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Lo Scalco Grasso - Osteria Contemporanea


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Scalco Grasso is a new type of restaurant, it looks modern, young and architectural. The kitchen is innovative and offers two menus: typical dishes of Mantova and "scalcherie", the chef's creations.The restaurant is situated between Palazzo Ducale and Palazzo Te, near a big free parking on the main street and outside the limited traffic area.
US$23 - US$45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Mediterranean, European, International, Contemporary
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

I am getting difficult to please in my dotage. This restaurant has everything that I like: an interesting menu, well chosen wines, great service and a warm welcome. And yet I cannot bring myself to give it 5*, why? Well all the above makes for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Geordie154
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Visited the place base on recommendation of colleague (and reviews in Trip Advisor). Really enjoyed my meal!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank AileenBCV
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice restaurant and was recommended by the owner of the apartment we have rented in Mantua. It has a very interesting mix of traditional food with some fresh twists in a pleasant, modern space a short walk from the centre of...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Australianalice2018
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner, the food was amazing and the chef was very kind and helpful. The price was ridiculous for that quality! I'll see you next year!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank karlen03
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

This is a little jewel not so far from the city centre. Not big, kind of cosy atmosphere, not many tables, nice lighting and simple but warm decor. Food wise you could find all of the typical and more traditional dishes of the Mantova area,...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

A very interesting mix of tradition and innovation in this small and nice restaurant. Very good food, top quality service and a wide choice of wines. The Tiramisu’ with sparkling chocolate deservs a special mention!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank crizfel
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

If I Could think to one word describing our adventure at Lo Scalco Grasso is WOW!!!!!!🎉🎉🎉 For this need to take the risk and try by your own! We survived with a big smile on our faces! 😜🍷

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 624andreis
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Recommended by our hotel, Casa Poli, a short walk. A very small place. Be sure to make reservations. Our wine was just perfect. I opted for scallops and black pasta. My sister had the rabbit. It was a love fest!

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank beckymello
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We had two pastas: Roquefort and shrimp and the octopus ink and they were both spectacular. The local white wine was also affordable and excellent.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Eyecur2nvs
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Very reasonably priced restaurant in Manua with good service. However, I did not really like the two dishes I tried. The beef cheeks were terribly fatty, and the pike was fulk of tiny bones. The crunchy tirimisu was excellent. There were two donkey meat dishes...More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Yes - Sorry for the delay in replying It's on their website Great restaurant ! Enjoy
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