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Antica Trattoria Del Pontelungo

) #82 of 1,396 Restaurants in Bologna $$ - $$$, Italian, Mediterranean
Via Emilia Ponente 307 | Zona Santa Viola, 40133 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 382996
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“bolognese” (3 reviews)
“desert” (2 reviews)
“sangiovese” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Emilia Ponente 307 | Zona Santa Viola, 40133 Bologna, Italy
Neighbourhood: Santo Stefano
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

An unassuming exterior hides a great ambience inside - a bolognese gem. The menu is full of authentic dishes and locally sourced wines. totally worth the short journey out of the town centre to find.

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I am a 100% Bolognese guy currently living in Amsterdam. This restaurant is my favourite choice (after grandma's home of course) when i go back to my hometown. Amazing 'primi' (please go for tortelloni or passatelli) and main courses (love Horse 'straccetti'). Desserts (go for...More

Thank maguropanko
Reviewed 18 May 2016

First night dinner in Bologna! We were not disappointed! Great service and fantastic food! Our waitress ordered for us and we had a great meal!

Thank PK J
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Milena, the owner of this simple but delicious trattoria, is amazing, as is the food. She was our server and boy we would have eaten out of her hand. She had an energy and verve that one seldom finds in owners, chefs or servers. Just...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We were on a two week holiday in Italy and our last nigh was in Bologna. We were staying near the airport and wanted an authentic Italtian meal, but did not want the hassle of driving to the city centre. We stumbled onto this place...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Great typical restaurant with amazing Italian food. A nice cosy family run restaurant. Take what they suggest. The tortellone filled with cheese was to die for! To come again and again. 10mins away from Bologna airport.

Thank Kenken587
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

We came here as a fallback for another highly rated restaurant which turned out to be closed. No regrets! The waitress spoke a little English and I understand a tiny bit Italian. Anyway, she guided us through the primi e secondi: First, three types of...More

Thank alcoholic_de
Reviewed 30 September 2014

So here was my amazing experience which should happen to every lonely tourist. This trattoria was recommended by my B and B as a wonderful place to have a great and traditional local meal. I was a woman traveling alone and walked into the place...More

1  Thank oregonwatergirl
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Trattoria del Pontelungo is the kind of trattoria which is getting harder and harder to find in Italy's cities: unashamedly down to earth, cheap, serving traditional rustic food which makes little or no concessions to modern fashion. Yes, the dining room is as basic as...More

Thank Scottaly
Reviewed 4 October 2013

I was taken here for dinner by a friend who lives in Bologna. He told us that the food was some of the most authentic he has found. Needless to say, it lived up to his hype. From the minute you walked in, you felt...More

Thank AFD22
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Silvia M
Qual'è la gamma dei prezzi?
21 June 2016|
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Response from Berto52 | Reviewed this property |
mediamente sui 25 euro
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Enrico T
visto che lo conosco ,ma è da 10 anni che non ci vado ... quindi sapere che la gestione è sempre la stessa grazie 6 minuti fa
24 April 2015|
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Response from Berto52 | Reviewed this property |
si sono più di 14 che la frequento e la gestione è sempre la stessa con la stessa ualità nel cibo e nel servizio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 17 - USD 39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Emilia Ponente 307 | Zona Santa Viola, 40133 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Santo Stefano
  • Neighbourhood: Santo Stefano
  • Phone Number: +39 051 382996
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