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Ristorante Pizzeria Il Saraceno

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Via Calcavinazzi 2/d, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 236628
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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19:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Slightly off the main pedestrian route a charming place with good outside terrace. We were eight and arrived relatively early to secure a table as the restaurant filled very quickly soon after. None of us chose pizza. The calamari starter was super fresh and grilled to perfection. Also recommended was the steak. Juicy and tender. Some ordered the crab with... More 

Thank 510christine
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

10 of us visited this friendly restaurant. All our food was tasty and in generous portions along with some free bites and drinks. Would recommend for big parties

Thank mikparker
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I visit bologna Iam having dinner in il saraceno The waiters are very friendly it's easy to reach and very comfortable to seat outside. I really can recommend this restaurant.

Thank Florian K
Baden, Switzerland
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By chance we walk into this restaurant and we felt immediately welcome. The family atmosphere make the restaurant Il Saraceno unique! We enjoyed the excellent meals like cotelette bolognese, pizza’s, dessert’s fish in a salt coat (not on the card) but was recommended by Francesco. Francesco served us all 3 nights and we appreciated his professional, attentively and humorous way.... More 

Thank urs_witschi
Pitesti, Romania
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for lunch, after somebody recommend it. The restaurant is central, on a small street, very pleasant. The service is good, the guy was funny and professional. The food, OMG the food: amazing. We had a starter of cheese amazing and I took a lasagna which was very good, but it was so big that i had to... More 

Thank Irina B
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic restaurant with fabulous food, Pizza and fish are very tasty and well presented, we had 2 nights in this restaurant the staff were so very friendly with a great sense of humour we would go back anytime.

Thank sallybluey
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service, food and atmosphere even with two classes of school children. They were happy to 'mix and match' with dishes on the menu and I heard an American couple being advised on what they could do with fish,very very impressed.

Thank Procida77
Galicia, Spain
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Sometimes you want a fine dining experience. Sometimes you want something a little more reasonable and fun. I suggest that at Il Saraceno you have both. We went today, Easter Saturday, just for a plate of pasta, and ended up staying 3 hours because the food was superb and the staff, especially Francesco and Susan were SO welcoming and helpful.... More 

Thank Mandyrainey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The service was good and our waitress was kind. The main issue is that the food wasn't that good. I had better pizza in my country than it that restaurant. Except for the pizza the exoerience wasn't bad.

Thank Eduard M
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were recommended this restaurant by a friend. It was great, delicious food and wine. Good friendly staff. We ate here both nights of our stay and would love to go back.

Thank Helen E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Calcavinazzi 2/d, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Porto
  • Neighbourhood: Porto
  • Phone Number: +39 051 236628

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