Restaurants

Top Choice Modern Italian in Mantua

Il Cigno

The building is as beautiful as the food: a lemon-yellow facade dotted with faded olive-green shutters. Inside, Mantua's gourmets graze on delicately steamed risotto with spring greens, poached cod with polenta or g…
Osteria in Mantua

Osteria delle Quattro Tette

Queue then grab a pew at rough-hewn wooden tables beneath unadorned barrel-vaulted ceilings and order up pumpkin pancakes, pike in sweet salsa or risotto alla pilota (risotto with spiced sausage). It's spartan but e…
Lombard in Mantua

Fragoletta

Wooden chairs scrape against the tiled floor as diners eagerly tuck into Slow Food–accredited culatello di Zibello (lard) at this friendly local trattoria. Other Mantuan specialities feature, such as risotto alla pi…
Deli in Mantua

Salumeria

Step into this traditional deli and feel the clock turning right back. Hanging hams and salami, stacks of pungent local cheese and see-through vats of Mantua's speciality mostarda ensure prime picnic shopping. There…