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U Barba

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Via Pier Candido Decembrio 33, 20137 Milan, Italy
+39 02 4548 7032
19:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Sun 19:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was there on a Tuesday night with a large group. Staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The food was extremely tasty with more than enough to go around! Wine ... no complaints! Atmosphere was lovely. .. pity it was raining as they have a lovely outdoor area also! Will defianetly go back!

Thank crabbyab
Frankfurt, Germany
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117 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Could you get more Italian than a bocci ball court, old advertising on the walls, and contemporary sculptures? It would be tough. I ordered the pesto but I was a little disappointed - there didn't seem to be any pine nuts - how can that be? It's possible I've never had a "real" pesto before but I had hoped it... More 

Thank Mainzigartig
Brussels, Belgium
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner with the precise purpose of eating Liguria specialties (focaccia al formaggio, testaroli, verdure ripiene) and, as happened already many times, we were not disappointed. Good food, peculiar interiors, possibility to eat outside by "bocce". Relaxed environment , friendly staff. Not the right place if you are looking for an international restaurant. Not in the city centre but... More 

Thank Michele M
Milan, Italy
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100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a Saturday night in August, and requested a table for 4 in the back patio, not realizing that it was truly a smoking room with dinner. It would not have been so bad if they had the fans off. The staff was very friendly and asked if we wanted the fans off, they could see... More 

Thank Ella J
Milan, Italy
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I have visited place during dinner time and I have ordered 'Cozze' as antipasto and Grilled fish with grilled vegetables and it was very tasty. I have also tried white house wine which I think suited perfectly with the fish and veggies. The range price are affordable and the place has a really nice atmosphere. You can choose whether you... More 

Thank Florentyna K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here restaurant was full but they had table for us for 90minutes that we took glad. Had pasta, mussels, and the rabbit Fantastic

Thank Brynjar B
Bucharest, Romania
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

I went to U Barba in the Milan Design Week. The place was full of artists, designers, cool people. Brilliant atmosphere, crowded but very friendly. The food was good, I appreciate special the reinvented Pesto. Wine list is short, good and cheap.

Thank claudiu l
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

It's just one of the best art restaurants we've ever been. An unique Milanese atmosphere combined with the real italian taste and very friendly stuff. Note that you have to book a table in advance as it's usually very busy in the evenings. Don't miss that place!!!

Thank Rangelov
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

We came here specifically for the trofie pesto pasta, and we were glad we did! We had an appetizer sampler which was quite good, and a couple of deserts which were also enjoyable, but the pesto pasta was fantastic! Would definitely come back again and order the trofie pesto pasta! The restaurant itself is really cool, lots of random stuff... More 

Thank Wright17s
West Hartford, Connecticut
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

We had a first class Experience. An appetizer of anchovies was extraordinary. Their troffie pasta in a homade pesto is their specialty. Great fish many locals sharing many plates. Very reasonable for the quality.

Thank BarbaraJ27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pier Candido Decembrio 33, 20137 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +39 02 4548 7032

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