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Pasticceria Marchesi

Centro Storico
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Via Santa Maria Alla Porta 11/a, 20123 Milan, Italy
+39 02 862770
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We waited at the gate although there was empty tables inside. The responsibles were unkind. And the prices are exaggerated in compared to the taste of products.

Thank eraygunal
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in the city center of Milan don't forget to have a cappuccino and croissant in the oldest pasticceria. Here you can enjoy a large assortment of traditional cakes and nice aperitivos. At this time of year, Marron Glacees and Pannettone are a must!

Thank angelopW6394VF
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were just waiting to be served when aome customer after insistently watching her first touched her and then make loud comments. The place is maybe full of would-be models looking for ways to improve their income. Stay well away!!!

Thank Uby44
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

The service and pastries were great. The capuccino was tasty. The brioche with cream must be tried. The slight lemon aroma suits the crunchiness of the brioche excellently.

Thank Ayşe U
Jakarta, Indonesia
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

This place is famous, and known as one of the best in the world, I don't think so. First of all, the staffs were not that friendly and were trying to keep up with guests demands. Their cakes, are very decent (I ordered their so called "special almond cake" and few finger bite cakes). The bill came up to over... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

The decor is stunning in lime green and the staff beautifully dressed and very professional. The crab salad and wine was really good but somehow Marchesi lacked atmosphere. It was a little too sterile and the strip lighting in the ceiling very hard on the eyes. A lovely experience that I enjoyed but not sure I'd repeat - back to... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

The atmosphere is very posh, and makes you feel high-society (of course you are!). Coffee is amzingg, all the desserts are delicious (i been here 3 times in 4 days, just to be sure) and the service is friendly. And you will love the decor!!!

Thank Shahar M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Very good stuff. Good espressos and cappuccino. The best brioches in town! The only problem is no place to sit.

Thank Stoil G
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32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

After a morning's shopping there is nothing nicer than sitting down to a light snack in one of Milan's institutional pasticceria's and there is no better than Marchesi. The Italian's like the French know and execute the simple pleasures in life so well, elegantly and with flair. Both extend this to their eating and drinking with cakes being an art... More 

Thank Manchesterguy2
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

This place is one of the best, very authentic and serve quality pastry. For sure worth a visit to get your morning coffee with some delicious croissant or sweets. Some seats wouldn't make anything bad though it would also mean making the cafe a bit bigger.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe
Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santa Maria Alla Porta 11/a, 20123 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Centro Storico
  • Neighborhood: Centro Storico
  • Phone Number: +39 02 862770

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Staying in Centro Storico

Neighborhood Profile
Centro Storico
The pulsating core of Milan is in Centro. Duomo Square is enclosed by the gothic cathedral, the historic icon of Milan. However, shopping is what draws most crowds to this area. The classy and versatile Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II with luxury boutiques and high quality restaurants will turn any shopping or lunch expedition into a royal experience. Head to the rooftop of the flagship La Rinascente to enjoy the view of the animated square with a panorama of the Duomo. The Corso Vittorio Emanuele II is the street for high-end shopping. Brands of all kinds and street artists attract the attention of all visitors; while at Via Santa Radegonda 16, Luini Panzerotti is a much appreciated street food shop providing unimaginable culinary experiences. If shopping takes its toll on you, consider visiting Castello Sforzesco, a 15th century castle housing several museums. Those looking to relax can go to Parco Sempione, where nature provides respite from the energy of this dynamic and international city.
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