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Via Dell'Indipendenza 24, 40121 Bologna, Italy
051 231302
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12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant Diana was inviting ,however the cracks started to show early on , i ordered the Mortadella, it was literally a plain plate off 2cm chunks of meat , reminded me of my cat fishing bait ,served with bread that had been sun bathing all day , Then the Cottaletta a classic in these parts was poor too , the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is remarkable. We were pointed here by Mario Batali who suggested in "Food and Wine" that this was a premier spot to sample the tastes of Bologna. We were not disappointed. In fact, I don't think we'll ever have papardelle con funghi that meets this standard until we return. We could say the same for the pasta in... More 

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Thank AdriennePhilly
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! Waiter offered our table of 13 the option of family style dining. We ordered several different dishes and shared the food. Excellent wait staff, we were never rushed. Loved it.

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London, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service good but a little bit brusque, command of English by waiters very poor. However the foor can only be described as average and expensive. My wife and I both had the Prawn Cocktail to start, at €12 each for a small dish with only two prawns each it was expensive. I had the Veal Chop wich was €25, a... More 

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New York City, New York
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

This restaurant came highly recommended not only by Anthony Bourdain, but also by a family member who lives in Bologna. The service was a little stiff, with the head waiter a little stuck up, but the food more than made up for that. I ate the best tagliatelle bolognese I've ever had in my life

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Montreal, Canada
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Classic restaurant with well dressed waiters offering a good but distant service. No complaits here about the menu not beeing in english since... We are in Italy... Food was good but overpriced. I would not go back since there is much better and cheaper places in Bologna.

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Collierville, Tennessee, United States
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Excellent food, great location,gentle people, value received, thoughtful service. Highly recommended.

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1 Thank LS38017
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 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
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

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
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 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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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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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 Dell'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?