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Il Cantuccio

#106 of 1,396 Restaurants in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Volturno 4, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 233424
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Shanghai, China
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has become our ritual to dine at Il Cantuccio three days in a row after a busy day at Exhibition. Besides the cosy environment, the owners and staff really treat like family members. The most amazing thing is that despite all these years, they are able to come up with brand new menus with seasonal ingredients every year we... More 

Thank Pandotto
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As far as I know they don't have walk ins, so make sure you book in advance. We had squid, fish and tuna steak among other food and ot was delicious. It tasted really fresh and food combinations would surprise you!

Thank Marina08Leeds
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

It's my second time here and I will definitely come Again service is great with a smile and the food is superb as always , if you like fish you ha e to visit cantuccio and you have to try and taste all kinds of different plates And leave space for the dessert

Thank Stephania F
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The headline says it all, it's a super cute place. Pretty small, so I guess better to book in advance even if we did not. The food is delicious and the staff very nice. Have been first time there but not the last time

Thank BA_BE_25_81
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

One of the best restaurants with sea food I have visited in my life. I can recommend this place to everyone who visit Bologna.

Thank Andrzej K
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I found this restaurant in Bologna reading the tripadviser comments. When I arrived there, I joust found that they can serve minimum 2 people for each table. This was first time when I was in the front of such condition in a restaurant. I was lucky because in same time arrived other single lady and we made a team in... More 

1 Thank carmenalx
Istanbul, Turkey
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

You have 2 choices, either you chose from the menu, or you chose chef's menu and they bring you 7 courses! Chose that 7 courses! Its like a fusion kitchen. Fish with pistachios and many different and delicious meals! And the final with limoncello! Its homemade limoncello, you leave the restaurant exetremely happy:) the atmosphere is cosy and relax! It... More 

1 Thank Ceyda K
Cary, North Carolina
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99 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The food is great. We were happy with the parmesan risotto and should have stopped there. The owner was very liberal with the truffles on top of the risotto. LOVED IT.

Thank momma_christa
fort lauderdale
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176 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I would gladly drive back to Bologna for the same meal! We were invited here by people in the know and they warned us that we would have only seafood. The quality of the food was amazing. First they brought antipasti in plates: the white anchovies, bruschetta, olives... then two big plates of clams, then we had, plates of big... More 

1 Thank Ligia J
Epsom, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We were dining across the road (literally on the pavement opposite) and only when we saw lots of people going in, and some being turned away, did we realise Il Cantuccio was a restaurant. The pink neon sign above the door isn't very classy, the entrance is unassuming and looks like the entrance to a stockroom. Not to mention there... More 

1 Thank Cecilia L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Volturno 4, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 233424

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