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Salumeria Simoni

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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A food temple offering some of the best of Emilia-Romagna!

A talented chef can do a lot to elevate mediocre food. But when you eat something "straight from... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Amazing range of prosciutto and cheese!

We ate there for lunch but also picked up supplies for our self-catering stay in Bologna. Also... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
David M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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“cured meats”(4 reviews)
“mortadella”(8 reviews)
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Via Drapperie 5/2a, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 231880
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

A talented chef can do a lot to elevate mediocre food. But when you eat something "straight from the package" without extra condiments or sauces, the food has to shine as it doesn't have anything to hide behind. I have to say that the food...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We popped in here after a few glasses of wine for some nibbles on a sunny afternoon. The service was great, but the food only okay. We ordered the meat and cheese platter, which sadly lacked the latter. The variety of ham was good though,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 17 June 2018

We ate there for lunch but also picked up supplies for our self-catering stay in Bologna. Also interesting to just call in and admire all the Italian food!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 13 May 2018

It is a small shop with specialties from Emilia Romagna. At the end of Via Pescherie Vecchie, Simoni Laboratorio is where you can sit and order the specialties as in a restaurant.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We were just passing this beautiful deli and had to stop to savour what was on offer. There are tables outside but the inside with all the smells and sights beckoned. This is a veritable treasure house of all that Bologna offers by way of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 961laurieg
Reviewed 6 March 2018

This us what Bologna us about. Share a meat platter, bottle of fab Sangurvaise, buy some balsamic to take home. Great service. Love thus place. Don't miss it!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Linda H
Reviewed 14 February 2018

If you love Italian cheese, salami and other cured meat, this is your place in Bologna. You can either buy what I mentioned above plus various kinds of olives and different pickles or have a lunch or dinner or just a tasting on the spot...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank 445nikr
Reviewed 5 January 2018

A vast array of meats and cheese, order the sharing platter between two of you and the waiter will explain exactly what he has bought you and what to expect taste-wise....if you visit a second time tell them and they will prepare a different platter....More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank lloydf57
Reviewed 19 December 2017

What a simply delightful lunch we had at Salumeria Simoni - despite being very busy & crowded service was fast & very friendly and food delicious.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Meryl B
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely!! Everything was good and our tour, Elena was very good! From the chocolate to the gelato, it was a great tour to do.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank MrsBae3
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