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Via Alessandro Manzoni 6/g | Quartiere Porto, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 271307
11:45 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Open now
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Sun 11:45 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 19:00 - 23:30
Mon - Sat 11:45 - 15:30
Sat - Sun 19:00 - 00:00
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stumbled across this tucked away gem during our last night of a week long vacation. Really enjoyed the Veal and the Tortellini's. Tiramisu was amazing. House red wine was quality too. Definitely give this my recomendation. Felt comfortable and appreciated.

Thank John G
Stockport, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We reserved ahead for our meal at Buca Manzoni over Easter, it was worth booking, very nice traditional decor, lovely food, decent house wine - good reasonable prices and good service. I would seek it out again if I was in Bologna.

Thank Romsparkle
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During our 3 night stay in Bologna, we ate here twice, after an initial recommendation by our hotel staff. The trattoria offers a simple traditional but wide ranging menu. For those like me with a gluten allergy, there is a limited choice, but the gluten free tagliatelle was excellent especially when served with the traditional Bolognese ragù sauce. The staff... More 

Thank Janet B
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just Round the corner from town centre this authentic Italian restaurant serves up amazing traditional local food. We ended up eating here two nights in a row because the food is so good. Staff very friendly , can't fault it, very reasonable price

Thank mele71
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant three times during our stay as the food was good and the atmosphere lively. Favourite dish was the roast pork and baked potatoes

Thank Terry N
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was literally around the corner from our hotel (Grand Hotel Majestic) and having arrived in Bologana a few hours earlier we thought this would be a good place to try. We had a salad to star which could have done with some love - it was basically some lettuce, half a tomato and some grated carrot. We then... More 

Thank Mark H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Good food, served in a vaulted restaurant setting. Don't be put off by the clutter decorating the restaurant nor the menus which are in need of an upgrade. The food is good and our waiter was pleasant and knowledgable.

Thank MRAW2011
Coronado, California
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277 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We had been Cattedrale di San Pietro on Via Dell'Indipendenza and walked down Via Manzoni towards another church which it turned out had just closed for the noon hour. We continued down Via Manzoni and realized that this establishment was one that we had eaten it on past visits to Bologna. Since it was the lunch hour we peaked in... More 

Thank PeterandJinx
Ramat Gan, Israel
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The pasta was very good. The salad and desert somewhat disappointing, as well as the service (staff doesn't speak English).

Thank Guy D
Bologna, Italy
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162 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We booked for a group, once arrived our is table wasn't ready and we had to wait in the middle of other tables, not convenient for us nor for the other customers. The menu is really short, just a few dishes each course, we prevented that there were vegetarians but the owner seemed to have forgotten it; in any case... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$39
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:45 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
11:45 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
11:45 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
11:45 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
11:45 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
11:45 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
11:45 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Alessandro Manzoni 6/g | Quartiere Porto, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 271307
Local renovated and traditional place in the pedestrian area of Via Manzoni, alongside the city's major museums: the Medieval Museum, Palazzo Fava, Oratory of St. Columban. The restaurant has 95 seats divided into a large room, an area closer to the part devoted to an inn and a private dining rooms where you can book for parties or business lunches which has a capacity of about 30 people.The cuisine is typical Bolognese prepared with fresh local products and accompanied by wines from the hills of Bologna and local birer. At lunch the restaurant is also ready for a quick lunch and economic. And possible to connect wifi and docking stations for laptops and mobile phones. Disabled access and bathroom with toilet for children. Access granted to animals prior communication with the manager. We are closed in Tuesday.

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