30 of the Best Bologna Restaurants | Bologna Food Guide

The secret is out. For the past several years, savvy food travelers like us have been visiting Bologna to eat some of the best food in Italy’s Food Valley. And who can blame them?

As the center of the Emilia-Romagna food culture, Bologna is famous for its access to great products like Prosciutto di Parma, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and Mortadella.

Most importantly, Bologna is THE place to eat hand-rolled, fresh pasta served along with complex, meat-laden ragus that many around the world define as bolognese sauce.

Trattoria di Via Serra


This trattoria serves superior pasta dishes along with an exciting range of Bologna Italy food options that create surprise and delight with every bite.


Chef Daniele Bendanti, Oltre’s third partner, has created an exciting menu filled with deceptively traditional dishes like tagliatelle, tortelloni and cotoletta.


All’Osteria Bottega

You’re going to pay a little more to dine at All’Osteria Bottega but the ingredients are fresh, the pasta exquisitely constructed and the family-run atmosphere special.


Drogheria della Rosa

Drogheria della Rosa offers a full complement of Emilian classics including Primi’s like Tortelli, Tagliatelle and Ravioli.


Osteria al 15

Located in the Via Mirasole neighborhood, Osteria 15 serves classic Bolognese dishes at reasonable prices and in generous portions.


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