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Milan Food Guide: Where and what to eat in Milan?

Foodie Guide Milan - Where and what to eat?

Milan is known to be a fashion mecca, and due to that it has become one of the most traveled to cities in the world, but Milan has some of the best food and restaurants in whole Italy.

Milan features some of the best gelato spots, favors local ingredients, and in 2015 Milan has hosted a World’s Food Fair which brought more attention to the Milan food scene. For more information about what restaurants to visit and what to eat in Milan check the whole list below.

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Where and what to eat in Milan, Italy?

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Panini Durini - Breakfast

Easily the best coffee and decorations that you can have in Belgrade. I fell in love with this amazing bar the first time I went to Belgrade and since then I have been there almost every morning for my coffee and breakfast.

First of all the staff is amazing, you can choose from around 15 types of coffees that you can have and flavors that range from Brazilian coffee to Indonesian ones.

Muffin and brownie with coffee and juice at Panini Durini Milan
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Starbucks Reserve Roastery - Breakfast/Coffee

This isn’t your usual Starbucks, this is one out of 6 in the whole world, and the only one in Europe, with two being in Seattle, and one each in Shanghai, New York, Tokyo, and Chicago.

Reserve Roastery is a Starbucks where you can see how the coffee is roasted and made, alongside some of the most unique blends that you will ever try, such as Cold brew Nitro Vanilla and much more.

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Lambiczoon - Quick Bites

Lambiczoon has some of the best brews in the whole of Italy, featuring stouts from Birrificio Lambrate, or Lop 60, an IPA from Birrificio Dada, and others. The menu itself features mostly burgers made with Piedmont beef and more.

The place itself is amazing and has amazing food, great drinks, and simple but great desserts.

Burger with fries at Lambiczoon Burger
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Berberè - Lunch

One of the most famous and best pizzas in Milan, Berbere has three locations scattered around the city, alongside online ordering. Their dough and toppings are all organic and hand-made.

While you are waiting for your pizza there are snacks at your table from the appetizer menu which are delicious.

Pizza at Berbere Milan Pizza
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Il Brutto Anatroccolo - Lunch/Dinner

The most traditional old-school restaurant that you will ever see, Il Brutto Anatroccolo offers classical meals on a handwritten menu. Prices are ridiculously cheap and change every day.

Eating pasta and drinking wine in Milan
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Sumire - Dinner/Lunch

Milan and Italy, in general, have seen a surge in sushi restaurants over the past 10 years, but Sumire offers something different beyond basic sushi and sashimi combos.

Menu in Sumire has its roots in Osaka with meals such as kushikatsu, skewers made from vegetables, like lotus roots and yams, and meats, including shrimp and pork loin. The restaurant fills up fast, so be sure to have a reservation.

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Ristorante Ribot - Luxury Dinner

Located next to San Siro, Ribot is a luxury restaurant located in a fin-de-siecle villa. The menu is pretty simple, with amazing dishes coming from the grill, such as steak fiorentina.

If go visit Ristorante Ribot for dinner, you will get a complimentary chocolate fondue with assorted fresh fruit.

Stake with fries at Ristorante Ribot Milan
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Joia - Michelin star

This vegetarian restaurant opened in 1989, and it has been one of the most popular restaurants not only in Milan but Italy. Restaurant practice is rooted in imitating the consistency of fish or meat with vegetables, which creates perfect dishes.

In 1996, Joia became the first vegetarian restaurant with a Michelin star in Europe, today, it still holds that Michelin star.

Soup with cheese and bread in Joia Milan
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CioccolatItaliani - Dessert

By far the best gelato shop in Milan, CioccolatItaliani is a unique place in every way, with workers mixing gelato right before your eyes.

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Il Massimo del Gelato - Dessert

With 10 varieties of Chocolate, this gelato spot will not disappoint you. The owner itself is obsessed with fresh ingredients so you know everything is going to be fresh. You will find any flavor that you can imagine and you will probably love it.

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Foodie Guide: Where and what to eat in Milan

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