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Il Caffe' della Corte

#170 of 1,370 Places to Eat in Bologna
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Corte Isolani, 5/b, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 261555
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 52
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Good food and smiles

Nice pit-stop for a bite of lunch in the Historic Centre of Bologna. Lots of salads to choose from or cured meat/chews platters which are good. Great service with a smile.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
fabroche
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Antalya, Turkey
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  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We ordered gluten free lasagne for our coeliac son, our daughter had a "normal" lasagne. The contrast was shameful. The gluten free version looked like a leftover from last week, the edges dried and crispy. We could clearly hear the microwave pinging as the individual dishes were heated up. We had extremely good gluten free food in Italy, but this... More 

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silviasilvia v, Proprietario at Il Caffe' della Corte, responded to this review

Thank you Sir for your witness. You are right, the "normal"lasagne and the gluten free lasagna are very very different. They are produced by different "pasta factory". As the menù informs, the gluten free lasagna is produced by "La Spiga Amica". As the menù informs, it is an artigianal frozen lasagna. We use an exclusive microwaves horn to warm it.... More 

Antalya, Turkey
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Nice pit-stop for a bite of lunch in the Historic Centre of Bologna. Lots of salads to choose from or cured meat/chews platters which are good. Great service with a smile.

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silviasilvia v, Proprietario at Il Caffe' della Corte, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your advice! We smile very often because we work hard, but we love it! See you again in Bologna, I hope! Silvia More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Excellent, friendly service & delicious food. Pleasant surroundings and décor. Would definitely recommend it

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silviasilvia v, Proprietario at Il Caffe' della Corte, responded to this review

thank you very much for your advisor! We hope to see you soon again. Silvia More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

this restaurant had well prepared, fresh, and reasonably priced food. the service was excellent. the best part of the meal was the home made rolls. like beignets, without the sugar. am still dreaming about them. gorgeous setting as well.

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silviasilvia v, Proprietario at Il Caffe' della Corte, responded to this review

Thank you very much. You are very nice..... Silvia More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Tranquil venue ideal for hot summer days and evenings. The menu is compact but with enough variety to satisfy my picky family. Our dishes were well prepared with an elegant twist to some all time favorites. I can recommend the cheese platters and cold cut hams and salamis. The owner/manager was utterly charming and one large group of local friends/colleagues... More 

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silviasilvia v, Proprietario at Il Caffe' della Corte, responded to this review

Thank you sir for your nice advise. I'm very happy you and your family enjoyed your night at "Il Caffè della Corte"! Silvia More 

Boston
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stumbled across this hidden gem in Bologna. Ordered a salumi platter and a cheese platter and 2 glasses of wine and everything was fabulous. Couldn't have asked for more variety or higher quality. Frankly blew Tambourini away. Lovely uncrowded setting, linen covered tables, friendly service.

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silviasilvia v, Proprietario at Il Caffe' della Corte, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment on tripadvisor. We are very pride of our "salumi"!!!!! See you again in Bologna! Silvia More 

Haifa, Israel
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The restaurant is located close to city center and was open on Easter Sunday... The food was reasonable and affordable, although the cheese platter was on the expensive side (15 Euros). The service was nice but the waitresses could not speak English.

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silviasilvia v, Proprietario at Il Caffe' della Corte, responded to this review

Thank's for your visit. Not all our staff speak a fluent english, it's true.... That's probably the reason of your disappointment about the price of the selection of cheeses. It's a very fine selection with jam and crescentine included. Nobody explained you which kind of specialities you were eating. I'm very sorry... In fact we serve cheese seasoned in the... More 

Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Dinner meal with family - lovely courtyard setting - very pleasant and attentive waiting staff. Food was very good - crostini, tomato/mozzarella salad and great pasta dishes - excellent wine list. Lovely evening.

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silviasilvia v, Proprietario at Il Caffe' della Corte, responded to this review

We are very happy about your visit in Corte Isolani. Thank you very much for your review. Silvia More 

Melbourne, Australia
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146 reviews 146 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

we have been here before once for lunch which was an excellent experience. last night we attended again. it was not terrible but not up to the previous standard. service was slow, an expensive bottle of wine not properly chilled. a pasta was not al dente but undercooked. Despite asking I am still waiting for a napkin. The waiting staff... More 

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silviasilvia v, Proprietario at Il Caffe' della Corte, responded to this review

I really don't image what happened that night! The moon? The heat?? The tiredness? I can't remember you, the couple of tourists from Australia who asked for a napkin, but I hope we will have another opportunity with you! best regards. Silvia More 

Amsterdam, Paesi Bassi
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150 reviews 150 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

This place is to discover.It's a little bit hidden inside courtyard,but it's real tresure,staff is very nice,the quality of drinks and meal is very high and you can easily relax.Recommended!

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silviasilvia v, Proprietario at Il Caffe' della Corte, responded to this review

Thank's a lot, for your visit and for your comment about your experience at "Il Caffè della Corte"! See you again in Bologna. Silvia Villani More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Corte Isolani, 5/b, 40125 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 261555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 33
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?