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Trattoria Gianni

#60 of 1,290 Restaurants in Bologna
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Via Clavature 18, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 229434
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:30 pm - 10:15 pm
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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here on our last night in Bologna and had high expectations as it was highly recommended. Our starter of potato and mortadella soufflé was delicious. The wine was good and chilled to the correct temperature. Our main course of slow cooked pork ribs sounded good but was a huge disappointment. They were undercooked full of inedible fat and... More 

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Michele R, Proprietario at Trattoria Gianni, responded to this review

Good morning trattoria Gianni is closed in August. You stay in enother restaurant thanks More 

Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious meal here. There are lots of local specialities on the menu, and the waiter was very helpful in making recommendations without being pushy

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Michele R, Proprietario at Trattoria Gianni, responded to this review

Good morning we hope you stay in our trattoria but in August is closed but is possible you stay in july and write in August . Thanks More 

Moscow, Russia
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was the fist restaurant in our trip to the area and after their tagliatelle bolognese which was perfect we could not find anything close to it. However I wish we had stopped at the pasta because the main course which we were recommended - the cutlet - spoiled the impression. The place has no outdoor area so the number... More 

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Chicago
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

If you are looking for the classics of Bolognese cuisine this is your place. We had the tortelloni, the gramigna, the taglioline with prosciutto and the Cotaletto alla Bolognese. I had the gramigna, which is served in a sausage ragu. It was probably top one or two pasta dishes on this trip. Very flavorful, savory and delicious. The cotaletto was... More 

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Hillsdale, New Jersey
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

My husband and I came here for lunch based on reviews online. Boy, are we glad we did! I had the Tortellini Estate which was tortellini with a pureed pea and roasted red pepper sauce. To say it was to die for is an understatement! I almost licked the plate it was so good! My husband had the Tagliatelle con... More 

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Tucson,Az
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480 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

My wife and I had eaten here before on a prior trip (dinner) and it was fantastic. We were in the area w/ friends so made a reservation for lunch. Kitchen was supposed to close at 230. We were slightly late and arrived at 140 vs 130. Server let us know kitchen was closing at 200 so we needed to... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Each time that we come to Bologna we hope to eat here, at this little trattoria located down an alley very close to the main piazza. Great food, nice wine list. Enjoyable as always.

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Brisbane
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We decided to try this place after filtering through the good and bad reviews. Everything from start to finish was perfect. The waiter was professional and friendly and helped guide us to make choices which would improve our night. The prosciutto and melon appertiser was the best we'd had with the prosciutto just melting under the knife. Both our main... More 

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Thank Solhip
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We have been recommended this restaurant by a local waiter. We felt lucky when we found a table for two thus the restaurant was fully booked. There were only one waitress speaking English so she helped us. She was angry and unpolite with us. After a while we affraid to ask additional parmesan cheese for our pasta !!! She was... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I always hesitate to recommend - or not - a place after only one visit (unless it's horrible) but it's kind of "Gianni"'s fault that we have visited it only once (we planned to do this twice - explanation below), so... Trattoria Gianni was second recommendation from our host, who proved himself most relailable. For an appetizer, we (me and... 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
Cuisine
Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:15 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:15 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:15 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:15 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Clavature 18, 40124 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 229434

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