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Il Borsalino

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7 Rue de la Tour de Gassies, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 52 30 60
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5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
il Borsalino

This used to be my favorite restaurant, but I can no longer recommend it. It has inexplicably taken a turn, same owners, same shefs, but I and a friend have recently had mediocre meals there, and they seem to have abandoned their free digestive at the end of the meal. The salmon tortellini was a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2013
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Bordeaux, France
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English first
Bordeaux, France
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

This used to be my favorite restaurant, but I can no longer recommend it. It has inexplicably taken a turn, same owners, same shefs, but I and a friend have recently had mediocre meals there, and they seem to have abandoned their free digestive at the end of the meal. The salmon tortellini was a disapointment, and the Chicken Marsala... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Book Il Borsalino - a must if you like Italian food. It is quite unassuming and easy to miss but always busy so book ahead. Order the antipasti to start with (incredible flavours - almost worth going just for that) and then something for your main course which has some room for manouevre (i.e. if you order spaghetti with pesto...that's... More 

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Windlesham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

This is a small, unpretentious restaurant with outstanding food. Restaurants in Bordeaux seem to be very busy, so we recommend booking. Don't miss the food here! We liked it so much we went back the next evening and it was even better! The flavours of the food are superb and it is very authentic Sicilian cuisine. We received very attentive... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

I am reticent to share this address, as I dont want them to get too popular. This is a great little Italian bistro. Reasonably priced and always, so far, excellent food. Try the Burratta if they have it (fresh mozzarella). If you are nice to your waiter he will offer you an amaretto or limoncello at the end of the... More 

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

We were recommended by our Hotel Concierge to eat at this italian restaurant in Bordeaux, France. Sometimes even the best recommendation can be flawed. Not this time! This was one of the best meals we have had in Europe. They were so nice and polite and served the best food at very reasonable prices. Very casual atmosphere and they accept... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

Authentic italian food. Nice simple atmosphere. Very friendly service.... What else?

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Additional Information about Il Borsalino

Address: 7 Rue de la Tour de Gassies, Bordeaux, France
Phone Number: +33 5 56 52 30 60
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 14 - 38
Cuisine: Italian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Rue de la Tour de Gassies, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 52 30 60

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 38
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am

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