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Osteria Il Rovescio

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Via Pietralata 75/a, 40122 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 523545
19:30 - 23:00
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Sun 12:30 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 19:30 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 12:30 - 14:30
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The service was friendly and they changed the wine we didn't like with no fuss. The rabbit was good but needed a garnish. The tagliatelle with veg was good. But the velutata was tasteless; the pork dry; the duck breast was OK. All needed more attention

Thank rowenabalham
Manchester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a good place to eat after a few days of excellent food in Bologna. Our last night. This was an excellent way to finish the trip. We had the house red wine which was of high quality. We shared a starter of pasta and then the rabbit and pork. Good portions as you might expect but... More 

Thank johnS49
Melbourne, Australia
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197 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The last time I was here I liked it more. It might just be the dishes we chose this time. The vegetarian lasagne was not a success, a tough, doughy crust with some undercooked vegetables and a bland sauce. The velutata was delicious, as was the vegetable tort, but the other main was undistinguished. The house bio wine was OK... More 

Thank Michael V
1 review
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I had dinner with 4 friends. The menu has a limited number of dishes but they are all excellent. All ingredients are bio (organic) and nicely served. Highly recommended.

Thank Davide T
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is small, intimate and tucked away from the main streets of Bologna. The people serving us knew everything about every item of food or wine we ordered, it was incredible. Food sourced only from local producers, much of it biodynamic or organic with loads of veggie options. The flavours were awesome too. Highly recommended, especially for those who... More 

Thank Jim W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing food! A refreshing break from the traditional restaurants, it's also a great choice for vegans and vegetarians.They have a great menu which changes every month and focuses on using fresh, local and organic produce. Very friendly staff. Also they have a pizza place a few doors down which is well worth a try.

Thank CoffeeCoffeee
Muralto, Switzerland
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The place, the look of the dishes give you high expectations. Everything looks nice. Sadly we ate some extremely average food. The "vellutata" was like a mashed vegetable put together. The tagliatelle weren't tasty. The bufalo meat inside was ok. The house wine was really disgusting. I couldn't drink it, neither white or red. The hamburger was so dry. You... More 

Thank Alejandra A
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We came across this place for lunch. The staff provides great service with menus and drinks provided quickly. The food is fresh and delicious. We had a salad and vegetable dish to start and pastas for main. It was all so good. I would go back!

Thank MelHassan
1 review
Reviewed 7 September 2016

While walking through Bologna with my italian friend he offered to take me to this lovely place for a pizza since I am a pizza lover i had to go the staff was kind and friendly the menu was short but you could see they put a lot of care in their ingredient choice and my friend told me they... More 

Thank ocirne777
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Honest food and good information about wine. Loved it and would definitely come back!

Thank Bjorngent

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$45
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pietralata 75/a, 40122 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 523545
Siamo il Rovescio, sotto i portici di via Pietralata, a Bologna. E' l'osteria dove si gusta una cucina genuina e locale a chilometro 0, con una cantina fornita di vini di preferenza biologici e biodinamici, fatti senza scorciatoie chimiche. La nostra e una piccola cucina, dove prestiamo la massima attenzione ai nostri piatti. Abbiamo un debole per gli ingredienti bio e per la freschezza dei prodotti di stagione e per preparare le nostre paste fresche e il pane usiamo solo farine biologiche.Una quarantina di posti raccolti in una confortevole stanza e in una piccola saletta dove, con cortesia, vi accoglieremo in una atmosfera unica.

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