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Bice

#218 of 6,370 Restaurants in Milan
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Centro Storico
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Via Borgospesso 12, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 7600 2572
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Today
12:30 - 22:45
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 22:45
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I see some mixed reviews about this restaurant. My opinion is that this is a really great fine dining Italian restaurant. Keep in mind that I don't believe that Italian food is suitable for "fine dining" the same way other cuisines are (like French, for example). Italian food is about fresh ingredients, simple cooking. It's not about complex cooking techniques... More 

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Thank Andrew W
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasty place with nice and romantic atmosphere . Good wine and perfect service. Really enjoyed my dinner in this restaurant

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Thank Cristina D
Berkshire
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely shop assistant recommended Bice and even told us what we should try for a local experience! I did exactly that (saffron risotto to start, veal Milanese for main) and wasn't disappointed. It was full of locals, and very Italian with not a tourist in sight! The menu is in Italian but for a real restaurant this is worth... More 

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Thank BikerBird
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the reviews and having high expectations, we were really disappointed during our visit. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere however the first shock was when they couldn't provide us with an English menu. I understand that they are proud Italian but it is rather hard to dine when you don't get the menu. Moreover the waiter wasn't prepared... More 

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Thank Fatima A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not only Tiramisu but also typical Italian pasta and seconde piatti. Reservation probably required. Buon apetit

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Thank Michal B
Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant by a Milanese business colleague and it didn't disappoint We tend to eat early by Italian standards and were one of the first customers for the evening at 7:30pm The staff were attentive and helpful. The menu is in Italian without translation so we tended to struggle a bit - but the waiter was helpful... More 

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Thank RIchardJS59
roma
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105 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our short stay in Milan we visited this restaurant twice having been impressed by its food and service during the first dinner on Friday evening. Absolutely necessary to book in advance. Food is impeccable, my Risotto Milanese absolutely gorgeous and my wife's salad with shrimps and avocados, lime and apple was fresh and delicious. The Black Cod my wife... More 

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Thank RomaRenato
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Italian restaurant in a great location, just meters away from luxury shopping inMonte Napoleone. Make sure you make a reservation

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Thank Peter H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small restaurant was recommended to us by our cab driver. Excellent choice. The food excellent. Waitstaff top notch. Very clean and priced reasonable. Highly recommend. It's in a small alley in the heart of the shopping area of Milan. Easy walk by. Worth looking for

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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My wife and I had a lovely dinner at this popular and welcoming Milan fine dining restaurant. Every delicious dish was beautifully prepared with the highest quality ingredients. Great wine list and friendly and very professional service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:30
Monday
12:30 - 22:45
Tuesday
12:30 - 22:45
Wednesday
12:30 - 22:45
Thursday
12:30 - 22:45
Friday
12:30 - 22:45
Saturday
12:30 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Borgospesso 12, 20121 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Centro Storico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Storico
  • Phone Number: +39 02 7600 2572

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

Staying in Centro Storico

Neighbourhood Profile
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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