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Trattoria Tony

#183 of 1,221 Restaurants in Bologna
#220 of 1,392 Places to Eat in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
San Vitale
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Via Augusto Righi 1/B | Centro Citta, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 232852
Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Reasonable food without being special.

Close to the Main Street. Tony's is a traditional Italian restaurant. The food is ok, service very good and the price ok. Worth a visit but not as good as some previous reviews would suggest.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Adrian1958
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Melbourne, Australia
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Close to the Main Street. Tony's is a traditional Italian restaurant. The food is ok, service very good and the price ok. Worth a visit but not as good as some previous reviews would suggest.

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Edinburgh
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Tony's was reccommended to me last year by a couple of Bolognese folk. It was closed on my first visit so it was a great pleasure to find it open this time. The tagliatelle with ragu sauce was light and savoury - just right. The green salad was simple but fresh and flavoursome. Panna cotta was delicious though its shape... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We went to Trattoria Tony after the front desk at our hotel recommended it to us. We were seated upon arrival, then ignored. And ignored. And ignored. And ignored. After about 15 minutes, we were finally able to get a waiter's attention. He took our order. And then ignored us some more. The evening pretty went on like this until... More 

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London, Canada
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

New to the city, we stumbled upon Tony's and we're glad we did. We asked what the how specialties were, and ordered the tortellini with meat sauce, the tortelloni with tomato sauce and the Bolognese cutlet. All were delicious! When asked, we were brought English menus and the waiter spoke English. Every table was full. Definitely recommend!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Were seated right away. After we sat were promptly ignored for over 20 minutes. Restaurant wasn't overly crowed, one waitress was just standing there. in Bologna food is pretty good every where. This was food was standard for Bologna, but they totally lose it on the service. I love Bologna, but this is a place not worth the effort.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I would rate as 4 stars, however my partner would not. This is maybe a question of choice however. Service and location was very good. Wine was also really tasty (regional barbera). That is if you are having meat. My aforementioned partner thinks it was average and over-priced. I had the steak with green pepper sauce and really enjoyed it.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We had one of the best meals in this unpretentious trattoria. The roasted lamb and the veal were excellent, very good pasta to start with and the barbera (of the region) was topclass. Price/Quality unbeatable.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Tony's was recommended by our host at the B&B she graciously made a booking for us. The food was great very tasty and as far as I could tell authentic to Bologna It is well priced and it is in a good location as well We had great service would happily return next time we are in Bologna

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

While not the best meal we had in Bologna, this place offers traditional Bolgnese dishes in a simple setting, with good value. The ragu and tortellini in brodo are excellent.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Oh, more Italian it cannot get :) We loved it, the food, the service and of course Tony himself!! Food was amazing!! 1 liter of house wine for 8 euro, and it was superb!! Try out their "noodle" soup, my husband loved it and I loved my risotto. Thank you Tony for your tips about Ravenna!!

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Additional Information about Trattoria Tony

Address: Via Augusto Righi 1/B | Centro Citta, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 051 232852
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > San Vitale
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 28 - 39
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Augusto Righi 1/B | Centro Citta, 40126 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > San Vitale
  • Neighborhood: San Vitale
  • Phone Number: +39 051 232852

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 39
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Families with children, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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