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Art factory

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Via Andrea Doria, 17, Milan, Italy
+39 02 669 4578
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07:00 - 02:00
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Sun 18:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 00:00
Fri 07:00 - 02:00
Sat 18:00 - 02:00
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Larnaka City, Cyprus
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I was so excited to visit this place it was near our hotel.When we went it's nothing like the pictures. the kitchen is not clean the door was open and everyone were looking at us we were the only once in. The " happy hour" disappointing the food was terrible we had a quick drink and we left. The service... More 

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Thank vesidimitrova
Milano
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2016

It was born with the nice idea to host artists in a public cafe. Initially animated by young italiano, now it is managed by Chinese people: probably it loose a little of the original intention but the quality it is absolutely great and you can have an excellent dinner (with VERY GOOD TIRAMISU included) The current owner is very kind,... More 

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Thank Guido C
Florence, Italy
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368 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

If you're near Central Station in the need of a bar at the last-minute, the Art Factory is perfect. You can eat there as well. This Chinese run bar / restaurant is open late. We stopped in at 11 p.m. just for drinks. The prices were slightly high, I paid 9€ for my cocktail.

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Thank GregorRon
Cardiff
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Getting a bit desperate for food having left it late for a restaurant after a busy day travelling. Saw this place from the roundabout and decided to give it a try. Lucky choice as it was lively with a young and good natured crowd, lovely staff and good food at a very reasonable price.

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Thank Meggadad
Milan, Italy
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102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I forgot to write immediately this review and I don't know why! But someone remember me about this place and I decided to write it off! I have known this place for ten years and I liked it very much, but when I came back the last summer I received a big disappointment! I found an alive worm in my... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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137 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I was staying at a hotel nearby and googled a spot for Aperitivo and this was the answer. For 9 Euros I got an OK drink and a good selection of nibbles. I must have been early as when I was sitting there they brought out more food. Some of the food that I thought was vegetarian was not...a little... More 

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Thank Fiona C
Sofia, Bulgaria
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We found it on Tripadvisor and gave it a try. Good cocktails with solid amount of alcohol. The aperitivo is rich enough to have a good dinner. The interior is a bit strange and may be improved. There is also free WiFi.

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Thank Stanimir D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

It's a must for Happy Hour €9 for the buffet and a drink ! Drinks include cocktails and quite a wide range of freshly cooked items to choose from

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Thank Craftyqueen60
Athens, Greece
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015

value for money, nice cocktails and atmosphere, we went for apperitivo. The buffet was rich and tasteful. The music was very good.

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Thank Nik K
Lutz, Florida
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Just stumbled into this place a couple blocks from our hotel. Wish we'd found it on arrival four days ago instead of our last night. Best kept secret of the Milanese is their idea of happy hour - a buffet dinner and drink of choice at most bars, particularly at Art Factory Cafe. Great food (diverse and constantly changing by... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Buffet
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Andrea Doria, 17, Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Bicocca
  • Neighbourhood: Bicocca
  • Phone Number: +39 02 669 4578

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Bicocca

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Bicocca
Although Bicocca is a peripheral district, many visitors will find it appealing. The district is enveloped by the immense Parco Nord (North Park), one of the largest parks in Europe. Inside is the theater Arcimboldi, one of the most important contemporary theaters where concerts and shows are organized. In the same area, there is the University of Milan Bicocca, whose distinct architecture rivals a movie set. Coffee shops, a multiplex and a shopping center are in the campus, along with the Fondazione Hangar Bicocca, one of the most famous museums of Contemporary Art.
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