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Viale Gorizia, 13/B, 46100 Mantua, Italy
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Ranked #5 of 346 Restaurants in Mantua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $33 - $59
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Summer holidaysSince 29/07 up to 03/08 open only for dinner (Sunday 29 and Monday 30 closed)Since 04/08 up to 19/08 summer holidays - opening on the 20th for dinnerFerie estiveDal 29/07 al 03/08 apertura solo serale (Domenica 29 e Lunedì 30 chiuso)Dal 04/08 al 19/08 ferie - riapertura il 20/08 sera
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We were with a large group visiting Mantua but managed to break away to find this delightful restaurant away from the town centre and the crowds! We had an excellent meal, the best pasta we have had. The owner Carlo speaks very good English and is a great and genial host. Unfortunately we did not have time for dessert so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I deeply enjoyed my recent dinner at the Carlo Govi's restaurant in Mantua. This restaurant is a bit away from the city centre, that is good because it tends to be avoided by the non-curious tourists. The restaurant interior is very pleasantly furnished with simple but elegant tables and chairs. I particularly liked that there is some useful distance between... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is an excellent restaurant. Exceptional hostbwithna real,food interest and happy to explain and discuss in English. Good choice and lovely food. Reasonable price. A little out of the old town but really worth the effort. Make a date if you are in Mantua.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel Casa Poli which was excellent. Everything about this restaurant has a feeling of quality, the decor with photographs of Mantua trained celebrities, to a carefully chosen colour scheme, a menu with local traditional dishes and an owner who knows how to be a great host. The best food we ate in a... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We had a great experience at Carlo Govi! The food was delicious and beautifully presented; we thought that it was a great value for the money. Carlo was extremely hospitable, attentive, and explained everything to our group (we were all Americans). We were seated on the patio, which provided a really nice atmosphere for the summer night that we visited.... More 

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Additional Information about Carlo Govi

Address: Viale Gorizia, 13/B, 46100 Mantua, Italy
Phone Number: 00390376355133
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Mantua  >  Mantua
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 33 - 59
Cuisine: Italian

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