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Trattoria Meloncello

€€ - €€€Italian
Via Saragozza 240/a, 40135 Bologna, Italy
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“osso bucco” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (15 reviews)
“semifreddo” (2 reviews)
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Via Saragozza 240/a, 40135 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A bit of a walk from the centre of the city where we stayed but the suckling pig had been recommended to us by a local. Was well worth the walk! I also had the Passatelli in brodo which was wonderful. As for wine there...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

I ate today in this traditional restaurant at the beginnig of the San Luca pathwalk. A perfect end after the morning running up to the hill. The place is friendly and traditional. Speciality extra fresh home made pasta! Nice service. I’ll surely reccomend

Thank Iggiova
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Really nice staff, and we were very excited about a birthday dinner treat here. It is about a 10 minute taxi trip out of central Bologna and the taxi driver knew it well / promised us a great meal. We should have gone for tortellini...More

1  Thank MJMCD67
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We arrived here because the owner of another trattoria that was closed indicated it to us as good local cuisine . Three hungry colleagues . Well received by the friendly staff and we got a table outside . Written menu in English or an oral...More

Thank tempiodelgusto
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

In generally the food was good but nothing special . The price was 12 euro for each plate and the portions were very small in a disappointing size. The personal had a lack of knowledge of English language in a point that we felt they...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had just walked back from San Luca, down through the porticos. We had heard of MelonCello and decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed, the food was excellent including the Tortelloni in brodo and Tagliatelle al Ragu. Both were fantastic. We...More

Thank john-one
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Several people had recommended the Meloncello, but we had our doubts as the exterior looks a bit neglected from outside. However, our doubts were soon dispelled when we looked inside and sat at a table on the side terrace. The service was very friendly (and...More

Thank bco49
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Just 10 minutes outside of the city center of Bologna, you'll find this osteria tradizionale. The service was excellent as our waitress was more than happy to explain all the details, make great suggestions and describe so expressively the history of the restaurant. The food...More

4  Thank zotrix
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Recommend the Tortelloni in brodo but the short menu has so many tasty dishes. Beef carpaccio was delightful There is a eating area outside the main room which has been enclosed with greenery, smoking is allowed there, but is not too intrusive. Suggest a reservation...More

1  Thank gtrot
Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you want to have the real experience of an Italian trattoria this is the place. A little bit away from the centre, 10 Euros by taxi, but we will certainly do it again. Definitely no tourists in site, great food with a smile, good...More

1  Thank ANDROS S
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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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:15 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Saragozza 240/a, 40135 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Saragozza
  • Neighbourhood: Saragozza
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