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Via Indipendenza 24, 40121 Bologna, Italy
051 231302
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a classic Bolognese restaurant. I've eaten here many times over 40 years. The food and it's presentation is also classic Bologna. The boiled and roasted meat carts are old style Emilia Romagna staples that should be experienced. Similar style restaurants are found in Parma and Modena.

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Thank dan f
Mississauga, Canada
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We generally share our meals but were intimidated by the white jacketed service into choosing individual meals. Both meals, penne bolognesa and the risotto, could have served three people! Mouthwateringly good primi and delicious desserts.

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Thank Maria S
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with my son after a friend recommended it to us. Unfortunately, we left in a bad mood after being ignored by the waiting staff and having paid too much for the amount we ate. We were not given an English menu and none of the waiting staff except for one person spoke English. The food was alright,... More 

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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and her husband came here on their honeymoon a few years ago and recommended I take our parents, during our two day stay in Bologna. I looked up the reviews and wasn't quite certain what to expect. Fortunately contrary to some of the reviews the food was delicious and the staff was very friendly and helpful. The menu... More 

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Thank Crystal S
London, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a very old school type long established restaurant in the city centre with waiters in white jackets. We had a very friendly waiter who explained the menu to us as they don't offer menu in English. There's two sections in the menu, the traditional and the daily menu. We started with a typical Bologese dish of tortolini in a... More 

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Thank Kitty180
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here on the recommendation of an Italian friend, so went with high expectations. The service and wine was good but the food was really very poor. We're not even fussy eaters but it was barely edible; the standard I'd expect of a bad school dinner or microwave meal. In addition the bread was stale and the dessert trolley... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible service and below average food. We wanted to have nice dinner but disappointed. Waiters are impolite and do not welcome guests.

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Thank ErGr18
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We went there for dinner where we booked a table for three and were outside on the terrace. The tagliatelle all' ragu were amazing as always. The desert was good too. The only thing lacking is service. If the waiters could smile a little more it would be better.

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Thank Louis P
Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Visited here two days ago for a birthday celebration with two other birthday girls.My friend knew the owner so we were treated like royalty. Very attentive staff, pleasant and helpful, the food was not excpetional but quite good. The Lasagne was one of the best I have had. A special birthday cake was made for us and delivered to the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We chose to dine at Diana twice during our stay in Bologna. The first time we were taken by the authentically retro - but elegant - interior and the waiters in white jackets. Plus the fact that our apartment was almost directly opposite the restaurant. The lighting is too bright for a truly romantic dinner, however the food is simple,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $26
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Indipendenza 24, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: 051 231302

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?