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Cafe Pasticceria Gamberini

Via Ugo Bassi 12, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 296 0467
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pastry” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (7 reviews)
“finger food” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Ugo Bassi 12, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I like this bar , it's excellent, delicious sweets, cakes, croissants and awesome, delicious aperitif. In the heart of Bologna!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank mikesterling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a coffee drink and a snack. I wasn’t expecting what we got. The coffee foam was simply better than what I’m used to. Rich and ethereal at the same time. And the snack was berries with a creamer anglaise topped a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Brian R
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

A place with great atmosphere!!!Try the hot chocolate,it is superb!It's perfect for apperitivo too!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank maria p
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Every time in Bologna we are visiting this great cafe pasticceria. The best desserts and the best coffee in the city

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank inneshlo
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

If you love pastry, sweets, cakes and desserts you have to go there! Already watching these tiny little colorful sweets is amazing and they taste wonderful!! The place is very touristic but its an old and famous pasticceria and really worth going there. The decor...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pinkhair79
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We stopped in for cappuccino and some pastries while enjoying a walk around Bologna. It was very busy...the service was very good. Enjoyed our cappuccinos as well as the pastries. Highly recommend a visit.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Alec D
Reviewed 21 July 2018

One of the oldest cafe in Bologna. Excellent location right in the heart of old city. Absolutely worth to visit and try anything from their offer. We tried food or five different small cakes and especially rice cake that is Bologna’s specialty. And it was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank mrmot2000
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We had the best coffee and sweets in all of Bologna in this quaint coffee shop. The decor is stunning, and the window display leaves you daydreaming. There was a lot of hustle and bustle, locals going in and out of the restaurant, drinking a...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Madeline_K
Reviewed 1 July 2018

A lovely place to people watch with coffee and cakes during the day. An early evening buzz with imaginative cocktails and fancy nibbles.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank hannah l
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

The window display is like a work of art; we got a few pastries to go and the container was like a beautiful paper flower. The pastries were so flavorful. Great people watching and helpful friendly staff.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Jean C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ugo Bassi 12, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 296 0467
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We offer sweet and savory delights to enjoy moments of pleasure. A choice of flavors from breakfast to lunch, until ll'ora aperitif with cocktails and international wines. Gamberini is a historical place of Italy since 2008.
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