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Il Rovescio

Via Pietralata 75/a, 40122 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 523545
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (7 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
“rabbit” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Pietralata 75/a, 40122 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

We were looking for a famous pasta place in this neighborhood, turned out it is only take-away place and we found this place by accident. It's quite a find. The service was very personable and attentive. Unlike the normal pasta which is made of wheat,...More

Thank Dennis G
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Let's get real here: authentic, organic (or, "bio") ingredients deserve a premium. This restaurant uses fine ingredients, and as such it makes sense for them to charge more. What is not fine is the tiny portions they serve, coupled with tastes that aren't all that...More

Thank Allan Z
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and nice staff. Food was great! Ingredients were delicious! I recomment the restaurant very much.

Thank hildel532
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We were happy we went to eat here. The pasta was phenomenal, and the salad, meat and vegetables were good too. This is a lively and popular restaurant with some innovative dishes and new twists.

Thank Happyvisitor884
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We had a pizza in this restaurant near Pratello, near closing time but service has been very friendly and professional nevertheless. I don't usually bother trying funny doughs for pizza, but they are amazing at making a perfect pizza dough with lots of different flours!...More

Thank laura p
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We went here merely due to the fact it was very busy outside and the menu looked good. We ordered the courgette flowers, expecting them to be cooked (as we normally have them)- we received 3 tiny, uncooked courgette flowers stuffed with minimal ricotta for...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Quality of the raw ingredients, peculiarity of the food and overall taste amazed me. I perceived a will to experiment mixing and matching flavours with very positive results. Bread especially, was amazing. The portions were normal and we spend around 60 euros for a lunch...More

Thank Rainbowbreeze
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Nice and friendly staff. My wife and i took vegan dishes (maltagliati, fiori di zucca and mopur) and they were tasty and creative. My friends had parmigiana and chicken and they were satisfied with the choice. Good white house wine and nice desserts.

Thank Vittorio M
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The service was friendly and they changed the wine we didn't like with no fuss. The rabbit was good but needed a garnish. The tagliatelle with veg was good. But the velutata was tasteless; the pork dry; the duck breast was OK. All needed more...More

Thank rowenabalham
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We were looking for a good place to eat after a few days of excellent food in Bologna. Our last night. This was an excellent way to finish the trip. We had the house red wine which was of high quality. We shared a starter...More

Thank johnS49
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$49
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pietralata 75/a, 40122 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 523545
  • E-mail
The Rovescio was born out of paradox which became our philosophy: we do not source our produce based on the menu, but instead we build the menu around what produce is available at each time of the year, based on the offerings of our small-scale, local producers.
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