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Antica Osteria Magenes

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Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 7, 20083 Barate, Gaggiano, Italy
+39 02 908 5125
12:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 22:30
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Melbourne Australia
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336 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

A select few will venture out of Milan to sample the skills of Osteria Magenes. Those that do will be very privileged to experience a great country-side Italian restaurant. We know these places as "sleepers" - Quietly achieving great culinary heights by taking traditional dishes and altering just so slightly to make the truly memorable. The famous Risotto Milanese is... More 

Thank Billabongshade
Stockholm, Sweden
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124 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

Combining tradition and innovation is an art that few can claim to be able to practice; a lunch at Magenes is an experience that can bring you to the edge of this gastronomic expression. The exquisite ingredients are matched by a deep research in the past (the place is centennial..) and the will to create something new out of the... More 

1 Thank principe1965
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61 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

This is a restaurant. High level quality, tradition, novelties, tradition with novelties. Every course has a story that waiters and the cooker can tell you kindly and professionally. Menu changes, but risotto, antipasto with gnocco fritto (and pancetta, a real surprise), ossobuco have to be tasted: supreme! But you will want to be back to try other courses, including cappelletti,... More 

Thank Paolo N
Milan, Italy
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014 via mobile

A very quaint restaurant I went to with a group of friends. Good selection of wines, excellent antipasto of meats and breads and the best risotto I've had! No wonder the risotto here is world famous!

Thank Zuccheronan
Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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183 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2013

nothing to say about the courtesy and competence of the staff. The quality of the food is great but they have to delete the following defects: portions really too little, like a 'Japanese' restaurant, not guessed combinations in desserts, suggestions for the wine list is not very relevant, I mean, to propose a 'dolcetto' wine to almost 15 degrees for... More 

Thank Pietro S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour 7, 20083 Barate, Gaggiano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Milan  >  Gaggiano  >  Barate
  • Phone Number: +39 02 908 5125

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