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Cafe Pasticceria Gamberini

Via Ugo Bassi 12, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 296 0467
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (6 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00 Hours
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Via Ugo Bassi 12, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love pastry, sweets, cakes and desserts you have to go there! Already watching these tiny little colorful sweets is amazing and they taste wonderful!! The place is very touristic but its an old and famous pasticceria and really worth going there. The decor...More

Thank An Gie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for cappuccino and some pastries while enjoying a walk around Bologna. It was very busy...the service was very good. Enjoyed our cappuccinos as well as the pastries. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 21 July 2018

One of the oldest cafe in Bologna. Excellent location right in the heart of old city. Absolutely worth to visit and try anything from their offer. We tried food or five different small cakes and especially rice cake that is Bologna’s specialty. And it was...More

Thank Igor K
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We had the best coffee and sweets in all of Bologna in this quaint coffee shop. The decor is stunning, and the window display leaves you daydreaming. There was a lot of hustle and bustle, locals going in and out of the restaurant, drinking a...More

Thank Madeline_K
Reviewed 1 July 2018

A lovely place to people watch with coffee and cakes during the day. An early evening buzz with imaginative cocktails and fancy nibbles.

Thank hannah l
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

The window display is like a work of art; we got a few pastries to go and the container was like a beautiful paper flower. The pastries were so flavorful. Great people watching and helpful friendly staff.

1  Thank Jean C
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed an hour or so people watching over the busy square whilst eating delicious patisserie and a chilled prosecco. Highly recommended!

Thank Jayne O
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a nice place to have a coffee and little somethin to eat and we found this place. Packed with people but super fast, lots of locals as well. The coffee ia super good and all those sweet things...well you only live...More

Thank Bee A
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Had an occasion to visit this place on a recent visit to Bologna. The place looks inviting and the window display of fine cakes is wonderful, as we're the cakes themselves. However this place was clearly let down by the attitude of a young member...More

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We used to walk from our rented apartment into bologna centre and we would pass this coffee house on each walk, it became a bit of a daily routine to take coffee and cake in this lovely coffee house. Great service and just a lovely...More

Thank Gonzoid52
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ugo Bassi 12, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 296 0467
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We offer sweet and savory delights to enjoy moments of pleasure. A choice of flavors from breakfast to lunch, until ll'ora aperitif with cocktails and international wines. Gamberini is a historical place of Italy since 2008.
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