WE LOVE LOCALS
The best travel tips are the ones that come from the locals. Thanks to Maria Laura Zucchini we have spotted some osteria, trattoria and food markets where for sure you’ll become a food lover.
local - traditional - ice cream
Ice cream, sorbet, popsicle, cakes…the best you can find in town!
shop - aperitivo - wine lover
A shop that becomes a meeting point for aperitivo or brunch. You can buy food or sit on a stool, enjoy a glass of wine with the chef’s dish of the day.
osteria - wine lover - traditional
Welcoming and charming, here you will find the best selection of regional salumi along with tortellini in brodo and lasagne verdi!
MERCATO DELLE ERBE
lunch - market - shop
It is the largest indoor market in the historical center where you can go food shopping. There are some great eateries where you can stop by a coffee, a quick bite or aperitivo. “Altro?” is recommended for a salad, a soup or just a beer.
MERCATO DI MEZZO
lunch - market - culture
Since the Middle Ages this has been the place for flavors and meetings, commerce and gastronomical. It was transformed into the first indoor market of the city, where you can buy or eat on site excellent food products and dishes.
OSTERIA DEL MIRASOLE
osteria - cozy - local
Just in the outskirts of Bologna, a two-room cozy restaurant with a home-like look. There’s a charming fireplace where you can sit next to and enjoy some traditional food.
BOTANICA LAB CUCINA
healthy - vegan - cool
Marble tables and an open kitchen serving healthy vegan food. Give a sip to the lemon water with fresh mint or try out their fruit juices.
design - elegant - modern
The menu proposed is a combination of traditional proposals along with more creative dishes based on popular recipes. The restaurant’s design is very interesting!
TRATTORIA DI VIA SERRA
trattoria - local - traditional
Very simple and chaotic trattoria serving traditional dishes with selected high-quality ingredients! Long waiting list!
SENTAKU RAMEN BAR
cozy - Japanese - romantic
A tiny restaurant with just a few seats where you can enjoy some tasty ramen.
OUI IN CUCINA
brunch - lunch - café
A little café/restaurant ideal for a Sunday brunch with burgers, avocado toast, pancakes, cakes and healthy juices.
elegant - seafood - meat lovers
Creative dishes are serves in a modern and elegant atmosphere. Perfect for both meat and seafood lovers.