Restaurants

Top Choice Osteria in Bologna

All'Osteria Bottega

At this osteria truly worthy of the name, owners Daniele and Valeria lavish attention on every table between trips to the kitchen for plates of culatello di Zibello ham, tortellini in capon broth, pork shank in red …
Top Choice Italian in Bologna

Osteria dell'Orsa

If you were to make a list of the great wonders of Italy, hidden amid Venice’s canals and Rome’s Colosseum would be cheap, pretension-free osterie (casual taverns) like Osteria dell'Orsa, where the food is serially …
Top Choice Trattoria in Bologna

Drogheria della Rosa

With its wooden shelves and apothecary jars, it's not difficult to picture this place as the pharmacy it once was. Nowadays it's a charming, high-end trattoria, run by a congenial owner who gets round to every table…
Osteria in Bologna

Osteria La Traviata

Delectable locally sourced treats, from delicately fried squash blossom appetisers to desserts like homemade ricotta-walnut cake, rule the menu at this charming osteria. It's equally warm and welcoming on a summer e…
Osteria in Bologna

Osteria Broccaindosso

Ever wish you could try everything on the menu? At this convivial, locally recommended osteria, you can. The tasting menu of appetisers alone (€13) is enough to feed most mortals, with plates of everything from pros…
Ristorante in Bologna

Osteria de' Poeti

In the wine cellar of a 14th-century palazzo, this historic eatery makes an atmospheric spot to delve into Bologna's much-lauded cuisine. Take a table by the stone fireplace and order from the selection of tradition…
Trattoria in Bologna

Trattoria dal Biassanot

The waiters in bow ties suggest an underlying grandiosity, but the Biassanot is about as down to earth as its earthy menu, which lists such rustic throwbacks as wild boar, goat, and veal with balsamic vinegar and mu…
Trattoria in Bologna

Trattoria del Rosso

The Rosso, said to be the city's oldest trattoria, is a great example of what they do so well in Bologna. A bustling, workaday eatery, it serves healthy portions of home-style local fare at honest prices and without…