Porta Ticinese is a former city gate of Milan created in the 16th century. Today, the term ‘Porta Ticinese’ is used to refer to both the gate itself and to the area surrounding it. Explore the 10 best restaurants in the area with our list.
Osteria Dell’Operetta is renowned for its fantastic traditional Milanese cuisine, which makes it the ideal place to go and explore Italy‘s local culture and culinary traditions. The restaurant’s specialties include an impressive cottoletta (a breaded veal cutlet), a delicious saffron risotto and ossobuco (a stew with veal shanks). Osteria Dell’Operetta is equally popular with both locals and tourists, so it is a great place to bring first-time visitors to the city.
Corso di Porta Ticinese 70, 20123 Milan, Italy, +39 02 83 75120
Ristorante Rugantino can be found in a great historic location, only a few steps away from Circo Romano, the remains of an ancient open-air venue that was used for public events during the Roman Empire, and Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, one of Milan’s oldest churches. Rugantino offers a delicious range of classic Italian pizzas, traditionally made in a wood-burning stove, which gives them an interesting taste. A variety of pasta, meat and fish dishes, as well as the famous saltimbocca alla Romana (marinated veal with prosciutto and herbs) make for a diverse and tasty menu.
Via dei Fabbri 1, 20123 Milan, Italy, +39 02 894 214 04
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