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Caffe Letterario

#3,415 of 6,762 Restaurants in Milan
€€ - €€€Italian, Cafe, International
Via Rovello 2, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 7233 3505
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
20 May 2017
“Unique ambiance in Milan's historical centre”
15 Jun 2017
“Make sure you are on expenses and you have plenty of time”
Open Now
10:00 - 22:30 Hours
Italian, Cafe, International
€€ - €€€
Via Rovello 2, 20121 Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Was here for a business lunch in the middle of the week, as most of the patrons here. We sat inside due to the hot weather and we were given the nearly destroyed (time to change) menus with the dishes of the day (no prices)....More

Thank Zia_Angelina
Reviewed 20 May 2017

From Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral Square) you can walk to Piccolo Teatro (Little Theatre) in less than 10 minutes. As you enter the archway to the theatre you will find an inner courtyard and in this historic setting the aptly named Caffe Letterario (Literary Cafe)....More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Indeed the location is gray, in the heart of Milan, at the Teatro Piccolo. It is very close to my working place and I sometimes go there, especially with clients The food is quite good, nothing special but indeed good. The issue is first of...More

Thank Claudia G
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Don't bother to visit the place. It is nothing special and the prices are sky high. For cappuccino and orange juice you will pay 10€. I've been living in Milan for few months now and am quite a fan of Italian cappuccino (which I take...More

Thank Pia R
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Under cooked chicken in any restaurant is not acceptable and good indication on quality of other dishes!

Thank Tansu T
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

You would expect the price tag when you enjoy an Aperitivo in Galleria but the service was disappointing and the state of the restrooms appaling

Thank Fabio P
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We just stopped for drinks, a couple of glasses of wine. They were on the expensive side but in my experience, no worse than in any area popular with tourists ant they serve a nice assortment of complementary snacks with the drinks. It was great...More

Thank DrillerBurlington
Reviewed 21 May 2016

15 € for a medium beer, and you have to pay covercharge at 7 € at top of this! Find another place to take a rest. We were 2 couples, and ordered 2 small pizzas and 6 beers, and paid 144 €.

Thank Roy K
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This place USED TO serve great aperitivo (expensive but great, worth the money). We went a few times and never left disappointed. That's why we decided to go again last week. Unfortunately, we have now all decided not to go back ever again. The quality...More

Thank HelenYP
Reviewed 15 January 2016

A superb interior courtyard; The location lends itself to lunches and evening is presented in revised version for the appetizer. Very nice atmosphere of Milan dynamic that takes a break in front of a dish and a dessert. Prices adjusted to the location, interesting dishes...More

Thank edwardvos
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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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$37
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Rovello 2, 20121 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Centro Storico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Storico
  • Phone Number: +39 02 7233 3505
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