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Il Grottino

Via F. Albani, 4, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 374557
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
5 Jul 2017
“Good Pizza and Trattoria”
10 Apr 2017
“One of the best pizza in Bologna”
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
Via F. Albani, 4, Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

The pizza is great and so is the food. Be aware that this is a trattoria (a family run restaurant), so the service is a littler bit slow, but if you have the time it is worth it.

Thank Jorge P
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A real traditional Pizzeria. When I was living in Italy I had my '4stagioni' pizza at Grottino weekly. Simply great, good ingredients and one one of the best 'dough' ever: smooth, not too salty, extremely tasty and 'light for digestion' thanks to 'lievito madre'. Father...More

Thank maguropanko
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This place is so self-effacing that we almost walked on by but I'm very glad we didn't. The decor is basic but the chef is right there in front of you making pizzas. The restaurant is clearly popular with locals who were coming and going...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Seems like its ran by a Lady a Chef by wood oven and a Chef in kitchen. The ordering took ages, the food took even longer. Salad was only iceberg lettuce and carrot. Food was average. The popular place down the road was booked so...More

Thank Houmon
Reviewed 26 May 2015

I ate here because it was raining and the place I wanted was full. The pizza, the service, and the atmosphere were all mediocre at best. I would not eat here again.

Thank ElizabethB1952
Reviewed 17 October 2013

We found this place after walking by Bologna's narrow streets. We were spending our last minutes before catch the train and we thought it was a suitable place. Their pizza is OK but, I think it's a bit expensive. Take note that they include a...More

Thank Jimber81
Reviewed 23 November 2011

The Grottino is just off the via Matteotti, the main road heading north from the railway station. It is tucked down a side street close to the Hotel Guercino. It is family run and clearly popular with the locals. I had a main meat course...More

Thank Trevor0510
Reviewed 21 September 2010

I went to dinner it was almost 11pm and was kindly received. The waiter speaks english and is very patient. Buonissima pizza di aspargus!

Thank sabessssss
Reviewed 27 May 2010

Just around the corner from Il Guercino Hotel, this place was amazing. My only regret was not being able to try the Pizza(which looked great) in addition to the pasta. This place was simple & authentic and by far one of the BEST meals I...More

Thank 999gina
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via F. Albani, 4, Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Navile
  • Neighbourhood: Navile
  • Phone Number: +39 051 374557
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