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Il Caffe' della Corte

#216 of 1,491 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: Dinner, Breakfast, 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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  • 68
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  • 41
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
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  • 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
Saturday lunch

Saturday work and for lunch we chose the coffee of the court by the memory of more than ten years ago. the quality of the ingredients and the cooking skills have improved and the location is superb as always. the whole gallery is well maintained and the shops and other restaurants are of high... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2015
pierluigi z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Saturday work and for lunch we chose the coffee of the court by the memory of more than ten years ago. the quality of the ingredients and the cooking skills have improved and the location is superb as always. the whole gallery is well maintained and the shops and other restaurants are of high standard. an island in the city

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silviasilvia v, Proprietario at Il Caffe' della Corte, responded to this review
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Grazie mille per la sua visita. Ottobre quest'anno ci ha regalato delle giornate splendide. Il cortile è stato sfruttato oltre... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Had a wonderful taglierone at caffe dell corte. Enjoyed the courtyard at lunchtime. The potato bread and fried gnocchi served in paper bags with the taglierone were very good as was the cheese and salamis and tuscan ham.

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366 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We met with some local friends for lunch on a very very hot Saturday afternoon. We selected Il Caffe' della Corte because of the outside dining in the quiet courtyard setting. Plus they have a number of lovely mixed platter dishes on the menu too. We ordered the seafood, mixed meats and roasted vegetable platters with a number cool beers.... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is a delightful restaurant situated in a tucked away courtyard. It is very atmospheric with good food and wine and charming staff. Although quite tricky to find from one side, from the Strada Maggiore entrance Corte Isolani is quite well signed. Well worth a visit.

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silviasilvia v, Proprietario at Il Caffe' della Corte, responded to this review
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E' vero, dalla Piazza Santo Stefano non si nota il nostro locale. Ma alle volte, come nella vita, le cose... More 

Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Thank george n
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

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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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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85 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 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 

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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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 

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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, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
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?