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Trattoria di Via Serra

Via Luigi Serra, 9/B, 40129 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 631 2330
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tortellini” (30 reviews)
“rabbit” (11 reviews)
“flat bread” (4 reviews)
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Luigi Serra, 9/B, 40129 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wow. You know that place that just makes you feel good about yourself and your life choices? This is it. We walked in wondering if we would get a table for lunch without a reservation so went early in Italian standards (1130 or so). They...More

Thank Steph M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for authentic you have it right here. Lovely pasta. I love rabbit and amazing Lambrusco. Thank you very much

Thank AndyPez
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Managed to get a table as it was next to our hotel and very glad we did. Pros: Great authentic fresh food Great organic local wine Good English speaking servers. Cons: Lots to choose from Can be difficult to get a table. You will leave...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed August 4, 2018

We found this restaurant using the nearby restaurant feature in Tripadvisor. We went there a Friday night, without making a reservation and took the chance. When you come to the restaurant, it looks closed, you have to push the button on the right to get...More

Thank lkjensen
Reviewed July 23, 2018

I don't get the hype about this place..Everything we had was average and the service was slow. We stayed in Bologna for a month and tried a lot of different restaurants based on tripadvisor reviews, but this one was a big disappointment. I love ragu...More

Thank DemyPa
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was fantastic! Flavio the owner comes out too greet you( the other owner is in the kitchen cooking) when you first come into the restaurant and introduces the menu too you. We ate some Parmesan balls wrapped with bacon that just melted in...More

Thank JavierA1159
Reviewed July 12, 2018

As you can see from the TA rating, this restaurant is very highly rated and its hard to get a reservation. We enjoyed our meals but given the glowing comments we were expecting something a little special which failed to materialise. Please don't misunderstand me,...More

Thank TheBurgers
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Our flat host has recommended this place for the lunch and lucky we are - we went there. First tip: ring the doorbell to get inside (otherwise you'd think it is closed, but it is not). Food is very authentic and delicious, we have tasted...More

Thank El_vlasova
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

We had an absolutely wonderful dinner out at Trattoria di Via Serra on our first night in Bologna and were so grateful to get a table (so would highly recommend booking in advance). We had a wonderful host who took the time to sit down...More

1  Thank MeganElyse23
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

I echo what others mentioned that this lovely, intimate restaurant as being one of the best meals I ate in Bologna. I would have never found this place on my own and I'm so grateful that an Italian friend from Imola introduced me to it....More

Thank Tom J
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August 27, 2017|
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Response from TravellingRobot | Reviewed this property |
I think it will be hard to find anywhere in Italy that makes GF pasta, especially a place that's as authentic as this.
May 12, 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth B | Reviewed this property |
Dunno try during lunch or dinner time maybe u r calling at the wrong time. Change restaurants! Go to Antica Trattoria del Reno. A different experience but well worth it. Look it up
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
7:00 PM - 9:45 PM
7:00 PM - 9:45 PM
7:00 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
7:00 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Luigi Serra, 9/B, 40129 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 631 2330
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