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Il Caffe Della Corte

#174 of 1,393 Restaurants in Bologna
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Corte Isolani 5/B, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 261555
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
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Wed - Fri 09:00 - 22:00
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first night in Bologna, we picked this place for dinner. We were so glad we did. Our first course of cheese, meats and fluffy rolls was delicious! We then had 3 differnt pastas, including a lasagna that melted in your mouth. Along with 2 bottles of wine, we had the best meal of our entire stay in Italy.The staff... More 

Thank chr444
St.Louis, MO
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This turned out to be my favorite eating spot on my 4 days in Bologna. The food is amazing, especially the tortellini with cream and their meat and cheese platter. Very reasonable! In the lower level, you can see a well that dates back from who knows how long...amazing! Also, although I wasn't here with my young children, I appreciated... More 

Thank passport2travel
Moscow, Russia
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104 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

A nice very popular restaurant in the Corte Isolani. The prices are not high and there is a variety of choice here.

1 Thank Maria M
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Lovely little caffeteria in the beautiful Corte Isolani (that leads to Santo Stefano, which is well worth checking out). Cheap, very cheerful service and the food is great! We had the gluten free selection of cheeses and cold meats, a piadina and some decent local wine. A special mention must go to the staff who were excellent!!

1 Thank deepster24
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231 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a great place tucked away in a courtyard near to the Basilica di Santa Stefano. We had a glass of local wine and a sampler plate of local meats, cheeses and warm and cold bread. For vegetarians there are vegetable dishes instead of meat. We would recommend this place and the food. We were sitting downstairs .

1 Thank PandyPandora
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We came across this place while exploring the city during the day and decided to visit that night. There was an option of a plate of food and a cocktail for €10 I chose the seafood and my friend opted for the cheesy one. We got more food than we expected, it is basically a tapas style plate of nibbles,... More 

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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This was our first stop for food after landing in Bologna. Part of the coeliac association, this cafe had a small but decent selection of gluten free items. We had a selection of cheeses, meats, and GF bread to share - perfect for lunch. They also serve Daura GF beer. There were other options too, such as salads. The location... More 

Thank Peter M
silviasilvia v, Proprietario at Il Caffe Della Corte, responded to this review
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La selezione di prodotti senza glutine è piuttosto limitata ma di gran qualità! Ci serve ormai da un paio di... More 

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

It's an idyllic place! Amazing food and service!!! We had different appetizers, tagliatelle, tortelloni, tortellacci, drinks (mojito, aperol, gin tonic), and even dessert!! (Cupolina cioccolato). We enjoyed our food so much, we actually order some more tagliatelle and shared it. After a couple of days around Italy, I was amazed to find a place with such a good and friendly... More 

Thank Stephanie C
silviasilvia v, Proprietario at Il Caffe Della Corte, responded to this review
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Grazie del vostro commento. Mi riempie di gioia.... More 

Palm Bch Grdns, Fl
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137 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great cafe' fora light or otherwise lunch. They have a delightful assortment of light lunches that include a beverage of your choice ( including a Spritz, or wine made by the owner-excellent Bianco). The lasagna bolognese was very tasty, and the bruschetta plate with drink was delicious. You can sit in the piazza under the portico, or... More 

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silviasilvia v, Proprietario at Il Caffe Della Corte, responded to this review

Thank you very much! The place is very nice and the atmosphere is really idyllic, expecially in the warm nights in September..... See you again! Silvia More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Enjoyed a coffee here earlier in the week, and returned again today for lunch. Can recommend the insalata con feta, and my companion's insalata Buongustaio was completely finished so must have been good! Friendly staff.

Thank ERS2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 32
Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corte Isolani 5/B, 40125 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 261555
Tasting of ham and cheese, pasta, salads, vegetable....

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