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Zenzero Ristorante Bistrot

#87 of 1,222 Restaurants in Bologna
#112 of 1,394 Places to Eat in Bologna
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Via Fratelli Rosselli 16, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 5877026
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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During both of my visits to this bistro, I found the food great and the welcome... lacking. Granted I had not made a reservation on either occasion, there was something a little off-putting about the way the owners (I think it was the owners) conducted themselves and interacted with their clients... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2013
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Bologna, Italy
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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I have been there several times, and the quality is a constant. Specially if you are vegetarian and do not search traditional dishes from Bologna, this is a great place. The menu changes quite often and the ingredients, combination and plating are above average. One of the best dessert I have ever had was here (millefoglie with ricotta & frutti... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We had a very good meal, delicious steak and the risotto was also lovely. Nice wines and everything is organic.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This place is a vegan/vegetarian restaurant with equal amounts of vegan options. You can choose either 2 dishes for 6 Euro or 3 dishes for 10 Euro. The food was very tasty however we found the serving sizes were too small and we were still hungry afterwards. The restaurant was really busy from the moment the doors open, so either... More 

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Selby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Don't go here if you're looking for alfresco dining in a picturesque area. This restaurant is all about the food and service. We chose to eat here because it was much more vegetarian friendly than anywhere else we had tried in Bologna. It was also a bit different to other places we had tried. Near the train station in a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Somewhat "nouvelle" Italian cuisine, this little very modern restaurant is very busy. The food was OK, but since i did not have a reservation , I went at opening time and was asked to eat and go. Needless to say the service was prompt the amount of wine wine the glass was small. It was a Wednesday and people with... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

During both of my visits to this bistro, I found the food great and the welcome... lacking. Granted I had not made a reservation on either occasion, there was something a little off-putting about the way the owners (I think it was the owners) conducted themselves and interacted with their clients. During my second visit, after almost being turned away... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I loved the food! Very popular among local people. Good service and very helpful and friendly staff. A must if you are vegan or if you wish to eat healthier food. Zenzero is also serving non-vegan food.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

You're unlikely to stumble across this small vegetarian bistro unless you venture northwest and away from the historic quarter, but if you do (and you can get a seat) it's an excellent lunchtime break from the meat-heavy traditional restaurants. Decor is plain and the service is brisk, but the food is at the indulgent end of the veggie spectrum. Prices... More 

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Address: Via Fratelli Rosselli 16, 40121 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 051 5877026
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
Cuisine: Italian, Japanese, Organic, Vegetarian

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  • Address: Via Fratelli Rosselli 16, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 5877026

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Japanese, Organic, Vegetarian

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?