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Ristorante Cesarina

#82 of 1,391 Restaurants in Bologna
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Via Santo Stefano 19/B, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 232037
19:20 - 22:30
12:20 - 14:30
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Tue - Sun 19:20 - 22:30
Wed - Sun 12:20 - 14:30
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Paris, France
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102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I found this restaurant walking around Bologna, and could get a table because it was still early (The place got full right after 20:30, so booking is adviced) I had something that I hadn't seen in other restaurants: the "Manicaretto Estivo" (Aubergine rolls stuffed with fine flat noodles, tomato sauce and basi), and the taste was excellent. Only the portion... More 

Thank Alfonso C
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a day spent with a part of family I meet friends for easter monday dinner in one of the finest place in Bologna. Evocative place next to the church of Saint Stephen so we choose a table with outdoor seating. Cà del Bosco cuvée prestige sparkling wine to drink a toast then a good dinner with crescentine and a... More 

Thank Maurizio G
Antwerp, Belgium
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing Itaiian dishes from all Italy and local Emilia Romagna region. The tagliatelli bolognese is amazing done. The pasta made there and more heavy (meaning this is original) and the meat is first cooked and then baked. Amazing lamb meat and ossobucco with local wine from their region (emilia Romagna) (Sangiovese) Desserts even more amazing.

Thank marcvervoort
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great outdoor place with quality food and desert. Staff are friendly also. Rissot and veal are very delicious and so is the desert. Highly recommended this place.

Thank Adel I
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by a (local) friend. Had lunch with family of 5. Mostly locals, hardly any tourists except us. Lamb with truffels fantastic, so was their gnocci e taleggio and truffels. Semifreddo pistacchio for dessert! All excellent. Slightly pricy @ 216 Eur, but that was for 5 people (3 starters, 4 primi, 2 secondi, 3 desserts, 2 glasses prosecco and a... More 

Thank Anders L
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant was recommended and booked by the hotel. The place has the 'right' feel and seemed professionally run. After an ok pasta course ( the house speciality) I ordered the Agnello tartufo, a small lamb stew ( €20.00 / three pieces) with the tiniest 'shards' of truffle which imparted no flavour. little meat and mainly bone and gristle. It... More 

Thank MadamedeSevigne
Reykjavik, Iceland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had had some excellent food at Cesarina last week and we highly recommend it. In fact we went there twice in one week. Great surroundings and good service too.

Thank Anna R
Limassol, Cyprus
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105 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The wait staff are welcoming, polite and attentive. The restaurants decor is warm and inviting and whilst the variety of dishes available are plentiful, unfortunately the food is not equal to the price being charged for it, in my opinion. It is decent and fairly well prepared but I wouldn't say it is outstanding. Non of it seemed particularly fresh... More 

Thank Shaky_Johansen
Vineland, New Jersey
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Nice diversion from the overcrowded and inexpensive pizzerias and pasta houses of Bologna. Pumpkin filled ravioli as a starter was very good although a little too sweet for my taste. Service by white jacketed, professional and friendly, helpful waiters. Breaded veal with prosciutto and cheese in a rich sauce was excellent. Breaded and fried lamb chops were perfect. Both meals... More 

Thank Alphablondyfan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I could highly recommend this restaurant to everybody. The dishes that we've ordered were very tasty. And waiters were polite and considerate.

Thank Tatyana P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$65
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
19:20 - 22:30
12:20 - 14:30
19:20 - 22:30
19:20 - 22:30
12:20 - 14:30
19:20 - 22:30
12:20 - 14:30
19:20 - 22:30
12:20 - 14:30
19:20 - 22:30
12:20 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santo Stefano 19/B, 40125 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 232037

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?