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Polpette e Crescentine

Via Dei Fornaciai 9/3, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 320605
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good47%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Mar 30, 2017
“Cosy restaurant with traditional Italian food!”
Jul 18, 2017
“Best place in Italy so far”
Closes in 3 min
7:30 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Dei Fornaciai 9/3, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

I came to Italy for good food. I was disappointed many times. This place is the best we have found so far in the whole Italy. Kriz

Thank KristerLoki
Reviewed March 30, 2017

I loved eating at this restaurant, definitely would come back again! The quality of food is very good, the ambiance is nice and the prices are decent!

Thank Neilly C
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Great gem in the Mercato delle Erbe. Try the dishes that they're named after (Polpette and Crescentine). Both simple foods but tasty nonetheless. Polpette is a breaded ball with a filling to choose. We had the mozzarella and eggplant (loved it). Crescentine is a puffy...More

Thank TM-op-reis
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic evening at this lovely restaurant. Our waiter Michele was an angel - helped us with recommendations, was great with the kids. We had crescentine with meats and also ricotta to start, then polpette (meatballs), tagliatelle with ragu, and parmiagana (I'm veggie) plus a bottle...More

Thank Daisy_Claire
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I was just getting to Bologna and my friend took me there, excited for the food and the place. The location is horrible in the middle of factories. We were totally disappointed and he was sorry to have brought me there as a visitor. First...More

Thank vanessa g
Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

This place is VERY busy. The crescentine are good, but I particularly liked being able to say which deli meats I didn't want as I'm not a fan of Coppa di Testa. However, the stand-out dish was my husband's pasta dish - next time I'll...More

Thank Therealmazza
Reviewed May 20, 2015

We stopped here on our way through Bologna so our eldest could have her 'bolognaise in Bologna'. Hard to find, hidden down a side road with no clear signage we found it with our GPS after reading other reviews. Well worth it! The eldest had...More

Thank EvanKatesma
Reviewed October 12, 2014

Excellent food, wine & service. However a little more attention to what is being ordered & what is actually served wouldn't go amiss. We ordered Sparkling mineral water & they brought still, which we didn't discover 'til it was opened. We ordered a €12 bottle...More

Thank BlueJay876
Reviewed May 20, 2014

I've never been on a meatball restaurant before. Try the dish that has a little bit of everything, is for two people but not so big. Worth it

Thank garciaux
Reviewed June 2, 2012

Happened to go to this restaurant purely by chance when visiting Bologna last year. I consider myself a bread lover, but a selective one. I was hooked as soon as I saw it being served at am at the table next to us. This is...More

Thank falconrunner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Fornaciai 9/3, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Navile
  • Neighborhood: Navile
  • Phone Number: +39 051 320605
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