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Ristorante La Cantinetta

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Via Giuseppe Ripamonti 19, 20136 Milan, Italy
+39 02 5832 1057
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Birmingham, Alabama
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2014

I visited on the recommendation of a friend who lives in Milano. He said it was a very typical and authentic restaurant, and La Cantinetta did not disappoint. The service was excellent, though I'm sure it helped that one member of our party also lives in Milano and is a native speaker. They do, however, have menus in English, if... More 

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Caledon, Canada
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197 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

If you like steak prepared very rare you are in for a treat. They believe it should be cooked that way so they don't even ask you how you want it cooked . The potatoes were delicious . I had my first taste of chicory... slighty bitter but still nice. The gnocchi had a nice tomato sauce. We went to... More 

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New York City, New York
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499 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014

We loved the steak here six months ago, and had to return on our most recent visit, The bistecca was huge again, but came out almost raw, (we asked for it med rare). When it came back out of the kitchen, it was almost cooked to rare- still not where we wanted it. When we asked for it to be... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014

Well in this place you go for either costata fiorentina or tagliata di manzo. The first is themTuscany version of a t-bone steak. The original uses Chianina beef. The tagliata is tinly sliced grilled beef with rocket salad or porcini mushrooms. Both dishes is their specialty and they really know how to grill it. As side dishes you might want... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2013

We were looking to conclude our trip to Milano with a great bistecca. Found La Cantinetta here on Trip Advisor. Called for a reservation and it was a good thing. The place was packed at 9:30pm. We started with a small antipasto of grilled vegetables. Onions, zucchini, and peppers- what a nice start. We followed with homemade papardelle with pesto... More 

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Milan, Italy
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2013

near the center of the city, in Bocconi area. easy to reach, thanks to the tram 24. the service is warm and attentive. wide choice of dishes. good meat and good wine. willingness on the part of all staff

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Leipzig, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2013

Best fiorentina steak in Milan! Served with grilled vegetables and red wine Chianti "Peppoli". It's better to reserve a table....

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Ribeirao Preto, SP
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2013

A family business, lovely decorated with amazing food!!!! A unique experience in Milan!!!! It's preferred to make a reservation before arriving.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2011

food was defienntly the closest you will come to home cooked, in Milano. Meatballs were amazing, my wife had the scallopine, which were also amazing!! 5 stars for the food, and service. The restaurant looked like a nonnas house which made the experience even better. for bocconcino with tomatoes, meatballs, bistecca fiorentina, scallopine, fruit salad, bottle of wine and water... More 

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Milan, Italy
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2011

I have been to this restaurant several times, last time a couple of weeks ago. They have in my opinion the best "tagliata" in Milano, unlike most other places this is not simply a sliced roasted beef but more exactly a sliced Fiorentina (T-Bone steak); besides this the selection of dishes on the menu is at very good level and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$39 - US$79
Cuisine
Italian, Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Ripamonti 19, 20136 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +39 02 5832 1057

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