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Trattoria La Mela

Via De' Fusari 5, 40123 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 234654
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (81 reviews)
“sliced meats” (2 reviews)
“frittata” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via De' Fusari 5, 40123 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read about this restaurant and wandered in past the wood stove pizza oven and very busy pizza chef into a large and well attended restaurant with arched brick ceilings. The staff were very attentive and provided complementary warm pizza bread. I had a huge...More

Thank ergodes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we want to eat pizza, we always go to "La Mela". Pizza is very good. Desserts are really very good too (which is very uncommon for a pizzeria), as the cakes come from the Pasticceria Duca di Amalfi. Perfect location steps away from Piazza...More

Thank Planet-FC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a hotel nearby and just wanted a simple dinner after touring all day. The hotel recommended La Mela and we enjoyed the friendly service and good food. Draft beer and wine was good too! This is a good inexpensive option in an...More

Thank Bill1475
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place should definitely feature higher in the ratings. Warm welcome, good menu and friendly service. Ate here Sunday lunch time and worth noting that it is open on a Sunday evening, which not many places are. Lovely food and very reasonable, loved watching the...More

Thank Cath B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went twice on a recent visit to Bologna. Service was first class and the food was even better. Staff friendly and attentive.The beautiful hand painted crockery also added to the experience The Turbot that we had on night 1 was the...More

Thank bjwEastAngliauk
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Came across this restaurant by chance and we was most surprised to find a traditional family restaurant. we loved it so much we came two consecutive nights. Pizza was good and second evening I tried the 'Bolognese ragu' Wife had spaghetti with sea food on...More

Thank graval007
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

No pretence here. Great food. Great service. Traditionally decorated restaurant. Great atmosphere. Wood fired pizza oven. Great pasta. Fresh meat and fish. Highly recommended.

Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We was pasta and pizzas and everything was great 👍Nice service 👍Sat outside in the side street where there was a quiet place👍

Thank Lucie B
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We had this restaurant booked before we travelled as my husband travels to Bologna regularly and knew about it. It has a great, family atmosphere and is always busy so I'd consider booking in advance. The food was lovely and the service very friendly and...More

Thank Marie H
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Friendly atmosphere and good food. Liked their red house wine as well as their wine selection overall. Has different choices, although most people had the pizza. Service staff was friendly.

Thank SteDon83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 71
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via De' Fusari 5, 40123 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 234654
Pizzeria Trattoria La Mela borns in April 1980 and since then it's a reference point for good Amalfi and Bolognese cuisine in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere in the center of Bologna.
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