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Franco Rossi

#95 of 1,337 Restaurants in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
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Via Goito, 3, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39051238818
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: This must be one of the best restaurants in Bologna with a friendly...
This must be one of the best restaurants in Bologna with a friendly welcome, great service and a celebrated chef.
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 134
    Excellent
  • 78
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wow, Exquisite!

This is not a cheap restaurant, if cheap is what you are looking for, look elsewhere. Now that I got that out of the way, it is still an inexpensive place for the fine quality and service it offers. A comparable meal in the US will easily be triple the price and that's if you can find a place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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Miami Lakes, Florida
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Miami Lakes, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is not a cheap restaurant, if cheap is what you are looking for, look elsewhere. Now that I got that out of the way, it is still an inexpensive place for the fine quality and service it offers. A comparable meal in the US will easily be triple the price and that's if you can find a place this... More 

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Province of Trento, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

There is not much words to describe the awesome experience we had at this restaurant, to where we were guided by our hotel receptionist. The price is a little high, but its worth every penny spent. The quality of food is very good and you get the opportunity to enjoy ultimate quality and tasty Italian food. Further, the staff and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

During our three-day trip to Bologna we dined three times at Franco Rossi's. We could not get enough of the excellent cuisine, the open atmosphere and most of all, of the outstanding, generous and considerate personnel. We recommend Franco Rossi to everyone who is keen to experience genuine "italianità" concerning food, wine and ambience. The restaurant made a great contribution... More 

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NY/NJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Really wonderful. Convivial atmosphere - I met a lovely couple from Bologna at the next table. The staff was very gracious and generous with an aperitif and a dessert wine as well. The food was very fresh, almost too fresh as my tortellini w butter and sage was a pinch too al dente - it could have used a minute... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

One of the best restaurants I have ever been. Not for the original or eccentric dishes. Just the taste and the service make every meal taste like the best. The wine is an experience when you drink it there. The Parmesan cheese they serve there should win a medal. Is an example of loving what you do!... when you do... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I was at this restaurant a great deal of times. I had a gerat experience with my entire family. The food is good italian style cooking. the veal with mushrooms especially is great. They have a great selection of wines and the stuff and the owner a very friendly.

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North London
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stumbled across the restaurant and got the last table on a Saturday night. The restaurant is stylish and charming, the waiters professional and knowledgeable. In a city famed for meat dishes we had no difficulty eating delicious vegetarian food. The diners on the next table turned out to be the restaurant’s most loyal customers, eating there every week for... More 

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Trier, Germany
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29 reviews 29 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Very special and very traditional place. Local food is excellent. Beef with porcini mushrooms is something amazing! Good vine list. Friendly service and warm atmosphere. Restaurant is also famous that mentioned in "The Broker" a suspense novel written by American author John Grisham and published in 2005 :)

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had a great night at Franco Rossi. I loved the traditional male/female menus - and the rose I received when leaving. The food was good and the service was great! The waiters were a lot of fun and suggested an excellent bottle of wine to go with our meal.

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Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

While in Bologna stop at this great restaurant. Good food and atmosphere perfect selection of wine. Very quiet, perfect for a relaxing evening. Check out the wash rooms clean and high class, a nice thing to find in Italy.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Goito, 3, 40126 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39051238818

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 144
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

This must be one of the best restaurants in Bologna with a friendly welcome, great service and a celebrated chef.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?