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Le Golosita di Nonna Aurora

#32 of 1,376 Restaurants in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Via Aristotile Fioravanti 45/b | Zona Bolognina non lontano dal Nuovo Comune, 40129 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 357919
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Suffolk
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247 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This was walking distance from our hotel, and chosen after consulting TA reviews - which mentioned the strong personality of the owner! We have found that in such establishments it is best to go with the flow, and let them help you with menu selections. This worked great, between us we selected a shared starter platter, followed by a pasta... More 

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Creazzo, Italy
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Food was great, staff was friendly. My mother had the Ragu Bolognese, I had taglieta with tomato, prosciutto and onion and my son had four cheese pasta.

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Nijlen, Belgium
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We went in at 8pm and were the first customers, 1 hour later the place was full, mostly Italians. The owner was very friendly and asked several times the food was good. Not all of the menu was available. Dessert was delichious. After dinner we asked for limoncello, which was home made. When we asked for a refill, the bottle... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Don't go there if you're looking for elegance and a refined service. Go there if you want to taste the real thing in Bologna! Do not miss "tagliatelle al ragù" which are very close to perfection. Same thing for "crescentine": light, tasty, not greasy at all. "Tortellini" are also very good. I was just a bit disappointed by "cotoletta bolognese",... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant for lunch with a friend. We were seated very easily (it was still only 12:30pm, later it got much more busy). We ordered the tortellini en brodo and the tagliatelle al ragu, and went all out and got dessert as well, creme caramel and zuppa Inglese. The food was absolutely delicious. All up it was €38... More 

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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic place for Italians and tourists alike. The food is fantastic and the ambiance is amazing. The host, Max Dynamite, is such an awesome guy. You'll feel like eating in a true Italian house.

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Vicenza, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

We were advised to go there by a friend from Bologna, se when we went off the train we walked straight there. It was almost 2pm (hour which it was said they were closing the kitchen) and made no reservation. Nevertheless, the owner welcomed us in and got a table ready for us. He recommended us the best dishes and... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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464 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

The service was very good in this restaurant but you do need to book in order to get a table. Our pasta dishes were delightful particularly the gnocchi dish. The main course was a little less interesting but still quite enjoyable. Thevguu staff were very friendly and helpful. This is definitely a local restaurant not aimed at tourists.

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Thank Sus1952
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

This is a perfect place if you need to grab lunch in between trains. Filled with locals, we were the only Americans there. Good food and a good price! I recommend. It for sure.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

I read about LGDNA over on Leaveyourdailyhell.com, Robert Schrader's trustworthy travel website. He has never steered me wrong, and figured this time would be no different. The food was absolute perfection. Easily top three meals I've had in Italy. The owner, Max, is very funny and is a professional bass fisher (what he called "same to the typical American hobby")... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Aristotile Fioravanti 45/b | Zona Bolognina non lontano dal Nuovo Comune, 40129 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 357919

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