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All'Osteria Bottega

51 Via Santa Caterina, 40123 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 585111
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tagliatelle” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
51 Via Santa Caterina, 40123 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unique place with really tasteful food and kind staff with family-like approach to all guests. Every thing we have tried turned out to be amazingly good and we just kept on ordering...highly recommend Osteria Bottega to all food connoisseurs traveling to Bologna.

Thank Filipov1971
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We had dinner here recently but I honestly can't remember what we ate it was just not memorable in any way. I found all of the staff rather po-faced and pretentious, I don't really like restaurants where the customer seems to be an inconvenience

Thank Dallerton53
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Part of the Slow Food movement, this small and perfectly formed osteria is a delightful place for local meats, cheeses and wines. We had some creamy mild blue cheese to start, folllowed by gnocchi with sausage and peppers, and tagliatelle with the cured pork leg...More

Thank ThereHeGoes
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Everyone we met in Bologna was friendly and helpful - except the staff in this restaurant. They separate tourists from locals and from there on in one feels like a second class customer. Right from the start the waiter was 'grumpy', unwelcoming and not in...More

Thank Annette H
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Small place that deserves a visit. Food is really good. They use local ingredients, so the menu has some unique choices.

Thank Marta G
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We had a terrific meal. There are two rooms. Somehow, I think we were in the good room. Two couples - the other couple speak Italian. Our Airbnb host made the reservation. So we had none of the problems that are described in other reviews....More

Thank Bill01890
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Daniele is a genius, this is the temple of food. I have 3 fav restaurants worldwide and this is one of them. If you want to have a lifetime food experience go and enjoy the art of osteria, Italy should be all like this place.....More

Thank thedeliciousworld
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

During two weeks in Bologna I have never experienced such a bad and unacceptable service. Although I have booked personally two days before, no table was reserved. Unfriendly they offered the worst table in the whole restaurant. Asking for an other still available table the...More

Thank mathiasniemann
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I never get tired of eating at this fabulous restaurant. A pleasant 10-minute walk from the center of town (Piazza Maggiore), you will need a reservation to dine here. Call them directly or ask your hotel to book for you. You l most likely love...More

Thank Randall B
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

In this osteria tuo can taste the bolognese cooking the best in the world. Trere are the tipical traditional food such as tortellini and tagliatelle and tradizional meat and sweet very good done in a familiar atmosphere,

Thank cgabriele65
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Questions & Answers
Lianne W
3 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 524janeW | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we have only visited in may and October. Quite a lot of the restaurants do close in August though, given the heat the locals head for the beaches.
Jen R
19 August 2015|
Response from Ralph K | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I phoned them - they don't have a booking system online. How about your Italian? However, sometimes you may find in such places at least one person who speaks English. Please keep in mind that they are not used to it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Via Santa Caterina, 40123 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Saragozza
  • Neighbourhood: Saragozza
  • Phone Number: +39 051 585111
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