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Horse Cafe

#873 of 6,553 Restaurants in Milan
Certificate of Excellence
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Viale Monte Nero 21, 20135 Milan, Italy
+39 02 5501 2069
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
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Milan, Italy
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105 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a 50% discount on the final bill thanks to The Fork and picked this place out of many others adhering to this offer. The owner is from Süd Tirol, an Italian region next to the Austrian border. His wife is Sicilian. The antipodes of Italy,basically.As we entered the place, a strong smell of rotting fish hit our nostrils.... More 

Thank Grazia B
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Foie gras, filetto, tartufo a metà prezzo 18€ a testa. Oltre160 persone che hanno il coraggio di mettere la faccia... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I visited this place on a number of occasions.The last time I came with a group of 6.The restourant presents itself as a small old fashioned but really warm atmosphere.Anyways the reason to come here is the food starting from the sardine marinate and the bruscheta up to filetto with tartufo,spaghetti alla chitara and tonno,not to mention the deserts like... More 

Thank navi1992
Cremona, Italy
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609 reviews
374 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Nice ambience for this small but warm restaurant. Good food and well presented even the list is not so large. Vine you can find what you like. Service by the owner was very care and attentive. Prices in the average for Milan city.

Thank Gianpaolo B
Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

The Horse restaurant and cafe is a must go to for traditional Italian cuisine. The host Carlos is very hospitable. the food!!!! Its sooooo delicious!!!! The Horse R&C puts the IT in Italy and certainly a place to Eataly...

Thank waiyevrah
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Excellent Sicilian food. The pasta, salads, and cannoli are all superb. Charming horse-themed decor. Good wine selection.

1 Thank Anson3000
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

Highly recommend this little restaurant. Good value, good service but the food is really the best part of the experience,really super Italian food and not the usual Milano fare. Will return.

Thank Andrew M
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

The Horse Cafe was our favorite part of our 12 hours in Milan. The cafes were closed for pausa and the man cleaning the Horse Cafe was super nice as we wandered around looking for a snack. We decided to go back there for dinner because the cleaning man was so nice and it has amazing decor and signage. The... More 

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Milan, Italy
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2013

A small, almost hidden, wine bar and restaurant with homemade cooking. There are a few tables outside, but I recommend eating inside, it’s dimly lit giving it a romantic glow. It’s fun to look around at the decor; the owner is a Champion Equestrian Jumper, therefore the name, Horse Cafè and he has his competition prizes, cups, ribbons and medals... More 

1 Thank FACEtrip
Milan, Italy
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2013

I am italian but decide to write in english to help turist to find this restourant out. This is a perfect mix of Alto Adige (dolomites) couisine and Sicilian dish.. The room is pretty small with just few table but if you want to try something different its perfect. I always eat fois gras (delicius) and Tagliatelle with mushrooms (Porcini... More 

2 Thank AleCensore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013

My husband and I ate our first meal in Milan at this restaurant. We simply walked down a street and selected it because the menu looked good. We ordered bruschetta, gnocchi with Gorgonzola, gnocchi with ragu (one of the daily specials) and two glasses of wine and everything seemed reasonably priced. The waiter translated the entire menu for us and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$38 - US$61
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Monte Nero 21, 20135 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +39 02 5501 2069

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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?