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Osteria Santa Caterina


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#142 of 1,189 Italian in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Soups, Emilian, Northern-Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed October 6, 2019 via mobile

When was the last time you went to a restaurant three times within a week? Right, we normaly won’t either, especially when on a city break in Bologna with its hundreds of great restaurants. But this place is such a charming place, with delicious regional...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 2, 2019 via mobile

We were given the details of the neighboring place from our host but we fancied the look of this place better. With a less fussy menu, and whole hams on display there was no looking back. I tried out my Italian but all of the...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 13, 2019 via mobile

I visited here on my own and received excellent service. The food was delicious and I tried a local sparkling wine, also delicious. I will definitely return here on my next trip to Bologna

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 30, 2019 via mobile

We took our BnB’s advice and visited this restaurant on our first night in Bologna, very excited about what the historic city had to offer food wise - and they did not disappoint. Kicking off a long list of wines, we had a bottle of...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank toe-knee05
Reviewed May 29, 2019

This small back street osteria was close to and recommended by the owners of our B&B accommodation and it did not disappoint. Internally it is two rooms of around five or six tables each and like previous reviewers was largely empty at 8.00PM mid week...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 13, 2019

We were the first to arrive at 7.30 but by 8pm the restaurant was full so luckily we heeded the advice to book restaurants in Bologna, even mid week. We ordered 2 primi courses - lasagne and tortellini in cream. Both delicious. Main veal Milanese...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

We went there for dinner and we had a kid with us. The place is well decorated, has amazing wine and is very cozy. It’s a hidden gem very close to the center of Bologna. We had one of the best tagliere there! It is...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mariafrangieh
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

We had this osteria booked by our hosts because of our hotel’s proximity but it turned out to be an amazing experience. The restarateur came personally to take our order and suggest a wine, a man who seemed to do his job with love and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank christinad492
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

Together with a couple of business friend we had a business lunch in this very typical Osteria. The place is nothing really special but the food is very good and waiters are nice and kind. Ask them for some suggestions: they will give the best...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Sorry to say, this place was a huge disappointment. Perhaps the worst meal in our 2 week stay in Italy.

Date of visit: October 2018
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July 28, 2016|
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Response from Michael V | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can do it directly with the restaurant. There's a contact form on their website, but it says "Don't use email for reservations". I am not aware of a restaurant booking system in Italy (in Australia we... More
November 11, 2015|
Response from TheDashingDiner | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on their web site, under Contatti on the menu.
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