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Via Ugo Bassi 25, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 230186
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All reviews fruit and veg ugo bassi indoor market fish restaurant fresh produce typical italian food la cucina stalls selling lunch dinner rick stein food lovers local market panini local wine walk around cured meats worth a visit
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the first stop on a food tour I took in Bologna. The fruit and vegetable market is impressive but don't miss the "street food" stalls tucked away along the sides of the market. There are some great snacks here.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend who lives here took me to the place and it was nice to see all the ingredients of Italian cuisine lined up so nicely. We went to the food court where we had pizza.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Karolien B
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Really nice place to have a good lunch/dinner....or just to hang out with some nice wine. Amazing panini, focaccia, tasty local wine, and smiling staff! Everything you might need is directly here :-)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LegendErik
Reviewed 13 November 2018

I make sure to visit the local market whenever I go to a new city. It tells you the way the locals live, cook and eat. Mercato delle Erbe is a small but very nicely displayed market. You can also buy veggies, cheese and other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hirokoby
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Great traditional food market just a few minutes walk from Piazza Maggiore. Fantastic array of fruit and veg as well as local wine on tap, balsamic vinegar etc. Good selection of small ‘open’ shop units surround the central area serving speciality foods, wine etc. You...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 230jamesr
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Neither the market itself nor the streets around felt at all touristy- we got a good feel for the area because we were staying nearby. There is a central plaza full of produce- mainly fruit and veg, deli items and wine, though we stopped at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank AlexSwallow
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Does lunch through the week not Sunday but open late and licensed Friday and Saturday nights Very fresh fruit and veg and deli and bakers etc so handy if you have kids and want to get some salads and fruit Lots of entrances but Ugo...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DeniseLock
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Right smack in the center of Bologna, El Mercato de Erbe is a great meeting point for Friends & Families alike. With a great variety of restaurants to choose from, one can enjoy Bologna’s traditional food & drinks.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank sportsjunkie
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I visited this market as part of a food walking tour organised by the Bologna information centre. This market is one of the better ones to visit. Lots of good quality fresh produce as well as other types of food like cheese and ham. Really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ric118
Reviewed 18 August 2018

You can get everything you need here, produce, cheese, meats, bread, wine. If you are self-catering in Bologna I highly recommend this market.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank limegreenchalk
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Jenny P
15 July 2018|
Response from Matt C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, although at busy times the alleyways you use to get there are full of people and chairs from nearby bars and restaurants. Despite this there is room. Once inside again, it is busy but there is no reason why wheelchairs... More
Jenny P
15 July 2018|
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Response from eatgosee | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think it is as - to memory - there’s stairs to get into the market on ever entrance I saw. However there are stalls and restaurants around the outside if it is that you still want to go. Mercato di Mezzo is better... More
13 August 2017|
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Response from Rippingrik | Reviewed this property |
I would expect about 6.30 for the market stalls and restaurants after I believe 2 am on Saturday according to website