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Osteria Satyricon

Via delle Armi, 3, 40137 Bologna, Italy (Savena)
051444320
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Ranked #7 of 1,257 Restaurants in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Savena
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Savena
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Edinburgh
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed a superb meal at Osteria Satyricon. Cool, quirky restaurant a short taxi ride from town and well worth the visit. Really nice, friendly owners who were very helpful translating menus and keen to make sure we were having a good meal. Great menu, with lots of choice of traditional food and unique twists on traditional food which all sounded... More

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Nyc
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Wow! What a spectacular restaurant with amazing food and hosts. Just a short cab ride away from bologna but arguably the best restaurant of our trip to Italy. Had the homemade salumi, the gnocchi with blue cheese/zucchini flowers, tagliatelle and the grilled beef. Wine list is spectacular and extremely fairly priced. Family run operated restaurant--was packed to the gills when... More

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Vienna, Austria
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We celebrated the 30th birthday of my boyfriend here - what a treat! The Osteria is in a suburb of Bologna, but it was worth taking a cab to get here. The food is beyond comprehension and the owner of the restaurant explained us everything in detail. As an appetizer we had a ham/salami and cheese plate, the sausages are... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Very original cooking. A lovely owner/waiter. His dad makes the salami for the starters. We had hare pasta ..very unusual cooking done with real interest in combining unusual ingredients.

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We visited twice during our stay in Bologna, the restaurant was recommended by our wonderful host at B&B Pozzo Di Mezzo. It is not a fancy restaurant, but they focus on the food and their friendly service. They offer both a Classic menu and an innovative one with their own flair and sometimes a 'twist' on the Classics. Some choices... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Great food, great ambiance, great people, just great. Local, authentic food where we were the only tourists in the place. People waiting for a table. Make sure you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

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Ireland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We were party of 11 on a very busy Saturday night. A warm friendly welcome from the owner Fabrizio created a great atmosphere. We enjoyed a selection of starters/pastas/main courses and deserts, until we could eat no more. Each course prepared and presented with explanations. This restaurant outshines much higher profile restaurants both in quality of it;s food and customer... More

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Short North/Columbus
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This is a great example of a local, non tourist osteria serving both typical classic Emilgian dishes as well as more innovative items. Warning: not in the historic center, out in Savena area, a modern working class neighborhood. Take a cab! To get a same night Friday night table we had to come at730 and give up the table by... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

Ask frabrizio for his expertise as it is vast. His cheese supplier is top knotch and many items are locally sourced, fresh. Others are made by his father, who we suppose was the chef. We did not get to try the reveres bolognese or the handmade sausages but I can say the pasta and gnocchi were one of the more... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We've been traveling all over Italy for the last 10 days and this was one of the best dining experiences we've had yet! It's a funky laid back type place with an extensive menu of local favorites as well as some really esoteric items. We started with the home made sausage and meat plate and the scallops. We then had... More

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