The 5 Best Restaurants in Bologna

Celebrated across the globe for its traditional cuisine, Bologna draws travelers in for its food alone, so it’s no surprise the city has an outstanding dining scene. From the grandest dining rooms in historic locations to the chefs creating Michelin-starred fare, these are the five best restaurants in Bologna.

Ristorante Marconi

The food at Ristorante Marconi restaurant in Bologna

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First opened in 1983, this Michelin star restaurant is now run by the Mazzucchelli siblings Massimo and Aurora who fuse the restaurant’s tradition with the modern design of the restaurant’s interior and contemporary style of the cuisine. In the kitchen Aurora creates dishes like stone cooked belly of lamb with peas and pecorino cheese, and tortelli with lavender Parmigiano Reggiano, nutmeg and almonds in multi-course tasting menus or a la carte with a wine list of Italian labels and champagne.