• Food & Wine

Where to eat in Valtellina

Although it is easy to find where to eat in Valtellina, we recommend you four restaurants where to eat delicious local dishes.

Its mainstay dishes are the the result of products grown and manufactured in these Alpine lands. Appetizing cheeses such as the Bitto DOP and the Casera DOP along with buckwheat make an essential part of Valtellina's cuisine.

Local culinary tradition has always been properly represented with dishes like pizzoccheri, polenta taragna, sciatt or taroz.

Anyone who comes to the Valtellina area cannot resist trying one of the aforementioned delicacies, paired with some fine local wine

Let's not forget about the area's most famous delicacy: the bresaola IGP. Then there are scrumptious desserts like Bisciola and biscutin di Prost.

There is something right for everyone from appetizers to desserts!

Sciatt and bresaola: two delicacies from Valtellina

There are numerous restaurants scattered all over the Valtellina Area where you can taste these dishes. Here are 4 starred restaurants, awarded by the prestigious Michelin Culinary Guide, that you should visit when staying in Valtellina:

Ristorante Umami, Bormio

Recipes devised to highlight each ingredient through its perfect blend of ingredients, not hiding any flavor, but exalting each one when paired with the rest. Chef Antonio Borruso's menu proposes a journey across the traditions of Valtellina with an original touch.

Il Cantinone and Sport Hotel Alpina, Madesimo

Chef Stefano Masanti's cuisine will astonish you at Il Cantinone, a restaurant, winery, hotel, and Spa. A splendid solution to enjoy a gourmet itinerary in tune with this land or to relax with the warm, welcoming structure. 

La Présef, Mantello

It is the first agrotourism to receive a Michelin sfar under the guide of Chef Gianni Tarabini, who nowadays counts with the talent of Franco Aliberti. In march 2011, after numerous preparations, cooking studies and table arrangement efforts, the Ristorante delle Emozioni opened its gates, known as La Preséf (the Manger) in local dialect.

Lanterna Verde, Villa di Chiavenna

Located in Castasegna, in the Italian-Swiss border, along the road that goes to Engadina and the famous tourist location of St. Moritz, this restaurant is surrounded by chestnut forests, offering refined and appetizing regional cuisine. 

Take me here: Where to eat in Valtellina

On the same topic

The mantua pumpkin

From peel to seeds, pumpkin is a real "jolly" in the kitchen
  • Food & Wine
The Mantua pumpkin

Lake Garda, olives and lemon houses

Calm waters and mountains landscapes, olives and lemon houses, an exceptional extra virgin olive oil
  • Food & Wine
Sirmione, Garda lake

Eating in Val Sabbia

The authentic taste of Val Sabbian cuisine
  • Food & Wine
Spiedo bresciano

Cotoletta a la Milanese Recipe

His secret? Cutlet, breadcrumbs and ... fry in a frying pan with bubbling butter
  • Food & Wine
Cotoletta a la Milanese recipe, a world famous delicacy

Food and wine events in Lombardy 2022: fairs and festivals of Autumn

From fairs to festivals, discover the most flavour-packed and fun events to best celebrate the first taste of autumn 2022. Discover food and wine events in Lombardy.
  • Food & Wine
Eventi enogastronomici d'Autunno in Lombardia

Wine and Flavor Trail Valtellina

A scenic road through the terraced vineyards
  • Food & Wine
Strada vino e sapori Valtellina, percorriamola insieme

A gastronomic tour of Lake Iseo

Lake Iseo is rich in nature, history, culture, and unique flavours. Start your taste adventure here.
  • Food & Wine
A gastronomic tour of Lake Iseo

Wine Cellars in Casteggio

An ancient village in the Oltrepò Pavese, rich in high quality vineyards
  • Food & Wine
Wine cellars in Casteggio, a hidden treasure

Discover the flavors of Valtellina

Leafy woods and thermal waters. Alpine pastures that offer great cheeses, meats and full-bodied wines
  • Food & Wine
A caccia di sapori in Valtellina

Wine and Flavor Trail Oltrepò Pavese

Oltrepo Pavese has always been recognized for its wines and most of those who have had the pleasure of going to this part of the province of Pavia, will remember above all its hills and stretches of vine rows
  • Food & Wine
Wine and Flavor Trail in Oltrepò Pavese, history taste and traditions

Peperone di Voghera

Il peperone di Voghera è una varietà autoctona e pregiata e merita una particolare attenzione per le sue particolari caratteristiche organolettiche
  • Food & Wine
Peperone di Voghera

Some addresses for great greek cuisine in milan

Greek cuisine is one of the oldest culinary traditions in the world and one of the most representative examples of Mediterranean cuisine
  • Food & Wine
Some addresses for great Greek cuisine in Milan

Local specialties in valtellina

A small area of ​​Lombardy with a rich gastronomic tradition
  • Food & Wine
Local specialties in Valtellina

Cassoeula in Brianza

Typical Lombard dish of peasant origin
  • Food & Wine
Cassoeula in Brianza, history and variations

The cheese

Ben sei formaggi prodotti nel Cremonese hanno ottenuto il riconoscimento DOP (Denominazione di Origine Protetta): grana padano, provolone valpadana, taleggio, quartirolo lombardo, gorgonzola e salva cremasco.
  • Food & Wine
The cheese

Where to Eat Kosher in Milan

Jewish cuisine is a table of a thousand flavors and without borders because it is the result of innumerable contaminations
  • Food & Wine
Where to eat Kosher in Milan, some tips

Flavors and Products from Garda

Lake Garda is an ideal place for gourmets and wine lovers
  • Food & Wine
Discover the flavors and products from Garda

It s raining meatballs

One of the most typical and traditional dishes of the Lombard cuisine
  • Food & Wine
It’s raining meatballs!

A sweet autumn in Lombardy

As the chilly weather approaches, we have the perfect excuse to spend some cosy afternoons at home, keeping ourselves warm with desserts imbued with the traditional flavours of our childhood in Lombardy
  • Food & Wine
A sweet autumn in Lombardy

Brescia Caviar

A surprise in the Po Valley
  • Food & Wine
Brescia caviar, a delicacy of the Po Valley