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Ristorante Aquila Nigra

Vicolo Bonacolsi 4, 46100, Mantua, Italy
+39 0376 327180
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
“tasting menu” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Vicolo Bonacolsi 4, 46100, Mantua, Italy
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

This lovely traditional restaurant is centrally located, quite dark before you’re surprised by a very, spacious lovely, siena colored dining room with high ceilings and some frescoes still peaking through. Tables covered in white table cloths. The young waiter who served us was extremely competent...More

1  Thank reneebe
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We had the cheaper tasting menu. It was a delight, mainly fish and vegetarian, beautifully presented, intriguing tastes and textures. Just the pike and polenta did not suit us, otherwise excellent. The room was impressive and waiter was charming. Highly recommended.

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We went there in a good April night. Tried to taste good specialties from antipasti and primi only but we were totally and joyfully full. Insalata di pollo ...was wonderfull. It is a must try. Also Prosciutto sliced in front of you, was perfect. Tortelli...More

Thank MemedOzkaban
Reviewed 12 October 2016

we have been there last September. it was a Sunday, lunch time. the service has been quite poor. long waiting time; risotto not well done. the bathroom was not clean. not really worth a michelin star.

Thank angelo509
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We ate here in late September, 2016. The atmosphere is very calm and inviting, and the waiter, Ozyed, is a charming and personable addition to the overall experience. Our food was spectacular! I had veal with white truffles and the experience was sublime. They did...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 10 July 2016

a wonderful evening. we were taken by friends from Mantua and it was a real treat. first of all Ziad is absolutely amazing, professional kind, one of the best ever. and the dishes we tried were all outstanding

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Aquila Nigra is a restaurant with 1 Michelin star, and our meal convinced us that the star was well earned. The restaurant is lovely, and all the dishes were excellent. The restaurant is located on a small side street in the center of Mantova. Our...More

Thank sssteveg
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Average food, not worth the visit. Stayed in Mantova for a week. Tried 10 different restaurants. The worst experience was here

2  Thank Alex T
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is down and alley so it requires some searching to find. It is in a building that was built in the 1,500's and was originally a palace. We eat early by European standards so we were the only patrons there most of our...More

1  Thank Charles H
Reviewed 25 March 2016

The Michelin star is well deserved. There is a choice of two tasting menus, Mantuan, or seasonal. We opted for the latter and enjoyed foie gras with a sharp marmalade compote, and herb ravioli with pheasant stuffing where the sauce was a very heavily reduced...More

Thank Sallylancaster
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Bonacolsi 4, 46100, Mantua, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Mantua  >  Mantua
  • Phone Number: +39 0376 327180
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