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Seafood With friends

Matusel

8.9/10
602

Average price €30

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This restaurant is following the relevant safety practices*:
Air renewal system
Card payments accepted
Contactless, digital or single use menus
Extra cleaning services implemented at the tables, toilets and kitchen
Food served only at the table
Guest spacing 1m
Hand sanitizer for customers
Single use products on the table
Staff wearing masks
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Restaurant menu

Chef Hanna N.
  • Average price €30
    Special request
Raviolini ripieno di cernia con frutti di mare
€12
Tagliatella al ragù bolognese
€8
Polpettine di pesce spada con gamberi, mentuccia, pistacchio e pomodorini freschi
€13

Dietary options

Gluten free, Organic food
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Il marinato
Zuppa inglese
Ravioli di Cernia con frutti di mare
fiori di zucca ripieni di mousse di gamberi e patate
tris di marinati
cipuddata di tonno
Branzino al cartoccio con verdure

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Ratings & Reviews

Fabulous

8.9/10
based on 602 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a reservation on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :8.8/10
Service :9.3/10
Setting :8.7/10
  1. Fernando R.
    Fernando R.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Excellent dinner! Amazing seafood pasta and fresh fish. Cozy casual atmosphere

  2. Ieva B.
    Ieva B.
    • one review
    10/10

    A hidden gem for fish and seafood lovers in the city of carnivores.

  3. Erik Lister E.
    Erik Lister E.
    • one review
    8/10

    Top

  4. Jane R.
    Jane R.
    • one review
    10/10

    Delicious food and wonderful service. We felt very welcomed and very well-fed. A lovely evening in a cosy restaurant - the best meal we've had in Italy so far.

  5. Bill C.
    Bill C.
    • 2 reviews
    9.5/10

    Great meal in really interesting surroundings. Really friendly service.

  6. Beth G.
    Beth G.
    • one review
    10/10

    We had a wonderful time at Matusel based on the recommendation of a friend from Bologna. The staff made a big effort to explain all the dishes into English and were very attentive throughout the night. A wonderful atmosphere and excellent quality food at good prices.

  7. Maurizio C.
    Maurizio C.
    • one review
    7.5/10

    Da provare sicuramente.

  8. Janine v.
    Janine v.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    If I could score this restaurant an 11, I would do so in a heartbeat. What an amazing place! My husband and I were here last year and this time we brought my mother along. The experience, not in the least the food, fully lived up to our expectations and even exceeded them. The lobster linguine was amazing - you could wake me up in the middle of the night for this dish and I would be delighted. Stuffed zucchini: wonderfully smooth. The octopus: never had one so tender before and we basically order it whenever possible. My mother chose the beef strips. I was somewhat apprehensive as to ordering meat in a mainly seafood place but the beef could compete with that from a steakhouse. We asked for wine recommendations and got two different ones that went very well with our dishes. Then we were brought three really good desserts to share with each a glass of complementary dessert wine. The atmosphere is informal with a host who understands hospitality without being overly present. A total gem.

  9. Scott F.
    Scott F.
    • one review
    10/10

    Service, food and ambience were excellent. Would visit again

  10. Nico b.
    Nico b.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Perfect

  11. Stefano F.
    Stefano F.
    • 66 reviews
    9.5/10

    The Owner is super friendly. The food amazing and the atmosphere cosy and intimate particularly upstairs. Wine list quite broad. I really suggest this restaurant.

  12. Anna K.
    Anna K.
    • one review
    9/10

    Great ambiance and good food. There were 4 of us and none spoke Italian. However, the staff was very attentive and tried to explain everything to us. The food was good, especially the mussels and fish (seabass). I had the daily catch (fried mix of seafood) it was pretty decent. Overall great experience!

  13. michael t.
    michael t.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Wonderful experience in every way.

  14. - -.
    - -.
    • one review
    6/10

    The quality of food shall be improved if they use fresh ingredients. The taste of house wine is not that good! Overall ,food quality is not as good as before.

  15. - -.
    - -.
    • one review
    10/10

    Really friendly service and the food was awesome

  16. Zuzana M.
    Zuzana M.
    • 152 reviews
    10/10

    Un ristorante da gustare interamente!

  17. Janine v.
    Janine v.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    We had a wonderful evening! After a week of classic Bolognese cuisine, we were up for something different. When we entered the restaurant, we felt at ease straight away. It's not too formal but very cosy. We ate a lot, really, and everything was sooooo gooc! We started with prawn-stuffed zucchini flowers. Really tasty. Then we had lobster linguine. Oh wow. Just thinking about that wants me to go back. A whole lobster for the two of us on top of very tasty al dente pasta. And after that, we had grilled octopus. Grilled to perfection. So tender! To go with all of this, a superb wine was recommended, a roero arneis. Afterwards, we Just ordered coffee but got cannoli as well as a surprise! When we come back to Bologna, this restaurant is definitely a must!

  18. Roland w.
    Roland w.
    • 12 reviews
    10/10

    Our second meal here and it was just as good- they really do a great sea bass with seafood - absolutely packed into the foil wrapping.

  19. Roland w.
    Roland w.
    • 12 reviews
    10/10

    An unprepossessing place which you would easily miss if you were trying to find it when it is shut. But when it is open and you go inside you find a classic simple charm with loads of ambience and a very pleasant welcome. We were served promptly and had a full explanation of what was on offer - in English - which was very helpful. We don't drink wine so I can't comment on that but the food was delicious. We both had the tagliatelle bolognese as primi - excellent. My Sea Bass with seafood was amazing - foil wrapped and full of various types of seafood it was my perfect meal. Even the shared side order of vegetables was delicious and more than enough for two people. I highly recommend this place for a taste of the real Bologna.

  20. Prince S.
    Prince S.
    • 40 reviews
    10/10

    Surely one of the best restaurants in Bologna, everything was really good. Recommended!

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More information

Opening time

Pranzo: dal lunedì alla domenica dalle 12:00 alle 15:00

Cena: dal lunedì alla domenica dalle 19:30 alle 24:00

How to get to the restaurant

Via delle Belle Arti, 20, 40126, Bologna, Italy, RestaurantAddress

Public transport

Bus Porta San Donato, Via Irnerio

Directions to get there

Via Delle Belle Arti 20/22 40126 Bologna

Piazza VIII AGOSTO Bologna

About the restaurant

CARATTERISTICO - Non distante dal centro storico di Bologna, sorge il Ristorante Matusel. Un ambiente elegante, ma al contempo cordiale ed accogliente, arricchito da un arredamento caratteristico e particolare, che rende l’atmosfera rilassante. Molti sono i quadri appesi nelle varie sale della struttura.

QUALITÀ - Il locale propone un menù ampio e vario, con portate preparate seguendo le ricette tipiche delle tradizioni bolognese e, per quanto riguarda il pesce, siciliana. Le materie prime utilizzate sono sempre fresche e genuine.

DA PROVARE - Consigliatissimi i fiori di zucca ripieni fritti con gamberi, assolutamente squisiti.

Features

, Seafood platter, Traditional, Christmas and New Year, New year's eve, Travelers' Choice 2020

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