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La forchetta

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San Donato
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Via Caduti della Via Fani 3/C, 40127 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 633 3999
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

A great meal of homemade Italian food. The staff were cheerful and attentive. A great place to eat at a reasonable price

Thank walz01
Binghamton, New York
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99 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

I tried a typical fish dish with pine nuts and mint. That may sound a bit odd but it was great. Flavorful but not spicy. We got into Bologna late so it was nice to find a place nearby. This isn't a large restaurant but it has a comfortable table layout and plenty of staff on hand to accommodate customers.... More 

Thank Julian S
Antwerp, Belgium
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171 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Cheap and very simple trattoria/pizzeria close by our hotel, recommended by the front desk. Originally from Lucca the menu is typical Luccese cuisine, and not very refined. However, the family run restaurant was full and the service friendly. Perhaps I should have had the pizza instead of the pasta…

Thank Wilfried W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Great pizza! Had English menus, value meals, and warm family run business feels. Worth the visit if you're nearby and hungry.

Thank Vohn S
Konya, Turkey
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45 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2014

The pizza and the ravioli is good enough. If you stay in casa temporanea you have to try for the dinner...

Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014

What a lucky find this was! The restaurant was close to the serviced apartment. Very friendly staff and despite their limited knowledge of English, we were served great food including a lentil soup for my toddler. The cheese antipasti was so fresh. Their pizzas done just right and pastas so full of flavor. We loved their home made tiramisu. Best... More 

Thank Preejay
Piraeus, Greece
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

Try the pizza with burr afta cheese! It was recommended to by the waiter and he was right!delicious! Reasonable prices.

Thank Maya_Gio
Manhattan Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2012 via mobile

Food was very tasty however customer service was poor.

Thank MariusPachitariu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$26 - US$33
Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Caduti della Via Fani 3/C, 40127 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > San Donato
  • Neighbourhood: San Donato
  • Phone Number: +39 051 633 3999

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