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Lo Scalco Grasso - Osteria Contemporanea

Via Trieste 55, 46100, Mantua, Italy
+39 349 374 7958
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (5 reviews)
“roquefort” (2 reviews)
“duck” (2 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Via Trieste 55, 46100, Mantua, Italy
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1 - 10 of 904 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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

Thank Palmtree2000
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We enjoyed our dinner at this contemporary restaurant. It is located around 10-15mins walk from the old town centre and so not a tourist joint. We had no difficulty finding it with our Google GPS. We were greeted warmly by the restaurant manager, appeared to...More

1  Thank Bacchus852
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Went one evening with my wife almost by chance (we called to reserve half a hour before, which now I understand it's a kind of miracle) and we were astonished by the delicious quality of the food but also intrigued by the combination of unusual...More

Thank PeaceT77
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This osteria was recommended by Alessandro at HotelCasa Poli and he was right on the money. You need to book as the dining area is small. The food is fresh and regional the staff are friendly and very informed and justifiably proud of their service....More

Thank Trevlyn G
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Shopping during the day , we had about an hour to kill and wanted a quick , healthy lunch . Quick search on TripAdvisor , liked the pictures of this place and did not regret. The restaurant is not big , as I only counted...More

Thank Alina A
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Small, modern restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. Interesting menu with several local specialities. Recommended!

Thank Timbo_Ranco
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I had the green gnocchi and my lady friend the bigoli with prawns. Both meals were fantastic, the wine exceptional and the service very friendly. We did have a slight wait to get a table (at 9 on a tuesday!) so it's worth reserving in...More

Thank poorpriorities
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We stayed overnight in Mantua at the Hotel Casa Poli (very nice) and had dinner very close by at Lo Scalco Grasso. Simply delicious food, stylish surroundings and very good value. My husband started with the scallops and bacon linguine and then had the anchovy...More

Thank Trumphodge
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Best meal of our 2 week stay in Italy and actually one of the cheapest. A little bit off the beaten track, but as soon as we walked in we were so pleased we'd made the effort - the chef-patron made us feel extremely welcome...More

Thank ShropshireMum
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Steven B
Does the restaurant have an email address?
18 December 2016|
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Response from Deirdre_dines | Reviewed this property |
Yes - Sorry for the delay in replying It's on their website Great restaurant ! Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
19:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 22:00
11:59 - 14:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 22:00
11:59 - 14:00
Thursday
19:30 - 22:00
11:59 - 14:00
Friday
19:30 - 22:00
11:59 - 14:00
Saturday
19:30 - 22:00
11:59 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Trieste 55, 46100, Mantua, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Mantua  >  Mantua
  • Phone Number: +39 349 374 7958
Description
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.
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