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C'era una Volta una Piada

#61 of 6,529 Restaurants in Milan
Certificate of Excellence
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Viale Coni Zugna 37, 20144 Milan, Italy
+39 345 900 4683
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Today
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Sun - Thu 19:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:30
Fri 19:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Milan, Italy
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

An excellent place, offering a wide variety of piadinas, in a unique and cosy atmosphere. Always very busy, but not without reason due to the great price / quality. Highly recommended.

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Thank Polyvidi
Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Great, affordable and super delicious piadas. For only 5 euro you get to choose between a large number of different piadas - great value for the money! And the atmosphere is truly something that makes you feel comfortable and satisfied!

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Thank YanaMladenova
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

In Milan for a few days, we wanted to enjoy as much as we could. For both the city and the food. We had high expectations for this place after seeing other reviews and still were amazed by the place. The food was not amazing but simply perfect. Tasteful fresh ingredients prepared in a doll house. They know how to... More 

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Thank Jean C
Los Angeles, California
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Sure you may stand in line almost any time you go there. Sure the menu is limited - only 16 "flatbreads" called Piadinas here - some salads, drinks and not much more but what they have is amazing. You place your order at the cash register where the line that sometimes stretches outdoors finally leads. There you also order a... More 

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109 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

I've been there the first time 3 years ago, and since that time i keep going 1 time per week. Thanks god My office is pretty close so I can eat once per week my favorite Piada: crudo, tomato and damer! Quality/price is incredible, around 5/6€ you can eat and drink...and the piadinas are really huge... One is enough!! I... More 

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Thank MattiaP2
Apalachicola, Florida
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

They have great, huge sandwiches at very reasonable prices. Cured ham, buffalo mozzarella, and many other choices, including fish and vegetarian. And the staff is very friendly. What more can you ask? Great quality at an affordable price.

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Thank Retsyo7
Hamburg
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We went to this small bistro because we stayed very close to the restaurant and I have read the good recommendations. And I can totally agree on it. The portions are really big and the prices are great! We paid for 2 portions and 2 vino 15€ and we were so full. I also noticed that many locals going to... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

The reviews on this place were outstanding so we thought we'd give it a try. We weren't disappointed one bit. The place is extremely cute and has a friendly vibe. We arrived when it was opening for lunch and by the time we had finished it had started filling up. The piadina I had, with bleu cheese, prosciutto, and eggplant... More 

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Preston, UK
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

Amazing lunch! We were in the area and needed a quick snack, and this place did but disappoint! Go for the piperita.. You won't regret it.... Buonissima!

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Thank Mintcake80
Graffignana, Italia
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90 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

Great place to grab an affordable piadina and enjoy it on a stroll around (really, barely you'll have a chance to sit down). The piadina is simply delicious and hefty stuffed with the fillings of your choice. You can pick up among hundreds of ingredients and you won't be disappointed. A mention to the place: it recreates an ambiance of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$6
Cuisine
Italian, Fast food, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Coni Zugna 37, 20144 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Navigli
  • Neighbourhood: Navigli
  • Phone Number: +39 345 900 4683

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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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