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Cantina Bentivoglio

) #124 of 1,414 Restaurants in Bologna $$ - $$$ Italian, Mediterranean,
Via Mascarella 4/B, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (16 reviews)
“mousse” (2 reviews)
“mortadella” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Mascarella 4/B, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The jazz festival is the reason we came. A lovely waiter gave us good advice about our food and was very attentive. He explained that the cover charge goes from 2€ (normal in Italy, we have found) up to 5€ if we stay for the...More

Thank emma c
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this restaurant. We sat outside and had an absolutely delicious meal. The menu is typical of Bologna. But the quality is very high. Tortellini in cream sauce, pasta with prosciutto, with wild mushrooms. Cold wine. What a great evening. The Bolognesi may be...More

Thank EP1165
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I popped in for a couple of drinks and to enjoy the late night jazz downstairs in the cellar. We had 1 drink each and a small desert to share. We stayed for about 45 minutes. The drinks and desert cost €15...More

Thank 0h_behave
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We had heard about this place and booked before we arrived. This was all very efficient. It was impossible to work out from the website when the jazz started so arrived at8pm. Jazz begs in at 10pm ish. Jazz was great. Food was average and...More

1  Thank Martin_carrier
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Would not recommend this place unless you want to listen to good jazz with average food and poor service. Food was average quality and quantity at best with cover charge automatically added. The waitress did not write the order down and inevitably got it incorrect....More

Thank RajSharma1
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Booked in advance and arrived on time for our 8pm booking (as it opened). The staff spoke English and told us we had to wait as the musicians were just finalising their settings. So we stood at the top of the stairs with some others...More

Thank huge_appetite
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A really wonderful surprise..... Great menu at truly outstanding value...especially the wine! Lavatories disgusting...

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 30 April 2017

As we were staying quite near we visited twice during our trip. The food is good but don't go for just this. Lovely service and a great atmosphere. The live jazz is excellent and sounds great in the underground caves. You may need to book...More

Thank shamwari
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We had walked passed this place during the day and thought it would be cool to have a drink here and enjoy some live music... think again! This place serves some serious food! My father had the steak and I enjoyed some pasta with pear...More

Thank dirk j
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My work colleague is from Bologna and arranged a booking at this restaurant for my boyfriend and I whilst we were visiting the city. My friend had advised that this was one of the best places to go, that will also not break the bank....More

1  Thank MichieR
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$73
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
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20:00 - 02:00
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20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Mascarella 4/B, 40126 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > San Vitale
  • Neighbourhood: San Vitale
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