The setting is reminiscent of a factory - this is what the word means - it once would seem to have been. They make good pizzas, food and yummy desserts.
Viale Pasubio 2
[+39] 02 6552771
.:. Frijenno Magnanno
The name of the place sounds something like "Fryin'n'Eatin'" in Neapolitan dialect. You can have a fried calzone or the "Frijenno Magnanno" pizza, with sausage and aubergines, but any choice is good.
.:. If you'd like some wine, ask for a proper bottle: the house wines don't rate as highly as the pizzas.
Via Benedetto Marcello 93
Stazione Centrale district
[+39] 02 29403654
A prominent name for affordable pizza in the center of Milan. Open late.
Via Palermo 5
[+39] 02 877759
.:. Pizzeria La Tradizionale
Wooden tables, pizza, but some fish also on offer.
Ripa Porta Ticinese 7
Porta Genova FS
closed Wednesday lunch
[+39] 02 8395133
Since 1953, here pizza comes by the slice (al trancio), normal size or generous (abbondante). There's just one kind, the thick sort of dough base, with anchovies here and there. Cash only.
.:. Recent renovation works have made the place less appealing. Even the pizza seems to taste a bit worse...
.:. Four more recent Spontini branches have been opened in Viale Papiniano 43 (phone number 02 83660098), Via Marghera 3 (02 43514223), Via Cenisio 37 (02 34593686) and Piazza Cinque Giornate 6 (02 5463520, open at lunch during the weekend, too).
Via Gaspare Spontini 4
Buenos Aires district
closed Saturday lunch and Sunday lunch
[+39] 02 2047444
.:. Strambio Sei
A reliable family business, next to the scientific departments of the University. Mainly pizza and salads, though some people come here on purpose to have some seafood at a reasonable price.
Via Strambio 6
Città Studi district
[+39] 02 7386124