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Caffé Ambrosiano Caffé Ambrosiano - Milano

Caffé Ambrosiano

A refined place a few steps from the Duomo, which reinterprets Mediterranean cuisine with creativity

Eleonora Baldwin
What we love
  • The Mediterranean specialties, such as seafood salad with shrimps, octopus and calamari, served with seasonal vegetables and basil, and the shrimps salad and artichokes
  • The pasta, bread, and breadsticks are always fresh and fragant, which are made daily in the restaurant's oven
  • Must try the Paccheri with eggplant, sweet bacon and pecorino cheese, and the Tagliolini with mussels, zucchini flowers and raw bacon
  • The excellent Octopus Catalan, accompanied by red onions, marinated with Sardinian tomatoes and basil
  • The delicious meat dishes, such as the traditional rib, presented on a hot iron, caramelized with porcini mushrooms and chicory
  • For pizza lovers, Ambrosiano has a list with about 20 different topping choices
  • Desserts are made artisanally, such as the gelato al mascarpone with strawberries and mint
  • For Sunday lunch, there is a special lunch menu at €25
  • There is a rich buffet during happy hour, every day from 18:30 until 21:00, with finger food, salads, vegetarian dishes, bruschette, crostini, mini homemade pizza and focaccia
What to know
  • Soft colors in shades of cream and taupe, retro chairs and burgundy walls give a sober and warm feel, perfectly suitable for the lounge
  • The location has two internal rooms that are elegantly furnished, and on two separate floors, with 20 and 70 seats
  • During the warm months, outdoor space is available in the shadow of the Duomo
  • The wine cellar offers over 40 labels of carefully chosen wines and sparkling wines
  • Interesting list of pizzas, with about 20 types, including classic and gourmet ones
  • From Monday to Friday at lunch, one plate costs €11. You can choose among the first or second course, water and coffee are included
  • At lunch there is also a set menu at €8, which includes a first or a second and water, and a pizza menu at €10 including water and coffee
  • For the holidays, the Michelin Star Chef David Galantini, assisted by Lorenzo Ferrarino, Marco Ciliberti, Marco Pillari created special menus for 24th and 31st December that will include fun and games, DJ opening music from the 80s - 90s, and open bar from 19:30 until dawn
What to do in the surroundings
How to get there
  • It is less than 200m from the Duomo station of lines MM1 and MM3