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Trattoria Croara

Via San Ruffillo 23/A, 40068 San Lazzaro di Savena, Italy
+39 051 476906
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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“tortellini” (2 reviews)
“child” (2 reviews)
“portions” (2 reviews)
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Via San Ruffillo 23/A, 40068 San Lazzaro di Savena, Italy
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This is a traditional simple Osteria located on a hill top near Bologna. Do not expect anything fancy except for a very nice view if you are lucky enough to sit by the windows overlooking the valley below. One of the specialities of the place...More

1  Thank Rufus P
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The trattoria is not much to look at, to the extent that my wife and I nearly passed it up but the bustling carpark made us give it a try. This was a good decision as the food was very tasty traditional bolognese fair and...More

Thank Thehefza
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Outside Bologna in the hills. Very popular for Sunday lunch. A noisy, friendly atmosphere. There is an outside eating area. Friendly staff. Delicious food. Reasonable cost. Child friendly.

Thank Gabrielle S
Reviewed 15 March 2015

This place needs a makeover - it's 70s original decor. Admittedly, the view and location are great, but the food is not worth what they charge for it. Portions are on the small side and for me there's no excuse for leaving more than an...More

Thank Therealmazza
Reviewed 15 December 2014

The restaurant has no frills or beautiful decorations but the food is genuine and great. We had tortellini al brodo and tortelloni carcofi for starters. Veal and mixed grill for main course. We loved it.

Thank Den_Sil_Malta
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Liked, the food which was good but not exceptional despite it's authenticity. Perhaps it's that we don't 'get' Trattoria which can be charming but in this case we found it noisy and cafeteria like. We came in at first looking for directions to our accommodation,...More

Thank atmosphere
Reviewed 1 July 2014

A wonderful family-owned trattoria in San Lazzaro. Everything is fresh & home-made and the service is fabulous. Ask for Bruno when you go! The menu is varied and very traditional for Bolognese cuisine. The dining room is a big, wide open area & can get...More

Thank Giacomino N
Reviewed 16 November 2013

Imagine you have been walking the trails expecting to find a cute trattoria around every corner. And you haven't seen one for hours. Finally you ask a local who tells you there is one less than a mile away. Only it turns out it is...More

Thank Jurriaan T
Reviewed 29 July 2013

I fondly remember Sunday afternoon drives outside of Bologna to visit nearby trattorias... Trattoria Croara felt like those long-ago Sunday lunches. Great views of the city, solid Bolognese food and good prices. Really enjoyed it - was recommended by a friend who lives in the...More

Thank Brichford
Reviewed 7 October 2012 via mobile

Good food, nice atmosphere, friendly staff. Not glamorous but perfect for a relaxing lunch. Would recommend.

Thank ChrisGBo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Ruffillo 23/A, 40068 San Lazzaro di Savena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  San Lazzaro di Savena
  • Phone Number: +39 051 476906
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