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Osteria Satyricon

#11 of 1,230 Restaurants in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
Savena
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Via delle Armi, 3, 40137 Bologna, Italy
051444320
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Visited during a two day eating/sightseeing trip to Bologna. The place was full for the night, but we could come by at 22:00 if we wanted a table. We did not regret waiting until 22:00! The staff and owner are both very welcoming and made sure we had a special night. We got the "romantic" table in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Visited during a two day eating/sightseeing trip to Bologna. The place was full for the night, but we could come by at 22:00 if we wanted a table. We did not regret waiting until 22:00! The staff and owner are both very welcoming and made sure we had a special night. We got the "romantic" table in the corner, and... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I can thoroughly endorse the previous reviews. We had a fantastic meal from the alternative menu as well as the traditional menu. You could tell that a lot of thought had gone into the preparation and the ingredients and the whole thing just worked. Alternative dishes include deep fried zucchini flowers stuffed with octopus as well as tagliatelle with venison... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

If you are staying in the center city you need a car or taxi to get to this restaurant. When we arrived one of the owners greeted us at the door by name, quite impressive. The restaurant is run by a husband and wife team who work very hard. I had salad and fish which were tasty but not memorable.... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Taking train to Bologna Mazzini from Bologna Centrale (5min ride) and walking around 10 min, you reach Osteria Satyricon. We were there around 8:30 pm without reservation and the place was full. Since it was our last night, we insisted for a table and accepted to wait around 1 hour. But it really worth! We tried "Frisella" and "carpaccio di... More 

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San Lazzaro di Savena, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Good traditional food with a modern twist. Great homemade breads , and some outstanding dishes. My only criticism is that the cottoletta wasn't crispy and was on the bone. Prices are honest.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This is definitely worth the inevitable taxi ride (no more than 15 mins from centre) that you’ll take to get there (no more than as it seems to be little known and in a suburb (the very knowledgeable hotel concierge had never heard of it) so thank you Tripadvisors for leading us to it. Happy to do the same for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

Not a review but it should of been. In Bologna for 4 nights and they were full every night. If you want to go book in advance

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Nice linen place settings, warm and friendly atmosphere, family run…what else? Good honest home style cooking. The pasta is not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Just great homemade food made by a great chef. Try the salami/cold cuts and cheese as a starter/anitipasti- wow! Service is outstanding. quite a drive from downtown Bologna but worth every minute. excellent wine too at great prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Lovely restaurant with a special flair. All the staff was really friendly and explained us all the Italian dishes with a of patience. Finally we asked for a surprise meal, which was delicious!!!

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Additional Information about Osteria Satyricon

Address: Via delle Armi, 3, 40137 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: 051444320
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Savena
Cuisine: Italian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via delle Armi, 3, 40137 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Savena
  • Neighborhood: Savena
  • Phone Number: 051444320

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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