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Osteria del podestà

Via Orefici,21- Bologna

+39 051 273829

  • Fresh Handmade Pastaprepared as per tradition Learn More
  • Start To Relaxtake your time, taste specialties and drink wine Read more
  • From the Heart of Bolognato the heart of the people Learn More
  • Enjoy Party With Friendsparties, anniversaries, celebrations with fun More infos

People say about us...

Lovely gluten free meal We all enjoyed our meals. Good atmosphere and very reasonably priced
Very good Nice place for small bite ore dinner. Nice staff an good food.
Excellent for lunch Just off piazza Maggiore and the food was absolutely delicious,
Come a casa Ho pranzato in questo locale con un’amica bolognese, siamo rimaste tutte e due piacevolmente stupide dalla bontà delle materie prime e dalla qualità
Tortelloni top In pieno centro , cucina tipica bolognese e di buon gusto,
Recensioni-Reviews 699 recensioni su TripAdvisor

Our history

Osteria del Podestà was born from the idea of 3 friends from Bologna. It is a few steps from Piazza Maggiore.

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Our specialties

The bruschetta, the tagliatelle, the friggione, the tagliere, the fried mortadella & other delicacy.

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Our wines

Combine Bologna's cuisine with wines of the local areas and the best Italian wines of international renown

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    Lasagna

    The Bolognese tradition provides for green lasagna, layers of Bolognese ragù sauce and bechamel.
    It's the presence of ragù that makes them inimitable

    A curiosity

    The bechamel sauce was born in Italy, at the Medici court

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    Tagliatelle

    Legend tells that Tagliatelle were invented by the Bolognese master chef Zefirano in 1487.
    For a Bolognese experience you have to eat them with ragù

    A curiosity

    To make green pasta, spinach is added to the dough

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    The tortellini

    Tortellini are born in Bologna. The recipe dates back to the twelfth century.
    They should be eaten in broth

    A curiosity

    Traditionally, tortellini are included in the Christmas menu

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    First course

    Bologna is home to many types of pasta. Three are very famous: tortellini, lasagna & tagliatelle with ragù.
    Even in this way you taste Bologna

    Speciality from Bologna

    the ragù sauce, its secret it's a long cooking time

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    Main course

    After first course continue your culinary experience with the main course traditionally with meat, but we have not just meat.
    Complete it with a side dish

    Our specialty

    try any kind of escalope

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    The Bolognese breaded cutlet

    If you are looking for Bolognese cuisine, this is a delicacy that you absolutely must taste.
    More than a cutlet, you can eat it only in Bologna

    A curiosity

    it is one of the most ancient typical dishes of Bologna

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    Desserts

    Do you have room for a sweet delicacy? Our desserts are handmade, they are few but good, and above all they are typical.
    Don't forget to ask what the dessert of the day is

    Specialty from Bologna

    try the rice cake

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    What is Tenerina?

    Tenerina is a typical cake from Emilia mixed with flour and dark chocolate.
    Combine tenerina with mascarpone... and delight yourself!

    A curiosity

    the mascarpone has medieval origins

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    Veggie

    Vegetarians are welcome in our tavern, you should know that Bologna offers typical dishes also cooked without meat.
    Take a look at the side dishes too, in our menu

    Specialty from Bologna

    the Friggione, a typical delight

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    Pasta & vegetables

    Don't give up first courses. In all seasons we offer different types of pasta seasoned with vegetables and/or cheese.
    Don't forget to ask what the veggie dish of the day is

    Our specialty

    ravioli stuffed with radicchio & walnuts, sautéed with butter & chives

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    Appetizer

    Start your culinary experience in Bologna with the typical appetizers, but keep the room for the other specialties!
    Our appetizers are also perfect for a break or as a snack

    Our specialty

    try any choise of bruschetta

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    The Tagliere

    Tagliere is a selection of meat, as salami, ham, mortadella and a mix of cheeses, all served on a wooden cutting board.
    For a typical dish combine it with the Piada or Tigella

    Specialty from Bologna

    mortadella, a unique taste & aroma

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Osteria del Podestà is not just food. The boss of the tavern Fausto loves sports, is the President of a soccer team and sponsors other sports activities.


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A colorful Pop-Art Logo

on the sport-uniform of our Soccer Team Unici

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