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Damm-Atra

#230 of 6,366 Restaurants in Milan
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Via Elia Lombardini 1, 20143 Milan, Italy
+39 02 5811 1224
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19:30 - 23:30
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Tue - Sun 19:30 - 23:30
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Milan, Italy
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163 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Veal Cutlet (Cotoletta alla Milanese) is the specialty here. They also offer a similar cutlet made with Pork that is also very tasty. There are two types: "Battuto" which means flattened with a mallet or "Con l'Osso" (with a bone also known as Elephant Ear). For centuries there has been an ongoing feud about who invented the pan fried... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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322 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A local friend recommended this restaurant as serving typical Italian food and she was right. It's a great little place, on a side street by naviglio grande. The service was very fast, efficient and friendly and the menu had a very big variety. Everything we tasted we fantastic with the exception of the oso bucco, it wasn't the best I've... More 

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An elegant finale to a marvelous holiday in Italy! Ever grateful to our tour guide, (Michaela from Tours by Locals) who recommended Damm-Atra for an authentic Milanese meal. Located outside the city center, alongside the Naviglio Grande, this local restaurant is subdued and refined, and well worth the trek. A meal unto itself, the Risotto "DAMM-ATRA" is a miracle, you... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This little place is great! I went on business with a gang, but they looked after us like kings. The food was great and the setting although a little bit out was brilliant. The wine was top notch. Worth a visit if you are in the vicinity

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We were recommended this restaurant by a local and what a find it was. A bit off the beaten track, but I don't think that's a bad thing! We visited on a Friday evening and hadn't reserved a table, but were immediately seated. I would think if you are a bigger group and wanted to go at the weekend it... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We had read that Damm-Atra has among the "best of the best" veal Milanese in Milan. WOW--we completely understand why! The best veal we have ever had. Excellent hot and cold appetizers, among the best risotto we have ever tasted. For those who love bread, try the fried bread appetizer. The desserts were too good to be true. Plus, the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to go to this restaurant as it is one of only a few genuine Milanese restaurants. The food is quite different to other Italian places we ate. We had a big group of close to 20 people. The service and care and speed of food and drink delivery was excellent. We started with antipasto plates which were... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

We were a large group of people and had this restaurant recommended to us by a local resident. We shared a range of antipasto plates and none of the food could be faltered. The fried bread was an interesting first time tasting for me. The Milanese specials (Risotto, Cotoletta) were the stars of the main dishes; I had the Risotto... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Beautiful an atmospheric. If you pictured a typical, dark (but perfectly lit), romantic Italian restaurant you'd still fall short of this place. I couldn't faault the food. I had the cotoletto (veal, on the bone and thck and unflattened) It was cooked just right, crisp crumb and just the right amount o fpink. Althouh I did see the locals going... More 

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

We were on the last night of our trip to Italy and stumbled upon the canal district. This area is fantastic and had more bars and restaurants to choose from than anywhere in the city. We decided to go a little off the beaten path to get some traditional food. Very glad we did as this dinner was well worth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 34
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
19:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
19:30 - 23:30
Thursday
19:30 - 23:30
Friday
19:30 - 23:30
Saturday
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Elia Lombardini 1, 20143 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Navigli
  • Neighbourhood: Navigli
  • Phone Number: +39 02 5811 1224

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Navigli
The Navigli is part of historic Milan. In the ancient days, the entire city was linked with canals, similar to Venice. Today, most of the canals are gone, but the Navigli remains a canal-based neighborhood. There are two major canals: Naviglio Pavese and Naviglio Grande. The Naviglio Grande's bridges greet visitors at dusk with an amazing view. The Navigli district specializes in clubs, cafes, and vintage shops. Lifestyle reigns supreme here. You can start the walk from the Colonne di San Lorenzo, an antique colonnade in front of the Basilica di San Lorenzo. During the daytime, this place acts as a meeting point for artists and students reading books or chatting with friends; the nights turn it into a stepping-stone for club hoppers. Science lovers will also relish the opportunity to visit the Science and Technology National Museum Leonardo Da Vinci, showcasing inventions of the Italian genius.
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