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Ristorante Garganelli

Via del Pilastro 2/3, 40127 Bologna, Italy
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Ranked #11 of 1,242 restaurants in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $26 - $66
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Description: A typical bolognaise cousine restaurant with some fish's dishes in the summer time beautifull terrace where you will eat in front the fountains
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91% Recommend
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English first
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The best fish we tased in Italy, cooked in a salt dome, perfectly cooked. The chocolate cake was really nice. Top restaurant!

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Saint Julian's, Malta
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The location of this restaurant was convenient, since we were residents at the Savoia Regency, Bologna, however since this restaurant was highly recommended, we made a dinner reservation. We were not disappointed. The setting was beautiful just off a lovely manicured lawn forecourt and fountain. The staff were very attentive and provide courteous service. The various primi & secondi were... More

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Chorleywood, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Starter (rabbit pasta with many twists) was awesome, main course (eel on herbs) was nice but could never hope to match the pleasure the starter gave me. Desert (an unlikely looking Bavarian chocolate pudding) was stellar. The welcome was great, service fabulous, and very reasonably priced for such a quality meal.

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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I was looking for a nice place before heading to an airport hotel. I came across this restaurant, and lucked into one of the best meals ever. Great service and great food, especially the seafood dishes. I will definitely be back.

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Milan, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Unfortunately, we only went for dessert.. What a wonderful experience! The dolci was a treat from culinary dessert heaven - perfectly marinated pear in red wine, combined with a perfectly baked fondant and vanilla gelato.. What more can one ask for?!!! Not only dies the food sound mouthwatering, but it delivers visually and gustatory wise..

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Gothenburg, Sweden
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Friendly, nice to sit with the view of the hotl garden. Umberto Cesari Liano Chardonnay / Sauvignon Blanc 2011 terrific wine. Both the sea bass and the octupus taste declicious.

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Apples, Switzerland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We ate here last Summer and then we really liked it. But since then they still have the same carte, not so interesting. I ordered lobster and got squid intstead, when I complained they said it was just a bad translation of the dish. We had to wait a lot for service, and they rarely served us wine or water.We... More

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Moscow, Russia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Usually hotel's restaurant is not something you will go to from any part of the town, but this one is an exception. Being one of the best if whole Bologna it attracts visitors from all over the city. Surely worth paying those 10 euros for a taxi trip from the centre.

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Loule, Portugal
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Good food at a good price, pasta until 8€ , good wine and dessert , romantic. recommended , good surprise in Bolonha

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Fort Myers, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

We had a group of 5 for a business dinner. Service, food, and atmosphere were all excellent. It is a hidden gem for the area when you do not want to taxi to old town.

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