Restaurants in Milan

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The best restaurants in Milan stand out for the quality of their food, no matter the cuisine. And what diversity there is: the breadth of Italian foo... Read More

The best restaurants in Milan stand out for the quality of their food, no matter the cuisine. And what diversity there is: the breadth of Italian food is well represented (obviously), from beloved trattorie (Antica Trattoria della Pesa) to high-end alta cucina (Ristorante Cracco), but with choices now including the ubiquitous burger joint (Italians are rabid for them), vegetarian haute cuisine, and designer sushi, you won't be going home hungry—or bored.

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  • A Casa Eatery

    As the name implies, you feel like you're eating at someone's house at this relative newcomer, open since early 2014. The decor is mismatched vintage... Read More

  • Antica Trattoria della Pesa

    An old-school Milanese restaurant with antique furnishings, Antica Trattoria della Pesa has been in operation since 1880. Classic dishes like risotto... Read More

  • Bice

    An institution serving classic Tuscan cuisine, Bice has been popular with Milanese society since its opening in 1939. While enjoying your handmade pasta... Read More

  • Cioccolati Italiani

    Lines snake out the door even in winter at this gelateria near the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II (there are also three other locations in Milan). While... Read More

  • Delicatessen

    Delicatessen takes its inspiration from Alto Adige, an area in the north of Italy where you're more likely to get schnitzel or smoked trout than a plate... Read More

  • Giulio Pane e Ojo

    This rustic Roman osteria is always crowded, especially at lunch, when crowds clamor for the $11 menu (primo, secondo, contorno, vino). The pastas are... Read More

  • Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia

    Serving contemporary Italian food for more than 50 years, owners Aimo and Nadia respect the tradition and heritage of their dishes but aren't bound by... Read More

  • La Briciola

    A refined yet comfortable restaurant, La Briciola is particularly pretty at night, when the plants are illuminated with hundreds of little lights,... Read More

  • La Cantina di Manuela

    A pleasant, casual restaurant with a small but creative menu that changes monthly. The wine selection is extensive as befits a place that doubles as a... Read More

  • Luini

    A hole-in-the-wall tucked away on a side street behind the Duomo, Luini sells mostly panzerotti, a type of deep-fried calzone that's a bit lighter than... Read More

  • Nobu

    Superstar chef Nobu Matsuhisa's Milanese outpost is located in the Armani Superstore, though you can enter from the street. Marrying his classical... Read More

  • Paper Moon

    Reservations are a must at this classic Italian restaurant, located around the corner from fashionable Via Monte Napoleone. Tables are packed cheek-by... Read More

  • Pasticceria Marchesi

    A Milanese landmark since 1824, Pasticceria Marchesi offers traditional Italian sweets: biscotti, cakes, and pralines as well as coffee (of course) in a... Read More

  • Princi Bakery

    All of the various Princi locations in Milan are crowded at lunchtime, with locals lining up for excellent focaccia, pizza, and sandwiches, as well as... Read More

  • Ristorante Cracco

    Michelin-starred chef Carlo Cracco, who also hosts MasterChef Italia and Hell's Kitchen Italia, offers his innovative take on Milanese tradition in a... Read More

  • Ristorante D'O

    Combining haute cuisine and affordable prices, chef Davide Oldani has been rewarded with a Michelin star and a months-long waiting list for a table at... Read More

  • Ristorante Giacomo

    A jewel of a restaurant serving refined Tuscan food since 1958. The green-painted wood panels, embossed wallpaper, graniglia floors, and stucco details... Read More

  • Ristorante Sadler

    Hometown chef and cookbook author Claudio Sadler's eponymous restaurant offers an escape from the frenetic pace of Milan. Five intimate rooms are... Read More

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