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Trattoria di Via Serra

Via Luigi Serra, 9/B, 40129 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 631 2330
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sweetbreads” (3 reviews)
“potato soup” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (27 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Luigi Serra, 9/B, 40129 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoughtfully and lovingly crafted traditional Bolognese cuisine with local ingredients. Extra time was taken to share details of the menu including a charming dissertation on the pros and cons of various possible wine pairings. the pasta dishes and antipasti we ordered were outstanding. Often relatively...More

Thank Kurt D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, excellent food, cool wine and no wifi in the cellar, They have Italian only menu but you can see pictures of the food at TripAdvisor and manager will explain everything in English

1  Thank Adam G
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Spotted this restaurant on Trip Advisor initially and then found out we were actually staying next door at Il Guercino. We hadn't booked in advance and popped in on our first night - fully booked but they managed to accommodate us on our third night...More

1  Thank simonlincs
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Our local friends invited us to a lovely dinner at Trattoria di Via Serra. We were warmly welcomed by Flavio, the owner who patiently took us through each item on the menu and the specials of the day. Everything sounded good and it was a...More

Thank Tietjens
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

After several weeks traveling from Rome, Tuscany, Milan, Venice, Garda and Cinque Terre we made a stop at Bologna to try its authentic food. Found this place through trip advisor and has been the best overall culinary experience. The ambiance and decor is simple, elegant...More

Thank Mariel A
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We were staying at the hotel next door (Hotel Il Guercino) and were able to secure a reservation during their 7pm spot. We were the first ones there and had the pleasure of the owner, Flavio, explaining the entire menu for us, in detail. He...More

Thank Ahmad O
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Excited to visit this City and wanted to go to this restaurant as the recommendations were so good. I emailed them to make a reservation but was told that they do not take reservations by email. Walked, in a rather drab area, to be there...More

3  Thank Ustaritz
TrattoriadiViaSerra, Direttore at Trattoria di Via Serra, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

At the door of the Trattoria there is a sign that saying : RING THE BELL TO OPEN THE DOOR. The door is ready to open every evening at 7pm........ I leave to the readers of this stupid review a judgment about the education of...More

Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Best food around anywhere in Italy, 5 star, great service, will visit again, best to book in advance and remember and ring the bell to get in.

2  Thank Robert R
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This place was amazing!!!! We showed up just before 9pm without reservations. Not a great idea as this place is packed!!!! The owner asked us to wait a few minutes and then seated us. The entire menu is in Italian. No English version. But no...More

Thank TravellingRobot
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Not kidding! This is the best restaurent we were in a while and after a week in Tuscany. Fresh pasta, unique and traditional dishes, wonderful service and a delightful talk with the owner. Don't miss it if your'e in Bologna! Reservations are must!

1  Thank einatdvir
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13 May 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth B | Reviewed this property |
Dunno try during lunch or dinner time maybe u r calling at the wrong time. Change restaurants! Go to Antica Trattoria del Reno. A different experience but well worth it. Look it up
17 January 2017|
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Response from K A | Reviewed this property |
You're gonna need to contact the restaurant via phone. I would contact the hotel you're staying at and ask if they can make the res for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 13:45
19:00 - 21:45
19:00 - 21:45
19:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 13:45
19:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 13:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Luigi Serra, 9/B, 40129 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 631 2330
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