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Opera Caffe e Tulipani

Via Alessandrini 7, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 245122
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
24 May 2018
“Little oasis in Bologna”
21 Feb 2018
“little diamond”
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Italian, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
Via Alessandrini 7, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Me and my brother were eating some lunch & enjoying some great cappuccino, and were about to leave when I dropped my wallet. Both my ID and my bank card fell out, into the water. I thought I wouldn’t be able to get them back,...More

Thank Roza Y
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Great little place with a terrace overlooking the canal, eating a lovely lunch with the sound of running water not scooters

Thank Jerry V
Reviewed 21 February 2018

the food was excellent,the 2 ladies who run the bistrot very helpful the whole place is amazing coffee or food a unique experience

Thank maria c
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Recommendation of the owner of apartment we were staying in. Quirky place with balcony at the back overlooking canal. Good value breakfast. Would have liked to have tried it in the evening for drinks but left Bologna that day.

Thank cyrus k
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Delicious for an afternoon coffee and cake pit stop. Has the 'eclectic' look perfected - including a tiny dog sitting on a chair at the front. Friendly staff helped me with my patchy italian. Didn't quite understand the comment about the "terrorist on the canal"...More

Thank MBannister
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

This was recommended to us by a local, food range was good and sooo tasty. If you want a traditional Italian breakfast would definitely recommend this place we are here both mornings we were in Bologna. The waitress speaks little English but enough to understand...More

1  Thank Kat D
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

I spent a nice afternoon coffee with some friends last week in Caffe Tulipani. It was my first time here and I had a good impression of the indoor pianobar. But the surprise comes when I found out that there was a lovely terrace facing...More

1  Thank THEtraveller90
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

The furniture is quite creepy, the place looks like some 70 year old lady's house in some Coen's movie. It feels like we're merged in a big bowl of cream. Also, as soon as we tried to get some appetizers they covered the bloody table...More

2  Thank Egle L
Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

The location is very good, near to Porta Galliera and the central square. You can acces the porch and see the hidden canal, that used to be numerous in Bologna... The service is OK, but the prices a little bit of the Bologna's range...

Thank theosaad
Reviewed 18 March 2015

This wonderful "retro" bar/bistrot is a unique place in Bologna. It's a warm, truly european place where drink, eat or relax from the morning until evening. Roberta, the owner, is a wonderful italian lady/cook very comunicative and funny. The surprise is a terrace (hidden in...More

Thank KenzoMatsuda
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Alessandrini 7, 40126 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > San Vitale
  • Neighbourhood: San Vitale
  • Phone Number: +39 051 245122
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