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Ristorante Papa Francesco

Via Marino 5 | ang.Piazza della Scala, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 862177
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“seafood” (10 reviews)
“home made” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Marino 5 | ang.Piazza della Scala, 20121 Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Great location, just on the corner of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. Food is average quality. Pizza and risotto - nothing special, carpaccio could be better flavored. Prices are a bit high , but considering location it is OK. Only objection is that stuff which is polite...More

Thank Milan G
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Good service and ambience is nice. The food is tasty and the prices are consistent with the locality. I've eaten twice at this restaurant and highly recommend it.

Thank lhferreira
Reviewed 20 February 2018

As soon as you walk through the door you are greeted , the staff are all very friendly but most of all the gluten free menu and choices are brilliant even served warm gluten free bread without asking... brilliant we shall be back thank you...More

1  Thank ajgriffith13
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Don't you just hate it when you get taken for a ride. The guy on the street invites you in. The place is relatively empty and its Sunday lunch. You fancy a pizza and a glass of wine. After all it is Italy. The meal...More

4  Thank thebadgerman
Paolo B, Proprietario at Ristorante Papa Francesco, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Ignorance has no limits. Total bill € 33.00 2 people. You do not know the voice "Coperto" because you have never been to eat in a restaurant. You forgot to write that service in Italy it's included in the price, non like restaurant in USA...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Great service, great food, very homey feeling. Reasonable price considering the location (right next to Teatro alla Scala).

Thank evacogan
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had a late lunch here on New Year’s Day. We were able to order lentil soup, which wasn’t on the menu and I took the buffalo mozzarella salad for starters, and we took the pork and lasagne for mains with a...More

Thank Greguska
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Prepared to have a nice meal when another table made a complaint about the food - I was shocked when the Waiter/manager (Paolo?) started shouting at them! I don't normally make on-line comments because it can be misused but this spoiled other diners experience as...More

5  Thank Steve S
Paolo B, Proprietario at Ristorante Papa Francesco, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018
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Guarda che ho sgridato quel cliente per difenderti. Ti ha visto mettere il formaggio sugli spaghetti ai frutti di mare...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Yes, it did cost more than I thought it should, but it was convenient to the church. The 25 Euro bottle of wine wasn't much different than what I got at Carrefour for 4 Euro, but the food and service was good and we had...More

Thank RockyTop
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

An old worn classic of a duaomo tourist trap ;the old school over the top service of a confidence man and a the main act “papa” leaving you with a smile You know you’re being had but go along for the ride The highlight is...More

3  Thank Lb K
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

It felt a bit like they were trying to con the tourist by charging 18 euros for a beer and 5 euros for some rock hard bread. The pizza was ok, but the ravioli had way too much oil on that it was greasy. Also...More

5  Thank MrMrsHappyR
Paolo B, Proprietario at Ristorante Papa Francesco, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Your wife looks Happy in the picture !!!!! Paolo Bonomo

Centro Storico
The pulsating core of Milan is in Centro. Duomo Square
is enclosed by the gothic cathedral, the historic icon
of Milan. However, shopping is what draws most crowds
to this area. The classy and versatile Galleria
Vittorio Emanuele II with luxury boutiques and high
quality restaurants will turn any shopping or lunch
expedition into a royal experience. Head to the
rooftop of the flagship La Rinascente to enjoy the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$49
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Marino 5 | ang.Piazza della Scala, 20121 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Centro Storico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Storico
  • Phone Number: +39 02 862177
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Traditional Family restaurant from 1980. The best Home made Pasta and dessert. T-bone steak and Fried Calamari and shrimps available every day.
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