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Pasticceria Cova

Via Monte Napoleone 8, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 7600 0578
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“cakes” (17 reviews)
“tiramisu” (15 reviews)
“pastry” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Monte Napoleone 8, 20121 Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for dessert only with coffee. The decor is bright and traditional in a most attractive way. The servers are real pros and deliver your order with a flourish. People watching is a grand way to spend an hour with elegant patrons. Pastries and...More

Thank PointerDetroit
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pasticceria of Cova is a classic routine for Milanese and shoppers around, classy, elegant and typical Italian style. Coffee is tasty, traditional sweets and pastries scrumptious too, Do not miss the spot....

Thank cerith
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place, they have been around for 200 years seasonal cakes cookies and more. The Santa Claus sceneries are fun and artistic, the cakes and sweets are made like grandma's time and recipe and from scratch. Basic ingredients and made from long time...More

Thank Daniele G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although they are famed for their baked goods, the savoury dishes were good too. Had lunch there and ate the squid ink risotto with sea bass carpaccio. Really nice. I like their pastries too. Not overly sweet. Coffee is good as well. And they make...More

Thank Dawn P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This 200 establishment has a very beautiful décor and is situated on the luxury shopping street of Milano, Monte Neapoleone. Sandwiches are nice and coffee reasonable. Prices are outrageous and service foul. This is the price you pay for being in the so called glamour...More

Thank jagcha1
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Service considering the kind of Bar and location should be the top but frankly speaking in milano there are much better bar with a more professional service. I can’t see anymore the reason to stop by apart maybe some people to post a picture on...More

Thank Happy Life S
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Traditional place, tasty and salty (very) food, good service (one bathroom only) but prices above the limit : 5€ one espresso (in general, 1€ in Milan)... good to see it once but not more!!

Thank gourmetfrenchwoman
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Cova has the reputation of one of the oldest cafes in Milan and is worth the visit. It is classic and pretentious, and it's part of it's charm. It's a perfect spot for an elegant treat. We went in for a midday dessert and coffee....More

Thank CousteauMunson
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The decoration is classic and old school.The service is more than excellent.It is quite expensive but it s all worth it.Try the desserts.

Thank ChristosN1979
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent pastries in the heart of Milano shopping, very friendly staff, very traditional Italian coffee shop, a must for us at every Milano visit

Thank peterhU8855DU
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
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24 October 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from ChrisS74 | Reviewed this property |
I don't dreak tea sorry.
25 July 2015|
Response from PasticceriaCova | Property representative |
Dear Primozhoc, we use a special blend, made from carefully selected beans from the best Central American and Brazilian plantations, the Cova blend combines six different Arabica blends. If you want to buy we sell it in our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:45 AM - 8:30 PM
7:45 AM - 8:30 PM
7:45 AM - 8:30 PM
7:45 AM - 8:30 PM
7:45 AM - 8:30 PM
7:45 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Monte Napoleone 8, 20121 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Centro Storico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Storico
  • Phone Number: +39 02 7600 0578
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Founded in 1817 by Antonio Cova, a Napoleonic solider, Pasticceria Cova is one of Milan’s oldest pasticceria, an iconic place where tradition meets elegance and style. Today, the Montenapoleon restaurant and caffè offers a journey of delectable discovery, inviting guests to experience signature Italian hospitality and a true taste of Milanese cuisine within exquisitely designed interiors from breakfast to aperitivo.
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