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C'era una volta...


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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US$29 - US$37
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, European
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

We had the pleasure of dining in the restaurant recently and thoroughly enjoyed the experience from start to finish. The chef sure knows his game and served up plate after plate of delicious food … so why was it practically empty when we dined …...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank pollenca
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Stopped for lunch without a reservation which was not a problem. Enjoyed a well presented and prepared lunch. The star was a black rice amuse bouche which was incredibly unusual and delicious - we've never had a dish remotely like it and it was, well,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MeandHeTravel
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

As the name suggested, this restaurant serve the traditional styled food of Bologna. They do a capable job, but not the best I have had. There is no visible sign of the restaurant except the name in etched in the glass, since is is at...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank semanticvision
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We were staying in the hotel next door and so took the chance to eat here. So glad we did. All four of us had a very nice meal. Staff were knowledgeable and attentive and the wine was very nice too. Overall a great evening...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Camspig
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Arrived late in Bologna and hotel called restaurant to see if they would accommodate us. Fortunately there were able to host us for a late dinner. Restaurant is pretty and open. Tables not close to each other. Very friendly staff helped us select dishes. Everything...More

Date of visit: March 2018
3  Thank gourmandmobile
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We had lunch at the eatery and chose the 30 Euro pp menu, which was a tasting experience of Bologna. Staring with polenta, a meat and cheese platter, tortellini in chicken broth followed by meat with ham and cheese. The portions were large . You...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank JanMinnie
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The restuarant is in a relatively quiet street off Piazza Maggiore. The food is high quality, tasty and offers local cuisine. The service is good - waiters are attentive…and it's reasonably priced. We visited twice…I had the slice sirloin steak and the risotto, and my...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank MacKilt
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Bologna restaurant Sera Una Volta just off the Piazza Duomo. Not much crowd on the Saturday night that spouse and I ate here. Staff did not reset tables after 8:30 PM. Empty by 9:00 p m. Decor is spare, white, formal, a bit off putting...More

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank wrantar
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I was on a business trip and my colleague who was born in the city loves this place so suggested we visit. . The food is just fantastic - local dished served beautifully by very helpful staff and at a great price. You will not...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Paul L
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We had lunch at C'era una volta.. while we were in Bologna and were very pleased with the meal and service. The ambiance is nice, the food was delicious and the service was attentive without being overbearing. We started out with a bread tray filled...More

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank Lkelly16
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