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Ratana'

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Via Gaetano de Castillia 28 | i, 20124 Milan, Italy
0287128855
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12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
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Hong Kong, China
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a cosy venue for a great meal. Service is affable and the food is just extremely well done. We had starters of fried artichoke and the most divine pork belly. Mains were a tagliolini of a surprising spring onion sauce as well as a perfect risotto with osso bucco that the chef's mom would be proud of. I messed... More 

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reservation is advisable and the place is away from the center, in a residential area, therefore you will need a taxi. The place serves Italian food and the menue is delicate though there is quite a choice and the dishes do not come in minuscule portions. Food is tasty, wine list is long, the service is swift and the staff... More 

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Hamburg
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

in a beautiful old building in the business district, this restaurant offers great italian food in a cool but cosy atmosphere. Even if there're a lot guest it's not loud. Well designed roof, keeps the sound low. The younger sevice is very attentive with good knowledge about the wines and food, ingriedients. We tried the tasting menue, which was the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located in the middle of the Porta Nuova Garibaldi area, very close to Piazza Gae Aulenti. The building was once associated with the railway system in old Milan. They have used some of the old materials to create a very hip, new restaurant. This is the restaurant I go to when I want a delicious creamy risotto... More 

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Mapleton, Utah, USA
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

While in Milan, I wanted to try some of the local specialties. So I located the highly recommended Ratana' restaurant (not the easiest to get to using public transit, but within sight of the Gioia stop on the M2 subway) and ordered the supposedly famous local specialty, Risotto alla Milanese with Saffron and Ossobuco. This was a very well prepared... More 

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Italy
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Chef Cesare exudes milanese origins in his accent. the food is excellent: ossobuco with risotto ! Desserts are superb, expecially the one with "mandarino". romantic athmosphere for real milanese experience.

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I read many reviews about Ratana before visiting Milan and made sure to make a reservation in advance. We wanted to eat a at "local" non-touristy place, with authentic Milanese food and Ratana did not disappoint. It's cozy and comfortable, trendy, but laid back and the staff know their stuff. The food was some of the best food I've ever... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Top professionals run this place. Short, selective but not over fancied menu. Nobody offers fresh pepper - the chef knows how to season. Nobody asks "Is everything OK?" for improved "customer experience" - it is already there. In a detached house, Ratana offers risotto that looks and tasts as the the best risotto. So it goes with ossobuco. My wife... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We did a short city trip in Milan in February, and we are, as many travellers today, partly influenced by TripAdvisor of making decisions for which restaurant to pick. Milan has uncountable restaurants and we actually read about Ratana in a travellers magazine where it was highlighted as a must-visit to try excellent food in Milan. We actually later found... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

My colleague and I regularly visit Milan for business but have struggled to find good quality locally inspired food. The search is over! Ratanà has a warm, friendly environment with solid, quality and unpretentious food infused by local tradition. An easy recommendation for anyone.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gaetano de Castillia 28 | i, 20124 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Stazione Centrale
  • Neighbourhood: Stazione Centrale
  • Phone Number: 0287128855

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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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Stazione Centrale
Central Station represents a bridge towards the future. Impressive skyscrapers and new age buildings stretch the skyline with the majestic Unicredit Tower cutting through. Surrounding it are large towers that define Piazza Gae Aulenti, where the fountain and the Monumento Trombe leave one breathless. A famous building of the district is the Vertical Forest, where the innovative materials and trees planted on the terraces are a unique mix of nature and man-made construction. In the district, there is the Monumental Cemetery, known for its antique tombs with sculptures portraying angels of commemorative scenes many will find touching.
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