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Enoteca del Carro

San Vitale
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Via del Carro 9, 40126 Bologna, Italy
0512960018
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Rip off, both for turists and locals

Over priced wines, de-frozen lasagna, endless speaking owner/waiter with the only goal of selling you more serves. Dodgy interiors. It is a total waste of one of the nicest spots in the inner Bologna.

1 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Hamburg, Germany
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Bologna, Italy
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

run by the owner and his wife. wonderful French music and old bw american films. food is very good. prices are about 50% higher than other spots. one could eat much better for much less money. i would go back just for the charm and some artisinal beer. i have never seen a 10% service charge anywhere in Bologna. usually... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Over priced wines, de-frozen lasagna, endless speaking owner/waiter with the only goal of selling you more serves. Dodgy interiors. It is a total waste of one of the nicest spots in the inner Bologna.

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Munich
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

We were tired after a long day walking around bologna, and had the misfortune to go to this place. Cardboard menus, cardboard sign at the end of the street, etc, etc, They have a rustic look with a very un-rustic attitude to charging! It's very quirky both inside and out and attracted us, MISTAKE. I hadn't had a Bolognese at... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

You don't get to charge a cover charge AND a service charge. The cover charge is supposed to pay for the service. A bottle of water is 5 euro. Nickeled and dimed. Our bill came to 67 euro for two people, 3 plates, and a half liter of wine and water. A rip off.

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Padua, Italy
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Avoid at any cost, please do not go in this place ! Until I order everything was fine but when the wine arrive it started to get bad, then came 2 starters we did not even orders. We told this to the waiter but he swear we did order those 2 starters. The owner came and said we had ordered... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I had the worst tourist trap of my life in my hometown, what a shame! The only nice thing about this place is its location, right in the heart of the city. But the ordinary food, the poor service and, especially, the hefty bill lead me to a strong suggestion: JUST AVOID! You can find better food, more polite service... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

After reading the comments here I feel better about writing to truth about this place. I actually felt bad about my views on this place, since the two men who work there were very friendly. DO NOT GO HERE. PLEASE DON'T. This was the worst meal I can remember, and one of the more expensive. I had the duck, which... More 

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UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Overpriced...just avoid it....there are hundreds of better options. Which is a shame, it is charming inside with lots of quirky memorabilia and serves good pasta. I spent £10 more than I should have so not upset...just opt for better value.

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Bologna, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

The place has a wide reputation in town for being the classical trap for tourists. Outside it looks nice and cosy, which is what catches the interest of the visitor, but then it is ridiculously expensive and the food is average (if not low) quality. To avoid at any cost.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Visited this restaurant on the first night of our stay. Just down the path from the Best Western Hotel San Santo. The food was nice but we had ordered two cheese starters (cheese and honey) thinking they were 22 euro for two as we thought had been implied, however it was 22 euro each, in addition to this was is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via del Carro 9, 40126 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > San Vitale
  • Neighborhood: San Vitale
  • Phone Number: 0512960018

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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