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One night dining alone in Milan?

dcenter Apr 3, 2011 07:32 AM

Hoping someone here can give me some good recommendations! I have one night in Milan (will be dining alone). Having never been to Italy before, I'm looking for one great Milanese meal - preferably at a restaurant that has a bar/communal table I can sit at rather than dining alone at a two-top.

Look forward to hearing your suggestions.


  1. Foolini Apr 13, 2011 05:33 PM

    I strongly recommend Antica Trattoria della Pesa in via pasubio, Its one of my favorite restaurant in Milan to have a genuine "MILANESE" meal.

    The Osso Buco with risotto alla Milanese is lovely also their Veal Milanese!


    Antica Trattoria della Pesa
    Viale Pasubio 10, Milan, Lombardia , IT

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      tlew12778 Apr 12, 2011 12:57 AM

      I live in Milan... can't think of one restaurant that has communal dining actually. Sometimes the Lattera Vegetariana is so full they will stick more than one party at a table but it's not true communal dining. I generally go for lunch and I highly highly suggest the piatto forno misto (or any other piatto misto...).

      There is also La Madonnina on Via Gentilino but it's not cmmunal either. Just true home cooked Milanese food.

      Both are very laid back places and you won't spend more than 25 euros for a meal.

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      1. re: tlew12778
        jen kalb Apr 13, 2011 08:04 PM

        adding links

        Trattoria Madonnina
        Via Gentilino, 6,, Milan, Lombardia 20136, IT

        La Vecchia Latteria di via Unione
        Via dell'Unione, 6, Milan, Lombardia 20122, IT

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