Restaurant Review: Trattoria da Gianni, Bologna, Italy

I visited Bologna for one reason only – to eat!  In planning my trip, a number of foodie blogs recommended Trattoria da Gianni as a local restaurant to taste Bologna’s famous foods.  So I obviously made a reservation (or had Dan do so, since his last name is Italian!).

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Trattoria da Gianni is located in the center of Bologna, not too far from Piazza Maggiore, down a small side street.  We called ahead a few days before and made a reservation for “Sunday Lunch,” which is a very popular and heavy meal in Italy.  Actually, I recommend making a reservation for any day/night.  The restaurant is not very big and it seemed as if all of the tables were reserved when we were there.  If you do show up without a reservation and have to wait, the servers were handing out complimentary glasses of prosecco to pass the time!

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