe because of summer, like when... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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128 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

For me it's the one and the only fish restaurant in Milan. I'm not speaking about sushi, but Italian cuisine... I go there since 10 years already, I took there many friends, clients and colleagues and it is always perfect. Compliments to all! STRONGLY SUGGESTED.

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Doha, Qatar
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71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Cannot be faulted from beginning to end. Absolutely one of the best restaurants I have ever been to. Takes seafood to a new level with imaginative dishes. You will regret not going.

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Germany
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70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

Really enjoyed my meal here. Food and service were both very good. I especially enjoyed my John Dory fish. Would highly recommend.

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Milan, Italy
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

In 2 we went for dinner and you have a 38 and 55euro menu or order a la carte. Food was yummy and our fish was amazing. But the pasta for 15euros was a very small portion in our mind. I could have eaten double. The fish was 50 euros but again for the price I don't know if it... More 

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Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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112 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

30 and more years of fish in Milan, very good simple plates, with Rocco always there (thanks God) It always starts with Granseola (a kind of crab), and then some warm appetisers .. then I ordered Spaghetti al Nero di seppia (squid ink)... sublime. We ended with with a San Pietro (John Dory) cooked in oven with tomatoes and potatoes...... More 

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Thank Andrea R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

Difficult to find the perfect balance between style, food and price in Milan but this is definitely what I did at the Granseola. Superb hand-made starters and a great variety of main courses. Competent and friendly staff. Price more than fair (approx 60 eur per person)

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Athens
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

Excellent fish restaurant near Navilgli District. A nice basket of fresh vegetables welcomes you, the classic starter is the crab, very good spaghetti with sardines and for main, oven clocked San Pietro fish a la Mediterraneo. Finish with a tiramisu and footrest fruits! Don't miss!

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Milano
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2014

Delicious meal, friendly staff, lovely atmosphere. We had a selection of antipasti, starting with their traditional crab shell filled with crab meat, then a selection of raw and cooked fish. Excellent pasta courses and grilled fish mains. All really fresh and absolutely delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Tortona 20, 20144 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Navigli
  • Neighbourhood: Navigli
  • Phone Number: +39 02 5810 9381

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

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Navigli
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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