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La Traviata

Via Urbana, 5/c, 40123 Bologna, Italy
+39 051331298
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Ranked #60 of 1,256 Restaurants in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $37 - $66
Cuisines: Italian, Pasta
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Food was of good quality and service attentive and efficient. However they did not have want I wanted to eat which was salad followed by fish, when the anipasti came it was only cold meat and double (we wanted to share one) it was supposed to be mixed antipasta and sharing. The nochhi was small and sauce spare. We left... More

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Geelong, Australia
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14 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This review is nearly 12 months overdue! My husband and I visited UK and Italy in September last year. Bologna was the first stop on our 10 days in Italy and La Traviata was our first meal...I was very tired after a couple of bad nights on hard beds and so had little appetite. But the wonderful hostess had the... More

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leicestershie
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We visited La Traviata on our first night in Bologna, it was recommended to us by the hosts at our B&B. We had a great meal accompanied by a great bottle of wine. We both had pasta dishes for our first course and agreed it was the best pasta we had eaten. We would definitely recommend a visit to La... More

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

5 minutes walk from the busy tourist attractions but, you'll be rewarded. Mother is driving the service, and she rocks ! You'll be charmed by the way she'll make you dream about the plates, she has this gentle italian touch to ask about your preferences , she'll compose the menu, antipasti, pasta, ragu... She will suggest a wine to go... More

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Houston, Texas
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31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Good grilled vegetables and very nice service — my girlfriend asked for a wine recommendation but didn’t like it, and the owner took note and didn’t charge us for the glass.

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

La Traviata is so good that we ended up having dinner twice at this restaurant, first and last night of our stay in Bologna. Antonio and Manuela, owners run this restaurant beautifully. They can be called the dynamic duo. Antonio did not fail us with his wines recommendation and Manuela ensured that Antonio helped her transmitting to us her recommendations... More

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Saint Julian's, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Genuine Emilia Romagna cusine in Bologna centre though off the main tourist routes. A very warm welcome greeted us. After asking our preferences, a superb combination of Traviata antipasit and a tris of pasta were selected, two of which stood out - the garganelli with salsiccia & carciofi, and the tagliolini with asperagus & speck. This was followed by home... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Everything about La Traviata feels right. The food is fresh and tastes delicious, and even though there is a menu my advice would be to eat what the owners recommend each night as their 'specialities'. Antonio and his wife are extremely friendly and welcoming, both having a passion for the food and wine that they not only serve but also... More

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Hudson Valley
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My husband, Charles and I went to La Traviata as recommended by our bed and breakfast hosts. We had one of the best dinners and night out in all of Italy. Antonio and his wife gave wonderful recommendations, took the time to explain the menu in English, and helped pick out the wine and the best dessert. Our food was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Excellent Food, excellent drinks, totally friendly service and less tourists... What else do you need? Especially the pasta is recommended there! Enjoy!

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