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Scacco Matto

Via Broccaindosso 63, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 263404
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
“prawns” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Via Broccaindosso 63, 40125 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Very good restaurant, with very good food and good wine, it is located well somewhere behind the towers in the Centro a bit of a walk but very nice, Love the food

Thank mundosully
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and wine , excellent service recommended by Rick Stein on his tv programme and it did not disappoint

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Really nice place for lunch and dinner, prices are good, the service is nice! Is a good place to come with the family and friends! The location is easy to arrived in the center of the city! 👌🏾

Thank AngieOcumarez
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Four of us visited tonight whilst on holiday in Bologna. It’s about 15 minutes walk from Piazza Maggiore- booking appears to be essential at least at weekends. The restaurant is located in a narrow side street and has a very discreet entrance - it could...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We happen to be in Bologna for a birthday celebration and arrived a day early to enjoy the city. Having seen the Rick Stein show we were excited to visit this restaurant and loved the philosophy of the chef on the TV show. There were...More

1  Thank Spitalfielddiner
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I do not like writing poor reviews but Scacco Matto deserves it. Simply put, this place is over rated, over cooked and over priced . Who on earth labels a starter as vegetarian that has not 1, but 4 slices of what I can only...More

Thank Deuteronomy-the-cat
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Was really looking forward to this but we were very disappointed. My veggie appetizer came with five slices of ham - I tolerated this as I’m not a vegetarian - but the main course fish was over cooked and tough. I know Rick would not...More

Thank Mistoffelees_the_cat
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Classic italian with a modern twist. Warm but still very professional service. Fantastic flavours, very well presented. A five with better winepairing. Well worth a revisit.

Thank Jonas O
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Nice place, all the food is Nice. Shrimp and meat so tender. Staff very efficient . Price is reasonable.

Thank cyroroberto
Reviewed 26 July 2017

It rather looks like we were not the first to follow in the footsteps of Rick Stein who came here on his Long Weekend in Bologna but the place is unabashed by its sudden popularity with British Rick acolytes. A lovely meal where we ate,...More

1  Thank Lewis_Ma_48
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2 December 2017|
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Response from Lewis_Ma_48 | Reviewed this property |
Errrrr....Rob suggest you email the restaurant not the reviewer community. Enjoy, its lovely.
30 November 2016|
Response from toastiewarm | Reviewed this property |
sorry I don't know. you will have to ask restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$148
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:45 PM - 11:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM
7:45 PM - 11:00 PM
7:45 PM - 11:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM
7:45 PM - 11:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM
7:45 PM - 11:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM
7:45 PM - 11:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM
7:45 PM - 11:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Broccaindosso 63, 40125 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 263404
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