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Via Indipendenza 24, 40121 Bologna, Italy
051 231302
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12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Nice surroundings, stiff prices and average food

You don't miss this restaurant since it's in the middle of the main street. It looks nice from outside and it continues om the inside. The atmosphere is very nice actually. The food is ok. We had Lasagna and cheese covered fish followed by a bottle of red whine. The food was tasty but the staff was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

You don't miss this restaurant since it's in the middle of the main street. It looks nice from outside and it continues om the inside. The atmosphere is very nice actually. The food is ok. We had Lasagna and cheese covered fish followed by a bottle of red whine. The food was tasty but the staff was not very friendly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

perfectly nice but very ordinary and did not live up to the hype it had been given. nothing special about the ambiance (we sat outside) inside was empty. possibly we were there at the wrong time of year but it was forgettable. staff perfectly nice.

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Sao Paulo, SP
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The food should be better if the waiters were at least polite. They have demonstrated bad mood since our arrival until the end of the meal. And when I was finishing my risoto I found a strand of hair. I don't recomend.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Long history of the eatry with deco to match however food serve are typical bologna food which is subjective in term of persentation and taste. It a must Go if you like old stuff and tpyical waiter service and you could get better server else where with less history to boost.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We have order a Lamb Shank, a spaghetti with Bolognese meat sauce and egg pudding. The lamb shank is delicious and the texture is soft.The egg pudding is good and not too sweet. We love it very much. However, if you wanna try the famous dish of Bologna- Spaghetti with Bolognese meat sauce, DON'T try in this restaurant. The texture... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I have just had a meal at Diana Ristorante in Bologna which was not only expensive but grudgingly served by an extremely grumpy waiter. Unless you like 6 prawns thrown onto a bed of Russian salad interspersed with a few shards of lettuce and then drowned by a mustard coloured 'Marie Rose' sauce and costing 12€, I would suggest you... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Visited this restaurant last year and found the food to be very good but the waiters (though I am sure they would prefer to be called anything else but) were a bit haughty. Returned this year and again the food was fine but, as anticipated, the waiters have not yet enlisted in any form of Charm School Course. Fortunately ,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The quality of food did not compare well with other restaurants in Bologna. Old fashioned service was good and helpful. Let down by food and atmosphere. Great location but trades on that and its history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

This is a must go! More than 100 year history inside this place, lasagna is fantastic, their home-made ice cream is amazing! Chef Mauro is a great and welcoming guy!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The service is ok, the decoration nice but this old established restaurant in a prime location is let down by the food which in Bologna is unacceptable. Out of the 8 dishes our group had we rated 4 as ok, 1 good and 3 below par the latter including the two pasta dishes we had.

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Additional Information about Diana

Address: Via Indipendenza 24, 40121 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: 051 231302
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm  7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm  7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm  7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm  7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm  7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm  7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 26
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Indipendenza 24, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: 051 231302

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 26
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm

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