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Ristorante Papa Francesco

Via Marino 5 | ang.Piazza della Scala, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 862177
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“ravioli” (43 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Marino 5 | ang.Piazza della Scala, 20121 Milan, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

The food is good, the ambiance is beautiful, we were seated on the outside were you can enjoy the surrounding while having a meal and enjoying a beer.

Thank Julian C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here with a group of 8, there was no room but they quickly made a table for us. The staff were very friendly and humorous. In terms of the food , the serving size was normal and slightly more. The variety was good and...More

Thank GJDavid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to eat here with a friend and the restaurant staff immediately approached us asking where we're from. They kept trying to show us that Taiwanese singer Jay Chow has been to the restaurant and pressured us to try his favorite dish (mostly likely...More

Thank european-travelling
Paolo B, Proprietario at Ristorante Papa Francesco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Quello che scrivi è falso e non corrisponde alla realtà. Mi hai chiesto quale fosse il piatto preferito del tuo...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff were friendly if a little perfunctory. As we sat inside, away from most of the other diners, it was difficult to get the attention of the staff. We had 2 spaghetti Aglio Olio with the caprese buffalo, which were Ok. The best thing was...More

Thank cavanpog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was very friendly and the atmosphere was nice. We had the saffron risotto, which was very pretty good. However, the seafood was a bit fishy and overpriced. Overall, a bit touristy and the overpriced.

Thank elder87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All of our pasta dishes were wonderful. Each dish was flavorful and the pasta is home made. Pasta pomodoro wasn't on the menu but they will make it for kids who like the more simple dish. My husband veal dish was delicious as well. Service...More

Thank Janet N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The place is very nice and located very close to Duomo Cathedral, but unfortunately the food isn't that great and it's very overpriced. I'd recommend little trattorias rather than papa franceso.

Thank Hubert F
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My colleague and I stopped here for a light dinner before attending La Scala, which is just a block or two away (walking). We ordered a Greek salad and a salade Niçoise. The salads were fresh, crisp, and perfect for the warm evening; and went...More

Thank kirschnd
Reviewed 11 June 2017

It was their warning sign that caught my eyes, so out of curiosity, we decided to dine here. We ordered very simple dishes as we are not really that hungry. The food turned out to be of a higher quality than we expected, especially the...More

Thank RobinLSK
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Very nice and relaxed family restaurant two minutes from La Scala and just around the corner from the Galleria. The first time we visited the restaurant was 1998 after a performance at La Scala, second time was 2009 and third was May 2017. Thank you...More

Thank 744bitte
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Marino 5 | ang.Piazza della Scala, 20121 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Centro Storico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Storico
  • Phone Number: +39 02 862177
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Traditional Family restaurant from 1980. The best Home made Pasta and dessert. T-bone steak and Fried Calamari and shrimps available every day.
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