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Pasticceria Cova

Via Monte Napoleone 8, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 7600 5599
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (19 reviews)
“tiramisu” (18 reviews)
“pastry” (8 reviews)
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7:45 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
Italian, Cafe, Bar
Via Monte Napoleone 8, 20121 Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there every single day of my stay Some waiters were great a few one kind of lazy Desserts, Tramezini, Canapes all there is delicious

Thank stuka123
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very popular spot, but we were underwhelmed with both the coffee and the jam filled ‘croissant’ ... worth a look nonetheless for coffee at the bar.

Thank Christo8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice place, cosy atmosphere, excellent coffee and cakes, located in famous Via Montenapoleone. Ideal for a coffe break during shopping.

Thank Konstantia M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cova is an Italian icon in every aspect from that Italian feel to quality pastries to quintessential Italian service Worth popping in for pastries and a caffe

Thank CorruptedSanity
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

When in Rome do as etc etc , when in Milan , grab a coffee and maybe a slice of cake at this bar ! It’s not just a bar but the Dolce vita Milan style ! Only thing is the club sandwich is not...More

Thank Peter John B
Reviewed 23 May 2018

we had a lunch there. good restaurant, exelent service and ofcourse very tasty desserts. expensive.suggest o visit for at least some cup of coffi and cake

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Right in the heart of Via Monte Napoleone, a lovely pasticceria serving many bite size pasties, desserts & wonderful coffee. We chose to sit in the serviced area while many had their coffee by the coffee bar. We were greeted by friendly wait staff. We...More

Thank Wendyt_0303
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Pasticceria Cova is always good. Have been before many times in Shanghai and Milan location is excellent. Coffee is amazing, deserts are mouthwatering, highly recommended.

Thank dvplotnikov
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We stop for coffee in the mean area of fashion quadrilatero great expletive as it’s an old cafe with very nice staff and delicious pastries and also possible to have aperitivo

Thank infofer04
Reviewed 19 April 2018

located just at the shopping area, very handy to pop in for a good italian coffee and pastry. Lovely staffs and nice decor.

Thank Joey85244
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|
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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
Italian, Cafe, Bar
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 5599
  • E-mail
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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