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Ristorante Pizzeria Il Saraceno

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Via Calcavinazzi 2/d, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 236628
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I stopped off for a spritz and was greeted by a friendly waiter. It was no issue that I only wanted a drink. As I was sat there loads of local italian business men were coming in for their lunch a real locals place. The food I saw being brought out looked amazing and if I hadn't already eaten all... More 

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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not our first visit so I highly recommend this amazing place to eat, drink, relax and enjoy Italian food at the heart of wonderful Bologna! Delicious food & great service are guaranteed in this cosy restaurant! Thank you & see you soon!

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Malta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for lunch. This was the first restaurant we visited in Bologna. We had pasta Bolognese......a classic......super deicious.The staff is friendly and helpful. Recommended for sure. Thumbs up and keep it up.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner for 2 at Il Saraceno, we were greeted with warmth throughout and the staff provided several complimentary extras- bread, a pre-starter, limoncello and a free dessert to share. The food was excellent, pasta very tasty and typically Bolognese. Would certainly recommend a visit.

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Thank Fleur A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With five stars is not enough to tell how much I love this place in Bologna already for years: best food and attitude one can imagine after long day at the #BCBF.

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Thank Alīse N
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

You always feel like home when you going to "saraceno", great food and great pizza! Staff are amazing and very friendly. Go here.

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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

This reataurant is very close to the hotel we usually stay at while visiting our favourite city of Bologna, they have a great menu with lots of choice.The staff are brilliant, very helpful,and friendly and the restaurant has a lovely atmosphere with lots of local people dinning here. The location is only a couple of minutes from Piazza Maggiore. We... More 

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Thank penny s
Boston, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Good pizza, with some unique choices and recipes, but the pasta was surprisingly exceptional. Il Saraceno is an unassuming, but charming place. Nothing fancy, but popular with the locals for good reason. Our waitress was friendly and accomodating. Our experience was good enough to have us return next time we are in Bologna.

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We stayed nearby and stopped in twice, once for lunch and once for dinner. Had pizza pasta and various apps all very good. We were greeted warmly on the second visit and enjoyed that as they remembered us. This is a local place and can be very busy. A tour group poured in and we still got good service. Recommended... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Went here on our final day in Bologna with friends. We shared Bruschetta as a starter which was fairly standard but the main courses were very good. I had the frutti di mare pizza which was good, with generous amount of seafood. I also tasted the lasagne, which was nice but not the best I've tasted in Bologna. The prices... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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?