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Ristorante Badessa

Via Case Secchia 2 | San Donnino di Liguria, 42010 Casalgrande, Italy
+39 0522 989138
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Via Case Secchia 2 | San Donnino di Liguria, 42010 Casalgrande, Italy
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

I cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough. I had a group of 17 clients to take out for dinner and I needed to give them an authentic Italian dining experience. Alberto and his team delivered exactly that. At incredible value we had a four course...More

Thank Will G
Reviewed 9 October 2016

What a wonderful treat! We had an incredibly delicious and locally sourced lunch, with very kind attention and amazing wine. The space is a wonderful mix of ancient with modern attention to details. Alberto himself graciously served us, and welcomed all our questions. He really...More

Thank Thalia D
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We had a business dinner at BADESSA restaurant .. It was just amazing ! All the courses we had were great ! All done today , fresh from the family garden .. Special area courses and dishes ! Not for pizza .. But for special...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The ambience is great since it is basically an old cheese factory beautifully restored and appointed. The name instead, comes from the vernacular one given to the first barrel used in the production of balsamic vinegar. The menu boasts local dishes with a modern twist...More

Thank Marco R
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We loved this place. To be honest it took a while to get there but once we did, it was completely worth it. It was perhaps our best meal in a very long time. Our best comparison is to our experience in Monaco at Joel...More

Thank Matthew F
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Great ambiance and wonderful food. I was there on business so we had a tasting menu of all of the local specialities. The stories behind the dishes were just as good. I would definitely recommend this to anyone passing through this region.

Thank C T
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

After a recommendation from family of the agriturismo we were staying we were able to book a table on a busy Saturday night. What a great surprise this was! The food was lovely and the staff was very good. Attention to detail, lots of product...More

Thank rood_rademakers
Reviewed 30 November 2015

We went to this restaurant after high recommendation from a local. We knew this will be good. We were not disappointed. Food quality and taste were superb. Service was excellent. We learned from the staff about history of this restaurant and building, which was fascinating....More

1  Thank moksha51
Reviewed 3 May 2015

We found Ristorante Badessa after we had done both parmesan and balsamic vinegar tours in nearby areas. From the moment we stepped into the restaurant we were greeted with friendliness and family who has a clear passion for food. We were served table side by...More

Thank smedwards83
Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful! Excellent, friendly service. Every dish we ordered was delicious. Listen to their recommendations when ordering. You won't be disappointed!

Thank balticbarbie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:55 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
11:55 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
11:55 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
11:55 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
11:55 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Case Secchia 2 | San Donnino di Liguria, 42010 Casalgrande, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Reggio Emilia  >  Casalgrande
  • Phone Number: +39 0522 989138
Restaurant is inside an old cheese(PARMIGIANO REGGIANO)factory born in '800 in Emilia countryside.Ristorante Badessa propose "Reggiana typical cuisin" and in specific plates coocked with Traditional Balsamic vinegar of Reggio Emilia, Hand-made Pasta like Tortelli and other specialities (olden time foods of Emilia area) that restaurant would like to salvage and rediscover.
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