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Buca San Petronio

) #360 of 1,413 Restaurants in Bologna ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean
Via De' Musei 2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 224589
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pasta ragu” (2 reviews)
“antipasti” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Via De' Musei 2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Reviews (273)
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Great atmosphere. With no reservation or agenda we stumbled upon this restaurant that was busy with both what appeared to be locals and tourists. Anjelica was a wonderful server with definite opinions of what to have should you be a little unsure. My wife has...More

Thank JohnnyRottenS4R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I came across Buca San Petronio after we were turned away from the restaurant where we had intended to eat. The restaurant was tucked in a quiet piazza with plenty of outdoor seating (in the shade, too!). We didn't know what to...More

Thank rhixonhanson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As I'm Italian I'm quite used to eat gnocchi since when I was a child but I have to say that the gnocchi that I have tried at Buca di San Petronio are literally amazing. Price are a bit high but they worth for the...More

Thank generalegiap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch based on recent reviews and the nice location, there were plenty of empty tables at 2pm . We were underwhelmed by our food , the tomato and garlic bruschetta was a bit pathetic and the 2 types of gnocchi were...More

Thank phillip g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this evening, and were seated outside. There appeared to be a slight disagreement between waiting staff over whose table was their responsibility, so despite asking four times for sparkling water we never got any. However, the wine (Lambrusco) was fabulous and very reasonably...More

Thank Madgadget
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a meal on my 50th Birthday after seeing it a few days previously & being captivated by its location. Nestled amongst the colonnades & partly situated above the square, this restaurant was an absolute find! The service was excellent considering how busy...More

Thank Jillywombat1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing location with great food, amazing atmosphere with a honky tonk band and great service. this is a little pricey but well worth the extra cash as a treat.

Thank Happycamper8283
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is located right in the middle of Bologna, and yet it is fairly peaceful. It offers traditional local food at high quality and wines. It has a nice covered terrace and seatings in two floors. Service is also smooth. High recommendation for lunch!

Thank V M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat outside in front of a church at 9pm, a refreshing cool breeze (it hit 35 degrees earlier today), staff friendly, food served promptly and all four of us had an excellent main course. Some you win, some you loose. Today we won!

Thank Mark28SA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came upon this restaurant when visiting the chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita to see the Compianto. It was a very hot day so chose to sit outside on the elevated terrace overlooking a small square. Staff were polite and helpful, service was good....More

Thank JohnH1234
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 47
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via De' Musei 2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 224589
  • E-mail
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