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All 346 Mantua Restaurants

Trattoria Leoncino Rosso

Via Giustiziati 33, 46100 Mantua, Italy
+39 0376 323277
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Ranked #78 of 346 Restaurants in Mantua
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Princeton, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We were in Mantova with our son and his wife for four days in September. Our guide, Daniele Lucchini, recommended Trattoria Leoncino Rosso as having the best local cuisine so we tried it out on our first night in Mantova. It was so good that after trying out a couple of other restaurants we all agreed that we wanted to... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Excellent tortelli di zucca (sweet pumpkin) and could selection of cold meats. Simple food served well and a good atmosphere - very popular with locals!

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Italy
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

A great little place to have a meal in Mantova. Food was just fine. We arrived in the city at 18:00, made a reservation for 21:00 happy that the menu of the day was that. When we arrived for dinner the menu had been sold out but ours had been put aside! And was delicious!

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Florence, Italy
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347 reviews 347 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The restaurant is in the center, but in a street a bit secluded, behind that in the Middle Ages was the Town Hall of Mantua. The appearance of the restaurant (visible from the front door) and the price list exhibited convinced us to enter. We took typical dishes from Mantua ("stracotto", ie stew, with polenta, pumpkin ravioli, etc). The atmosphere... More 

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Venice
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Unfortunately our first meal was at his restaurant. It looks clean, good and quite quick service for an Italian restaurant. They don't have many options, typical Mantova cuisine. But unfortunately the taste is missing. We had a chance to eat in several places during our stay in Mantova. And this unfortunately is not one of the bests.

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Edinburgh
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

We came across this place during a recent visit to Mantua. It seems to be well patronised by the locals which is always an encouraging sign. The usual selection of trattoria fare - good if not exceptional but at a price you'll find hard to match elsewhere in Mantua. Excellent atmosphere and pleasant staff. We went on 2 consecutive nights... More 

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

39 EUR for : 2 salads "leoncino" 1 vegetable side dish (verdure cotte saltate) 1 spezzatino meat dish 1 bottle of mineral water 1/4 liter of good local white wine 1 dessert "sbrisolona" all charges included you might say not a hearty lunch but everywhere else in the same central area prices were higher and environment definitely less attractive the... More 

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Genoa, Italy
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452 reviews 452 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
933 helpful votes 933 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

I enjoyed my dinner at Leoncino Rosso. I was looking at all the outdoor seating restaurants in the busy piazzas, but nothing appealed to me, as a woman dining alone, but this very cute rustic restaurant off Piazza Brotetto, in the city center, was perfect. Prices were very reasonable for 1st and 2ed courses and were between 8-12eu. I wanted... More 

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Regensburg, Germany
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

Loved the local sausage risotto and the cake with zabaglione for dessert.

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Sussex, England
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011 via mobile

This is a traditional trattoria in a lovely position. It is such a shame that the food is so bad. The only good thing was the sliced salumi so at least they can slice meats. I assume the cheese us ok for the same reason. However, my wife's risotto was overcooked and dry and wasn't even proper risotto rice! My... More 

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Additional Information about Trattoria Leoncino Rosso

Address: Via Giustiziati 33, 46100 Mantua, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0376 323277
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Mantua  >  Mantua
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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