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Bombolini Wine Bar

Downtown Winnipeg
Italian, Wine Bar
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326 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0S5, Canada
(204) 943-5066
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 17
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  • 7
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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This restaurant was recommended to us by the receptionist at our hotel and as it was just up the road (we were staying at the Fort Garry Hotel) we thought we would give it a try. The Bombolini is downstairs and less formal than the restaurant upstairs. The service was excellent and my chicken liver... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 20, 2014
Ian W
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London, United Kingdom
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55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Oakville, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Bombolini had fantastic service - however the ambiance and food were sorely lacking. The bread served before the meal was dry and stale - and it was served without butter or oil. The fresh pasta noodles were fantastic- however the sauce and meat were not substantial enough to make an impact. The restaurant is old and tired. Overall a very... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Had a wonderful meal on New Years Eve with friends, service was good and they didn't rush us. They had a lobster bisque as ther special and it was great. Never had a bad meal here.

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Winnipeg, Canada
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was our first time here and we loved every dish that was served. We had the shrimp for an app, the gnocchi, and both the oven-roasted chicken and veal scallopini. Done to perfection. It doesn't seem like you can go wrong here. Greg the server was outstanding. This place is also more casual than Amici's upstairs

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Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Came for lunch with friends. Portion sizes have gotten smaller and you now need to pay extra for the pine salad that use to come with your tortellini . This use to be my favourite thing to order when I came here, this time is was very bland and no where near the quality I remembered.

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Winnipeg, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Bombolini is not ostentatious, but it has always had great food. Same kitchen and food quality as the fancier Amici upstairs, but a little more casual in its ambiance. We recently had a friend in from the east coast and took her to Bombolini, which did not disappoint. She was really impressed. The soups are always superb and my spaghetti... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We live only a few blocks from this establishment and mistakenly thought that it was expensive with a capital E. And as it turns out, so not true. We just had a lovely meal there with wine, dessert and tip for under $80 (which is just slightly more than we pay when we go to that pizza chain for mediocre/okay... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by the receptionist at our hotel and as it was just up the road (we were staying at the Fort Garry Hotel) we thought we would give it a try. The Bombolini is downstairs and less formal than the restaurant upstairs. The service was excellent and my chicken liver starter was substantial and very... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Good service, good food and nice wine selection. So a good location for an evening business mtg. Close to downtown and not far from the MTS Centre.

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Havent been to Bombolini in at least 5 years, nice renovation and the food is as good and consistent at always. Try the floating island for a finishing touch....excellent!

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Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Had Veal Scalapinni. It was absolutely delicious.the service was fantastic. Our waiter asked if we were going to the concert and even though he restaurant was full he brought us our meal very quickly. He was very congenial.. I certainly will go back soo

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 326 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0S5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg>  > Downtown Winnipeg
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Winnipeg
  • Phone Number: (204) 943-5066

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Wine Bar

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