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Il Circolino

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Via Belvedere 3 | In pieno Centro Storico, Dietro Il Mercato delle Erbe, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 221383
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Bologna, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We didn't have high exoectations when we sat down at the outside tabkes but on a Saturday in August when so many places were shut I (resident in Bologna almost 20 years) settled on Il Circolino as it had an Emilia menu and reasonable prices. I had a lovely and beautifully presented beef tartare while my British guests ordered Tagliatelle... More 

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Valletta,Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

went on a Friday night wasn't so busy, so service was fine...it`s a family restaurant where food is simply delicious and of a great quality but still surprisingly cheap. Had 1 Pizza between 2 for a starter 8/10 1 fish 9/10 1 Steak 9/10 Great Fries 10/10 ( Best ever eaten) 1x 1/2 carafe housewine 7/10 2x large water &... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Stumbled across this last year while in Bologna, went back again that trip and a year later searched the streets (with my very patient girlfriend) trying to find it. I'd told her about this place when I returned home in 2011 with the promise that I'd take her there this year. It was worth it the wait. I fell in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2008

Many fantastic wines, most for 8-10 euro a bottle (!) was the first thing to notice. We had a 2003 valpolicella for 8 euro which was fantastic.. My entrecote (10 euro,with bone and about 400-500 grams) was the best entrecote I have ever eaten in my life ! Will certainly eat here again when I will be in Bologna next... 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
Average prices
$23
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Belvedere 3 | In pieno Centro Storico, Dietro Il Mercato delle Erbe, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 221383
Description
From the passion and the experience for the good food comes Il Circolino, a friendly and quiet atmosphere perfect to taste the typical recipes of the emilian gastronomy. Homemade pasta, meat, fish, "crescentine", "tigelle" and pizza cooked in a pan located in the hystorical center of Bologna. The menu proposals are different day by day to ensure the freshness and quality: tradition means to follow the semplicity and seasonality of the products!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?