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La Traviata

Via Urbana 5/c, 40123 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 331298
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (168 reviews)
“antipasti” (28 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Urbana 5/c, 40123 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by some Italian friends because it is a place the locals vice tourists go. The food and service were excellent. The speciality of the house is freshly made by hand on a daily basis their pastas. Tagliatelle bolognese is a speciality...More

Thank MFK4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended by our B&B as we sent we wanted to avoid touristy places. What a great recommendation. An Italian only menu and full of locals although the owner took great pride in translating all the dishes made with homemade pasta. It was...More

Thank RobinS57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing restaurant recommended by locals. No English on the menu and tables filled with locals. Owner / chef made us feel at home. Wonderful food experience in Bologna

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bologna is blessed with an incredible variety of wonderful restaurants and La Traviata is on that list. A casual trattoria with friendly attentive service, warm, inviting decor and delicious home-cooked meals. My wife and I stopped in for lunch and were not disappointed - my...More

Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This was our second trip to Bologna and we returned to La Traviata on the memory of a friendly and relaxed atmosphere with well-priced and outstanding pasta. It did not disappoint! The bolognese and sausage/artichoke pastas were fantastic, along with excellent stuffed zucchini flowers. We...More

Thank Kurt D
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Highly recommended for no-nonsense local cooking. On a quiet evening you feel you are eating what the family has on that day! Completely honest, well-cooked food with godd-value wine.

Thank P_ware1
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Got talking to the owner, in our 'pigeon' Italian & her broken English we discovered she makes all her own pasta fresh in the morning, & I can tell you it was delicious. Had the tagliatelli with ragu, was the best I have ever had....More

Thank loveholibobs
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

La Traviata was recomended by the owner of the Airbnb we stayed at in Bologna. This is a family owned and operated restaurant that makes typical Bolognese dishes at reasonable prices and excelent quality. Most patrons were local and we could tell also regulars as...More

Thank CanadaTango
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We booked this restaurant in advance for 20.00 when they open so we're lucky to get an outside table . The lady owner seems to know everyone but be careful with her because she almost forces you to have certain types of pasta etc ,...More

Thank phillip g
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Recommended by our hotel on the south side of Bologna. Also recommended by a local friend. Concierge called ahead for us after a rainstorm - we got the last inside table. Outside is covered but smoking. These people work HARD. The female (owner) was amazing....More

Thank w945106
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Questions & Answers
Alison M
12 February 2017|
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Response from Chris P | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they have non-meat vegetarian options, but probably not Vegan. It depends on your version of "vegetarian".
25 April 2015|
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Response from Travellinchick | Reviewed this property |
I was there last May so fingers crossed its the same for you
Mela B
25 March 2015|
Response from LatraviataBologna | Property representative |
It is the only card we don't take because we are not connected with A.E.Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$66
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Urbana 5/c, 40123 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 331298
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