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La Brace Ristorante Pizzeria

Via San Vitale 15, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 235656
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (50 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:55 - 15:00All hours
Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via San Vitale 15, 40125 Bologna, Italy
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great. Liked the ambience. And the service was awesome too. They replaced a pasta for me for free because they I wrongly ordered one with ham in it.

Thank 17mohammadr
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Two friends and I had a lovely meal at La Brace. The Porcini house specialties are a can't miss -- we had the tagliatelle. Between three guys we split two pizzas, three pastas, and 1000g of bisteca fiorentina -- we were hungry -- and it...More

Thank Jordan P
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Good traditional food with family style exellent service + cold Limoncello. We did enjoy the place 100 %.

Thank Harri A
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

went there on the basis of Trip Advisor reviews. Bad idea. Dull decor, dull food, ineffectual but pleasant service . Very large menu but the product served is dull in the extreme. The small pizza place about 200 meters along the road is better value...More

2  Thank Lorrainezzzzzz
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Very nice and tasty cusine. Centrally located.. tasty and satisfactory cousine. Pizzeria, seafood or tortellini, very successful italian cgoousine and very tasty cooking. Attendive and quick service of stafff with local tastes.. Must visit..

Thank yusuf alper g
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Nice steaks, Pizza, wines.... funny waitress and the boss. You want fun, must go. I did every year. But when it's busy, you may need to wait a while. Better make reservation before go there. Very close to the Trains station as well. Nearby a...More

Thank NICK Y
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I have been to this Restaurant 3 times during my stay in Bologna and I give it top marks for service and food. I have shared the seafood soup laden with clams and mussels as an appetizer, superb!! My Risotto with Zucchini and ham was...More

Thank ekrobertson
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The huge platter of spaghetti allo scoglio was enough for two people, and was stunning to look at and tasty to eat. The branzino was perfectly cooked. The mixed cooked vegetables (asparagus, spinach and green beans) were delicious and not overcooked. The owner and staff...More

1  Thank eatingagain2016
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Great restaurant with a huge menu and something for everyone. The Pizza was excellent, a true taste of Italy!

Thank Lucy N
Reviewed 13 April 2017

On our last night in Bologna we tried this restaurant. Quite a big menu, so choosing your meal isn't that easy. In the end I had some spaghetti with shrimps and basil and my boyfriend spaghetti alla puttanesca. My pasta was nice, the shrimp were...More

Thank Simina31
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:55 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
11:55 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
11:55 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
11:55 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
11:55 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
11:55 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
11:55 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Vitale 15, 40125 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 235656
The restaurant is in the center of Bologna, not far away from the two towers, so even if there's not a great amount of parking places close to it, it's really easy to get to. The restaurant is cosy, it's ceiling is carpeted with football t-shirts, signed by their original owners. It's perfect for a quick lunch before going back to work, if you don't have much time, but also for birthday, graduation parties or for company meetings. Moreover it's possible to take away almost every dish in the menu from pasta, to meat, to fish and obviously, pizza. Reservations are always welcomed. The pizza is baked in firewood oven and all the courses are prepared at the time or, in the case of pasta al forno lie Lasagne, in the morning. It has also a large choice of desserts, from tiramisu, to cakes, to sorbetto, to fruit. In short, there's something for everyone!
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