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Osteria Piazza Sordello 26

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Piazza Sordello, 26, 46100 Mantua, Italy
39 0376 221107
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Good for:
Doing business
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great lunch!

Had a wonderful lunch in this cosy restaurant. Very professional staff and some great italian non-touristic dishes. Loved it! Would return anytime.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
Kristiina83
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Israel
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116 reviews 116 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a young-feeling place with an ambiance of activity and innovation. The food was really good, with some outstanding I dishes - the asparagus cake on Parmesan sauce is one of the best dishes I had - ever!! A good wine list - decent prices and home-baked deserts - this place is an excellent choice for celebration or just... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Had a wonderful lunch in this cosy restaurant. Very professional staff and some great italian non-touristic dishes. Loved it! Would return anytime.

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Limoges, France
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64 reviews 64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

They often say to stay far from the turists'traps, that is to say all the restaurants around the main turists' destinations...ALMOST always ! This "osteria" is really worhty : pretty large, nice service, good and traditional menu (be patient, the "chef" cooks fresh food !) : I had a wonderful pumpkin soup (pumpkin is typical from this area) as "antipasto",... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Good food and friendly staff (including a bilingual waitress) in an attractive little restaurant at the far end of Piazza Sordello. Though the staff were struggling to cope a little bit on the night we were there, but then, in Italy, there's no need to hurry your meal...[Still giving 'very good' rating for service.]

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ARCADIA, CA
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Another fine meal. A lunch this time in beautiful Mantova, just next to the square with the Palazzo Ducale. Excellent and friendly service. Delightful chicken salad with apples,dried apricots, raisins with balsamic dressing, followed by a pasta with prawns, pistachios and tomato - excellent. The restaurant is beautiful and the Lambrusco great. Our third vist; looking forward to a fourth.

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Maynooth, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Inspecting the menu of this osteria I discovered that they had tench on the menu. A fish I had only tasted once before. I was under pressure regards time and they were most obliging and fitted me in despite being very busy. Staff were very pleasant. The dish of mashed potato and smoked tench was simple but tasty fare.

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Mantua, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

In a city full of restaurants for tourists (in the negative sense of the word) this place is distinguished by the quality of raw materials and their preparation Traditional cuisine and not only excellent value for money, superb location, courteous and prepared staff. Do not miss the pumpkin tortelli (typical dish Mantua) are also excellent preparations of the chef's imagination.

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naples, italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Completely agree with typical local cuisine!! Great taste, great location! Tortelli alla zucca to be eaten as first course, absolutely...

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ARCADIA, CA
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We had another dinner at this excellent restaurant just off the square in front of the Palazzo Ducale in Mantova (Mantua, in English). The food is typical for the region, very well prepared and delicious. The wine list is extensive, but the real stars, as usual, are local wines, expecially Lambrusco. This wine, usually overly fizzy and sweet, is actually... More 

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013 via mobile

Good price. Food is also good. Have many choices of Mantua dishes. Ham is the best I've had in the past few days. Also they have Mantua sparkling wine. This is my first time to drink a purple sparkling wine.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Sordello, 26, 46100 Mantua, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Mantua  >  Mantua
  • Phone Number: 39 0376 221107

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

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