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Da Lucia

9/10
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Average price €40

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Da Lucia è l’ultimo arrivato tra i locali di via Falegnami, una piccola strada ciclabile nel centro di Bologna a pochi passi dallo storico Teatro Arena del Sole. L’apertura è recente ma Lucia ha una lunga e consolidata esperienza nel settore e in questo grazioso spazio con solo 28 posti a sedere all’interno, ha creato un’atmosfera raccolta e intima dedicata totalmente alla cura del cliente. I tavoli da bistrot, gli specchi e l’apparecchiatura evocano Parigi e il suo romanticismo.

Molto pesce fresco in menù, piatti classici, semplici, mediterranei. L’idea di sentirsi a casa anche nelle preparazioni che seguono la stagionalità e gli abbinamenti migliori della tradizione della cucina italiana e bolognese. La carta dei vini è composta prevalentemente da etichette italiane con qualche champagne.

Scritto da Francesca Gamberini, bolognese, ex ristoratrice, si occupa di cultura gastronomica da quindici anni. Attualmente collabora con agenzie di comunicazione nella produzione di eventi e ha un blog frafoodstories.com dove racconta storie di cucina, cibo e viaggi.

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Un luogo intimo, dove passare una serata romantica accompagnata da buon cibo e seguiti con cura ed esperienza da Lucia.

Restaurant menu

  • Average price €40 Special request
Tagliatelle with ragu
€15
Raviolo
€15
Homemade spaghetti with sarde
€13
See à la carte and set menus

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Bottone Ripieno
Tagliata Di Manzo
Capasanta scottata
Carpaccio di gamberi
Millefoglie di Orata
Cannoli

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Ratings & Reviews

Excellent

9/10
based on 668 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a reservation on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :9.3/10
Service :8.8/10
Setting :8.6/10
  1. Jazmin W.
    Jazmin W.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    A very quaint restaurant, beautifully decorated. I dined here alone with a 7 p.m. reservation, but due to my train being delayed, had to call and let them know I would be there closer to 7:30. They were very kind about the change. The restaurant was empty when I arrived, but by 8:00 it was completely full! I The service was really lovely, although the two women working did get a little overwhelmed once it was full and less attention was given. The food came out fast, which was great. I enjoyed the dishes that I ordered and I can only describe the flavors as "muted". Not in a bad way. They were good and simple but didn't "WOW' me completely. The Taglionino was perfectly cooked, and the prawns were delicious - the stars of that dish. The ravioli was good at first, but then I felt the flavor of the rabbit/cheese combination was overwhelming. But just the ravioli noodle + the butter sauce was divine together. I think this is one of the more expensive dinners I've had in Italy, but the portions were great and I did not leave disappointed.

  2. Adriano M.
    Adriano M.
    • 2 reviews
    8.5/10

    Cucina fantastica

  3. Frank T.
    Frank T.
    • 23 reviews
    9.5/10

    Small restaurant with really good food. Interesting menu with a number of seafood choices. Cheese plate was a great starter. We enjoyed two pasta dishes including one with traditional regular. Desert was also delightful. Recommended.

  4. Manuela D.
    Manuela D.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Beautiful place, excellent food and great services! We loved everything! I highly recommend!

  5. Joseph  D.
    Joseph D.
    • 8 reviews
    9/10

    Outstanding chefs. Really impressed us.

  6. Kiran M.
    Kiran M.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Superb food and atmosphere! This was our final night in Bologna and we saved the best til last. Will definitely return on future visits. Be sure to book!

  7. Jane L.
    Jane L.
    • one review
    9/10

    The Tagliolini with prawns, clams and carciofi was extraordinary, and had us dissecting how the chef managed to elevate this dish to heavenly status. It was quite simply astounding. All other dishes were lovely too. The restaurant is small with a good buzz and a queue of hopefuls/but did not book outside. The decor does needs to improve to lend warmth and ambience. Otherwise a must visit for foodies.

  8. Paul T.
    Paul T.
    • 9 reviews
    10/10

    Food was delicious and artistically prepared. Our best meal on this trip.

  9. Lisa w.
    Lisa w.
    • 3 reviews
    9.5/10

    Excellent small restaurant, candle lit tables. Cozy and warm. No English menu as just started this menu but they were kind to try explain what the Italian meant, plus google translate and Wikipedia, helped with ordering. The slow-cooked rack of lamb was excellent as was the gnocchi, tagliatelle Ragu Bologna and vongole. We had desserts and they were all good. Not disappointed by Tripadvisor ratings.

  10. Jukka L.
    Jukka L.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Good location, nice interior, excellent service and food

  11. Iris D.
    Iris D.
    • one review
    4.5/10

    the portions were really small, the spaghetti were fresh and good tasting, but the calamari-pieces smell like harbour, the turbot was good, but the vegetables , I think it was chard, was bitter; the lemon sorbet was very good

  12. Sue T.
    Sue T.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    The restaurant was wonderful in every way - beautiful ambiance, delicious food, lovely wine and attentive staff. We highly recommend this restaurant in the heart of Bologna.

  13. Bridget L.
    Bridget L.
    • 3 reviews
    9.5/10

    Buzzy small restaurant. All tables taken but very good service and pleasant atmosphere. Quite close to neighbouring guests however. Food was delicious, well presented and we were not rushed. A lovely place and I would go again.

  14. Archana  N.
    Archana N.
    • one review
    10/10

    The food was innovative, beautifully presented and the staff were welcoming and congenial! Would highly recommend to everyone who visits Bologna. Only minor downside there is almost nothing on there for vegetarians, which I’m not but in case there are any in the party, it is a bit harder!

  15. Paul F.
    Paul F.
    • 22 reviews
    10/10

    Dining outside on a side street filled with restaurants - this was the best! Octopus with grapefruit -a perfect combination, extremely tender and delicious lamb chops, and a chocolate and vanilla bomb with chocolate sauce, - superb. Waitstaff friendly and attentive.

  16. Julia H.
    Julia H.
    • 3 reviews
    7/10

    We visited Da Lucia after reading the great reviews on here. The evening started very well. The food was delicious and had a real modern twist on Italian food. However it was obviously a very popular evening and people were waiting for tables. We decided not to have a dessert but since we still had a third of a bottle of wine left we were surprised that the bill was brought to our table without our asking for it. We weren't asked to leave but it was obvious that they were pretty desperate for us to go. We paid and left just over an hour after we had arrived. What a shame.

  17. Mark V.
    Mark V.
    • 2 reviews
    9.5/10

    The lamb was delicious and served beautifully. The amberjack was disappointing, just not enough flavor on the plate. Overall very good, would definately come here again.

  18. Justin Y.
    Justin Y.
    • one review
    10/10

    Best main course I have ever had. The lamb was wonderful! I would recommend this to anyone and I would sunbelt go back for another meal. My wife thought her meal was great too.

  19. Peter D.
    Peter D.
    • 4 reviews
    9.5/10

    Excellent meal and wine to celebrate our 48th wedding anniversary.

  20. Ewan F.
    Ewan F.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Lovely restaurant. Excellent food presented beautifully. It's quite clear that the food that arrives at your table has been created with love and attention. I would certainly recommend.

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More information

Opening time

Pranzo: dal Martedì alla Domenica dalle 12:30 alle 14:30

Cena: dal Martedì alla Domenica dalle 19:00 alle 23:00

How to get to the restaurant

Via de' Falegnami, 14, 40121, Bologna, Italy, RestaurantAddress

Public transport

Autobus 11 27

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