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Sette Tavoli

#205 of 1,416 Restaurants in Bologna}
$$ - $$$Italian, Mediterranean,
Via Cartoleria 15/2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 329 926 6331
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (4 reviews)
“lunch menu” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 3:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Cartoleria 15/2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 26 July 2017

We had a great lunch in this restaurant located below the apartment we had rented, close to Teatro Duse. We tried both pastas, meat and fish. Everything was very tasty, and well served. As our kids enjoyed the bread basked most, it had been refilled...More

1  Thank Palek
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This little gem, nestled in a side street right in the middle of Bologna, combines wonderful atmosphere, great service, and amazing food. The food is created and served by people who are serious about their craft. I can't wait to go back.

Thank Chris I
Reviewed 27 April 2017

For business reasons I come very often to Bologna, and I normally try to go to different restaurants to build up my own "Top List". This small, warm and nicely decorated restaurant has indeed seven tables, the meaning of its Italian name. I had the...More

Thank Alfonso C
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Small portion of pasta as a primo dish. Arrived lukewarm so I sent it back. No meaningful apology, just the full bill. Will not return. Nice ambiance but let down by poor cooking and missed opportunity to put it right.More

Thank john j
SetteTavoli, Proprietario at Sette Tavoli, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

We're really sorry in reading your bad review, mostly because we apologize more and more times about your pasta that (according to you) arrived a bit warm. Unfortunately you didn't want to hear any apologies and didn't change your mind despite our kindness, so we...More

Reviewed 3 February 2017

We visited last weekend. Excellent service, the food was great and the wine really good. This is a small place so I suggest you to book before visiting. We really enjoyed our evening there!

Thank Annaklr
Reviewed 21 November 2016

small, cosy and romantic. the food is excellent, the decor is so charming and the wine is delicious.

Thank gkaytrips
Reviewed 5 November 2016

A well decorated, well thought and managed restaurant of 7 tables. It deserves the attention it has received. Food is great for ingredents and preparation, wonderful bread, a wonderful white wine from Puglia and an amazing pasta Also great quality/price!

Thank Giuliotoscani
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We really enjoyed our evening at Sette Tavoli. The chef is the only staff member who speaks English, so he came out and gave us wonderful descriptions of everything on the menu and answered all our questions. The food was really good and the ambience...More

Thank rekjes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I was not aware of this beautiful restaurante until Yesterday night. We will come again in the next future, for sure, especially because we learn about their monthly menù rotation, each permutation dedicated to a different italian region through their own tipical special food. This...More

Thank Massimo M
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Visited this charming restaurant after reading reviews on trip advisor . We visited on a very warm evening and as we had not made a reservation all the outside tables were full. There was room inside and and it was nice and cool in there....More

Thank Sally W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cartoleria 15/2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 329 926 6331
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Vintage setting and contemporary food in front of the historical Duse theatre, a few steps from the well-known Piazza Santo Stefano
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