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Via Panfilo Castaldi 18, 20124 Milan, Italy
+39 02 2952 2124
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (21 reviews)
“soup” (9 reviews)
Opens in 27 min
Italian, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via Panfilo Castaldi 18, 20124 Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

usually as vegan you can find good food, but haute cuisine it’s a rarity. this vegetarian michelin star restaurant has a big choice of vegan dishes. we had the vegan-version of the discovery-menu and it was a fantastic experience of senses. i can highly recommend...More

1  Thank kattikus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Normally, any place in Europe we start ordering by clarifying we are veg, no fish, no eggs... Here, not required! Great food, very rich in taste and spices. We ordered a la carte, and really enjoyed

Thank Rajesh G
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Hard to describe how outstanding the whole experience was. Stunning food accompanied by an amazing selection of wine in a welcoming environment. Not a cheap meal - but worth every single Euro!

Thank Simon A
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Joao is probably one of my favorite restaurant in the world. The quality of the product is excellent, the combination of cheese and vegetables cooked in different ways is incredible. Service is perfect and the location very nice. Don’t miss it, it’s an experience

1  Thank Alessandra M
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

I was a bit skeptical from the mixed reviews but enjoy vegetables so decided to try Joia for lunch and was not disappointed. I also added “inner landscape” (buckwheat rolls stuffed with cauliflower and harissa) to the set lunch menu to round out the experience....More

Thank dsc815
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Based on my experience, the meal at Joia was a complete waste of both time and money. First the time: We ordered the 8-course menu but it took two hours just to get the first four dishes; we stopped at the fifth dish and then...More

Thank TheTraveler888
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We really enjoy the food, it was very exciting for the eyes and the palatine. We espacially appreciate that the vegetable was seasonnal. The flavours of the dishes were incredible. The wine service was under our expectations (the wine master didn't explain so much about...More

Thank Sylvie B
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Recommended by Lonely Planets and they were absolutely right. Excellent typical milanese cuisine with the best products in a very sober and zen atmosphere. Bravissimo.

Thank Jaune L
Reviewed February 11, 2018

This is a top notch vegetarian restaurant, offering excellent vegan and gluten free options. All of the dishes are with creatively composed, elegantly displayed and tasty. Their cheese plate was delectable. We appreciated the variety, far beyond the pizza and pasta of most Milan eateries.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed January 11, 2018

This is the first Michelin star vegetarian I have tried. The location is pretty central. The atmosphere was classy, modern and cool. Food quality was of course of the highest standard. We had the tasting menu and at the end were totally full. Service and...More

Thank arisberna
Stazione Centrale
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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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