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Joia

#87 of 6,553 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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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 19:30 - 23:00
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We had a table in the back with a nice view to the open kitchen. We ordered the Zenith menu, which was the one with most servings. Almost every dish told a story by it's look and the food was incredible tasty. Some of the dishes were even too heavy and it was difficult to enjoy the last 3-5 dishes... More 

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Nice, France
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84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Amazing vegetarian food. 8 course tasting menu was great, extremely filling - so best to go for shorter menu if you are not a big eater or the a la carte. Excellent champagne by the glass. Have yet to find another vegetarian restaurant in the world that beats this one.

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is a restaurant that takes all of your senses into account. My dessert was served with a 5 minute timer (that was part of the name :) and my first course looked like a painting! I was very impressed with all of the vegan options --- it was not slim pickings! (My chocolate 5 minute dessert was vegan as... More 

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Thank StylishOne
Milan, Italy
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1,313 reviews
865 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 428 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

we tried all 3 of us different dishes, it was a real vegetarian feast. great flavors refinement also very nice presentation, very attentive service. a perfect lunch with friends

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Thank nicolas s
Milan, Italy
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

"Amazing food" doesn't even begin to describe the experience of eating at Joia. Every dish has a specific and wanted perfume, appearance, texture and taste; anyone should try it (even non vegetarians). Elegant and nice place and staff make the restaurant perfect.

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Thank ABFB
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Great experience. Chef Lemhann crew deliver a great cuisine. Went with discovery menu (I'm actually a novice in veggie food) and I was surprised for tastes and flavor. Great canteen and careful attendant. Back again for sure. Of course, expect a proportionate bill with a Michelin starred

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Thank Roberto C
Toronto, Canada
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97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Form over function - I am a vegetarian and was so excited about this restaurant. The service and presentation was excellent, too bad about the taste. The first course was a slice of a number of different veg with little dips, very beautiful but seriously tasteless. Next came what looked like a cheese ball and that's when it got really... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

A vegetarian art restaurant which you can never see in any other place in the world. Everything is delicious, everything is perfect and well done. Michelin knows who to award, indeed!

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Thank maxbehar
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

My wife is a Vegetarian and so we go to Vegetarian restaurants quite regularly. This place was a standout for us. Save some room for one of the desserts called "Gong" which was a highlight dish. The best Vegetarian place in Milan.

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Ajmer, Rajasthan, India
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63 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

A beautiful place for food enthusiasts. There is option of 4/5/6 course meal and an amazing collection of wines.

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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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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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