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Trattoria Pane e Panelle

Via San Vitale 71, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 270440
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“sardines” (3 reviews)
“fish” (12 reviews)
“antipasti” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via San Vitale 71, 40125 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are visiting Bologna and looking for something different to eat, this is the right place. The chef Luca Giovanni Pappalardo, after his experience in Milan, joined this restaurant in the center of the city: fish based dishes are an excellent mix of innovation...More

Thank LuigiN139
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The owner was very welcoming and attentive, the waitresses helpful and polite. We sat outside in the lovely courtyard. The menu is fish-based and has some excellent, creative dishes. Both the main courses we ordered were well presented and tasted amazing. Definitely worth a visit...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 15 June 2018

This is a Sicilian restaurant, specializing in fish. The food is refined and exceedingly fresh, the staff friendly, and he wine selection excellent and affordable.

Thank rgl201
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We stumbled upon this restaurant by chance and very pleased to have done so. We couldnt see any meat on the menu - just fish or vegetarian dishes.Two starters (tumbet and sardines), two main courses (grilled veg with cheese and pasta with asparagus and anchovies)...More

1  Thank outdoorliving
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

You need to eat here. The menu is innovative and amazing. The range from antipasti to desserts is amazing. The service is better than any we’ve had in Italy. Just a five star place. No doubt, you must eat here if you are in Bologna....More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Met the chef Oliver accidently and he invited us to try his place. We were treated exceptionally, and introduced to a few of Oliver's dishes. When we were quite full, he brought out a sample of his Pistaccio salted ice cream. I don't remember anything...More

Thank Laurie G
Reviewed 2 June 2016

A friendly, informal trattoria in the historical center of Bologna with a nice courtyard during summer months where, unlike most of the other restaurants there, the emphasis is upon fish and vegetarian options—particularly potatoes and eggplant. The fish options tend towards amberjack, mackerel, sardines and...More

Thank jgreen2016
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I remember the place very fondly partly because it's very hot in the summer without AC but the Sicilian fish dishes were so pleasant and incredible. I was there many times with a large group of people and the service was great.

Thank LL1994
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

You get surprised by The kindness of The whole staff, enjoy The simple yet gorgeous taste of healthy food, fisch and vegetarian dishes with first quality ingredients in a warm and friendly mood.

Thank angi b
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Meals very accurate and interesting, never trivial or boring. Nice atmosphere and personnel very kind and gentle. Good selection of wine and spirits (grappa).

1  Thank Peter E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$10 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Vitale 71, 40125 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Santo Stefano
  • Neighbourhood: Santo Stefano
  • Phone Number: +39 051 270440
  • E-mail
Un laboratorio di cucina siciliana, di pesce, verdure e dolci, con la possibilità di mangiare in un meraviglioso giardino nel cuore di Bologna
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