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Bologna Cafe'

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3983 Destination Dr, No 102, Osprey, FL 34229-9512
+1 941-244-2033
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
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Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Restaurant is tiny and crowded. Food is just o.k., but at inflated prices that led to greater expectations. Thinking this was a special occasion place, my husband and I got a little more dressed up than usual (considering Florida's casual standards) only to find our waitress to be dressed in jeans.

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Thank RhoDylandAnne
Venice, Florida
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380 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my third review of this place..We always come away with the same opinion, excellent but very expensive..We started with a fantastic antipasto but the price for two was $46......I had a pasta carbonara..All of the pastas are made on the premises and are excellent but the $26 price tag for a pasta dish was very high...A good and... More 

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Thank gardner34285
Venice, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in the door we were greeted with a chilly attitude - not sure why. When they asked if we had a reservation and we said no we were told " then this table is for you"... despite there being 7-8 open tables we were given the worst by the door. Ok. We thought the prices... More 

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Thank SRDud
Osprey, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We live close by this restaurant and decided to try it. We like to support local business and were hoping this would be a good experience and we could spread the word. The experience was memorable but for all the wrong reasons. Food was mediocre at best. I ordered the Eggplant Parmesan and there was no distinguishable eggplant in the... More 

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Thank rehabangel97
Nokomis, Florida
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182 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in after work no reservation it was early 5:30ish there was no one in the restaurant yet owner on the phone taking a reservation. Asked the server if we could have a table, mentioned we had to ask the owner on the phone. She mentioned to the server to place us in the corner by the window. Place is... More 

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Thank Michele L
Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Visited 5 times but generally felt food is good but small portions and overpriced at lunch. Never ate dinner there. General consensus from locals is they go there once or twice but service is fair, food just good, and overpriced. Not too popular. Room is attractive, however.

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Thank Jebfl
Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Great food for foodies. Don't go if you think this is the Olive Garden. Its truely authentic and every last morsel was delicious!

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Thank 191amy
Wayne, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews, we decided to give it a try. So glad we did!! Wonderful atmosphere, great service, fantastic wine list, amazing food. Not cheap, but worth it!!!

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Thank KKMetell
Fort Myers, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

$45.00 for Ossobuco...Outrageous! I believe they think they are in NYC. Food was good but you. Enter ask "how much".

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Thank Juanitocalleocho
Sarasota, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Cafe Bologna in Osprey Florida, was recommended to us, for their unforgettable northern Italian cuisine. Well it was forgettable to say the least. Our bill for 2, with only 3 beers , nothing else was over $ 200.00! Charged $ 46 for antipasto alone! It was okay ...but nothing like others we have enjoyed like Beronia. At least with Beromia... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3983 Destination Dr, No 102, Osprey, FL 34229-9512
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Osprey
  • Phone Number: +1 941-244-2033

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