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Osteria Boccabuona

#153 of 1,390 Restaurants in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Degli Usberti 5/a, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 221750
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 01:00
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Sun 19:00 - 00:30
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 01:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our night here, great friendly service from the moment we walked in the door. Food was delicious and great atmosphere full of local families having a good time. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Christ0phJH
London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

One of the few places open on New Year's Day but it was probably one of the best anyway, whatever day of the year. Good pasta, ragu, meat, cheese, wine, etc. and very friendly service from the young owners. Full of mainly young people too, all enjoying themselves and the food. Recommended.

Thank Finny333
London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Hidden away in a quiet little street this tiny restaurant offers excellent food, wine and service. Highly recommended and would definitely revisit on our next trip to Bologna.

Thank Eva E
Warsaw, Poland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Highly recommend. Simple but pleasant surroundings and great food and wine Bologna style. Price for quality is very good.

Thank rtillett123
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

A simple, very basic restaurant with very basic food. Desserts were good and prices are very reasonable. Nice service.

Thank LG23
Ellesmere, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Visited twice on our recent trip to Bologna. Small restaurant with limited menu, but what they have is well chosen and well cooked. Particularly enjoyed the cold meat platter which my wife and I shared as a starter. If one person ate all that was on the plate they'd never have room for the tagliatelle ragu which was excellent !... More 

Thank Nigel C
Dundee, Scotland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Up a side street, so doesn't get passing trade. This is a quiet place, nice decor, friendly staff. The food is awesome. No English menu, so a bit of a lucky dip. We visited twice, both times were ace! :-)

Thank C-Z-17
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Could not recommend this place more! Great food, atmosphere, affordable prices and outstanding service! Local food from Bologna with local crowd.

Thank Barbara D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

I just finished a lovely lunch at this hostaria on a chilly spring day. Fabulous service, esp considering my shameful lack of Italian! Lovely tortellini in brodo and accompanying vino. House made bread was delicious with antipasti as well. Many locals in for a reasonable prix fixe menu at lunchtime. Clearly regulars by comfort and greetings. Would happily return again.

Thank Neener25
Jupiter, Florida
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I had lunch a couple of weeks ago with a friend of mine, the antipasto was great so was pasta. I liked the red wine they called.. Vino della casa... And the price is good. I will come back.

Thank Grace F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$38
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Degli Usberti 5/a, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 221750

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?