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Il Posto

9.5/10
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Via Giuseppe Massarenti, 37, 40138 BolognaSee map

Average price €35

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Il Posto è mitico, proprio lì, in Massarenti 37, c’era il locale dove si radunava negli anni ’90 la scena musicale bolognese e non solo. Dal 2013 il giovanissimo chef Giampaolo Rola, classe 1993, lo rileva e lo gestisce con passione insieme alla sua famiglia, in sala il papà e la sorella. Moderno e minimal, apparecchiatura curata, alle pareti illustrazioni creative, tavoli raccolti per un ambiente giovane ma ricercato.

La proposta è una cucina italiana creativa con sempre una scelta di tradizionale. Protagonista la materia prima di alta qualità selezionata con cura e lavorata in modo semplice per esaltarne le caratteristiche. Molto pesce, tanti i crudi ma anche la sfoglia tirata al mattarello. Per i vini una prevalenza di etichette nazionali con tanti bianchi e piccola selezione di 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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La squadra è giovanissima, l’entusiasmo e la creatività al massimo come nello spaghetto alla chitarra destrutturato, servito su una crema di zucchine con tartare di gamberi e chips di speck.

Restaurant menu

Chef Gianpaolo Rola
  • Average price €35
Tagliatelle tirate al mattarello con ragù alla bolognese
€11
Ravioli ripiene di cacio e pepe con pane aromatico al rosmarino
€11
Tortelloni ripieni di topinambur, porro su Parmigiano Reggiano nelle sue diverse consistenze
€12

Dietary options

Gluten free, Vegetarian dishes

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Ratings & Reviews

Excellent

9.5/10
based on 585 reviews
Only users who have booked on the platforms or a booking module of TheFork group and who have dined in this restaurant can leave a rating, with or without a review. The global rating is based on all ratings and reviews but only those written in English are displayed.
Quality of food :9.6/10
Service :9.7/10
Setting :9.1/10
  1. Stefano S.
    Stefano S.
    • 20 reviews
    10/10

    Ottimo cibo e location stupenda. Sempre consigliato!

  2. Mattia V.
    Mattia V.
    • 31 reviews
    10/10

    Buono come sempre!

  3. Shi B.
    Shi B.
    • one review
    6.5/10

    Die Speisen waren zwar hübsch angerichtet, dies konnte jedoch nicht über die durchschnittliche Qualität der Küche hinwegtäuschen. Frittierte Meeresfrüchte waren zu trocken. Avocadocreme hat nicht geschmeckt, war vielleicht nicht mehr ganz frisch? Die Salate waren lieblos zubereitet, die einzelnen Zutaten müssen schon sehr hochwertig sein, um sie unbearbeitet auf den Teller zu legen, wie es hier der Fall war. Diese Liste ließe sich noch weiter fortsetzen... Aufgrund der vielen guten Bewertungen haben wir deutlich mehr erwartet. Produkte und Geschmack überzeugten uns nicht, auch das Preis/Leistungsverhältnis stimmte leider nicht. Das Servicepersonal war aber sehr aufmerksam und freundlich. Ich tue mich immer etwas schwer beim Vergeben von schlechten Bewertungen. Dennoch bin ich davon überzeugt, dass es besser ist, eine ehrliche Meinung abzugeben, da letztlich alle Seiten davon profitieren können. Vielleicht hatten wir auch einfach Pech und haben einen schlechten Abend erwischt.

  4. Giorgia A.
    Giorgia A.
    • 16 reviews
    10/10

    È stata una conferma! Lo consiglio

  5. Vivian C.
    Vivian C.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Fresh seafood starter with osyter, octopus and fishes. Pasta were good and we have lobster for main which is also delicious. Nice and cute little waitress who speak English so we ordered our food easily. Long walk from the Bologna station but still worth it❤️

  6. Gianluca V.
    Gianluca V.
    • 6 reviews
    9/10

    Excellent restaurant

  7. Arne S.
    Arne S.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Best beef ever (angus). Nice staff. I had a very good evning.

  8. Catalina S.
    Catalina S.
    • one review
    10/10

    Great ambiance, the personnel, altough young, very prepared and the food excellent.

  9. Nicola B.
    Nicola B.
    • one review
    10/10

    C’ero già stato, non delude mai.

  10. - -.
    - -.
    • one review
    5/10

    It was okay. There were some close to good and then some misses, especially the vegetarian option ( big miss????) . We walked 1.3 miles & that was fine, but that was actually favorite part of the night.

  11. ESRA E.
    ESRA E.
    • 3 reviews
    9/10

    Very delisious food

  12. Ellen K.
    Ellen K.
    • 5 reviews
    10/10

    What a gem! Family run, beloved by locals, very warm atmosphere, and delicious inventive food. Loved it!

  13. Vincent H.
    Vincent H.
    • 2 reviews
    9/10

    A fantastic range of dishes on the menu to suits all tastes, truly unbelievably tasty food and top notch friendly staff as an added bonus. Location is slightly off the beaten track, but well worth the outing.

  14. - -.
    - -.
    • one review
    10/10

    We had an amazing evening here. The food was inspired and delicious, the service so friendly and knowledgeable.

  15. Michele C.
    Michele C.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    A nice change of pace from all the meat in this region. Creative fresh seafood.

  16. Kathy C.
    Kathy C.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Renato was wonderful, the food was excellent, and we were very pleased!

  17. Paul K.
    Paul K.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Excellent quality in a modern Italian style. Not your usual bolognese style!

  18. - -.
    - -.
    • one review
    10/10

    I loved it! It was the first time going to Bologna and this was the first restaurant I chose. The dishes I chose were beautifully made and brought a surprising and modern twist to Italian cuisine. The staff and service were of excellent quality and I felt right at home! I will make this restaurant my go to place whenever I am in Bologna.

  19. - -.
    - -.
    • one review
    10/10

    Lovely staff, great and innovative food, good wines, feel good atmosphere at reasonable prices. A true find in a city full of excellent restaurants.

  20. - -.
    - -.
    • one review
    10/10

    Just go and enjoy. Extremely professional and helpful staff. A place to go as a treat as it might be considered a little expensive but as the quality of the food and wine is so high, one will realise its value. Unusual menu which forces you to try something new. Lovely place.

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Opening time

Pranzo: da martedì a venerdì dalle 12:30 alle 14:00 (eccetto sabato, domenica e lunedì)

Cena: da lunedì a domenica dalle 19:00 alle 01:00 (eccetto domenica)

How to get to the restaurant

Via Giuseppe Massarenti, 37, 40138, Bologna, Italy

About the restaurant

LOCALE RICERCATO - Il ristorante Il Posto è uno storico locale bolognese noto dagli anni ’50, che intende la cucina come espressione culturale, capace di combinare in modo originale sapori, tradizione e creatività, rigorosamente accompagnata da vini e birre di qualità e mai banali.

SAPORI ITALIANI - Un mix unico di atmosfera minimal e informalità schietta, dove fermarsi per un calice di vino accompagnato dagli sfizi della cucina, per un pranzo sano o una cena genuina e di sostanza. Lo chef propone cucina italiana e contemporanea con influenze regionali, rigorosamente con prodotti freschi e di stagione.

RIPARATO - D’estate si può mangiare al fresco della veranda all’aperto, un posto nel Posto che non ti aspetti, nascosto dal traffico di via Massarenti.

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