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Cookbook

#708 of 6,567 Restaurants in Milan
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Via Cenisio 72, 20154 Milan, Italy
+39 02 341417
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Wantage, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Not sure if it was the plane in the window or the motorcycle above the pizza oven that first drew me into this great value friendly restaurant. As others have said they don't all speak English but the waitress was happy to translate. Friendly attentive service, tasty food and good value. A regular stop of mine when I'm in Milan.

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Thank Paul F
Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The Pizza was good, however, while i was looking at the display of books in the front window - The first thing i noticed there was a book about Adolf Hitler. That pretty much had a bad effect on my apatite.

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Thank tz l
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Dovete commentare quello che mangiate. Non i libri di storia. Mi chiedo come tripadvisor possa pubblicare questa recensioni vergognose. More 

Melbourne
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We arrived in Milan quite late in the evening so we were looking for dinner near our hotel around 11pm. We found Cookbook. We also found the some of the best food we had on our two month European holiday. Not only was the food good, the experience was good. There was very little English spoken but that made it... More 

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Thank bengodonnell
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Spaghetti e vongole the best in the world. Super nice waiter and owner give always little something extra to the meal.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

By accident we visit this little restaurant. The food was very good. The portion are very big, friendly and patience service. It was too bad the menu was only in Italian. There was nog English menu, so the dishes were a surprise, but it turned out very good.

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Thank Jony H
Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

They don't speak English, but don't let that deter you! The food is amazing and the service impeccable. Reserve a table to avoid disappointment.

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1 Thank Bessy A
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic meal here in December last year. Wonderful atmosphere in residential area of milan. Home cooked food. Staff didn't speak a lot of English but with our limited italian we got by! We were made to feel very welcome. Pizzas here are amazing!! The jar of amaretti biscuits put on your table after your meal are so... More 

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2 Thank Hayley D
Halifax, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

I ve had to work in Milan regularly this year, and on the recommendation of a colleague visited Cookbook. The food is simple and excellent, the service efficient and friendly. the restaurant smart and lively. Prices are extremely reasonable,and during my last visit a meal for 3 with a couple of bottles of Prosecco came in well under a hundred... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Thank you to Amelia and Marco for such a warm welcome to travel shocked tourists looking for warmth in a big city. We were invited in to the gingham covered tables, served crusty bread in a paper bag (Italian restaurant style) and a large bottle of cool water. Not being able to read the menus we were recommended the capachio... More 

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1 Thank Sandra F
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

While I was taking a walk around Milan this place caught my eye and sat down for a quick lunch. The food was incredible and amazing friendly service. I bought my friends along the next day and had a delicious dinner with yet again exceptional service. My Friends loved it and Its by far the best restaurant I visited this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 43
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cenisio 72, 20154 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +39 02 341417

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