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#189 of 1,172 Italian in Bologna
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Italian, Mediterranean, Emilian, Northern-Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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0.3 miles from Piazza Maggiore
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Reviewed October 15, 2020 via mobile

Great food. Quick service. Fillet steak with pepper sauce was excellent. Covid compliant. Highly recommended

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed July 26, 2020 via mobile

We both had tortolloni with fungi porcini and it was homemade and delicious. We were highly entertained watching the scenery, the locals and their interaction. The food is is a must.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 17, 2020 via mobile

Can’t fault the food and the service. Very quick with the dishes and extremely tasty. Nice ambience as well if you can sit outside also. However when the bill came I was overcharged for dishes I didn’t have. The waiter was apologetic and I’m hoping...it was a genuine mistake. If not be sure to scrutinise the bills afterwards.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed October 20, 2019 via mobile

I have dined I quite a few restaurants in Bologna and a few around the globe. Experienced different quisines. I have come to divide the chefs I to the "Grandma"s and the "Fancie"s. I definitely prefer the Grandmas. This restaurant is the best in Bologna,...and as you know, Bologna is the food capital of Italy. So draw your own conclusions. I have eaten here at least 6 times. All is superb.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed July 5, 2019

A must go before leaving the city. Recommended by our host. He knows what's good around the city and has a finite palate. I trusted him with my last meal there. All in all, that could be my last meal ever. It was that good....Go for Tagliatelle alla Bolognese with a glass of red wine. Can't go wrong. They'll happily help you with desserts so you can feel good about your meal. What a treat!!More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

This trattoria is a little off the main tourist routes of Bologna but a great spot to try all the signature bolognese dishes prepared in a very home-style way. While their tagliatelle with bolognese ragu is tasty and comes in a really big portion, the...highlight of the dinner was the ricotta filled tortelloni with herbs and butter sauce. They have a decent wine list to accompany dinner and also all their desserts are homemade including a very tasty mascarpone cream and panna cotta. Good value for money with friendly staff, all in all a recommended spot to familiarize yourself with all the food highlights Bologna has to offer.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 2, 2019

We dined at this rustic trattoria for a long lunch. We sat inside where the homemade pasta was being rolled out on one of the adjacent tables. The food was really authentic, with the highlights for us being the tortellini in broth and passatelli in...broth...superb!More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

Called to ask if they were making lasagne on saturday, the guy said Yes. We arrived and he kept us 3 portiona without asking it! They were amazing.... a bottle of Sangiovese, cotoletta bolognese, caffe e grappa... very honest prices, tasty food... excelent service. Try...it!More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed November 21, 2018

Delicious food. Fantastic. Very honest cosy restaurant. The menu is simple, but the pasta alla bolognese is very excellent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We ate here two nights in a row after some friends in bologna recommended it. You have to book if you want to eat here as it is always busy. Call in or telephone. Suggest you request an outdoor table. The house wine was excellent....The Ragu was excellent. The beef was excellent. Tortellini in broth was excellent. Panna cotta was amazing. Give the bread a miss. Yes they owners can be a bit grumpy but it’s a traditional Italian trattoria that is always rammed so just get over yourselves and love the food it was sensational. Waiters were very friendly. Yes it’s by a busy road but get over yourselves the food is amazing. Don’t expect to just turn up though. Lots of locals with a nice buzz.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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