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Sette Tavoli

$$ - $$$Italian, Mediterranean,
Via Cartoleria 15/2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 329 926 6331
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (2 reviews)
“tasting menu” (2 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Cartoleria 15/2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little restaurant has quirky decor and friendly staff. Food was good overall with one very good starter and one a little bland and an excellent main course of slow cooked cheeks. The other main (steak) was a little chewier than I liked but served...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lesley D
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

There were only two other guests and they left shortly after we arrived and so for most of the time we were on our own, so it was a bit soulless. The food was moderate but pretending to be exceptional. Just steak and spare ribs....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Andrew F
SetteTavoli, Proprietario at Sette Tavoli, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Dear Mr. Andrew, We are really sorry in reading your bad review, most of all because we laughed together about the inconvenience you had in our restaurant. When you wrote about your dinner, you left out that the owner - that unfortunately speaks just little...More

Reviewed September 24, 2018

What a memorable meal we had at 'Seven Tables'. The interior - cozy eclectic, with soft jazz playing and an overhead fan to cool on a warm day. The menu offers a fresh, innovative take on Italian cooking. Fine dining level of preparation and taste...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Scott S
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We ate here based on TripAdvisor reviews and blogger reviews and we weren’t disappointed. We booked a table through TripAdvisor. The menu was very good. There was an a la carte or a meat/fish tasting menu, we went a la carte. Starters were the grilled...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 539gillians
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We liked the look of it when we passed one evening - because of the heat everyone was outside underneath the arches - it looked v cosy inside - the service was lovely - perhaps we were a little unlucky with the food because it...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mulcs85
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Everything is great, excelent, very tasteful food, good wine, wonderful and polite staff. We were very satisfied, the deserts and desert wines are delicious.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Vera S
Reviewed April 27, 2018

The easy way to find this little restaurant is to walk 10/15 minutes from Piazza Maggiore up Via Castiglione to a gate tower and Teatro Duse on your left ..... turn left and you're effectively there It's very small as it says in the name,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank veloiste
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Great food. Salmon smoked in house, spaghetti with sweet shrimp, and cozy wonderful atmosphere. Worth the few minute walk out of the way.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 633nabeelab
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Why is this restaurant not more full? We had there tasting menu and wonderful wine. We chose the fish menu and how fantastic was it. The restaurant is small - 7 tables hence the name I guess. They know what they are doing and it...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank tall_dark_fras
Reviewed January 18, 2018

We ate well here, excellent local cuisine, well prepared. We ate local meats and cheeses as a starter and the selection was interesting and unusual. Good choice of local wines, Highly recommended

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Nicky B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cartoleria 15/2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 329 926 6331
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Vintage setting and contemporary food in front of the historical Duse theatre, a few steps from the well-known Piazza Santo Stefano
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