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

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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8 restaurant reviews
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
2 reviews
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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Epsom, United Kingdom
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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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London
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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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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

On our first-night stroll around Bologna we spotted Diana and decided to return there the following evening. At first we were seated too close to the door & and asked to move; we were moved to the other side of the room, a little further from the door. As we were 'walk-in' customers we guessed they used the tables nearer... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Had lunch at Diana recently on an afternoon stop in Bologna. What a beautiful town! Amazing architecture everywhere you look, fabulous covered sidewalks. Diana is a classic, old style, restaurant w a menu w every Bolognese specialty to match, and great service to boot. Lovely outdoor terrace but too hot for me. Wonderful! M

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Location = good area (1/4 miles from the main Bologna's square). Parking = not so easy. Staff = ACCEPTABLE. Menu = Typical food you may eat in Bologna. Pasta = well cooked. Wine list = good. Cleanliness = good. Price = OVERPRICED. IN BRIEF: It is a restaurant that serves typical dishes from the area but the price is tto... More 

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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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