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California Bakery

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Piazza Sant'Eustorgio 4, 20122 Milan, Italy
+39 02 3981 1750
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08:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 00:00
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Milan, Italy
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outrageous price for a piece of cake 8 Euros, 4 Euros for a cup (no more) of tea, plus 2 Euros for service. The place needs cleaning and somebody should have the courage of wasting cracked tea pots...

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Thank tenaxxx
Milan, Italy
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The quality is the same as all other CB coffee shops but the staff are so kind. It was late night but the guys were so positive with smile. Not easy seeing everywhere

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Thank Rayhane M
London, England, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is one of my little grandson's favorite places to eat. I like that there's a kids menu, he could hardly finish though so the portion was not tiny. Everything seemed fresh and tasty and my grandson got a very health fresh juice. We all enjoyed it here & in good weather you can sit outside.

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Thank Hyacinth B
Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

You generously pay for a very nervous and inefficient service in peak hours (e.g. sunday morning), with terrible wait just for a very uncomfortable coffe at the bar. Quality of cakes has decreased during last years (why all that cinnamon in a cheesecake?). Very noisy inside, but the worst thing was the apparently nice outside tables. I was there with... More 

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Thank Martina C
Lima, Peru
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Cozy cafe perfect for breakfast. I like the athmosphere, staff is very friendly and the selection is pretty good with different cakes, waffles, muffins etc (I would recommend the carrot cake). A bit pricey but it's worth for the food and enviroment. It can be very crowded on the weekend, not my favorite time to go..best early in the morning.... More 

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Thank sim0nar0me0
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Cool place to hang out to drink a good selection of tea, some homemade pastries, maybe even a banana split if you're out of sugar. Price is quite high but this is Milan.

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Thank Tinkiwinki214
London
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Overall: really great meal had by everyone and would have gone back had we had the time Positives: - friendly service - very tasty food - reasonable prices - nice sitting area outside - great desserts Negatives: - chairs are uncomfortable - pigeons!!

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Thank Timtyke
Vienna, Austria
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Staff was very friendly. Food was delicious. A bit pricy but you pay for the quality. Internet connection is very good - perfect for travellers.

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Thank Bettina_Di
southernengland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Great choices. Great welcome. Soooo much better than the usual Croissant, bread and coffee. Superb atmosphere with the jazz music Good food freshly prepared and reasonable value for money

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Thank garlic1927
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Had a burger,with sun dried tomatoes and aubergines,this made it Italian and 16 euros,but this doesn't get you fries ordered them as a side,which is strange as burger and fries usually come as a pair,was very taken back when the fries added 10 euros on the bill,yes 10 euros for fries,with unseasoned mince meat as a burger,place looked great product... More 

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Thank Ross C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Sant'Eustorgio 4, 20122 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Navigli
  • Neighbourhood: Navigli
  • Phone Number: +39 02 3981 1750

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Navigli
The Navigli is part of historic Milan. In the ancient days, the entire city was linked with canals, similar to Venice. Today, most of the canals are gone, but the Navigli remains a canal-based neighborhood. There are two major canals: Naviglio Pavese and Naviglio Grande. The Naviglio Grande's bridges greet visitors at dusk with an amazing view. The Navigli district specializes in clubs, cafes, and vintage shops. Lifestyle reigns supreme here. You can start the walk from the Colonne di San Lorenzo, an antique colonnade in front of the Basilica di San Lorenzo. During the daytime, this place acts as a meeting point for artists and students reading books or chatting with friends; the nights turn it into a stepping-stone for club hoppers. Science lovers will also relish the opportunity to visit the Science and Technology National Museum Leonardo Da Vinci, showcasing inventions of the Italian genius.
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