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Trattoria Gianni

Via Clavature 18, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 229434
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“mortadella” (27 reviews)
“lamb ragu” (5 reviews)
“mousse” (9 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Clavature 18, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Trattoria Gianni when visiting our daughter who was studying in Bologna this fall. Contrary to some of the comments here, our waitress was incredibly gracious -- especially with my wife and I who do not know Italian. The mortadella "mousse" was delicious, and...More

Thank JC9094
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We had really nice authentic Italian food but I must say the waiters were too pushy and sometimes rude. I’m sorry but I’ll not go again only because of the bad service. Good luck!

Thank Merch22
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Great local cusine, nice wine list...Both very well priced. Service was great, very friendly and polite. Very popular with locals and I would recommend reservations. We arrived at 7:00 (no reservations) and although only one table was occupied we got the last one available. ..by...More

Thank Rick W
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The welcome was warm and food fantastic. However the waitress was far too pushy with her recommendation of a more expensive wine, a side salad etc etc. When we said too full for a dessert the response was "not even one to share". After getting...More

2  Thank Antoinette B
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food. Traditional taste, daily signature dishes and friendly atmosphere. A wonderful evening dining in the real Bolognese way, a the price it is ok for the level of the food!

Thank PeteB320
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Great atmosphere. We had tagliatelle bolognese since we thought we would try something famous form the city. We were not disappointed, the food was great in a cozy atmosphere

Thank epicureandp00r
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We make a reservation at Trattoria Da Gianni whenever we are in Bologna because we love their tortelloni, lasagne, gramigna con salsiccia, Cotoletta alla Bolognese, and other traditional offerings. We just had dinner there with an excellent Amarone wine and plenty of time to watch...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Would not recommend eating here. Waited several minutes to be recognised for seating only to have local Italian couple behind us seated first. Staff then proceeded to serve other customers before eventually seating us in a manner that felt like we were an inconvenience. The...More

2  Thank RyanEdkins
Michele R, Proprietario at Trattoria Gianni, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017
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Buon giorno ci dispiace se avete avuto una cattiva esperienza noi abbiamo sempre lavorato con italiani e turisti allo stesso...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I booked table via MISIEDO, and when I came in, staff said to me that She doesnt have any free table for us. Really don't understand why restaurant use any booking application when are not able to operate with it.More

Thank Peter H
Michele R, Proprietario at Trattoria Gianni, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

good evening i phoned to mi siedo and they confirmed to have informed you by mail and by message that your reservation was not valid because we were full . your review is incorrect we have been working whit line reservation for years and will...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Having noticed this well hidden restaurant few days ago, we decided this was to be our last lunch in bologna this time around. Small simple menu with local food. Once inside we could only hear Italian which we found very good sign. Inside the cellar,...More

Thank Tristan S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:15
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:15
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:15
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:15
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Clavature 18, 40124 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 229434
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