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Buca San Petronio

Via De' Musei 2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 224589
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pasta ragu” (2 reviews)
“caprese” (2 reviews)
“antipasti” (3 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
12:30 pm - 3:30 pmAll hours
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via De' Musei 2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

1st night in bologna, trying to find a place , stumbled across Buca, and we were so pleased we did , The food was beautiful, the tagliatelle with ragu was just the best, tiramisu fabulous, all the other meals were spot on, Beautiful setting, quality...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Watched pasta being made here from the small square and the tortellini being filled and rolled before lunch one day and dined on the Zuppa della Nonna, Guancia (veal cheek) and Spaghetti torchio all outstanding quality. On an evening ate the famous Tagliatelle Ragu and...More

Thank NfN270644
Reviewed 29 November 2017

My wife and I had dinner here on our last night in Bologna and it was probably the best meal we had during our three night stay. You can sit outside and there are heaters and even blankets if you are brave enough at this...More

Thank Julian P
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We had read the reviews and were really looking forward to lunch here. We both decided to have the famous and highly regarded lasagne. Service was indifferent and a bit off hand One lasagne arrived, one did not. My partner started to eat his before...More

Thank steveblower
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We were wandering around for dinner options and came across this place. We were promptly attended to and sat downstairs. The wine list was good and the menu options great! We had the gnocchi and it was served quickly, but so fresh and hot -...More

Thank Tara S
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

It is very well located, in center, very nice to stay outside, but inside it's a little tacky. Nice food, a little salty, we ate lasagna and tagliateli con ragu. The music inside loud for our taste.

Thank Teodora B
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a great spot to grab a truly "bolognese" bite! The service is great and the food simply amazing. It is a bit more expensive than the city average, but the price is worth. If you want to save some money on the wine,...More

Thank Fábio S
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Tables inside, outside or under cover in the precinct. The staff are very helpful and the food is traditional -- fresh pasta excellent.

Thank jimbosmiff
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Was looking for a restaurant in a classic italian style with good prices in centre of Bologne but couldnt find any for an hour. Then i decided just to go to first one i will see and found this one. Lovely hidden place and nice...More

Thank Lukas Z
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable evening meal with flavorful dishes, good wine and friendly staff. Nice location too.

Thank Colin C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 37 - USD 49
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via De' Musei 2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 224589
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