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Trattoria Mariposa

#133 of 1,390 Restaurants in Bologna
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Via Bertiera 12, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 225656
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 00:00
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Bologna, Italy
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301 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is extremely small so you need to book. Traditional bolognese menù, nothing surprising but if you are hungry this is a good place! Prices are good, one of the few restaurants in the city that didn't put prices up because of the tourist recent boom. The waitress-host is very welcoming and nice

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Thank Viridiana2012
Loutraki, Greece
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

If you wish to have a decent meal close to the center in a modern atmosphere then "Mariposa" is your place! All the famous bolognese dishes, good wines and beers and nice service! Prices similar at all places in the center of Bologna! A safe choice for good food!!!

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Thank Sotiris M
Minsk, Belarus
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

So cute place, here a lot of local people, good for family. Here we first time tried spagetti bologneze. It was toothsome :-) also was good home wine)

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Bologna, Italy
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301 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The place is extremely small so you need to book. Traditional bolognese menù, nothing surprising but if you are hungry this is a good place!

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Thank Viridiana2012
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyable, simple classic dishes. Terrific gramigna and Brodo tortellini. Nice warm service and a delicious panne cotta. Everything you'd expect from a nice young couple having a red hot go with a little trattoria. Recommend this any day.

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Thank 1920Harley
Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We wondered into Trattoria Mariposa. It was raining outside and the restaurant was comfortable and warm. We enjoyed our lunch. However, when the bill came, we received just a number that said we had two plates of pasta--42 euros. The amount wasn't unreasonable; we shared three courses, a salad, wine, and dessert. We just wanted to know what things cost.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Warm environment and great atmosphere. Giovanni and Miki, the owners, spent a lot of time with me explaining in detail all questions I had on the menu. Food was exquisite if you are looking for a traditional Bolognese cuisine. Ingredients were fresh and tasty. I loved it!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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147 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This is a genuine authentic Trattoria with a lot of local guests. Very nice and good food and service. /Mats Samaras, Stockholm, Sweden

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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Staff is really friendly, traditional recipes. A very well manned trattoria, perfect for an informal business meeting or a romantic dinner. Special taste but yet light cooking. Really a good quality meals like home. If you want a casual place to eat real meal try Mariposa.

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San Antonio, Texas
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This was the closest to having a very tasty meal at someones house who is a superb cook. The place has a quality of a home, with an attentive and friendly service. The food was perfect for experiencing traditional dishes of Bologna. I recommend this restaurant to anyone who wishes to have a regional informal meal in Bologna.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$40
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Bertiera 12, 40126 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > San Vitale
  • Neighbourhood: San Vitale
  • Phone Number: +39 051 225656
Description
It is relatively new but worth spreading the word!

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