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Trattoria di Via Serra

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Via Luigi Serra, 9/B, 40129 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 631 2330
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Today
19:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 13:45
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Wed - Sun 19:00 - 21:45
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 13:45
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Madrid, Spain
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are happy that we found this wonderful trattoria thanks to tripadvisor. When we booked lunch there they asked us for 10 euros deposit per person which we found OK as the place is small and it is a "slow food" restaurant. Flavio, was very friendly and helpful. He explained the menu in English. We chose "Tortellini tradizionali in brodo... More 

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Thank Blanca K
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're in Bologna, take the time to visit this absolutely incredible restaurant. This is the kind of meal you will not forget. Truly local and native to the region. Flavio went over the entire menu in English and was incredibly accommodating. If you're visiting Bologna, make a reservation (in advance) and do not miss eating here.

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Thank K A
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We arrived at the restaurant without booking BIG MISTAKE! Do not come here without make a booking well in advance!. There were no tables but Flavio the owner let us sit in the entrance area at the waiting table, sadly for everyone who came after us got turned away. The food was simply delicious Every dish simply heavenly. The soup... More 

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Thank Jaquelyn M
Bologna, Italy
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The best! Very good typical bolognese food from the nearby mountains. Nice atmosphere and a quaint little restaurant

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Thank Elizabeth B
Buffalo, NY
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102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I want to thank those here on TA and on Chowhound for cluing us into this wonderful place. On the way to Florence from Venice, please stop in Bologna for lunch. There's a reason they call Bologna "Il Grosso" - it's the best eating city in Italy. And at the top of the heap is Trattoria di Via Serra, run... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We were in Bologna for a few days and found this restaurant through TripAdvisor. We decided to walk there and give it a try because it ranked well. When we arrived the host told us he was fully booked and couldn't accommodate us. It was 8 PM but the reservations he claimed to have at 7 PM didn't show up,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I had read reviews on this restaurant and was impressed but a little apprehensive regarding the prices, but need not have worried. Such is the demand for this gem of an eatery, we had to wait 4/5 days to get a booking, believe me it was worth the wait. Flavio (the owner) took time to explain every dish on the... More 

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1 Thank James L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Wins 1. The charm and intimacy of the Trattoria make you feel like you are someplace special. The care and attention of the service are both personal and professional. 2. The food is regional and seasonal and you will get something that represents the best of Bologna and the chef's craft. 3. If you can't decide what to get on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Owner of restaurant ll explained all menu and really kind and helpful all time , we like here so much i can recommend everybody

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Deal, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We were staying in the hotel next door so wanted to try this restaurant based on the great TA reviews. It was very difficult to get a reservation but thanks to the perseverance of the reception staff at our hotel we eventually were able to take a cancellation at lunch time five days after our arrival. The menu is not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 13:45
Wednesday
19:00 - 21:45
Thursday
19:00 - 21:45
Friday
19:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 13:45
Saturday
19:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 13:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Luigi Serra, 9/B, 40129 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 631 2330

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?