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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Trattoria/Osteria
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“Cheap and cheerful place with an always changing menu of typical dishes and bruschette, always very crowded and they don’t accept reservations”
  • 65 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“For more than 20 years, this place has been combining the best traditional Bolognese cuisine with a wide range of wines and the force of jazz and swing, played here live and acoustic almost every night. An institution in town.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Osteria Francescana is a restaurant owned and run by chef Massimo Bottura in Modena, Italy. In 2016 and 2018, it was rated as the world's best restaurant in the World's 50 Best Restaurants. It was the first Italian restaurant to earn the award. It was also second best in 2015 and third best in 2013 and 2014.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Camera a Sud is a quite place where you can have wine or good cocktails and if you wanna eat they have food as well :)”
  • 32 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“This Osteria is small and rustic offering a different style menu. You can decide if you want appetizers, first dishes (pasta), second dishes (meat), and/or dessert and they will bring out various dishes according each course. The desserts are never ending and of course delicious! ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Pub
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“Wine, drinks and easy foods in a cozy atmosphere. Ruggine became quickly one of the most unconventional bar/restaurant in town. The bartenders and servers are very nice and welcoming. The place is both good for a night out with drinks and for a casual dinner.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing, traditional Modenese cuisine at a reasonable price. Open for lunches during the week, and both lunch and dinner on weekends. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“True Bolognese cuisine Family atmosphere, certainly not a classy or modern place. Friendly staff. Excellent tortellini in broth and lasagna as first courses, as second courses you should not miss the roast and boiled meat carts.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Restaurant Ecucina the starry Cesare Marretti Chef . for lunch you can eat fantastic with the first entry , dessert or fruit , wine, water and coffee for only 10 € . at dinner you can only choose between meat or fish or vegetarian , the dishes are surprising and each dish costs only € 8 is required to buy at least 3 dishes , for those who love the cuisine of a chef Cesare Marretti starred as cheap , the restaurant ecucina is the obligatory stop in Bologna”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
“hand made pasta served in a cosy and nice enviroment. I love to have lunch here. best book a table in advance. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“A place where every dish has a story. To go here,better to Book especially in the weekend! ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Jazz, funk, soul, gospel, rock... High quality live music and entertainment in the center of Bologna!”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Trattoria Da Vito is the restaurant where from the seventies onwards the Bolognese artists gathered to eat and spend the evening. Be ready to eat the real goodness of the territory - such as Tortellini in broth, Tortelloni with ragù, Lasagne, or the legendary Spaghetti alla Carbonara that would make the most famous restaurants in Rome envy - by being conquered by its convivial essence.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Small but welcoming place with friendly staff, wide choice of local wines and traditional bolognese dishes.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
“Un Irish pub che durante il periodo estivo, primaverile ed autunnale offre anche i tavolini sulla piazzetta antistante molto graziosa e caratteristica delle serate modenesi.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“VINTAGE - The Trattoria Da Me restaurant, located in the historic center of Bologna, naturally under one of the many arcades that adorn the capital, offers a truly fascinating shabby chic atmosphere. INFORMALE - The restaurant is cozy and you can feel at ease both when you want to have lunch or dinner in company and when you decide for a tete-a-tete. TRADITION AND INNOVATION - The kitchen offers delicious Emilian recipes, however it does not fail to introduce some innovation to make them even more tasty. Great attention is paid to the quality of the ingredients, which are always fresh and follow the seasonality. The meat instead comes from non-intensive farms.”
  • 19 locals recommend