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Scacco Matto

Via Broccaindosso 63, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 263404
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via Broccaindosso 63, 40125 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Lewis_Ma_48
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by our hotel , only now having read other reviews do I realise that Rick Stein had been . We came for lunch straight after our arrival here in the city , it is off the beaten track in...More

Thank phillip g
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Following Rick Steins weekend away programme one the places highlighted was this place, we were not disappointed, service and ambiance was good, a typical Italian restaurant, suggest a booking is made as Monday night was quite busy. The food was lovely and was a treat.

Thank cstolland
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Scacco Matto was just a few steps away from where we were staying in Bologna so we happened upon it pretty much by accident. It was so good we went there twice. The exterior is quite ordinary and it looks like it might be a...More

Thank karenfitzers
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We started with a bottle of Vallania's 2013 Terre Rosse Vio Val and our starters were potato ravioli with Parmesan cream, cappelletti with peas, asparagus and bacon, and chitarrina with tomato and anchovies. Then came tortino di squacquerone with artichokes, and crunchy egg(!) on creamed...More

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

It was our best meal in Bologna. Everything was great. Food was delicious, staff is extremely friendly!

Thank Posh_Polly
Reviewed 16 May 2017

To be honest when I knew I was going to visit Bologna I just has to go to this place because Mr Stein had been there on a recent tv show. You have to seek it out as it is down a rather ordinary alley...More

1  Thank Minerva88
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We went here off the back of a Rick Stein recommendation on his TV show. I like Rick Stein a lot. We actually checked out his new London restaurant a week before visiting Bologna - and it was wonderful. I have NO idea what the...More

Thank khalaf007
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This restaurant is not in all the guide books. Just as well as it is a hidden gem. This is Michelin quality cooking with local ingredients. The place was fully booked on a Friday night by locals. The food is refined and imaginative. The tortellini...More

1  Thank chriswood2015
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I can assure this is the best restaurant in Bologna if you are looking for something special and delightful. Read carefully the menu and you'll find something for you both fish or meat. Don't forget to ask for dessert.

1  Thank TizianaMontalbani
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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, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:45 - 23:00
12:15 - 14:15
19:45 - 23:00
19:45 - 23:00
12:15 - 14:15
19:45 - 23:00
12:15 - 14:15
19:45 - 23:00
12:15 - 14:15
19:45 - 23:00
12:15 - 14:15
19:45 - 23:00
12:15 - 14:15
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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