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“The kind of place you go back to, over and over again”
Review of La Traviata

La Traviata
Ranked #205 of 2,064 Restaurants in Bologna
Price range: US$37 - US$66
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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 have the mortadella-stuffed ravioli, get it - that, in and as of itself, makes the whole meal worth it :-)
Of course, so does pretty much everything else they have - just go in, relax, and have an excellent lunch/dinner...

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Thank dieswaytoofast
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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 blossoms which, while breaded and deep-fried, are aslight as air. The pasta is excellent: try the tortellini in broth (brodo) which is a Bologna specialty. We had a number of pasta dishes between our two visits, as well as a delightful dish consisting of a tender breaded pork cutlet, layered with prosciutto and cheeses and finished with a creamy sauce and truffles. The tiramisu is made to order, so there is still some cake that remains undrenched, and all is covered with the creamiest marscapone. Great wine list.
Be sure to consult with Manuela about your menu choices, she will take very good care of you!

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Thank Leslie L
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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 classical Bologna portico. Service is good, although the lady who takes orders tries to squeeze more order form tourists, but not annoying. Little pricy dough.
So, if in center and want to sit outside, under typical portico shade, then this could be better option then some tourists trapp in Via Clavature.

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Thank EbnerMilo
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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 alternative, also not on the menu, that the kitchen could prepare. The result was excellent.

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Thank Peter C
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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 staff coped very well and were very attentive ......I recommend the stuffed zucchini flowers (again ) & the marscapone dessert is to die for !

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Thank mollycatScotland
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