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Trattoria Gianni

Via Clavature 18, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 229434
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“mortadella” (20 reviews)
“lamb ragu” (5 reviews)
“mousse” (8 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Clavature 18, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of four only had 2 1/2 days in Bologna before we moved on to Como so we were kind of particular about the restaurants we chose. That said, we stumbled across Trattoria Gianni quite by accident and decided to stop for lunch. Luckily...More

Thank Diane V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was Born and raised in Bologna and without any doubt this is one of the best places where to eat high quality tyipical food, by reading some reviews i notice that some people are disappointed about the prices, instead i tell u that price...More

Thank benuzzifrancesco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We liked the food here, though the room was a bit snug and the atmosphere a bit stiff. We loved the maceroni with zuchinni and ham and the pasta with ragu was okay, too. Wines are by the half or full bottle. The fizzy Pignoletto...More

1  Thank SingaporeGaribaldi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

and in a small alley, deep down in the dark out of the main street... the real tagliatelle alla bolognese! ragu' is incredible and tagliatelle delicious. parmigiano reggiano cheese is grated directly on your plate. apart from incredible fresh made pasta, mixed starters with mortadella...More

1  Thank Matteo M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant, recommended by our hotel. As well as the menu there is a brilliant specials board. Unfortunately we misunderstood the waitress and ended up with anti-pasti (try the mortadella mousse, amazing) and two primi's followed by another primi to share! Not to worry, we...More

1  Thank xxxgoonerdavexxx
Reviewed 20 May 2017

It started out well… We made reservations a couple of days in advance and really looked forward to eating here. We were seated quickly behind 2 other parties of two, all of us foreigners. The first waiter to interact with us was a bit brusque....More

Thank Flyingpig666
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner last night and endured the most brusque service we've ever encountered in Italy. Not a smile from the waiter and the owner is a real drama queen, with bursts of temperament every five minutes! We ordered a bottle...More

Thank 588Bunny22
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Off the Via Calzature is the entrance to Trattoria Gianni, down a little side alley. I’m not sure what we expected, but I don’t think this was it. Here was nondescript decor, brick walls up to dado level and plain wallpaper above, nothing stereotypically Italian...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We were here last year and had an amazing night with nice food, good service and amazing wine. This year we came back to Bologna just to visit this restaurant to see if it was just a one time experience. It most definitely was not....More

Thank Gitte Maria J
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

A Wednesday evening when most other restaurants were half empty, and we had to wait for a table to become available. We let our waitress suggest dishes that were local and seasonal, and we were not disappointed. Great atmosphere - busy, but we were not...More

Thank BrianBroadhurst
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:15
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:15
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:15
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:15
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Clavature 18, 40124 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 229434
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