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Ristorante Pizzeria Vela Azzurra

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Via Pietro Albertoni 23/c, 40138 Bologna, Italy
051 300416
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Rutland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We arrived at this restaurant and they welcomed us but once we were settled they rushed us into ordering the same and then charged us more than was advertised on their board and did not bring the wine they later claimed was included. We had an Italian speaker with us so it wasn't 'lost in translation'

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We returned for a second visit to this restaurant as the food was excellent. The staff were also very friendly. Only criticism is that the tables were very close together and on our second visit the staff seemed to be accepting of a 3 year old child blasting out his mini ipad for the whole duration of the meal...more acceptable... More 

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Modena, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

I've been here many times during my stay in Bologna and I tried almost everything. Fish, pizza, pasta and Meat..all is good and the price is good as well. Location is also nice

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We ended up in Vela Azzurra after unsuccessfully trying to get a table at the nearby 'Il Posto' without a reservation. The trade-off couldn't have been better. Friendly staff, great food and wine, and very reasonable prices. I recommend Vela Azzurra to anyone looking for a nice place to have dinner.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We had a very very nice dinner here. Simple, good and not to expensive. Very friendly staff. If you're in the neighborhood, definitely worth a visit!

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

My husband and I went here for dinner one night while staying in Bologna for 5 days. The food was great and the service was super friendly and helpful. My husband tried the grilled calamari in kebab sticks that was amazing, and I had tortellini that were out of this world. We also shared a couple of appetizers that were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pietro Albertoni 23/c, 40138 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: 051 300416

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