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Joe Pena's

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Via Savona 17, 20144 Milan, Italy
+39 02 5811 0820
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Milan, Italy
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169 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

I had a small birthday dinner at Joe Pena's, and overall I'm quite pleased with the dining experience. Contrarily to any other Mexican restaurant I have tried in Milan, the food's quality is quite OK, not stellar, but at least the fajitas were tasty and the meat well prepared. One thing to mention is the selection of drinks: cocktails are... More 

1 Thank Edoardo V
Milan, Italy
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016

I went to joe pena with my girlfriend and overall I can say I was satisfied both with the food and the price range which is in line with the mexican restaurants in the city center. Overall it is in line with the other mexican restaurants you can find in Milan in terms of food, but the location is really... More 

Thank Vitto_n_92
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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366 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Tasty. Good value. Friendly place with Good service. Standard Mexican fare cooked well enough but don't expect authentic

1 Thank KAF0460
Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2015

The restaurant is just close to Porta Genova Metro stop, a bit out of the beaten truck but close to Milan Night Area. Ownership has changed in 2015 and since the restaurant is getting better and better. The food is delicious, not easy to find such a Mexican restaurant in Milan and in Italy, and cocktails are even better. The... More 

Thank jackparis2015
Milan, Italy
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73 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2014

We've eaten at this place several times, having first been introduced when we arrived here a few years ago. It's a great way to get non italian food, but it's much better to go with Italians (as many restos are in Italy). The food and service here are generally both mediocre at best, but generally when you are with Italians... More 

Thank Beach2O
Milan, Italy
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

The atmosphere is friendly but the food is mediocre. It's also very noisy when all tables booked. Would recommend just for drinks.

1 Thank Dan L
London, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2014

The place is located just behind porta Genova station, it is easily reachable. The food is decent. The cocktails and the Margarida especially are fantastic. If you don't fancy having dinner, you should sit at the bar and order a Margarida. It is really worth it!

Thank LittleFox81
Milano, Italia
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

We booked a table for four...after 10 min hezitation we got a table.The atmosphere was quite fine, typical mexican, dishes ok, had much better though, no value for the money you pay - starters 10-15 euro, main dishes and fajitas 15 -20 euro. Wine 20 - 35 euro. Service was slow, not attentive, and they will cheat you if there... More 

1 Thank Blizzardmg
Parma, Italy
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146 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

Had Mexican with four friends, good cocktails and fajitas were tasty, closed I had in Italy to Mexican. Great price and will return.

Thank chelsea1977
Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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104 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2013

We went here for tea and it was delicious. The staff were friendly and all had great service. My partner and I had the mixed taco plate which was a big serve both feeling very full afterwards. It is a little bit pricey being 16.50 euros each plus drinks but was worth it. Overall was great night out and looking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$32 - $37
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Savona 17, 20144 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Navigli
  • Neighborhood: Navigli
  • Phone Number: +39 02 5811 0820

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Navigli

Neighborhood Profile
The Navigli is part of historic Milan. In the ancient days, the entire city was linked with canals, similar to Venice. Today, most of the canals are gone, but the Navigli remains a canal-based neighborhood. There are two major canals: Naviglio Pavese and Naviglio Grande. The Naviglio Grande's bridges greet visitors at dusk with an amazing view. The Navigli district specializes in clubs, cafes, and vintage shops. Lifestyle reigns supreme here. You can start the walk from the Colonne di San Lorenzo, an antique colonnade in front of the Basilica di San Lorenzo. During the daytime, this place acts as a meeting point for artists and students reading books or chatting with friends; the nights turn it into a stepping-stone for club hoppers. Science lovers will also relish the opportunity to visit the Science and Technology National Museum Leonardo Da Vinci, showcasing inventions of the Italian genius.
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