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Il Desiderio

Italian, Chowder, Pizza, Mediterranean, Pasta
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Via Marco Emilio Lepido, 193, 40132 Bologna, Italy
0516414207
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Typical Italian place, »accessible to all«. Several rooms in different styles. Nice terrace. The staff is very friendly, courteous and helpful, speak English. Service is good. Wide choice of excellent food (meet, fish, pasta, pizza), great desserts and very good house wine. Free parking on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2014
aleksander s
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ljubljana
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Stadskanaal, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

During our diner I spoke with a nice gentlemen from another table. The owner came and forbid us to talk with each other and asked us to finish and move.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I found a hair in my dish...yes it can happen but almost never can happen to be accused by the service staff,manager and kitchen staff that it was mine and that I "planted" there.No appologies,no excuses just accusations.I didn t make a drama of it(just called the waiter and showed him the dish)but they certainly did made a drama!From there... More 

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ljubljana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Typical Italian place, »accessible to all«. Several rooms in different styles. Nice terrace. The staff is very friendly, courteous and helpful, speak English. Service is good. Wide choice of excellent food (meet, fish, pasta, pizza), great desserts and very good house wine. Free parking on site. Really interesting place and not expensive.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

The food is very good here and was very local to our hotel. The staff were very friendly and we enjoyed every night here. We will definitely return when back in the area.

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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

Wasn't the best but wasn't the worst either. Staying in a hotel near the Ducati factory and not much to choose from. Food was ok, service was ok. Overall an average italian restaurant. Had the tortellini, it was small portion for the price.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Good value for authentic delicious food. The pizza was large size with generous fresh cheese. The pasta was delicious

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Address: Via Marco Emilio Lepido, 193, 40132 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: 0516414207
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Pizza, Mediterranean, Pasta

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  • Address: Via Marco Emilio Lepido, 193, 40132 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: 0516414207

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Pizza, Mediterranean, Pasta

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?