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La Taverna del Farneto

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Via Carlo Jussi 188 | loc. Farneto, 40068 San Lazzaro di Savena, Italy
+39 051 625 1236
19:30 - 22:30
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Sun 12:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 19:30 - 22:30
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Rome, Italy
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71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

I had opportunity to have dinner with some guests here snd we received a very good hospitality accompanied to good service. All the guests coming from several countries, China, France, Argentina, Russia, Canada and England had the possibility to taste the variety of meal, not only from local cuisine but also particular food. All approved the choice with positive opinion.... More 

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Bruxelles, Belgique
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This restaurant Is nicely décorated and offers an excellent traditional italian food. The extensive Wine list has good Values for a decent price. We enjoyed our dinner but must tell Thatcher the meat Is excellent and better than the Fisher. Service Is gentle.

Thank hilaire03
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128 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Got to give an overall thumbs up here. Bit off the beaten track. Great staff. Lovely attention to detail. Great dishes made from good quality meat and produce. Clearly got a talented chef. My husband had a great great steak (and I don't even like steak) - chicken was delicious. Not sure about how appropriate it is for children though... More 

Thank Trixilita
ozzano dell'Emilia, Italia
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Taverno del Farneto is my favourite restaurant. I deeply apologise to other restaurants I like, but I have no doubts in saying that the tens of meals I have had in this place have all had one thing in common.... they were simply delicious! Service is as professional as it can get. You will chose from a long wine list... More 

Thank Stefano J
Hong Kong, China
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225 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

If you're in the area you've got to try this taverna. The food is great. Prices are fair. Portions are nice. Huge wine list. Smaller but very good menu. Try the foie gras or wagyu kobe beef appetizer and don't miss the local buffalo as main. Pasta as secondi was wonderful. We tried antipasto, prime and secondi but could manage... More 

Thank Alex H
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77 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

By the number of cars in the car park it is obvious it's a great place to eat. Service was attentive even though it was busy. A good selection of local fare and all well cooked and very tasty. They have a good wine selection as well. Think we were the only English speaking customers there. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank OLDGOAT67
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was a great surprise. The decor and ambience was perfect. Modern, not typical Italian restaurant but also still atmospheric and cosy. The service was superb. Attentive, relaxed but extremely professional. And the best of all the food. High quality, not too fussy but also a little away from the typical dishes. All in all a perfect combination. Highly... More 

Thank LGBower
Oxford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2013

Very glad we went to this restaurant, which was very busy with locals. Food was delicious & service was excellent. The menu is not too large & contains many local dishes all prepared in a modern presentation with a light touch. The service was efficient & very friendly. Well worth a return visit I think.

Thank Henkeepers
Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2013

Went there with my wife and the children for her birthday. Very much enjoyed the food which was delicious, fresh and beautifully presented. Service was also wonderful and very friendly including English-speaking menus and wait-staff! A hidden gem and we'll definitely be back. The restaurant is beautifully decorated and very pleasant.

Thank mbpdx99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$34 - US$110
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Carlo Jussi 188 | loc. Farneto, 40068 San Lazzaro di Savena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  San Lazzaro di Savena
  • Phone Number: +39 051 625 1236
Food for Life is a thought. Food is life, really. Cook for another person expresses the greatest concept of love imaginable. From the mother feeds the baby to her grandmother than with innate passion for cooking meals without time to her family.I want to develop this idea for fear that some of the teachings and meanings may be lost.The fast food at the table too many whims ill meet with the passion to cook with joy and passion. Think of a new dish, the scents and flavors develop. think of forms, correct imperfections, and so search for the best ingredients. Study the cooking time, respect their nature and love of magic. Mistakes and start over if necessary. This for me is the kitchen.I am more than convinced that cook with joy and engagement gifts to the dish tasted better than others, Mother Earth has given us so much and we should rejoice every day. I just think the wheat, flour and bread made ​​then, and more. Just think of a small seed that set into the ground, will donate all season fruit or vegetables to feed us ...What I have learned and teach it to collaborate with me is the chemistry between joy, brotherhood and love a well-laden table can give to us all.

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