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“Simply a great place.”
Review of Al Cambio

Al Cambio
Ranked #49 of 1,997 Restaurants in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Navile
Reviewed August 17, 2011

A truly great place. Simple decour, but you get surprised all the way through dinner. A waiter brings menu and you find yourself wanting to order the entire menu. Superb service with the waiter explaning in detail every single dish. You ask for a wine list and you get a quite heavy wine bible. When the first dish arrives, you are surprised when the plate lands on your table (each dish deserves a camera shot) and then when you take a bit - simply delicious. and you understand why the place has a very simple (and unusual for Italy) decour - the place is about
quality in both food and service. Quality of food has earned the restaurant its fully deserved reputation and despite its location (somewhat outside if the city center and close to the autostrada), the restaurant is very popular among businessmen dining with business partners, locals having a quiet evening, tourists and even locals arriving solo for a quiet dinner. one of the best meals we have had on our trip throughout Emilia-Romagna and Toscana. Food was simply stunning, local, traditional food but cooked and presented in a very creative way. Very affordable (a surprise) and sizeable portions that completely justify 2 bottles of wine for 2. Deserves at least 1 Michelin star.

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Reviewed September 4, 2008

great reastaurant. I normally prefer not sophisticated stuff when I eat, and I do really appreciate our typical local cuisine, but the tastes association they do here is really a great surprise in your mouth! the ambient is moderately elegante. prices... in line with Bologna good restaurants, the service is good... and last but not least: wine choices is big and the general level good!

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Reviewed June 5, 2008

Il Cambio was recommended to me by a friend who travels to Bologna solely for this restaurant.

We booked for 8pm and we were the first to arrive (I only noticed 4 groups come through during the evening). We chatted with one of the waiters after our meal and he explained that Il Cambio's food was considered too 'modern' for most Italians, since most of them only eat out at traditional restaurants (which is why almost ALL restaurants in Bologna serve only traditional Italian).

We found the food at Il Cambio to be excellent quality. The dishes were Italian in style with a slight re-invention (not fusion, but simply the kind of food you would expect at an upmarket Italian restaurant in any international city).

The service was excellent, efficient and not imposing. Furthermore, the waiters seemed happy to host tourists, provided us with both Italian and English menus, and offered to speak English. The ambience was nice and quiet.

We had 3 courses, without wine, and the final cost for two people was €90. They also served tasting plates between courses, which were all exceptional quality, and by the end we were absolutely stuffed. Highly recommended!

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