Lombardy region, home to the famous Milan, is associated with a lot of things, and yes! Food is one of them. The region situated in northern Italy can boast of quite a number of food outfits on its soil. In this article, however, the focus is solely on slow food restaurants, which preserve and champion traditional cuisines, not forgetting nature, of course.

1. Trattoria dell'Alba, Piadena, Italy -


A tavern full of History, Trattoria Dell'Alba is currently led by the 6th generation of the Corbari family. Keen on their traditional courses centred on nature, simplicity and quality, they deliver recipes from their family and the territory. You can enjoy mouthwatering classics and specials from their season-defined menu, alongside delicious natural wines.

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Address:Via del Popolo, 31, 26034 Piadena CR, Italy
Phone: +39 0375 98539
Website: http://www.trattoriadellalba.com/en/home.php
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/trattoriadellalba
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trattoriadellalba

2. Al Resù, , Italy -


Also, with a standard bar, Al Resù is a family-friendly space with a menu full of traditional delicacies. These dishes are made with fresh, whole, and local produce/ingredients served beautifully alongside great wines. All that plus the awesome service give the guests an amazing gastronomic experience.

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Address:Via Armando Diaz, 25, 25040 Lozio BS, Italy
Phone: +39 335 315 631
Website: http://www.ristorantealresu.it
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AlResu
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/al_resu

3. Trattoria Mirta, Milano, Italy -


Located in Casoretto district, Mirta, created in 2007, soon became a point of reference in the panorama of Milanese restaurants. The restaurant's cuisine is natural, seasonal and inspired by the recipes of the Italian regional tradition. Fresh and quality ingredients from local producers become refined dishes that enrich their menu every day.

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Address:Piazza S. Materno, 12, 20131 Milano MI, Italy
Phone: +39 02 9118 0496
Website: http://www.trattoriamirta.it
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/trattoriamirta
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trattoriamirta

4. Ratanà, Milano, Italy -


A Modern Osteria conceived to promote a sustainable gastronomic culture, Ratanà offers innovative Milanese and Lombard cuisine that represents tradition and innovation. Respect for the raw material, exploring flavours and achieving amazing aromas also take the forefront here.

On their wine menu, over 600 labels that hold histories and stories from around Italy and Europe, sourced from small and medium-sized producers closely linked to their territory, are available to also complement the dishes. Also, at Ratanà, you'll find passionate, happy people that are ever ready to help you have a memorable dining experience.

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Address:Via Gaetano de Castillia, 28, 20124 Milano MI, Italy
Phone: +39 02 8712 8855
Website: https://www.ratana.it
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/RistoranteRatana
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ristorante_ratana

5. Trattoria Guallina, Guallina, Italy -


Not far from the city, in the quiet Lomellina countryside, is Trattoria Guallina which has continued to serve exciting natural dishes rooted in tradition since 1986. These dishes are reworked with creativity, using quality raw and fresh ingredients. As a land rich in water and greenery, goose, snails, frogs, rice and others are harmonized with the dishes.

Address:Via Molino di Faenza, 19, 27036 Guallina PV, Italy
Phone: +39 0384 91962
Website: http://www.trattoriaguallina.it
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TrattoriaGuallina
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trattoriaguallina

6. Prato Gaio, Versa, Italy -


Value and history driven, Prato Gaio is all about blending traditions, culture and civilization in gastronomy, with the sole aim of availing their guests; great gastronomic experiences like never before, with a nature-based cuisine at the centre. Prato Gaioas is the place of naturalness & typical flavours of Oltrepò, even for their cellar.

Address:Frazione Versa, 16, 27047 Montecalvo Versiggia PV, Italy
Phone: +39 0385 99726
Website: http://www.ristorantepratogaio.it
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pratogaio
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pratogaio_ristorante

7. Trattoria il Gabbiano, Corte De' Cortesi, Italy -


If you're looking to taste traditional delicious Cremonese cuisine, Trattoria il Gabbiano is the perfect restaurant. The indoor dining restaurant with outdoor seating has a very creative and delicious cuisine. So you get to enjoy the great food of amazing roots and origin in a space full of life.

Address:Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 10, 26020 Corte De' Cortesi con Cignone CR, Italy
Phone: +39 347 874 5100
Website: https://www.trattoriailgabbiano.it
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/trattoriailgabbiano
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ilgabbiano1983

8. Locanda Degli Artisti, Cappella De' Picenardi, Italy -


Opened in 2003, this restaurant located in a unique small village welcomes you to space with a thousand shades of colour and rustic elegance that allows you to enjoy your meal in serenity. Locanda Degli Artisti creatively transforms raw materials into delicious dishes where respect for tradition and innovation find a splendid combination.  

Address:Via XXV Aprile, 13/1, 26030 Cappella De' Picenardi CR, Italy
Phone: +39 0372 835576
Website: https://www.locandadegliartisti.it
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LocandaDegliArtistiCappellaDePicenardi
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/locanda__degli__artisti

9. Trippa, Milano, Italy -


At Trippa, dishes vary daily based on the availability and seasonality of raw materials. With their respective Italian and English menus, they keep their guests happy and hooked. The freshness of their ingredients, the flavours and spices they incorporate, plus the love and genuineness behind every plate, keeps them coming back for more.

Address:Via Giorgio Vasari, 1, 20135 Milano MI, Italy
Phone: +39 327 668 7908
Website: https://www.trippamilano.it
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TrippaMilano
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trippamilano
Twitter: https://twitter.com/trippamilano


From their satisfying main meals, spectacular desserts to the superlative wines, almost everything at these restaurants are outstanding. Their spaces are lively, cosy and comfortable, plus the keen and warm service tops it all. Their culinary skills, choices and tradition produce delicacies that delight the palate of their guests, as well as preserve the gastronomic tradition and culture of their land.