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I always enjoy the Market

I make sure to visit the local market whenever I go to a new city. It tells you the way the locals... read more

Reviewed yesterday
hirokoby
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Tokyo
Great traditional food market

Great traditional food market just a few minutes walk from Piazza Maggiore. Fantastic array of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
230jamesr
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Via Ugo Bassi 25, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Neither the market itself nor the streets around felt at all touristy- we got a good feel for the area because we were staying nearby. There is a central plaza full of produce- mainly fruit and veg, deli items and wine, though we stopped at...More

3  Thank AlexSwallow
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 7 March 2014

I don't think that's a particularly interesting attraction for tourists, some of the stands were worth of seeing but the rest is basically vegetables and fruits. Another thing is a awful smell...

2  Thank AgataNka
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All reviews fruit and veg nice market ugo bassi indoor market fish restaurant place where locals go typical italian food rick stein food lovers food market local market shops selling walk around cured meats worth a visit local wine mortadella
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Reviewed yesterday

I make sure to visit the local market whenever I go to a new city. It tells you the way the locals live, cook and eat. Mercato delle Erbe is a small but very nicely displayed market. You can also buy veggies, cheese and other...More

Thank hirokoby
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great traditional food market just a few minutes walk from Piazza Maggiore. Fantastic array of fruit and veg as well as local wine on tap, balsamic vinegar etc. Good selection of small ‘open’ shop units surround the central area serving speciality foods, wine etc. You...More

Thank 230jamesr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Neither the market itself nor the streets around felt at all touristy- we got a good feel for the area because we were staying nearby. There is a central plaza full of produce- mainly fruit and veg, deli items and wine, though we stopped at...More

3  Thank AlexSwallow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Does lunch through the week not Sunday but open late and licensed Friday and Saturday nights Very fresh fruit and veg and deli and bakers etc so handy if you have kids and want to get some salads and fruit Lots of entrances but Ugo...More

1  Thank Denise L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right smack in the center of Bologna, El Mercato de Erbe is a great meeting point for Friends & Families alike. With a great variety of restaurants to choose from, one can enjoy Bologna’s traditional food & drinks.

Thank sportsjunkie
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I visited this market as part of a food walking tour organised by the Bologna information centre. This market is one of the better ones to visit. Lots of good quality fresh produce as well as other types of food like cheese and ham. Really...More

Thank Ric118
Reviewed 18 August 2018

You can get everything you need here, produce, cheese, meats, bread, wine. If you are self-catering in Bologna I highly recommend this market.

Thank limegreenchalk
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We came here twice during our visit. The atmosphere was lovely and it was nice to walk around and see all the fresh food on offer. The coffee was great, €1 for a macchiato. We also got a pizza slice, it was really tasty. A...More

Thank 539gillians
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

With market stalls selling everything from hams and cheeses through to fish and oils and everything in between,this is great spot to appreciate Bologna and it's culinary heritage. There's also a small but beautiful food court selling pizza and salads etc.

Thank Graham E
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Reasonable variety. Good fruit and veg. Cheap fresh “fast food” and snacks. Lots of locals. Probably worth a visit but overall perhaps not as good as the more central old market streets.

1  Thank Patricia F
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Jenny P
15 July 2018|
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Response from Matt C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, although at busy times the alleyways you use to get there are full of people and chairs from nearby bars and restaurants. Despite this there is room. Once inside again, it is busy but there is no reason why wheelchairs... More
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Jenny P
15 July 2018|
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Response from eatgosee | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think it is as - to memory - there’s stairs to get into the market on ever entrance I saw. However there are stalls and restaurants around the outside if it is that you still want to go. Mercato di Mezzo is better... More
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jkmoobs
12 August 2017|
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Response from Rippingrik | Reviewed this property |
I would expect about 6.30 for the market stalls and restaurants after I believe 2 am on Saturday according to website
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