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Ristorante da Nello

#51 of 1,390 Restaurants in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Monte Grappa 2, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 236331
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I looked up places in Bologna and this came up as a recommendation. We just went for a mains.i had the Mushroom risotto and my husband had the ragu tageltelle. Both very tasty. Bread was put on the table which I know you always pay for.But our bill at the end was quite expensive for what we had ( which... More 

Thank escudds
Athens, Attiki, Greece
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although shared before reviews of this reastaurant (as we do-once a year- go there-I can still say:Best dinner in town. And as per service:just perfect

Thank Jacques B
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is probably the best and most characteristic restaurant in Bologna offering the authentic and legendary dishes of the local cuisine. No twists or fancy appearances, just healthy portions of extraordinary local good food cooked to perfection in an ambient that remains the same for several decades now. Always can find mushrooms and truffles even if best go in season... More 

Thank MariodaAtene
Ploiesti, Prahova, Romania
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A la mama food. We can taste the classical Italian food but no wow. Seems a bit crowded place and the furniture can be modernized.

Thank Cosmin C
Antwerp Province, Belgium
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77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is in THE cellars.excellent food, Great service and super wines What You wouldnt expect. Friendly personal, enjoy THE bolognese way of living. Dont mis THE Rabin, wild porc and daily offers.

Thank marcmgvanhoey
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We had a couple of ideas about places to try but hadn't booked anywhere and it was Valentine's Day. I asked our hotel receptionist who recommended da Nello for its good classic bolognese cooking, but proximity to the hotel (Corona d Oro). Happy to take his advice he kindly made a call and managed to get us in on an... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Excellent food, delightful and very helpful staff. Booked for us by our hotel whose restaurant was closed on our arrival.

Thank Mattie15
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Appearance from outside is deceptive, it looks small even when you enter but downstairs there is a bustling, elegant restaurant. Our waiter was fantastic and suggested we try the evening specials of fried artichokes and porcini and truffle lasagna and we shared these dishes, they were heavenly. My husband thought the pannacotta was exceptional with perfect texture. Great wine list... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I was going to skip out on dinner after having a late lunch in the city. Luckily, I got here half an hour before closing! They weren't going to seat me at first, but the staff was very kind and found a table for me. The place was full of Italians (just what I like to see, as reassurance that... More 

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153 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I tried to get in here just before Christmas with friends but it was full. Luckily I found myself back in Bologna for business so I booked myself in for lunch. The staff are very welcoming, extremely slick and professional and it's great watching them work and keep everything running so smoothly. There's an open door to the kitchen and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$43
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Monte Grappa 2, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 236331
Since 1948 Da Nello Restaurant means "good food in Bologna"

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?