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3983 Destination Dr, No 102, Osprey, FL 34229-9512
+1 941-244-2033
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11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading the reviews, we decided to give it a try. So glad we did!! Wonderful atmosphere, great service, fantastic wine list, amazing food. Not cheap, but worth it!!!

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Thank KKMetell
Fort Myers, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$45.00 for Ossobuco...Outrageous! I believe they think they are in NYC. Food was good but you. Enter ask "how much".

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Thank Juanitocalleocho
Sarasota, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Bologna in Osprey Florida, was recommended to us, for their unforgettable northern Italian cuisine. Well it was forgettable to say the least. Our bill for 2, with only 3 beers , nothing else was over $ 200.00! Charged $ 46 for antipasto alone! It was okay ...but nothing like others we have enjoyed like Beronia. At least with Beromia... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first visited Bologna Cafe in 2014 and have been back numerous times when visiting. Bologna Cafe looks and feels like what it is meant to be: a family-owned restaurant serving the cuisine of Bologna. Some dishes are fairly rustic, while others (like the pasta dishes prepared tableside within a wheel of Parmesan) are presented with real artistry. There are... More 

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CT
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice place, great decor, friendly and attentive staff. I ordered lasagne which was disappointingly just average. Be sure to ask prices of specials before ordering. Spouse ordered a special pasta prepared tableside. Very nice but small portion. Price turned out to be $40, which was way above most menu items. Worth going to but be advised.

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1 Thank mmickeyaquarius
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Destination Drive in Osprey Florida is a non descript Spanish style strip mall, that has been stripped of half its business and most of its retail charm. Still, Destination Drive off of the Tamiami trail is a quick trip to Northern Italy and its culinary artistry and embrace. There is no customs check upon entry but rather the welcoming smiles... More 

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1 Thank BroadwayBruce
Bradenton, Florida
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Bologna serves true Italian cuisine with a personal touch. The presentation and quality are outstanding. The owner engages with all the customers and the wait staff is tops. It is a bit pricey but it is also great food!

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University Park, Florida
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51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Visited with friends who had this restaurant recommended to them by some friends in Maryland. Could not get a reservation for the desired hour so moved up half an hour. No big deal until we arrived and found tables available all night. Owner later told us he was holding tables open for regulars who spent a lot of money on... More 

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1 Thank thefalcon38
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We have been anxiously awaiting our first visit to Bologna Cafe. We have heard nothing but great things and seeing as how our family is from Bologna we were excited to give it a try. Tonight our family of 7 (some locals, some from out of town) visited the Bologna cafe and oh my- it was absolutely incredible. From the... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful anniversary dinner there tonight. We had appetizers, then I had Fagottini with white truffles (very rare to be able to order) and my wife had veal with artichokes. For dessert, I had crema catalana (like creme brûlée but perhaps even better) and my wife had tiramisu. Everything was excellent. My wife said it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3983 Destination Dr, No 102, Osprey, FL 34229-9512
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Osprey
  • Phone Number: +1 941-244-2033

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