Known for its authentic food culture its specialty and regional wines, Bologna is a top destination for food lovers planning a visit to Italy. From luxurious, silky fresh tagliatelle to rich and meaty ragù, tortellini al brodo, and mortadella right through to Pignoletto wine, Bologna offers a whole host of unique, tasty treats to be discovered during your stay.
So if you’re planning a visit to Bologna and you’re eager to discover the city’s traditional food scene, start off your own Bologna food tour with this guide to the best places to eat and drink like a local in Bologna.
As a Bologna local myself, I’m immensely proud of my city’s food culture, and we wear our label of “Bologna La Grassa” (Bologna, the fat!) with pride. I love sharing our food scene, especially the local secrets, as everyone deserves to know-how, and where, to eat in Bologna like a local.