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Trattoria Gianni

#96 of 1,250 Restaurants in Bologna
#123 of 1,423 Places to Eat in Bologna
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Via Clavature 18, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 229434
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Friendly and Delicious

In a small alleyway you will find Trattoria Gianni, a very comfortable and friendly trattoria. Brush up your Italian. Lots of wonderful food, and frozen grappa, too!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
Roberto35411
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Fort Lauderdale
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  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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Fort Lauderdale
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

In a small alleyway you will find Trattoria Gianni, a very comfortable and friendly trattoria. Brush up your Italian. Lots of wonderful food, and frozen grappa, too!

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Florida City, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I eat in this restaurant for many years never disappointed , i love the tagliatelle and the tortellini in brodo...is a small place so is best if you have a reservation .Don't miss this !!

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hongkong
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Trattoria Giannia is an authentic bologna restaurant with excellent service, wonderful food and good value for money. We noticed a lot of locals come here for lunch and takeaway, I think its a best kept secret in town ! As a tourist, we feel like home ! We had our best Tagliatelle con Ragu and Tortellini in Brodo here so... More 

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Tucson,Az
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Had brodo in a couple other places and this was the best. This is a small intimate restaurant near P. Maggiore. Menu in Italian. Waiter spoke enough English and we knew enough Italian to get through it. Was a delicious meal. My wife had their version of tortellini in ragu. Again had it elsewhere but here was fantastic. Fresh. For... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great service, really nice people, great wine list, awesome traditional bolognese food! Try tortellini in brodo and the true tagliatelle alla bolognese.

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Palisades
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We adored this restaurant and went back for 2 additional meals (one lunch, one dinner) during the week we were in Bologna. My husband discovered 'lardo' there, and has since ordered it over the internet, but it never quite equalled the experience @ Gianni.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a good trattoria, well attended by locals. If you go without a reservation, get there before 8:00. We got the last table and many were turned away. They serve the classics, well made with good service. Everything was good, but nothing stood out.

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Naxxar
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If you are looking for over priced small portions with terrible descibtions of what is to come... this is your place! The waiter thanked me so many times for my money I was sure he saw my disappointed face. I thaught nuvelle cuisine portions had nothing to do with 'tratoria italiana'.

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We had the traditional tortellini in broth and gnocchi Bolognese. Excellent!!!! Misti Salad was fresh and semifreddo with strawberries and balsamic a lovely surprise. Well trained and attentive staff. Couldn't fault this restaurant at all.

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Westchester, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Da Gianni serves the classic regional food of Emilia-Romagna that makes Bologna famous all over Italy. The food is extraordinary and the service is excellent. The wait staff takes a professional interest in seeing that you dine well. There is rarely an empty table at Da Gianni so we always make a reservation before we get to Bologna. Diners come... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Clavature 18, Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 229434

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business

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