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La Traviata

Via Urbana 5/c, 40123 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 331298
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Urbana 5/c, 40123 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From our first visit a year before, this place disappointed. A late dinner opening means a rush of patrons came at once; not uncommon in Italy but the staff could not handle it. Gramigne with salciccia were good but an "osso bucco" offered as a...More

Thank dxmyekat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decor as you come in is quite tacky and the bathroom had no working tap. We ordered pasta to begin with which was fine, but pretty small and average tasting for the price. We ordered potatoes to accompany this, which they didn’t actually bring until...More

Thank Jennyscottx
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Stellar stellar pasta, freshly made in-house, mom taking your order, dad coming around and asking about the wine, son manning the front, this is pretty much the quintessential Bologna experience. Yes there is a menu, but really, listen to mom's recitation. And yes, if they...More

Thank dieswaytoofast
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We tried this restaurant since it was nearby and had great ratings...and loved it so much, we went back for a second time! We were fortunate to be there during truffle season, so an additional menu of truffle dishes was offered. Start with stuffed zucchini...More

Thank Leslie L
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We had really good salade con carciofi here, pasta con funghi was good, but no excell, we did not eat desert so no clue how they perform in that area. Location and atmosphere is very nice, inside as well as outside below the beautiful and...More

Thank EbnerMilo
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We went to La Traviata twice after having it recommended by a local. We enjoyed good food and friendly service on both occasions. When a particular dish that one of the party wanted was not on the menu, the waiter was able to suggest an...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We flew to Bologna on our road trip in order to eat here again. Absolutely fabulous ! terrific food, great service, welcoming ambience ......what more could you want ? It was very busy due to a ceramics fair being held in the city but the...More

Thank mollycatScotland
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We dined here after a long day of sightseeing. The food was good and plentiful. We started with a huge appetiser plate with friend Zucchini flowers, fried bread, sautéed artichokes, sliced salami and cheeses. We then went on to Tagliatelle with asparagus and prosciutto. All...More

Thank bbinder
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We went there on the recommendation of the Lonely Planet guide but were unimpressed. The pasta course and the main course were average but without any spark to lift them to a higher level. My dessert was not as specified. I ordered a pannacotta with...More

1  Thank Sam C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Recommended by staff at Panotto, and oh boy is this place good. It is just like eating with a Bolognese family. A warm welcome and then the delights of the menu as delivered by the lady of the house. Wonderful stuffed courgette flowers, delicious lasagne...More

Thank Cath B
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Alison M
11 February 2017|
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Response from Chris P | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they have non-meat vegetarian options, but probably not Vegan. It depends on your version of "vegetarian".
25 April 2015|
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Response from Travellinchick | Reviewed this property |
I was there last May so fingers crossed its the same for you
Mela B
24 March 2015|
Response from LatraviataBologna | Property representative |
It is the only card we don't take because we are not connected with A.E.Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$66
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Urbana 5/c, 40123 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 331298
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