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Osteria Il Rovescio

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Via Pietralata 75/a, 40122 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 523545
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Today
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 19:30 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 12:30 - 14:30
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is small, intimate and tucked away from the main streets of Bologna. The people serving us knew everything about every item of food or wine we ordered, it was incredible. Food sourced only from local producers, much of it biodynamic or organic with loads of veggie options. The flavours were awesome too. Highly recommended, especially for those who... More 

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Thank Jim W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing food! A refreshing break from the traditional restaurants, it's also a great choice for vegans and vegetarians.They have a great menu which changes every month and focuses on using fresh, local and organic produce. Very friendly staff. Also they have a pizza place a few doors down which is well worth a try.

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Muralto, Switzerland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The place, the look of the dishes give you high expectations. Everything looks nice. Sadly we ate some extremely average food. The "vellutata" was like a mashed vegetable put together. The tagliatelle weren't tasty. The bufalo meat inside was ok. The house wine was really disgusting. I couldn't drink it, neither white or red. The hamburger was so dry. You... More 

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Thank Alejandra A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We came across this place for lunch. The staff provides great service with menus and drinks provided quickly. The food is fresh and delicious. We had a salad and vegetable dish to start and pastas for main. It was all so good. I would go back!

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Thank MelHassan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

While walking through Bologna with my italian friend he offered to take me to this lovely place for a pizza since I am a pizza lover i had to go the staff was kind and friendly the menu was short but you could see they put a lot of care in their ingredient choice and my friend told me they... More 

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Thank ocirne777
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Honest food and good information about wine. Loved it and would definitely come back!

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Vancouver, BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at this little spot tucked away on a side street away from the main tourist area and enjoyed a nice light meal - not always easy in Bologna. We shared a fabulous Salumi plate - fabulous local mortadella, ham, prosciutto and salami - and then each had a gazpacho - mouth exploding flavours that sang for long... More 

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Thank TannisH
Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

A lovely little restaurant, gob-smacking food and a lovely staff! two thumbs up for this place! Do try the lovely stuffed zucchini flowers!

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Thank chubbyjayu
Bologna, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I have been here s few times. The place is very nice, a bit small, just off the noisy via Pratello. This time the food was excellent. In The past I have not always been satisfied. Their selling point is that they serve dishes with 'organic' ingredients but the previous couple of times The dishes were a bit bland. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Really good to eat in this biological restaurant, not only pizza but vegetables, wine and pasta are very good taste.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$43
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Monday
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
Thursday
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
Friday
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
Saturday
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pietralata 75/a, 40122 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 523545
Description
Siamo il Rovescio, sotto i portici di via Pietralata, a Bologna. E' l'osteria dove si gusta una cucina genuina e locale a chilometro 0, con una cantina fornita di vini di preferenza biologici e biodinamici, fatti senza scorciatoie chimiche. La nostra e una piccola cucina, dove prestiamo la massima attenzione ai nostri piatti. Abbiamo un debole per gli ingredienti bio e per la freschezza dei prodotti di stagione e per preparare le nostre paste fresche e il pane usiamo solo farine biologiche.Una quarantina di posti raccolti in una confortevole stanza e in una piccola saletta dove, con cortesia, vi accoglieremo in una atmosfera unica.

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