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Baba Masala - CLOSED

Via Broccaindosso, 79, 40125 Bologna, Italy
051 269009
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Most recent review
- Jul 16, 2013
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery

56 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Dishes are way to saucy and spices dulled down to cater for the local palate. Gave Baba another chance even asking for Indian strength rather than Italian and to no avail. Other indian place on Via Nazario Sauro is much better and has tandoori oven, even some better take away only Indian in Bologna! Desperately wanted a great alternative to... More

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Verona, Italy
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Turned up just before closing,no problem,food was very good,tasted spicy good portions,waiter chatty,would eat there again next time I visit.

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Pretoria, South Africa
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012 via mobile

Decided to try out this place based on its proximity to my hotel and the reviews I read online. Baba Masala is a very small intimate place. On the evening I was there, they had only one other table. Service was provided by the owner who I must say wasn't particularly interested, his attention being vested on the table of... More

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Reuver, The Netherlands
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72 reviews 72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

The food was very nice for a great price. The waiter was very helpfull and attentive. although there was no lamb anymore, Iwas pleased by the fishcurry I ordered instead because it tasted yummy.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

Trusty good Indian food that was good value. Wait staff were very friendly and helpful, despite our rusty grasp of the Italian language. Definitely give it a go, especially if you want a change from Italian cuisine.

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St. Paul, MN
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2010

I was actually out looking for another restaurant in the old town section of Bologna when I stumbled across this small Indian restaurant. I decided to give it a shot and was very pleasantly surprised. I started with an order of Samosa and they were very well done. The wrapping wasn't as thick and doughy as they sometimes are so... More

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