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Trattoria Croara

Via San Ruffillo 23/A, 40068 San Lazzaro di Savena, Italy
+39 051 476906
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
2 Oct 2016
“Good Bolognese food”
14 Mar 2015
“There are better places to eat Bolognese food”
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$$ - $$$
Via San Ruffillo 23/A, 40068 San Lazzaro di Savena, Italy
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Outside Bologna in the hills. Very popular for Sunday lunch. A noisy, friendly atmosphere. There is an outside eating area. Friendly staff. Delicious food. Reasonable cost. Child friendly.

Thank Gabrielle S
Reviewed 15 March 2015

This place needs a makeover - it's 70s original decor. Admittedly, the view and location are great, but the food is not worth what they charge for it. Portions are on the small side and for me there's no excuse for leaving more than an...More

Thank Mairi Joanne A
Reviewed 15 December 2014

The restaurant has no frills or beautiful decorations but the food is genuine and great. We had tortellini al brodo and tortelloni carcofi for starters. Veal and mixed grill for main course. We loved it.

Thank Den_Sil_Malta
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Liked, the food which was good but not exceptional despite it's authenticity. Perhaps it's that we don't 'get' Trattoria which can be charming but in this case we found it noisy and cafeteria like. We came in at first looking for directions to our accommodation,...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2014

A wonderful family-owned trattoria in San Lazzaro. Everything is fresh & home-made and the service is fabulous. Ask for Bruno when you go! The menu is varied and very traditional for Bolognese cuisine. The dining room is a big, wide open area & can get...More

Thank Giacomino N
Reviewed 16 November 2013

Imagine you have been walking the trails expecting to find a cute trattoria around every corner. And you haven't seen one for hours. Finally you ask a local who tells you there is one less than a mile away. Only it turns out it is...More

Thank Jurriaan T
Reviewed 29 July 2013

I fondly remember Sunday afternoon drives outside of Bologna to visit nearby trattorias... Trattoria Croara felt like those long-ago Sunday lunches. Great views of the city, solid Bolognese food and good prices. Really enjoyed it - was recommended by a friend who lives in the...More

Thank Brichford
Reviewed 7 October 2012 via mobile

Good food, nice atmosphere, friendly staff. Not glamorous but perfect for a relaxing lunch. Would recommend.

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Silvia Righini S
Sono ammessi cani sulla veranda all'aperto?
22 March 2016|
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Response from softailrider22 | Reviewed this property |
Non saprei, conviene chiamare, i proprietari sono abbastanza anziani, se ricordo bene, le persone di questa età sono meno sensibili ai cani dei più giovani...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Ruffillo 23/A, 40068 San Lazzaro di Savena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  San Lazzaro di Savena
  • Phone Number: +39 051 476906
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