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Ristorante Pizzeria Il Saraceno

Via Calcavinazzi 2/d, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 236628
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“seafood” (14 reviews)
“pizza” (32 reviews)
“linguine” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Via Calcavinazzi 2/d, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed today via mobile

There are some lovely restaurants in Bologna but a restaurant that must be visited if you are ever visit this wonderful city is Il Saraceno. With seating inside and out, situated off the main high street, it offers a wide ranging choice of delicious food...More

Thank TheElkandOwlett
Reviewed 4 days ago

I came to this place to have dinner on my first evening in Bologna. From the first few seconds, I was impressed with the classy vibe and by the friendly personnel. A nice middle-aged waiter did his best to speak English and understand what I...More

Thank Vladkostea
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just very good on every level. Service, food , wine & ambience. Ask for garlic oil! Good location 4 mins from historic piazza.

Thank neatboi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Waiters were friendly, food arrived quickly. Pizza was huge. All in all a good experience. Would go back.

Thank 244sarahj561
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This a lovely, airy place with a very large choice and great waiters who are extremely helpful. The food backs this up, using fresh seasonal ingredients and a decent wine list. The oven baked fish is particularly good and the oven roasted potatoes are exquisite!

Thank RobinS57
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We wanted to have a dinner outside close to our hotel and have chosen Il Saraceno. Good choice of food and wine, service was attentive and quick, they worked really hard. Unfortunately the kitchen has disappointed us completely - bruschetta in the starter was burnt...More

Thank Ludovit G
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I was in Bologna over a weekend... way staying near by.. I went to this place twice.. steak, pasta, seafood.. all very nice.

Thank Anthony2231
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Visited this place for my birthday dinner and was extremely pleased with the food and the service. Thanks for the experience!

Thank 1,301,180,315
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was clean and the personal were friendly. They even placed a chare for my girlfriends handbag. The food was very tasty and prepared well. Price and quality is good. Try it your self.

Thank Tulpenbollen
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We ate here on a very busy Sunday evening. Charming and helpful staff. Good selection of wines at reasonable prices. My grilled tuna was excellent!

Thank John E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Calcavinazzi 2/d, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Porto
  • Neighbourhood: Porto
  • Phone Number: +39 051 236628
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