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Ristorante Aquila Nigra

Vicolo Bonacolsi 4, 46100, Mantua, Italy
+39 0376 327180
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Vicolo Bonacolsi 4, 46100, Mantua, Italy
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1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 12 October 2016

we have been there last September. it was a Sunday, lunch time. the service has been quite poor. long waiting time; risotto not well done. the bathroom was not clean. not really worth a michelin star.

Thank angelo509
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We ate here in late September, 2016. The atmosphere is very calm and inviting, and the waiter, Ozyed, is a charming and personable addition to the overall experience. Our food was spectacular! I had veal with white truffles and the experience was sublime. They did...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 10 July 2016

a wonderful evening. we were taken by friends from Mantua and it was a real treat. first of all Ziad is absolutely amazing, professional kind, one of the best ever. and the dishes we tried were all outstanding

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Aquila Nigra is a restaurant with 1 Michelin star, and our meal convinced us that the star was well earned. The restaurant is lovely, and all the dishes were excellent. The restaurant is located on a small side street in the center of Mantova. Our...More

Thank sssteveg
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Average food, not worth the visit. Stayed in Mantova for a week. Tried 10 different restaurants. The worst experience was here

2  Thank Alex T
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is down and alley so it requires some searching to find. It is in a building that was built in the 1,500's and was originally a palace. We eat early by European standards so we were the only patrons there most of our...More

1  Thank Charles H
Reviewed 25 March 2016

The Michelin star is well deserved. There is a choice of two tasting menus, Mantuan, or seasonal. We opted for the latter and enjoyed foie gras with a sharp marmalade compote, and herb ravioli with pheasant stuffing where the sauce was a very heavily reduced...More

Thank Sallylancaster
Reviewed 1 March 2016

It was easy for us to get a table on a Friday night, and the restaurant was not full yet good atmosphere. We had a wonderful French-speaking waiter who was witty and enthusiastic in his explanations of the dishes. His recommendations were spot on

Thank paparazzix
Reviewed 25 February 2016

To begin the restaurant clearly earned its Michelin star without question. The service was impeccable and the personnel was highly educated. To continue the food was typical of the region and was delightful. All ingredients were sourced from local farms and were extremely fresh. The...More

Thank MaranReviews
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This 1* Michelin restaurant had been recommended, but rarely have we been so satisfied. The tiny unexpected entrance off a little alley in the Old Town added to its charm. It became a secret that only the lucky ones knew about. The staff was charming,...More

1  Thank hellodolly2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Bonacolsi 4, 46100, Mantua, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Mantua  >  Mantua
  • Phone Number: +39 0376 327180
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