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Portobello

#118 of 6,567 Restaurants in Milan
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Via Plinio 29, 20129 Milan, Italy
+39 02 2951 3306
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12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:30
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I ordered a pizza, coffee and coke. 12.50€.... Not recommended. The coke was good though... Piccola Ischia is better and it's not that far away

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Thank Westley C
Cape Town, South Africa
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

I had been dying for a good risotto since arriving and we were recommended this restaurant by our hotel staff. Wes thrilled to find risotto on the menu but it was really disappointing. Stodgy, and looked as though it had come out of a packet! Very pleasant staff.

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1 Thank Julie K
Menton, France
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We ate here two nights ago. We had pizza and pasta, both were delicious. Wine was reasonable and a complimentary drink too! All for 22.50€, would definitely return.

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1 Thank Gary M
San Jose, California
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

we chose this restaurant because of TA and it is very close to out hotel. We came right after they open 7:30 pm, so we have table in the back section without wait. We order a pasta with mussel a pizza.Pasta was good but pizza a little dry ( probably the one we pick has no sauce). The price was... More 

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1 Thank Huy1270
1 review
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

The staff was friendly, took their time to advice. Although food itself is quite simple but delicious and of good quality. Cantine, but cozy atmosphere. P.S. Pizza is quite big :)

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2 Thank Antanas N
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I usually stay away from sit down pizza restaurants in Italy and eat at the places that sell it by the square. This place was recommended to us by a local (that doesn't work in the tourist industry) and it did not disapoint, the pizzas were really great! It didn't strike me as a tourist trap at all and prices... More 

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2 Thank Sechari
Vilnius, Lithuania
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Food was great! We tried mussels and shrimps as a starter and pizza as a main course. And it was a mistake... It is impossible to eat all the pizza after a starter :D All pizzas is being baked in a stone wood-burning stove. The interior is old-fashioned Italian restaurant - maybe not very nice for everyone, but really authentic!... More 

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1 Thank agne_noreikaite
Leeds, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a try if you are in Milano. As previous TA reviews, full of Italians, especially families on a Sunday evening which gives it atmosphere. Ordered the Focaccia pizza to start with to share - very good, followed by Milanese risotto - a little dry - my wife had the mushroom risotto - much more moist.

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2 Thank Ian S
Milan, Italy
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We went here twice already. We need to wait outside a little to be seated as it is always full everytime we come. The staffs were very friendly and accommodating and the food is simply very good! We had pizza, spaghetti alla carbonara, risotto alla milanese and cotoletta - all with the traditional taste! Definitely recommending this place!

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1 Thank Angelinepax
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I visited Milan this week and went to Portobello. Service is Good, and the staff was corteous. We ordered a spaghetti with vongoles and the risotto with mushrooms, both dishes were delicious. Great cost benefit. This restaurant is located out of the Via Corso Buenos Aires and is frequented by the locals, but they speak english.

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Plinio 29, 20129 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Citta Studi
  • Neighbourhood: Citta Studi
  • Phone Number: +39 02 2951 3306

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Citta Studi
Città Studi is the University District of Milan, where students and professionals come and go. Its heart is Piazza Leonardo, where the College of Engineering and the School of Architecture reside. In the square, you can enjoy the works of the street artist PAO. Come to Città Studi with a thirsty belly and you’ll be satisfied, it’s well known for the production of artisan beer.
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