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Via Pietralata 75/a, 40122 Bologna, Italy
+39 (0)51 523545
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7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very friendly staff. Honest food and good information about wine. Loved it and would definitely come back!

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Thank Bjorngent
Vancouver, BC
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch at this little spot tucked away on a side street away from the main tourist area and enjoyed a nice light meal - not always easy in Bologna. We shared a fabulous Salumi plate - fabulous local mortadella, ham, prosciutto and salami - and then each had a gazpacho - mouth exploding flavours that sang for long... More 

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Thank TannisH
Leuven, Belgium
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely little restaurant, gob-smacking food and a lovely staff! two thumbs up for this place! Do try the lovely stuffed zucchini flowers!

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Thank chubbyjayu
Bologna, Italy
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272 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

I have been here s few times. The place is very nice, a bit small, just off the noisy via Pratello. This time the food was excellent. In The past I have not always been satisfied. Their selling point is that they serve dishes with 'organic' ingredients but the previous couple of times The dishes were a bit bland. The... More 

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Thank Viridiana2012
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Really good to eat in this biological restaurant, not only pizza but vegetables, wine and pasta are very good taste.

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Thank buongustaiopratello
Acton, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Top quality food. Fantastic service. Stupendous wine. Comfortable ambience. Don't play hard to get. Make time for this little osteria. You'll be happy you did. We most enjoyed their evening special of pancetta with peas and whipped pumpkin, but their quail was also superb. The chocolate fondant for dessert was out of this world.

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Thank CarnivoreOnTheRun
Melbourne, Australia
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166 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This place is hard to classify. It's not a vegetarian restaurant -- I had excellent prosciutto for my first course. But it is focused on sustainability -- the wine and the bread, both excellent, came from local sources. It offers unusual dishes -- I had a tofu tart with carrots as my first dish -- but they are unusual with... More 

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Thank Michael V
Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Great quality on food, everything is fresh, no microwave (!), the manager (or waitress in charge of the restaurant, not sure, is the most lovely one, you will come back here first of all because of her kindness with clients) I recommend to try their house red wine and the MENU DEGUSTAZIONE

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Thank F I B
Ringmer, United Kingdom
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256 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

No-frills organic pizza place. We had a Bologna (mortadella, pumpkin, ricotta, tomato) and a Universita (tomato, lumps of buffalo mozzarella & fresh basil). They were both of a good size, with a crispy, crusty base, and with good quality toppings. We were both impressed and pleasantly surprised. Lovely beer too. Nice friendly service.

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Thank TheDashingDiner
uk
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We arrived on a rainy day in Bologna and stumbled by accident upon this great osteria. Everything was right about it - the welcome, the food, the wine, even the style of the menus made out of recycled cardboard ! It felt authentic and not created for tourists ( like Bologna itself !) As a group of seven "mature" students... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $45
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pietralata 75/a, 40122 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 (0)51 523545
Description
Siamo il Rovescio, sotto i portici di via Pietralata, a Bologna. E' l'osteria dove si gusta una cucina genuina e locale a chilometro 0, con una cantina fornita di vini di preferenza biologici e biodinamici, fatti senza scorciatoie chimiche. La nostra e una piccola cucina, dove prestiamo la massima attenzione ai nostri piatti. Abbiamo un debole per gli ingredienti bio e per la freschezza dei prodotti di stagione e per preparare le nostre paste fresche e il pane usiamo solo farine biologiche.Una quarantina di posti raccolti in una confortevole stanza e in una piccola saletta dove, con cortesia, vi accoglieremo in una atmosfera unica.

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