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Via Guglielmo Oberdan 17, 46100, Mantua, Italy
+39 0376 151 3735
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 12:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 19:30 - 23:00
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Swords, Ireland
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105 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

This place it's a spark of modern dining in a very dated city. It's a very pleasant place to visit, and even if the menu is limited, the food is good quality. Prices are middle-high.

1 Thank branca90
Curtatone, Italy
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This resturant never fails to give great food with great service. with a menu that is always changing it can never bore you.

Thank remyholic
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

For me has became a fixed stage when I'm in Mantua. A really nice and quiet ambient, the right frame for a good quality of food by the Mediterranean and 'Mantovana' kitchen, One of the best restaurant in Mantua, accompanied by a refined selection of wine. You must try the ''Sbrisolona' pie, ​​strictly homemade.

1 Thank Valerio D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

I was born in Mantua and I love food, so I'm quite picky when it comes to "la cucina mantovana"! I've been many times to LaCucina, and I've always enjoyed the ambience, the food and the people. When you are visiting my beautiful city don't miss LaCucina: it will be a lovely experience.

Thank Diuska L
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Went there on my latest trip to Italy. Great, earthy, home cooked food in a simple but slick setting. I could not fault the quality of the offer, the excellent wine list, nor indeed the service. Bravissimo!!

Thank Bruno C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

I was sent here by my host - very good food (gnocchi followed by pork roast with prunes and chestnuts) and a fairly reasonable bill. Setting and service are efficient and relaxed. It's a good option for getting away from the rather repetitive menus in the other local restaurants.

Thank Oliver H
Great Guana Cay
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132 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2014

Not on our radar screen before we got there but many people recommended it so we went the last night. Glad we did. Just a short walk from our Palazzo B and B on a quiet side street. My steak was great. My wife had curried chicken with couscous and really liked it. Starter salsa with sheep cheese, fresh lettuces... More 

Thank guanacay
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

If you visit Mantua you should not miss this hidden gem. Very good traditional food from Mantua region and friendly staff. The restaurant athmosphere is very pleasant, it is a very good mixture of hip interiorn design and casual dining. Very good price/quality ratio.

1 Thank DayTripperLDN
Chicago, il
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2013

Went here noticing the nice atmosphere and design. Ordered Lasagne (vegetarian) and a plate called 'bulgur with vegetables'. These were priced at 10 and 9 euro respectively, giving one a-priori reason to think the portions would be sufficient. The lasagna was very good but absolutely overpriced for portion size and types of ingredients. The bulgur plate had ~ 10 forks... More 

Thank zvalim
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2012

A chance discovery when looking for a light lunch this was a real find . A light modern restaurant that provides a few set dishes beautifully cooked . Very reasonably priced . Try it!

Thank P G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$43
Italian, Mediterranean
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Guglielmo Oberdan 17, 46100, Mantua, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Mantua  >  Mantua
  • Phone Number: +39 0376 151 3735
In Mantua something different
LaCucina translates into a modern dimension the old concept of "dining" welcoming the guest in a relaxed and family environment.
The menu offers both traditional and contemporary cuisine dishes maintaining the simplicity and extreme care of old times, with particular attention to the products choice and methods of cooking.
At lunch, there is a deliberately small menu that allows you to quickly eat high quality food at an affordable price, in the evening you can enjoy a more extensive and elaborated menu in order to better appreciate the value of our kitchen.
Customers can also order food to go and buy some of the products that we prepare and serve to our guests.

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