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Trattoria La Colonna

Via Santa Maria Alla Porta 10, 20123 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8363 8830
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (7 reviews)
“tiramisu” (3 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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Via Santa Maria Alla Porta 10, 20123 Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I was on holiday break in Milan and I was searching for a place where to try a good Milanese cuisine. Good luck and I'm having my dinner at the " Trattoria La Colonna". Superb Risotto alla Milanese, enormous and tasty Cottoletta alla Milanese. Polite...More

Thank kateklava
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Never visit the review's sites, but this time want to share my special gastronomic experience. Delicious food, huge portions, excellent wine Amarone, highly qualified and friendly staff, able to recommend and explain clearly and fantastic Italian atmospher. Looking forward to come back again

Thank Ruslan I
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I didn't know it was possible to find terrible food in Italy but I was mistaken. This restaurant it's simply the worst I have ever been to. I have ordered a simple beef filet with mushrooms and there was so much yellow cream on top...More

Thank Chiara M
Reviewed 26 November 2016

La Colonna has changed hands. And, the new crew knows NOTHING about client servicing or politeness. Dino and Gianni, of the old team, sold and left. I hope the chef is good, as, food and decor will be La Colonna's only saving grace now. We...More

1  Thank Swati C
La C, Proprietario at Trattoria La Colonna, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016
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Buona sera, Legga cortesemente la risposta che ho dato a suo marito... Di cameriere abbiamo come ottimo collaboratore Gianni. Evidentemente...More

Reviewed 19 November 2016

We came with a toddler and had a warm welcome. Food was excellent, home cooked taste and prices seemed reasonable. Steak, risotto, pasta...excellent! The restaurant owner very friendly and helpful! The atmosphere very relaxing and warm.

Thank Alina I
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect place for quite dinner. Veal grilled on stones and peach dessert were perfect! Gentle service is a plus.

Thank Alexander K
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My friends and I enjoyed dinner here in early October. My meal of tagliatelle with pumpkin and Gorgonzola was excellent. My friend ordered a meat dish that arrived covered in freshly fried potato chips- the meat was good but was overwhelmed by way too many...More

Thank MacOakville
Reviewed 16 July 2016

My boyfriend and I came here for dinner on our last night of a two week trip to Italy and it was perfect! The restaurant is very cute with green checkered table cloths and great ambiance. It was a Thursday night and when we arrived...More

Thank cescabobesca
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We've found this restaurant being ranked very high on TA and didn't hesitate to book it while our stay in Milan. Everything we've had was very delicious and the service was a bit of a personal touch which made us feel very comfortable. Please get...More

1  Thank Pola_by
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Small place so book ahead. The menu and wines were outstanding. I had a pasta with chick peas and while I was skeptical, it was great. My wife's gnocchi was awesome. We shared the Milanese veal. So tasty and tender. Great wine list. Nice casual...More

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Centro Storico
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is enclosed by the gothic cathedral, the historic icon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 46
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:45
12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:45
12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:45
12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:45
12:15 - 14:30
19:15 - 22:45
19:15 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santa Maria Alla Porta 10, 20123 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Centro Storico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Storico
  • Phone Number: +39 02 8363 8830
  • E-mail
The building that houses the Trattoria La Colonna is adjacent to the church of S. Maria alla Porta, in the homonymous street. The start dates back to 1922 as "dairy with food service", in a context that bears the scars of the bombings of World War II (whose traces are still visible in the same religious complex). The restaurant becomes exclusive in the 60s, when the space is transformed into a classic Trattoria surrounded by neighborhood shops, from butcher to tripe. The environment has maintained to this day the atmosphere of a typical Milanese Trattoria and consists of two small rooms, a basement and a ground floor. This last feature - hence the name of - a large granite column at the center visible and another column that comes out in part by a wall with the shop contigua.Le gastronomic refer to tradition with a touch creativity; among the classic platter of cold cuts and fried dumplings and the risotto alla Milanese. Homemade desserts
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