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Cantina Bentivoglio

#111 of 1,423 Restaurants in Bologna}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, Mediterranean,
Via Mascarella, 4/B, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (19 reviews)
“mousse” (2 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Mascarella, 4/B, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My B&B failed to make a reservation for me on a Saturday night, so I decided to try Bentivoglio. I was very disappointed. My main dish, a roulade of veal and pork, was good, although it was a bit oversalted. It was served lukewarm and...More

Thank 89,12,36,503
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, good jazz, good wines, good service. Ample choice of food, excellent wine list wirh personnel that gives adequate advice. Resreve in th e music room!

Thank cojotent
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing restaurant to spend a beautiful evening . Food is traditional and very tasty. Location is good. Love music

Thank fabio r
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I wish I had a bigger appetite, because this restaurant was amazing. Sadly, I was travelling on my own, so only tried one pasta dish, their bread basket, and an Americano. The pasta was done to perfection. The bread basket featured a lovely traditional bread...More

Thank Barb A
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We went with friends and it was a good evening. We booked in the music room as it was a Jazz night. It is very old and atmospheric The service and the menu both very good but I have eaten better food in Italy. I...More

Thank Grace C
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Our group went to this restaurant for a pasta making demonstration. It was excellent. Then we had a lunch meal with excellent wine. All around great experience.

Thank TomatoNiceville
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

The jazz festival is the reason we came. A lovely waiter gave us good advice about our food and was very attentive. He explained that the cover charge goes from 2€ (normal in Italy, we have found) up to 5€ if we stay for the...More

Thank emma c
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I love this restaurant. We sat outside and had an absolutely delicious meal. The menu is typical of Bologna. But the quality is very high. Tortellini in cream sauce, pasta with prosciutto, with wild mushrooms. Cold wine. What a great evening. The Bolognesi may be...More

Thank EP1165
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I popped in for a couple of drinks and to enjoy the late night jazz downstairs in the cellar. We had 1 drink each and a small desert to share. We stayed for about 45 minutes. The drinks and desert cost €15...More

Thank 0h_behave
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We had heard about this place and booked before we arrived. This was all very efficient. It was impossible to work out from the website when the jazz started so arrived at8pm. Jazz begs in at 10pm ish. Jazz was great. Food was average and...More

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9 October 2017|
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Response from Barb A | Reviewed this property |
No act on the 22nd, based on the schedule on the site. There's a menu on their website as well. Pretty sure there are GF options, particularly in the Secondi (second course) and Contorni (side) sections.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 73
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Mascarella, 4/B, 40126 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > San Vitale
  • Neighbourhood: San Vitale
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