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Trattoria dei Magnani Al Cantinone

$$ - $$$
Centro Storico
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Via Agnello 19, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 863015
12:00 - 23:00
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Chappaqua, New York
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant in a central Milan location. We were there on a busy Sunday afternoon but the service was still prompt and efficient. This restaurant seemed to be a neighborhood place as there were many diners who were familiar with the staff and were warmly greeted. We had lunch there which was terrific and typical Northern Italian fare. I would... More 

Thank Linda E
North Carolina
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We arrived without a reservation just as they opened for dinner and we were seated and told the table was available until 9. We spent a lovely hour and a half. Service was excellent and very helpful since we do not speak Italian and this was our first dinner of our vacation. We had pasta, of course. There were locals... More 

Thank Margaret A
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

I had reserved for a large group (20+ persons) for a business group and we had selected 2 menu's in advance. The communication was great leading up to the dinner and the service on the day was great! The restaurant is close to the Duomo, so right in the centre. The food was amazing! And very reasonably priced. We had... More 

Thank Eldarwen333
Singapore, null, Singapore
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is in a discreet lane but near Duomo. It was after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor that we decided to try. Although we did not make a reservation, the staff managed to get seats for 5 of us. Friendly staff overall although at times they can get very busy. That's when I ignored reminding the staff on my... More 

Thank Mgr04
Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Excellent food. Pasta/Risotto/Wine etc. everything was lovely. Great staff. Lots of locals and a real treat. We visited twice for dinner. Would highly recommend this trattoria. Door to the restaurant is at the side.

Thank 373ann
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Went here for dinner on our last night on holiday in Milan after reading the reviews and it did not disappoint. We were welcomed warmly and quickly seated even though it was busy and we didn't have a reservation. The risotto was out of this world and the spaghetti was the best I have ever tasted. Although it was very... More 

Thank Alice C
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We wandered into this place on a whim around dinner time and weren't disappointed. The atmosphere was fantastic with the room buzzing with laughter and conversation. For 10 Euros each we ended up going for the happy hour buffet which certainly filled a hungry hole after a day wandering around the city. The food was good, the service was attentive... More 

Thank Grover1665
Dully, Switzerland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent food very good service Nice people very Nice location and not a touristic trap we strongly recommend this restaurant

Thank Rorosui
Kingston upon Thames, London
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The risotto is outstanding - just the way it should be. Big portions deterred one of us, but the other followed it with a steak which was sublime. Can think of nothing to improve, and prices very reasonable considering the location and the quality. This was a gem, can't wait to return one day...

Thank kingstonite
Brooklyn, NY
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332 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were here 2 years ago and returned to Milan this October and went back and it still served delicious food at reasonable prices. Almost all the diners are local Italians and they come for good reason. We had the Veal Cutlet Milanese and it was a huge portion, and deliciously juicy. We started with a nicely prepared salad and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 26 - USD 42
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Agnello 19, 20121 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Centro Storico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Storico
  • Phone Number: +39 02 863015

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centro Storico

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Centro Storico
The pulsating core of Milan is in Centro. Duomo Square is enclosed by the gothic cathedral, the historic icon of Milan. However, shopping is what draws most crowds to this area. The classy and versatile Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II with luxury boutiques and high quality restaurants will turn any shopping or lunch expedition into a royal experience. Head to the rooftop of the flagship La Rinascente to enjoy the view of the animated square with a panorama of the Duomo. The Corso Vittorio Emanuele II is the street for high-end shopping. Brands of all kinds and street artists attract the attention of all visitors; while at Via Santa Radegonda 16, Luini Panzerotti is a much appreciated street food shop providing unimaginable culinary experiences. If shopping takes its toll on you, consider visiting Castello Sforzesco, a 15th century castle housing several museums. Those looking to relax can go to Parco Sempione, where nature provides respite from the energy of this dynamic and international city.
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