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Trattoria Battibecco

#66 of 1,343 Restaurants in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Saragozza
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Via Battibecco 4, 40123 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 223298
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant disappointed us because it was our last night, and the very best food that we had in Bologna over five days and ten meals. Several dishes were the very best of kind that I have ever had; the best salad ever, the best fried calamari ever. Anywhere in the world. The pastas were great. We shared an entree... More 

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Casalecchio di Reno
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trattoria is known by the well-to-do Bolognese as an intimate, fine-dining experience that does not disappoint. The selective menu is a challenge for diners, as each mouth-watering option is appealing; it means you have no choice to return! Which is a happy outcome of the whole experience.

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Thank Michela Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Battibecco with some friends on a saturday evening. We shared an entree, duck liver, which was fantastic, then i had homemade pasta and a chocolate mousse. Every dish was delucious and beautifully presented. Service was great too, though i'd personally preferred staff smiled a bit more. Prices arent low but that is in line with the very high... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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101 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten seven restaurant meals since our arrival in Italy, and this was the best! Trattoria Battibecco's menu has a side for meat and side for fish - we tried the fish side and shared 2 appetizers and 2 main courses. We highly recommend the shrimp burgers in the appetizers and the roasted Turbo for the main course -... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Food was excellent, staff attentive and unlike some other restaurants there was enough room between tables not to have to listen to other people's conversations. The manager, who spoke perfect English, allowed me to practice my limited Italian when chatting and ordering, thank you. We are going back for our last night in Bologna. Do make a booking!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Food extraordinary service great Reservations must Cotoletta alla bolognese simply great I order the rissotto alla mantecatta With speck parmiggiano and burrada cream

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Herts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We went here on the last night of our stay in Bologna for a birthday meal. We were greeted by the friendly manager who spoke perfect English. The dining room is elegant and understated. We both had a pasta to start and then fillet steak in puff pastry. An amuse bouche was also supplied. I had profiteroles to finish. All... More 

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Situated down a rather unprepossessing alley close to the Piazza Maggiore that would be an ideal location for an Italian Film Noir, Trattoria is something of a misnomer for this elegant and up-market small restaurant. The number of tables is limited with space between them; and most of the customers were quite smartly dressed. The decor is interesting with objéts... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Everything about this restaurant is just superb. The food is amazing. It is pricier than most restaurants in Bologna but you get what you pay for. Attention to detail is spot on and the staff is friendly whilst unobtrusive. If you are in Bologna for a special occasion, this is the place you should go to.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Veal served with tuna mayonnaise? Absolutely! and it was wonderful too. This was a great lunch of interesting food - on the pricy side but with helpful staff that was fine. The fig sorbet was simply awesome.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Battibecco 4, 40123 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Saragozza
  • Neighborhood: Saragozza
  • Phone Number: +39 051 223298

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