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Il Pescatore

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No great expectations since this was the first meal in Bologna and the restaurant was convenient for the hotel we were staying in. However we were pleasantly surprised; the fish was fresh, the staff welcoming and the atmosphere warm and inviting. The food was sublime...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 647rogerd
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Went with my mother for a lovely dinner. The staff was so kind and helpful. We had lobster pasta, totally amazing. Really happy we made the choice to come here.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 611mavisy
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We took the lunch menu and ate the pasta scoglio and the fish of the day. Both were perfect, the scoglio was one of the best I ever ate. I will defenitely come back.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank majekeli
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Had a very pleasant 2 course lunch here, seems very popular with the locals. The clams and mussels were excellent, the wine list very reasonable and the service friendly. Recommended. Incidentally the apparent cricketing reference (see picture) is a throwback to a previous incarnation, the...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank AndrewandDi
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Owner was audibly rude to his staff, which was uncalled for. Has long way to go before obtaining former status.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We eat here twice on our five night stay. Fish restaurants are rare in Bologna and perhaps not the automatic selection but this is a lovely place. Good setting and atmosphere with a lot of locals. Lovely lady welcomed us and looked after us on...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Brian G
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We started with warm octopus along with the best oysters we ever had and we've had oysters all over Paris. The oysters were brined and crisply metallic, but what set them apart was a lemon caviar mignonette. Wonderful and unlike anything I ever had before...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Alphablondyfan
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

AEPizzoli... Il Pescatore, for anyone passionate for the freshest selection of fish & the most abundant raw bar platters in Bologna. My first visit I was shocked to see such a vast variety of oysters, clams, scallops and even the hard to find escargot from...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank amyelipiz
Reviewed 13 March 2016

A perfect fish restaurant. The dishes and wine is excellent. The waitresses are nice and. The service is quick. Try the mixed fish.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank eumsrenan
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

I ordered fettucine with seafood and fresh tomatoes. An old and sweaty waiter that looked a little bit dizzy, with dirty gray long hair brought my pasta which had 2 shrimp heads on top.i searched the pasta for the tails but it had none so...More

Date of visit: February 2016
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