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Acqua Pazza

#134 of 1,231 Restaurants in Bologna
#163 of 1,403 Places to Eat in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
Seafood, Italian, Chowder, Soups
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via Murri 168d, 40137 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 443422
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent fresh seafood

It's not your average fish restaurant in a matter of prices, but the quality of both the raw seafood and the service as well as cooking/preparation are well worth their cost. The owner is a renowned chef in Bologna and greets every customer table by table. The catch of the day is brought before you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It's not your average fish restaurant in a matter of prices, but the quality of both the raw seafood and the service as well as cooking/preparation are well worth their cost. The owner is a renowned chef in Bologna and greets every customer table by table. The catch of the day is brought before you so that you can choose... More 

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San Lazzaro di Savena, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We had a dinner with some friends at Acqua Pazza: some of us took a good clam risotto, and then two of us had a mediocre 'Sarago' fish cooked in the oven, while an other had good shrimps. Totally: we ordered 3 risottos, 2 fishes and 1 shrimp appetizer, no wine, just a couple of cakes and 1 sorbetto: eventually... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

If Bologna is the culinary capital of Italy, Acqua Pazza is part of the reason why. Every course was impeccably prepared and overall the chef prepared a deliciously balanced meal. Everything was incredibly fresh and you just didn't want the meal to end. The chef greeted every table individually to make sure everything was to our liking and it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2011

I've been in Italy for 10 months, and my family just arrived this past weekend for their vacation. We stumbled upon this restaurant mostly out of convenience because it is right around the corner from where they are staying but this restaurant is worth the short trip via bus or car from Bologna's city center. We haven't had a bad... More 

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Address: via Murri 168d, 40137 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 051 443422
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
Cuisine: Seafood, Italian, Chowder, Soups

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  • Address: via Murri 168d, 40137 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 443422

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Italian, Chowder, Soups

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