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Franco Rossi

Via Goito 3, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 238818
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Via Goito 3, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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1 - 10 of 566 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was great and the staff extremely friendly and obliging. The wines were also excellent and the price was very reasonable and well worth it.It was our first meal on our visit to Bologna and this restaurant set a very high standard and was...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were looking for something more than the tourist restaurants in Bologna. We found Franco Rossi on TripAdvisor and made a booking. On arrival we were shown to a nice table in their cellar area and looked after royally by an efficient,...More

Thank RVMSydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First impressions when we walked in: The place is quite small with a few tables on the ground floor with some extra tables in a basement area (which without natural light was a bit stark) The ground floor where we were seated, however, was very...More

1  Thank Dave L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this restaurant. We got there promptly at 7pm as we had a reservation at that time, but the restaurant wasn't ready which was sort of understandable because that is the time when their open for dinner service. They asked us politely to wait...More

Thank Vivian C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We felt at home the moment we walked in. You can order wine by the glass which continues to be filled up for only 5 euro. Best bolognase we have had in bologna. Very friendly service and true Italian experience.

Thank merryn r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our hotel said we should eat here - and they were right. Franco himself, ex-football star, was there to greet us. For 40 euros per head, the several course meal included white and red wine. The artichoke tart to start was amazing, the two-sort pasta...More

1  Thank Ian K
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

There is a lot of trattoria or osteria in Italy. If you want something more restaurant like I would recommend Franco Rossi. The wine list is quite interesting, and the food is without surprise but respect the season, and the products in a really enjoyable...More

Thank Sylvain G
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Visiting Bologna for business with 3 colleagues and we wanted somewhere to eat on Wednesday night. After a quick search on Trip Advisor I booked here, and it was the best choice I could have ever made. The food was outstanding, I don't usually have...More

Thank BD12_x
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Went, without booking, for lunch on May 1st which was extremely busy public holiday. Franco's was an oasis of calm with excellent, attentive but not intrusive service. Chose two courses each from the a la carte menu which were superb in every way. Accompanied the...More

Thank LancashireVoyager
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Centrally located just off the Via Galleria. We went here for dinner having booked in advance. Restaurant is very plush with comfortable seating. The food was excellent - full of flavour and very well presented. The service is very theatrical and perhaps over attentive, almost...More

Thank retiredtraveller2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$36 - US$144
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Goito 3, 40126 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 238818
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Description
This must be one of the best restaurants in Bologna with a friendly welcome, great service and a celebrated chef.
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