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Joia

#88 of 6,555 Restaurants in Milan
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Stazione Centrale
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Via Panfilo Castaldi 18, 20124 Milan, Italy
+39 02 2952 2124
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 19:30 - 23:00
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Hong Kong, China
Level Contributor
44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The presentation of the food is incredible. The food quality is excellent and the price is reasonable for the food offered. A great experience with great staff. Highly recommended.

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Thank hodala802
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have eaten at this place quite a few times now, and it has never disappointed me. It is like food poetry. Not exactly a budget restaurant though

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Thank Eleonora C
Ehrendingen, Switzerland
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91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was at this restaurant at lunch on a Saturday with my wife. A Michelin restaurant (this restaurant got one star) shall be exclusive because of supreme ingredients, fantasy in choosing and elaborating them in excellent dishes. The uniqueness was present... even if sometimes in a too strange way. We took the menu "L'enfasi della natura" (100 EUR), 8 courses... More 

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Thank geoch1
Madrid
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Remarkable service, lovely atmosphere and very good food. All the dishes we tried were absolutely delicious and extremely well presented. It fully met my expectations. We will repeat for sure and we will recommend it to all our friends. Complimenti Joia team!

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Thank Carla M
Edinburgh, Scotland
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222 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We eat a lot of vegetables usually so were intrigued at the idea of a starred vegetarian restaurant. The online menu had lots of dishes with fun names so we booked two months before and received a confirmation by email, and were really looking forward to it. Imagine our disappointment when we arrived and they had no record of our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

What a nonsense this was . Over priced , over rated , trying too hard and took me back to the 1980's where nouveau cuisine was the trend .My wife is vegetarian and so therefore we are used to eating in starred restaurants on the veggie menu .... However here .... The food was very good , nothing bad ,... More 

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Thank David E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I fully agree with Difian who posted her review with profound disappointment 2 weeks ago. Creative and tasty vegitable-based dishes, but that's all. All the other important elements, quality of service/staff members, atmosphere, decorations(Cheap and nonsence), much care also for desserts, etc...don't justify 150eur/head at all. Compaired to the other 1-star restaurants in Italy and France, etc... I experienced, I... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We ate here last weekend, on a 50th surprise birthday trip for my sister.... we are not vegetarians, but wanted somewhere we would all enjoy, without the threat of a meal being spoilt by 'undercooked meat' on such a special occasion..... we chose the 8 course meal 90 euros each, - each course had a name, but it didn't tell... More 

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Thank ARobertson619
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This is simply the best vegetarian restaurant I have ever tried and I can hardly believe a better one may ever exist. The chef, Mr. Leumann, is a real genius and, despite that, humble and willing to carefully listen to his clients' critiques. The only flaw is that such a wonderful restaurant and chef would deserve a nicer location.

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Thank Eugenio B
Italy
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

What an amazing place! Beautiful decor that is warm and elegant, staff that are raising the bar on expectations, and a menu that surprises and delights. A top top Milano choice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Saturday
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Panfilo Castaldi 18, 20124 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Stazione Centrale
  • Neighbourhood: Stazione Centrale
  • Phone Number: +39 02 2952 2124

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

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Stazione Centrale
Central Station represents a bridge towards the future. Impressive skyscrapers and new age buildings stretch the skyline with the majestic Unicredit Tower cutting through. Surrounding it are large towers that define Piazza Gae Aulenti, where the fountain and the Monumento Trombe leave one breathless. A famous building of the district is the Vertical Forest, where the innovative materials and trees planted on the terraces are a unique mix of nature and man-made construction. In the district, there is the Monumental Cemetery, known for its antique tombs with sculptures portraying angels of commemorative scenes many will find touching.
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