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Trattoria di Via Serra

Via Luigi Serra, 9/B, 40129 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 631 2330
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Via Luigi Serra, 9/B, 40129 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Great italian food with a novelty touch Great mix of flavours Very friendly owner Nicest meai in Bologna a bit hard to get in touch to book but don't give up

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BrazilFamily4
Reviewed 21 November 2018

took freinds from South africa. the owner is fab , described each dish. we took a large variety , they were amazing and the whole session was an anthem to italian slow food . can't wait to be back ! bravo!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nicolass208
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Cosy little trattoria with a home like atmosphere. The staff and the owner are really nice and helpful. Food is the traditional Bolognese type but just gorgeous, mainly the freshly handmade pasta. A place we'll come back with pleasure.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 375bernarde
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

This is an incredible restaurant! We hadn’t appreciated when walking in off the street without a reservation just how highly-rated this restaurant is. We were turned away by the owner as there were no tables. However, having just had a table for 10 downsize to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Techno_Dava
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We made a reservation more than a week in advance for a party of seven. If you are visiting Bologna making the reservation should be a first priority. When we arrived the owner greeted us with great enthusiasm and I felt immediately like he has...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GSdeCH
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

They no longer accept reservations by phone or email. The owners want to keep the restaurant small, traditional, local and slow paced. They have a single seating for dinner from 19 to 22. You must show up to make a reservation in their opening hours,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Joakim M
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

A bit outside of Central Bologna but well worth the short taxi ride. Read all the reviews and it lived up to all of them. Quite difficult to make a reservation because they hardly answer the phone during meal service times. Perseverance pays off. They...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Culas
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Reservations a must which we didn’t have but with the help of TripAdvisor advice we went 15 minutes before opening and got the table beside the couch where one other last minute guest dined. This was the best restaurant and meal we can remember having....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank davidwm55
Reviewed 24 September 2018

My wife and I decided to gamble on getting seated at Trattoria di Via Serra, and it was well worth the gamble! It's located in a non-descript neighborhood north of Bologna Centrale station in what resembles what I can only describe as a re-purposed garage....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Wow. You know that place that just makes you feel good about yourself and your life choices? This is it. We walked in wondering if we would get a table for lunch without a reservation so went early in Italian standards (1130 or so). They...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Steph M
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27 December 2018|
Response from ChefLiam231 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure? Ask the restaurant. I expect they will be open.
28 August 2017|
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Response from TravellingRobot | Reviewed this property |
I think it will be hard to find anywhere in Italy that makes GF pasta, especially a place that's as authentic as this.
12 May 2017|
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Response from elizabethbL6121ML | Reviewed this property |
Dunno try during lunch or dinner time maybe u r calling at the wrong time. Change restaurants! Go to Antica Trattoria del Reno. A different experience but well worth it. Look it up
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:45
19:00 - 21:45
19:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 13:45
19:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 13:45
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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