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Sofia Chinesebistro

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Via Pietro Borsieri 30 | Zona Isola, 20159 Milan, Italy
+39 02 3655 2021
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12:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

I would define Sofia chinese bistrot a fusion restaurant. It offers Japanese food (udon, soba, sushi) and Chinese food, like great dim sum. The place is cute, the personnel is frindly and smiling and, in good weather, it's possible to eat outside with direct view on the Unicredit tower. I have been at Sofia several times for lunch and dinner.... More 

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Thank Muzim
Milan, Italy
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Excellent take on Chinese cuisine by, I believe, an Sardinian chef in a Chinese-owned restaurant. Friendly, efficient service too. These guys know what they are doing, and do it very well. Not cheap, but good value.

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Thank WillySignore
Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

I can only comment on lunch. I'd have to go there for other meals and at other times of day to comment on breakfast or dinner. The Dim sum were good. I had chicken curry with basmati rice. The restaurant was crowded and full but the food quality was good and the plates were hot. We also tried the shrimps... More 

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Thank cho10
Province of Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

Absolutely good, excellent dimsum. Good wine, balanced price. Shrimps ravioli amazing, chicken ok but nothing special. Eat mix of starters and you really be happy!!! Also fettuccine very tasting

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Thank fil r
Milan, Italy
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

A successful experiment between Asian and Mediterranean cuisine made with fresh and quality ingredients. Cozy and elegant, Sofiabistro is situated in the Isola area, the latest upcoming amusement nightlife quarter, behind new Milan' skyline. In the menu a wealthy list of dim sum with rolls and a variety of dumplings plus a list of carpaccio and fish tartare, spaghetti, rice... More 

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Thank Jeanette118
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2013

When exceptional service happens it must be noted. From the beginning to the end our dinner, the care from the owner and staff was perfect. Kind, welcoming, smiles, and small talk with my bosses daughter, it was all really nice. The food was fresh and succulent also. It's been time since I've had dim sum and they had a great... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013 via mobile

It is actually not a Chinese restaurant, it is a good fusion restaurant. Still is different from other fusion restaurant in town as they have a menu based on just special dishes. They mix Italuan tradition with Chinese product, the result is quite good.....for sure unusual.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2013

The place is cool and the waiters are nice. The food is a great surprise: not your usual Chinese restaurant. We had prawn salad with avocado, chicken curry and dim sum and all was perfectly cooked and presented. A good addition to a pleasant area of Milano. The prices are in line with the quality.

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Thank Zia_Angelina
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2013

I think it is more accurate to call this an Asian restaurant. The restaurant serves a mix of Vietnamese, Thai, and Chinese. Not entirely traditional, is asian food with italian flair. The best dish we had here was the thai curry shrimp with rice. The rice alone earned 4 stars. The rice had a hint of sweetness, with the refreshing... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

Excellent high quality chinese cousine in Milan. Very smart atmosphere, perfect if you want to eat out with friends. Very good wine list and staff are young and friendly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Japanese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pietro Borsieri 30 | Zona Isola, 20159 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Stazione Centrale
  • Neighbourhood: Stazione Centrale
  • Phone Number: +39 02 3655 2021

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  • 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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