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“Fantastic!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cinque 50

Cinque 50
Goito 9/2, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 222832
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Ranked #20 of 1,234 restaurants in Bologna
Price range: $14 - $34
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Piccolo ed accogliente RISTO/BAR, con cucina interna, Pasti caldi e preparati al momento, no prodotti microonde o surgelati. Massima attenzione all'alta qualita dei piatti unita ai prezzi tra i piu onesti di Bologna.
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“Fantastic!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

This is what Italy is about. Just tell the chef you would like to be inspired by him! We have tasted the best pasta dishes in a long time. Everyone in our group enjoyed this fantastic little place. I will certainly be back...

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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New York City, New York
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“A gem in Bologna!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Such a great little find. We have been to Bologna a few times and always enjoy this place. I do not understand the negative reviews. The food is homemade and delicious. Very comfortable atmosphere, wonderful host and hostess. Good wines and service. You can spend a lot of money on mediocre food in Bologna but you will be delighted eating here.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Oxford UK
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31 restaurant reviews
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
“delightful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Cinque 50 is a example of what Tripadvisor does best; searching out small, family concerns and spreading the word for excellent experiences and rewarding people like Alexandra and Roberto with customers from around the world who otherwise would never find this small cafe down a side alley.

Enough to say we ate here 3 times in 5 days. The food was good, the atmosphere great and the bill small by current Italian standards. Someone complained in a previous post about the wait for food. You don't go here for food on the run. You spend time soaking up a convivial and welcoming atmosphere, chatting about food. The ragu is great and Alexandra's mixed grill (think chicken breast, local sausage and large pork chop on a bed of salad) awesome! Honest food and honest prices.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“AMAZING! Must go if you are in Bologna!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

This little restaurant is an absolute experience. Alessandra and Roberto are two of the loveliest people we have ever met, I've never met business owners that go above and beyond for their customers. They are so passionate about the service they provide, on top of that the food is incredible and so cheap it's ridiculous. For 50 euro my husband and I got a bottle of wine, plus another 2 glasses of wine, fresh buffalo mozzarella entree and 2 traditional ragu pastas, a freshly baked foccacia and a shot of limoncello. We were also sent on our way with another fresh foccacia for us to have the next day!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Great Value For Money”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Went here for a meal on the strength of the reviews on this site.

Place is more a cafeteria than a restaurant. Food was excellent and cheap, and the owners are very personable and care that you enjoy yourself in their restaurant.

Tagliatelle ragu was amazing, but ask the chef what she recommends and go for that.

Would return.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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