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Pasticceria Marchesi

#58 of 362 Dessert in Milan
#354 of 6,606 Places to Eat in Milan
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Via S. Maria alla Porta 11/a, 20123 Milan, Italy
02 862770
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Dining options: Breakfast, Coffee & Tea, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Five stars ... or six ?

Definitely my favourite bar in Milan. And best coffee. No tables. Great patisserie, chocolate and pastries. The atmosphere is perfect. Demel in Vienna, Procope in Paris, Florian in Venice and Marchesi in Milan.Just less touristical . What more?

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
Alex W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Definitely my favourite bar in Milan. And best coffee. No tables. Great patisserie, chocolate and pastries. The atmosphere is perfect. Demel in Vienna, Procope in Paris, Florian in Venice and Marchesi in Milan.Just less touristical . What more?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This was the best breakfast we had during our week-long stay in Milan. We tried mostly everything in this little pasticceria, and we were pleasantly surprised. This place may look small and dusty from the outside, but the inside holds so many delicious confections. But, the true secret of this tiny little tucked-away shop in the corner of Milan, is... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The Pasticeria Marchesi in via Santa Maria alla Porta # 11 is a classic of Milan ... the specialty is the coffee taken at the bar, quickly, a shot and go, among the milanese business people and locals that visit this places since 1824 (or so they claim ... ) in any case, the quality of the coffee is indeed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

If you love dessert, you will like this place. We had cappuccino, some cookies and chocolate. They were simple, traditional, fresh baked, not too sweet, and delicious. You must try small bread(looks like meringue) dessert stuffed with cream (or chocolate cream. Don't remember the name). Bad: No seating area

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Glasgow, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I admit that we visited this pasticceria as I needed to use the toilet. On entering we found it full of hustle and bustle which gave it a great atmosphere. There are no seats so everyone was drinking coffee at the counter. While my husband ordered two espressos I went in search of the ladies. I asked the lady behind... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

In Milan it's the best. The service is very polite and everything is special. Coffee is good too. I advice the panettone during Christmas time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Vienna has Demel, Milan has Marchesi. I only miss a table for spending few minutes reading still a place to go. Try chocolates and pastries. Coffee is excellent...

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Not only coffee, cappuccino and pastries. Also the best "aperitivo" in town, with a wide selection of well done cocktail drinks and up-for-grabs snacks. 7 to 8 PM. Closure at 8 PM is implacable. Fun guaranteed. Don't miss it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Our native Milanese friends assured us this was the best coffee in Milan. This is Italian style break-time. Drink the coffee standing at the bar or while eyeing some ridiculously rich looking pastry.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Un caffe, a quick slurp with perhaps a piece of delicious pastry and off you go. Quick with quality. Superb.

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Address: Via S. Maria alla Porta 11/a, 20123 Milan, Italy
Phone Number: 02 862770
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
Cuisine: Dessert

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  • Address: Via S. Maria alla Porta 11/a, 20123 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: 02 862770

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  • Cuisine: Dessert

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