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Trattoria Gianni

Via Clavature 18, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 229434
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“mortadella” (29 reviews)
“lamb ragu” (6 reviews)
“mousse” (10 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Clavature 18, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

The food was okay, nothing special, but the service was dreadful. Rude waiters not at all welcoming. There are so many better places to eat, don’t waste your money and time here.

Thank Susan P
Michele R, Proprietario at Trattoria Gianni, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018
Google Translation

Cercheremo di migliorare grazie

Reviewed 27 April 2018

The first thing that I noticed about this eatery recommended by some small store operators, that have never eaten here, is that the TOTAL guests in the restaurant were foreigners. I smelled tourist trap but we were hungry and went at the time Italians eat...More

Thank warren D
Michele R, Proprietario at Trattoria Gianni, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018
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Una recensione così negativa per un problema di pagamento pos ? Di cui sinceramente non eravamo a conoscenza ? In...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018

Busy, poppular restaurant, the food was good as a whole, but the menu was not as exciting as some. Pasta very good, not great, a chicken and asparagus dish was ok but rather bland. Waiters rather keen to sell more expensive wines.

1  Thank JTWZEN
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The mortadella "mousse" was delicious to share as a starter while the cutlet with ham on top for main was delicious. It was one of the more expensive restaurants we ate at during our trip to Bologna and the service wasn't excellent but overall i...More

1  Thank Ems1983
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Stumbled across this restaurant walking around Bologna. Wanted to have lunch here but it was packed with locals and they could not accommodate us. Returned for dinner and were not disappointed. Barbara at the front of the house speaks fluent English and was helpful in...More

2  Thank gourmandmobile
Reviewed 22 March 2018

The service was very good...attentive but not intrusive. The food was good, but probably not outstanding. An extensive menu, with daily specials, and a good wine list. It is tucked away off the main walkway of Via Clavature, so there is no outlook as such....More

1  Thank Kathryn150
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

I made a reservation and went here to have dinner. I am traveling alone. I wanted to have the much regaled tortellini in brodo prior to leaving this part of Italy. To be fair, I have never had this dish before so I do not...More

Thank Trockie
Michele R, Proprietario at Trattoria Gianni, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Good morning we sorry for your visit we hope and want to improve Thanks

Reviewed 28 February 2018

We've lived many years in Italy, one of us is Italian: we've extensive experience eating out. We let ourselves be fooled by guide-book that this was a fab place to dine: supposedly so popular we had to book. Dreadful dreadful mistake and waste of money....More

1  Thank Discerning-WildRover
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

This is a good restaurant, if you looking for solid reliable Bolognese staples, the pasta is good We had the Torteloni and tagliatelle with ragu, the Sangiovese recommendation was good, felt we were pushed a bit with our secondi and made the wrong choices. The...More

Thank varney
Reviewed 24 January 2018

We visited Trattoria Gianni when visiting our daughter who was studying in Bologna this fall. Contrary to some of the comments here, our waitress was incredibly gracious -- especially with my wife and I who do not know Italian. The mortadella "mousse" was delicious, and...More

Thank JC9094
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:15 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:15 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:15 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:15 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Clavature 18, 40124 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 229434
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