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Botega Caffe Cacao

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Brera
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Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi 12, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8901 3477
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07:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:30 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Blanes, Spain
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing coffee and pastries. All it was really tasty. They have a good variety and the quality it's really good. Warm and friendly staff!

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Thank amr89
Zurich, Switzerland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

The coffee is nice and this place has a good atmosphere, but unfortunately staff attitude let it down !! very interesting that they have a whole new air conditioning system, but they don't use it! (even if you kindly ask!) so yeah, I'm burning up in here and I'm not gonna come to this cafe again.

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Thank Faranak D
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

I went there twice, once for breakfast, one for the coffee! Both were very good experience! If you don't know what to choose, try their brioches!

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Thank Angela S
New York
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Decent cappuccinos but tasteless “out-of-the-can” tuna salad. Arrive around 2PM to a crowded café. While waiting to order, I noticed many people ordering salads. So, doing “when in Rome…”, I ordered a tuna salad along with 2 cappuccinos. Bad mistake. €7 for bland “out-of-the-can” tuna salad (see photo) which took over 15 minutes to come out. Cappuccino was €1.40 and... More 

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Thank Ed_frm_NYC
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

It's a great place for cheap and tasty coffe. Prizes are very good (1.2eur for cappucino), personel is very kind, atmosphere is amazing. You should totally go there!

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Thank Inżynier S
Leicester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Absolutely, gorgeously amazing! The sheer amount of chocolate you can have there is overwhelming: hot chocolate with cream in a cup with a chocolate dipped rim, the spoon's half dipped in chocolate and the fork for your chocolate cake is - yes, indeed - half dipped in chocolate, too! It's a bit pricey, but definitely worth the treat!

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Thank Sarah S
Lausanne, Switzerland
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

It is a nice small caffe with tasty coffee and cakes. We tried the aromatizzato and it was great. It is served with chocolate dipped spoons and cups.

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Thank Ana P
Rome, Italy
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Stopped here during hectic weekend in Milan. Fab coffee and jam tarts, cool place to chill on a Sunday afternoon. Ordering system is a little confusing though!

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Thank Nikki L
New York City, New York
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

We were walking around late mid-morning and were trying to find a quick bite on the way to the duomo and passed this. Everything looked very simple so we picked up some sandwiches and an Americano- Italians do NOT do coffee. I was a little thrown off, that they didn't have cream too...but wow a little sugar and the americano... More 

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Nice little coffee shop in the village Had some cake and was delighted it came with a chocolate dipped spoon! Excellent value and great service

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Thank SarahCorell

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi 12, 20121 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Brera
  • Neighbourhood: Brera
  • Phone Number: +39 02 8901 3477
Description
In the magnificent setting of Brera right in the cultural heart of Milan, there is a very imposing Botega: three large glass windows and a spacious mezzanine level, with indoor seating and an outdoor area, always ready and waiting to offer customers a delicious view and extremely tasty lunches served quickly. The tasty food reminiscent of times gone by has tickled the taste buds and won over the hearts of the people of Milan, making this a relaxing little spot for enjoying a flavoursome break from the hustle and bustle of Milan.

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Brera
Brera captures the real essence of the city. It is an excellent mix between history and modernity, where tradition meets innovation. Here design and beauty reign. On Via Brera there are the famous Pinacoteca (galleries), the National Gallery of Modern and Antique Art, and the Academy of Fine Arts. Interior design boutiques and intellectual cafes are typical of the district. Walking along Via Madonnina is a must to admire the architecture of buildings and the design stores. On Sundays, going to the local market is an unmissable opportunity for fashion, style and art. Tucked away, there is the Orto Botanico di Brera botanical garden that seems like a painting framed in an ancient fairy structure. Last but not least, it’s worth a visit to Giardini Pubblici Indro Montanelli with its Planetarium, the Civico Museo di Storia Naturale (Natural History Museum).
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