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La Dogana del Buongusto

#236 of 6,372 Restaurants in Milan
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Via Molino delle Armi 48 | Zona Colonne San Lorenzo, 20123 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8324 2444
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Today
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 00:30
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 19:30 - 00:30
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Chicago
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came to enjoy a great wine tasting class and were impressed enough to stay for dinner. Wine tasting class is very intimate with lots of helpful, easy to understand insights from the owner that prepare you better for future wine tastings. Atmosphere in the restaurant downstairs is great and the food is wonderful.

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Thank Evan P
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The first night of our trip we did a wine tasting here (booked through Viator) and enjoyed the atmosphere, staff, wine and food so much we decided to come back for dinner. The meal was the best we had in Milan - ordered the burrata and beef tartare as appetizer, schnitzel and goose ragout as a main, and tiramisu and... More 

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Thank Amanda G
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Perfecto! Great food, great wine and fabulous service. Sommelier was very attentive during our wine tasting experience. Highly recommend.

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Thank Diane C
Arlington
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the small entrance, there are three levels with varying histories which the waiter told us about. Great atmosphere-eclectic and quaint. The food was excellent and authentic Italian cuisine. You must try it if you stay in Milan. Make your reservation through The Fork.

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Thank Holtem
Helsinki, Finland
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

One of the highlights of our visit to Milan. Great food, good service, good recommendations for wine. Perfetto!

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Thank olli813
Highland Park, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Incredibly poor customer service. We made a reservation weeks in advance with the intention that this meal would be our last after a two week trip around Italy. Unfortunately, our day did not go as planned. To get to the restaurant from our hotel, we took a subway, walked a mile, excitedly arrived at the restaurant, and was told our... More 

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Thank jrstefan
Milan, Italy
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

The restaurant is located in a location very nice and well cared, the staff is very experienced and kind and the wine tasting, held every 2 weeks, is an exquisite event worth to try more than once.

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Thank Pietro_G_80
Darmstadt, Germany
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Went there several times for a business dinner and was never disappointed: the food is superb, the service attentive, the location very interesting and cool (down in the cellar with the right atmosphere). Therefore, my full recommendation but the only point is - considering the prices it should be either a business dinner or you have some spare money....e.g. we... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

The food was delicious, as was the wine and there was a nice cosy ambiance. The staff were very knowledgable and the service was great. Prices are what you would expect for the quality of the food and there any lots of choices of wine for every budget.

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Thank rhiannonsteele
Tel Aviv, Israel
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

After very long day walking in the streets on Milano we went to La Dogana del Buengusto. In summary i can say that the restaurant was very good. Excellent service, excellent wine and excellent food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 38 - USD 64
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 00:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 00:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 00:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 00:30
Saturday
19:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Molino delle Armi 48 | Zona Colonne San Lorenzo, 20123 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Navigli
  • Neighbourhood: Navigli
  • Phone Number: +39 02 8324 2444
Description
Typical Milanese restaurant in the city centre. Offering local and all-over Italy traditional recipes focusing on the quality of our ingredients. A large selection of Italian wines is available. Changing our menu every month we try to keep our offer as seasonal as possible. Open also for lunch with cheaper but not trivial menus

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Navigli

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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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