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Bitone

#72 of 1,331 Restaurants in Bologna
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Via Emilia Levante 111, 40139 Bologna, Italy
051 546 110
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12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 139
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious food, fancy atmosphere

Like the previous reviewers mentioned, the food was fabulous. I had delicious gluten free pasta. The waiter was very helpful and attentive. The atmosphere was a bit more formal than other restaurants that I visited in Bologna: the waiters were in tuxes,and the other patrons were dressed up a bit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 9, 2015
Cynthia S
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Like the previous reviewers mentioned, the food was fabulous. I had delicious gluten free pasta. The waiter was very helpful and attentive. The atmosphere was a bit more formal than other restaurants that I visited in Bologna: the waiters were in tuxes,and the other patrons were dressed up a bit (button down shirts, some jackets for men, along with jeans... More 

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Thank Cynthia S
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Great local food, not so far from the center, soft of 15euro by a taxi. Quick and helpful servants. Nice place to equate your evening with the friends.

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Thank RomanMaslov
Trier, Germany
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Being in Bologna you never get a bad choice of food at any place you go. However this restaurant is exceptional, food is very Italian and very delicious. We were there in time of mushrooms season and enjoyed a lot fresh mushrooms. Home-made pasta is fantastic and personal is very friendly. Enjoy!

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Thank SteakAdvisor
Halifax
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

In an Italian trip that was filled with great good, this restaurant was easily the best we visited. From service to food to wine, Bitone exceeded our expectations - which were high given everything we had read about the restaurant. It's a little out of the way but don't let that stop you. It's absolutely worth the few extra minutes... More 

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Thank VJM02
New Jersey
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This restaurant exceeded my expectations in so many ways. All week in Bologna, the meals were either catered by the hotel or big noisy events at a downtown osteria. This meal was relaxing and enjoyable. My lack of skill in Italian was no problem as all of the staff spoke good English. The Maitre'D guided his staff with precision and... More 

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1 Thank RovingTaster
Bologna, Italy
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I was lucky enough to be entertained here for lunch and I was introduced to Sig. Cesare the proprietor. We sat at the table at 12.30 for lunch and left at 5 pm enjoing the company of the man himself. :-)) True Italian style !!!! Antipasti, primi e dolci da paradiso. No room for other food. Incredible selection of wines... More 

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Padua, Italy
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

I had lunch with my family in this restaurant a couple of months ago, but I decided to wait before posting my comments, because I didn't want to seem too enthusiastic. Actually, I do think this is one of the best restaurants I've ever known. Here you would enjoy much more than an excellent meal. If you are Italian, you... More 

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1 Thank alessandra p
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Here again. I just love the dining experience this restaurant delivers. The food is amazing, the service excellent however unobtrusive. From the outside it looks nothing, but once you step inside the fine dining begins. For a special occasion I would highly recommend.

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2 Thank Fiona H
Surabaya, Indonesia
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Had dinner here couple times I never doubt about their food, that's why I always back to this place...the food was fantastic also the deserts ....authentic foods Very interesting menu over the times ....very interesting wine list Very nice place to enjoy local authentic dishes

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1 Thank Sigit T
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Everything was tasty, wine, meat, bread, staff we were there for buisness dinner and they made the best risotto i`ve ever eat and stake

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Emilia Levante 111, 40139 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Savena
  • Neighborhood: Savena
  • Phone Number: 051 546 110

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?