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Antica Osteria Romagnola

#296 of 1,398 Restaurants in Bologna
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Via Rialto 13 | Bologna, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 263699
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
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Tue - Sun 19:30 - 23:00
Wed - Sun 12:30 - 14:30
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Every course here was a work of art but I have to say the most impressive thing about this restaurant is the passion and flexibility of the owner. If you can't decide on a starter you can get a little taster plate of everything, he was happy to recommend wines matches, dishes and have a chat about the food. I... More 

Thank 4E777
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The place it is within walking distance of the old city (10 min from Asinelli Towers). The restaurant is a small place with maybe not more than 10 tables. It is decorated in a refined style, and the loads of old wine bottles in the shelves all around give you a sense of classy and fine dining. Perfect atmosphere for... More 

Thank AlbUK
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

I went to university in Bologna 20 years and have returned on many occasions. This restaurant is one I found many years ago and it is superb. Different in that the owner mainly guides you on what to have, but let him. It's amazing! Food super. Very authentic experience. Took my whole family for a great meal there as well.... More 

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Hadera, Israel
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We come to this small, family owned Restaurant every year when we visit Bologna. No menu, rely on the owner/chef recommendations. He cooks whatever found fresh at the market and inspired him. This time he offered us a sampling menu, in which some dishes were delicious and others just good. Reserve in advance, if you drive, not easy to find... More 

Thank Dov A
San Rafael, California
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147 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

What can you say. The owner greets you with no menu, only a verbal description of what the chefs have for the day. And considering that both chefs are his sons, with a grandson as a server, this restaurant is a family affair. You start with tapas of marinated olives, house made ricotta cheese, slow cooked chick peas, onions in... More 

Thank Martysfo
Stockport, United Kingdom
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241 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We booked a table at the suggestion of the owner of our guest house - we had checked it out beforehand during the day - it looked attractive inside and the menu was appealing. We arrived and were seated. No menu appeared. Eventually the waiter/ owner/ manager came over and listed the four starters and four main courses - all... More 

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Lorne, Australia
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This is a well presented restaurant in a quiet street. Friendly service. But this is a tourist restaurant, not one local the night we went. Some dishes traditional and others slightly over engineered. Wine quality was ok just by the glass. It plays to a formula which is ok, but I wouldn't go back.

Thank Lorne01
Geel, Belgium
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221 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant slightly outside the beaten track, yet still close <10mins walk from city center Traditional more upscale osteria with excellent food,wines Daily specials both fish&meats. Can highly recommend the succulent crispy pig Very friendly staff. Menus in Italian but staff translates to English Expect to pay (starter, primi, water wine&coffee) ~35-40Eur/person Interior ++++ Food ++++ Wines +++++ Price/quality ++++... More 

Thank pieter111
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

An incredible restaurant. Family run, with love and passion. No menu, but who cares? Everything that comes out of the kitchen is delicious. Too bad we want on our last night in Bologna. Now we will have to come back!

Thank littlesam77
Zurich, Switzerland
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604 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

coming for a few days to Bologna, we chose this place for our first evening, as it lays just a stone throw from our appartment. While it was almost empty when we entered at 20.30h, it filled up during the next hour. there is no written menue, but the chef himself comes to list the first and the main dishes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$31
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Rialto 13 | Bologna, 40124 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Santo Stefano
  • Neighbourhood: Santo Stefano
  • Phone Number: +39 051 263699

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