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“Octopus was good”
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Ranked #1,419 of 1,860 Restaurants in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $42
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: San Vitale
Description: Matusel restaurant Bologna centre ( Old Town ) Matusel the restaurant , known for forty years as a pub , it is now completely renovated with a menu of Sicilian cuisine made from oily fish and some traditional variants . The restaurant ( air-conditioned ) also has a loft room independent for business dinners with a capacity of 25-30 people and a sitting area where an aperitif or an after dinner liqueur. Matusel restaurant The culture of food meets art: exhibitions, meetings and musical atmospheres Sicilian cuisine and traditional fish site in the Palazzo Bianconcini, (historical building )
Reviewed June 23, 2014

We had a lunch at the Matusel, I had read about their grilled Octopus and I was not disappointed. They make it for two and the price is 19 x 2 euros. Filtered water is free.The service was friendly. Only thing: We waited for a long time to get the check. But you don't pay at the table. You pay at the cash, which is very good but you have to know it.

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Thank Sipila
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Reviewed April 27, 2014

Octopus was a bit overcooked. Rather ordinary restaurant and although not expensive overpriced. Having to pay cash because their machine did not work did not endear the place either. I'd not go back or recommend

Thank GCW56
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Reviewed April 17, 2014

We were lucky on finding this friendly restaurant hidden in a small street in Bologna, out of the real downtown. The ragu was perfect and confirmed the city fame of the best ragu in the world. Also the eggplant baked with fish was very good. Good and friendly service complemented this nice experience at the Matusel.

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Thank AntonioFrega
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Reviewed April 7, 2014

Tucked away but well worth a visit, bologna's chefs are rightly praised. Everything was delicious including the tagliatelle bolognase. Fish dishes are well worth checking out as well, my wife had a great sea bass.


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Thank Jonbluebanana
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Reviewed March 20, 2014

I found it a friendly, welcoming and pleasantly thought out establishment. Though the food is the real reason to go, the octopus is stellar.

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