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ristorante Il Cigno dei Martini

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Piazza Carlo d'Arco 1 | Mantova, 46100, Mantua, Italy
+39 0376 327101
Wed - Sun 12:15 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
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Palo Alto, California
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Behind the unassuming entrance is a first-class restaurant with, if weather will allow, a lovely outdoor garden. Not just the best meal we had in Mantua, but one of the most memorable in our entire trip to Italy.

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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Not far from the centre of Mantua, but up a little side street and not difficult to find, At the back a wonderful garden, perfect for dining. Great food and a great selection of wines. Very friendly staff. Recommend reservations, Next time we are in Mantua we certainly willl visit this restaurant again for dinner.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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387 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Following Trip Advisor reviews we went here one evening and were not disappointed. We sat in the beautiful courtyard full of flowers and received wonderful service. My husband asked the waiter which of two starters he recommend and he provided a mix of the two. All of the food was lovely and the house red was excellent. One nice touch... More 

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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Recommended by our B&B, we had excellent food in the lovely courtyard garden served by a very helpful waiter. The service was very professional and attentive, our waiter was very patient, translating lots of the menu for us. We left having had a lovely evening, feeling quite spoilt. Certainly a restaurant that will stand out in our memories.

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hong kong
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274 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The food is very Mantua! Salty than average! A bit pricy!waiters are very attentive! In summer, don't think it's better to stay indoor because the air conditioning is quite weak! You'd better choose to stay outdoor! Food is average. Interior decoration is soso, simply Italian restaurant! A very big car park outside the restaurant!

Thank piaHongKong
Kateríni, Pieria, Greece
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86 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

A lovely place to have lunch either inside or out in the garden. Very friendly staff and delicious dishes. We would absolutely recommend it to anyone visiting Madova. Just splendid!

Thank Ioanna G
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

It was 6 days that I was in Italy and haven´t found the Parmigiana di Melanzane. I was about to give up and decided to look for a good TriAdvisor tip. So I saw the good evaluations and decided to go to Cigno dei Martini. When I got there what a nice surprise to see that they were serving Parmigiana... More 

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Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

The madame of our hotel recommended us this restaurant and booked our dinner table. As she told, it was a fabulous little place like a hidden gem with elegant decor and a beautiful courtyard. But it has some warm atmosphere, not imposing: We felt nervous at first but soon relaxed by homelike service. And it seems quite expensive but actually... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

The restaurant really stands out in terms of ambiance and menu. The dining room features modern paintings and decoration, but remains very classic in its overall appearance. The staff is very professional, attentive and knowledgeable, delivering excellent service. This is topped by the menu that has mainly traditional local dishes, but with a new twist / interpretation that makes this... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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149 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

The restaurant is a beautiful space, large and gracious, lots of space between tables. It's quite a formal atmosphere and the service is also fairly formal. Perhaps I was expecting too much, or judging unfairly from a North American point of view, or perhaps it was because our arrival was not auspicious -there was some difficulty with them finding our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:15 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
12:15 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
12:15 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
12:15 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
12:15 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Carlo d'Arco 1 | Mantova, 46100, Mantua, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Mantua  >  Mantua
  • Phone Number: +39 0376 327101

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?