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Il Rovescio

Via Pietralata 75/a, 40122 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 523545
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Pietralata 75/a, 40122 Bologna, Italy
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went here merely due to the fact it was very busy outside and the menu looked good. We ordered the courgette flowers, expecting them to be cooked (as we normally have them)- we received 3 tiny, uncooked courgette flowers stuffed with minimal ricotta for...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Quality of the raw ingredients, peculiarity of the food and overall taste amazed me. I perceived a will to experiment mixing and matching flavours with very positive results. Bread especially, was amazing. The portions were normal and we spend around 60 euros for a lunch...More

Thank Rainbowbreeze
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Nice and friendly staff. My wife and i took vegan dishes (maltagliati, fiori di zucca and mopur) and they were tasty and creative. My friends had parmigiana and chicken and they were satisfied with the choice. Good white house wine and nice desserts.

Thank Vittorio M
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The service was friendly and they changed the wine we didn't like with no fuss. The rabbit was good but needed a garnish. The tagliatelle with veg was good. But the velutata was tasteless; the pork dry; the duck breast was OK. All needed more...More

Thank rowenabalham
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We were looking for a good place to eat after a few days of excellent food in Bologna. Our last night. This was an excellent way to finish the trip. We had the house red wine which was of high quality. We shared a starter...More

Thank johnS49
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The last time I was here I liked it more. It might just be the dishes we chose this time. The vegetarian lasagne was not a success, a tough, doughy crust with some undercooked vegetables and a bland sauce. The velutata was delicious, as was...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I had dinner with 4 friends. The menu has a limited number of dishes but they are all excellent. All ingredients are bio (organic) and nicely served. Highly recommended.

Thank Davide T
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is small, intimate and tucked away from the main streets of Bologna. The people serving us knew everything about every item of food or wine we ordered, it was incredible. Food sourced only from local producers, much of it biodynamic or organic with...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing food! A refreshing break from the traditional restaurants, it's also a great choice for vegans and vegetarians.They have a great menu which changes every month and focuses on using fresh, local and organic produce. Very friendly staff. Also they have a pizza place a...More

Thank CoffeeCoffeee
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The place, the look of the dishes give you high expectations. Everything looks nice. Sadly we ate some extremely average food. The "vellutata" was like a mashed vegetable put together. The tagliatelle weren't tasty. The bufalo meat inside was ok. The house wine was really...More

Thank Alejandra A
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Average prices
USD 18 - USD 47
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pietralata 75/a, 40122 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 523545
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The Rovescio was born out of paradox which became our philosophy: we do not source our produce based on the menu, but instead we build the menu around what produce is available at each time of the year, based on the offerings of our small-scale, local producers.
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