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Taverna Cinquecento

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Via Giuseppe Bertani, 78 | E' Mantova Citta', 46100, Mantua, Italy
+39 0376 327772
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19:30 - 22:30
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Wed - Mon 19:30 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 12:30 - 14:30
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Reading, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

There were only three tables of customers in the restaurant so it was a little quiet which was a pity and the food did warrant more customers. The only glitch was that their credit card machine didn't work; fortunately we had enough cash on us but otherwise it could have been embarrassing.

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Thank Jackie_lonsdale
Rome, Italy
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101 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

The restaurant is located very close to the center of Mantova (Mantua). I reserved a table by telephone two weeks prior to our visit (Easter). We were seated at a table for two near the entrance. The wine list was adequate with very reasonably priced bottles. For our meal we had the steak tartare, smoked carpaccio of fish, the pumpkin... More 

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Milan, Italy
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204 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

My friends and I had lunch here on 16 January based on trip advisor reviews. We ordered risottos, pasta with meat broth and the mixed salami platter with local salami. All the items were delicious beyond imagination. The service was friendly and efficient and the pricing was very reasonable. This is a must eat place if you are visiting.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

The best lamb chops we've ever eaten, amazing seared tuna. Dessert was 15th century Mantuan dish of Sabayon with almonds, walnuts and crumbled baked biscuits with alcohol. Unusual outstanding restaurant, excellent value. The atmosphere is romantic, very warm welcoming, beautiful service and good selection of wines. The owner is a jovial person and is willing to explain and talk with... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

My husband & I had one of our finest meals on our northern Italy trip at this out-of-the way restaurant in Mantova when we went there for lunch. The food was wonderfully prepared & presented. I had the pumpkin-filled ravioli, a local specialty, & a mille feuille desert. The cost was reasonable and a good value. The restaurant is small,... More 

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Merksem, Belgium
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

This is definitely the place to be for wonderful food and a great bottle of wine!!!Not to mention the yummy deserts!!! Top notch!!!

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Faversham
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

We were so impressed but our first visit that we went back- twice! Everything that we tried was delicious but particularly noteworthy was the trofie with pesto prawns and confit tomatoes. The tagliatta of beef was beautiful - such a lovely steak. Pudding were good too. A nice atmosphere and friendly service.

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Mantua, Lombardia, Italy
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

I've tried to go to the Cinquecento for the past one year, but having two kids is always a trouble to schedule any decent meal. Finally we arrange a familial gathering with my children, parents and in-laws. They gave us the tavern so that kids could be as turbulent as they liked without annoying other guests. The eight of us... More 

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Turin, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

This place has a selected offer of dishes, but you can bet what you are going to taste will satisfy your mouth. Good choices of wine that will be your best friend for the evening. they have also a fantastic raindeer if you woul like to try something special not really local but amazing. Bill is on average: of course... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

Warm and friendly service with great Italian food options. We enjoyed eating off the main tourist track with choices beyond the staples of pasta and pizza. Great to find we were the only guests speaking English, always reassuring to think that locals choose to eat here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 32
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
Monday
19:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Bertani, 78 | E' Mantova Citta', 46100, Mantua, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Mantua  >  Mantua
  • Phone Number: +39 0376 327772

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?