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Ristorante Pizzeria Il Saraceno

Via Calcavinazzi 2/d, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 236628
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (31 reviews)
“linguine” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Calcavinazzi 2/d, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were late out on Sunday evening in June 17 but managed to get a seat inside here but outside was busy. Bruschetta starter was superb and so was the lasagne and gnocchetti however the bolognese was just ok so maybe give that a miss....More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited here several time on my trips to Bologna winter and summer. Lovely food, friendly staff and owner. Relaxed outside space. On a side street so slightly more quiet.

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we visited the restaurant, we had to catch a train and told the waiter who replied n very bad english " this is not my problem" even though we decided to wait around 45 minutes as we were hungry. after one hour, we decided to...More

Thank Ryma S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Come here tonight for dinner. The restaurant seemed very busy. It took a while once we were seated to even be offered a menu. Once we ordered out food it seemed to take an eternity to arrive. Bare in mind we ordered a mixed meat...More

Thank halejam0024
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Slightly off the main pedestrian route a charming place with good outside terrace. We were eight and arrived relatively early to secure a table as the restaurant filled very quickly soon after. None of us chose pizza. The calamari starter was super fresh and grilled...More

Thank 510christine
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

10 of us visited this friendly restaurant. All our food was tasty and in generous portions along with some free bites and drinks. Would recommend for big parties

Thank mikparker
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Every time I visit bologna Iam having dinner in il saraceno The waiters are very friendly it's easy to reach and very comfortable to seat outside. I really can recommend this restaurant.

Thank Florian K
Reviewed 7 May 2017

By chance we walk into this restaurant and we felt immediately welcome. The family atmosphere make the restaurant Il Saraceno unique! We enjoyed the excellent meals like cotelette bolognese, pizza’s, dessert’s fish in a salt coat (not on the card) but was recommended by Francesco....More

Thank urs_witschi
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We went there for lunch, after somebody recommend it. The restaurant is central, on a small street, very pleasant. The service is good, the guy was funny and professional. The food, OMG the food: amazing. We had a starter of cheese amazing and I took...More

Thank Irina B
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Fantastic restaurant with fabulous food, Pizza and fish are very tasty and well presented, we had 2 nights in this restaurant the staff were so very friendly with a great sense of humour we would go back anytime.

Thank sallybluey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Calcavinazzi 2/d, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Porto
  • Neighbourhood: Porto
  • Phone Number: +39 051 236628
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