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ristorante Il Cigno dei Martini

Piazza Carlo d'Arco 1 | Mantova, 46100, Mantua, Italy
+39 0376 327101
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tortelli” (4 reviews)
“risotto” (3 reviews)
“our waiter” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Piazza Carlo d'Arco 1 | Mantova, 46100, Mantua, Italy
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Reviewed June 30, 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
Reviewed May 2, 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....More

Thank Ana Paula G
Reviewed April 5, 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...More

Thank capyko
Reviewed April 3, 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...More

Thank mme_chauchat
Reviewed October 26, 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...More

Thank gettingandspending
Reviewed August 31, 2015

We ate outside in a beautiful garden. The place is owned and staffed by food enthusiasts and it showed in the quality of the food and presentation. A delightful evening worth the money.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed July 24, 2015

Very nice and special place to go. Food is very good as is the service. Highly recommended for a special dinner.

Thank Julie M
Reviewed July 5, 2015

Five decades of family tradition in a fifteenth-century home. Classical atmosphere, yet personal. The service led by owner Signor Martini is discreet, yet warm and engaging with a seasoned sense of balance. The generous hospitality was a highlight of visit to this jewel of little...More

Thank RalphJGreen
Reviewed May 20, 2015

I ate here hundreds of times over 20 years, always with the same high standard. People in Mantua considers "Il Cigno" as the classic destination where to take an important guest: a nice place, local cuisine at the top, an immaculate restaurateur. The dishes follow...More

1  Thank Stefano M
Reviewed April 20, 2015

Il Cigno dei Martini is a small, quaint little restaurant that serves up some authentic Mantuan cuisine. Excellent food! You must try the tortelli and the tartare. Absolutely delicious! I highly recommend this restaurant not only for the incredible food but also the wonderful staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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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