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Cantina Bentivoglio

Bologna, Italy (San Vitale)
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Ranked #303 of 1,276 Restaurants in Bologna
Price range: $22 - $73
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: San Vitale
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Wokingham, Berkshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We booked for three of us. The place was busy - but that just added to the atmosphere. [No good for someone in a hurry though]. The food was of a good standard, the service was friendly and efficient but the whole evening was really made by the addition of the music. Sugar Pie and the Candymen played and sang... More

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Berlin, Germany
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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My high school buddy, now a sociology professor and I went there on a Thursday night on a tip. We were lucky to get a table near the stage, where a jazz trio was playing Horace Silver tunes. We had eaten a late lunch in Ravenna and so ordered a light dinner. The handmade pumpkin ravioli were so good that... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Everybody always say to me that Cantina Bentivoglio is a great place to go in Bologna. I went there on 23/12 and maybe wasn't the best day because it was a Sunday close to Christmas. There wasn't any music and only few tables were occupied. I enjoyed the food, especially the carpaccio which was really tasty, also the Sangiovese wine... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I guess if there was to be an exception, it would be here in Bologna - The Ambiance was first-string, [pun intended], various rooms, fairly large, and most of the diners were 'local' , we had starters to share, followed by pasta for all, and main courses. The aubergine starter was outstanding, I had Tagliatelle Bolognese, they were OK -... More

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Dungarvan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I really enjoyed our visit to this restaurant, the food is good and reasonably well priced but that's not why you should visit, you should go for the music and the athmosphere. The open air Jazz concerts on the street outside run from June to September and are a real treat. The night we visited the trio playing were (to... More

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

the only reason I don't give this 5 out of 5 is because there was no jazz on the night we went, which was our main reason for going in the first place. However once there we found the food to be excellent (wonderful ragu!!) and the best bottle of red (Chianti) during our weekend in Bologna. Great location off... More

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Kihei, Hawaii
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68 reviews 68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Food was very good and the music, starting at 9pm was excellent. Jazz al fresco! Good people watching too.

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Edina, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This was one of the major highlights of our stay in Bologna. We didn't eat here. We did come after dinner twice for a drink and to listen to live jazz. The music hall is downstairs. The stage is in the center of the room with tables in an arc around it. The musicians we heard were great. The cover... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We went here for my Mum's 50th birthday as she loves jazz music. We were pleasantly surprised to find the food was also of an excellent standard. Tortellini and beef fillet, the best I've ever eaten. Dessert was also incredible. Wide selection of wines.

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Paw Paw, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Been in Italy over a week now, most of it in Bologna, some in Rome and this was my best meal so far. We are actually going back tonight. It is a bit pricey, but everything over here is pricey, especially if you are going to sit and have a real multiple course meal.

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Additional Information about Cantina Bentivoglio

Address: Bologna, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > San Vitale
Average Prices: USD 22 - 73
Cuisine: Italian

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