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Alvin's Milano

$$ - $$$Italian, Cafe,
Via Melchiorre Gioia 141, 20125 Milan, Italy
+39 02 6671 0828
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
1 Feb 2017
“It doesn't have to be expensive to be good great for lunch”
2 Aug 2016
“Obligatory stop when in Milano”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Cafe, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
Via Melchiorre Gioia 141, 20125 Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great for lunch out of the office or just passing by. Short menu of daily dishes but the food is tasted and pleasantly presented. The smoked swordfish salad was a delight. Even the hamburger tasted great. Very good value. Pleasant staff. The selection sweets and...More

Thank Whynotsky
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is "My Bar"! Every time I am in Milano I will visit Alvin's daily In the morning for my "caffe", at midday for my aperitivo and, both stops is to chat with the personnel that makes me feeling welcome in my yearly (or less)...More

Thank G B Nino C
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

It's a great place for an Italian breakfast. They have really nice coffee and delicious freshly baked croissants and other sweets and typical Italian pastries. Everything is delicious. Never tried anything savory from here but I have seen they have lunch options as well salads...More

Thank Mink83
Reviewed 20 June 2015

I love this place and go there whenever possible. The coffee and pastries are excellent, the service courteous and the people-watching excellent. We get breakfast here and buy dolcini for when we visit relatives.

Thank 276laura2015
Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

Italian breakfast at its best ! I live round the corner and this is the best place in miles. The problem is that it is literally assaulted at week ends ! They have a separate room for quiet breakfast / lunch. They know they are...More

Thank Franz B
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Alvin's is a wonderful cake shop and café located in the Maggiolina / via Cagliero neighbourhood. Their cake production is just amazing, not only in terms of taste, but also in presentation. During week days, a nice choice of warm and cold platters is available...More

Thank SylviaBachofner
Reviewed 4 November 2013

On my way to Teatro degli Arcimboldi and ob Dylan´s gig there, I walked along long streets Melchiorre Gioia and Emilio de Marchi. After I took camapri soda and espresso in little Bar Break in Melchiorre Gioia street (and watched soccer game Udinese vs Inter...More

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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Italian, Cafe, Gastropub
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Melchiorre Gioia 141, 20125 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Bicocca
  • Neighbourhood: Bicocca
  • Phone Number: +39 02 6671 0828
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