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Osteria Il Rovescio

Via Pietralata 75/a, 40122 Bologna, Italy (Saragozza)
+39 (0)51 523545
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Ranked #631 of 1,233 restaurants in Bologna
Price range: $13 - $39
Cuisines: Italian, Vegetarian, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Saragozza
Description: Siamo il Rovescio, sotto i portici di via Pietralata, a Bologna. E' l'osteria dove si gusta una cucina genuina e locale a chilometro 0, con una cantina fornita di vini di preferenza biologici e biodinamici, fatti senza scorciatoie chimiche. La nostra e una piccola cucina, dove prestiamo la massima attenzione ai nostri piatti. Abbiamo un debole per gli ingredienti bio e per la freschezza dei prodotti di stagione e per preparare le nostre paste fresche e il pane usiamo solo farine biologiche.Una quarantina di posti raccolti in una confortevole stanza e in una piccola saletta dove, con cortesia, vi accoglieremo in una atmosfera unica.
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Sao Paulo, SP
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

No freezer! At Rovescio you are sure to have only the best fresh ingredients of Bologna. The owners are the best, they will go out of their way to offer you a great experience.

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Portland, Oregon
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124 reviews 124 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Osteria il Rovescio, a word meaning something like inside out or upside down, was a tiny place on a side street off Via del Pratello, run by a handful of young people with a passion for great cooking. We (2 couples) shared a fabulous meal of unusual flavors and 2 wines, a Sangio-Barbera blend and a 100% Sangiovese. Francesca was... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

A friend and I stumbled across this place on our last night staying in Bologna, and loved it. An incredibly helpful and charming young woman served us - my Italian is limited but she had some English and between us we managed just fine. Both of us were highly impressed with the food and the charming surroundings and the service.... More

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Bologna, Italy
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I was treated to dinner here on Valentine's Day a few years back and have returned on multiple occasions. As a vegetarian, it is often a challenge to find decent options in Bologna, but there is always plenty to choose from at Il Rovescio (don't worry, carnivores...there is meat, too). The menu changes monthly and features locally-grown produce based on... More

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Roma
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

Looks similar to many other places around butthe food you can taste is really different. Genuine and excellent eating Experience

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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

real good food, the owner a bit pushy and arrogant but passionate about food, definately going here again

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Roma
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

for a vegetarian like me this small and cozy restaurant is a serious blessing, all the more in a city where the cuisine is very meat based. Il Rovescio's philosophy being to offer only seasonal produce from the area - they take the "zero mileage" concept very seriously - vegetable based dishes take the lion's share on the regular menu... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

We had the menu de gustatione: good little bites of many types of foods. We orderd both the vegetarian and the carne menu. The vegetarian menu was quite varied and good.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012 via mobile

Seriously good bio food, dangerously , humourous host, amazing atmosphere. I'm afraid the other Bolognese restaurants won't see much of me the coming week.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

18€ for a plate of oil-sogged unidentifiable vegetables accompanied by hockey puck bread: our worst meal in Bologna. Absolutely no creativity or flavor awareness. The cucumber soup amuse bouche was basically diluted tzatziki, eaten with a spoon. Service was slow.

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