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Da Cesari

Via De' Carbonesi 8 | 40123 Bologna, 40123 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 237710
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“rabbit ravioli” (12 reviews)
“panna cotta” (14 reviews)
“green pasta” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via De' Carbonesi 8 | 40123 Bologna, 40123 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What can I say about Da Cesari? Quite simply, it was one of the best meals I've had. The food, staff, and atmosphere were a great blend of approachability and sophistication. If, as I do, you like to feel like a temporary local when visiting...More

Thank Lukas B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Gosh, there were so many great things about our meal, I'm not sure where to start. The place is a nice, old-fashion type of restaurant where you feel that many have had celebratory meals of all kinds. Cozy and authentic. Our waiter took fantastic care...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant in the heart of Bologna has a cozy traditional feel inside, but the food combines the classics with the contemporary - all the dishes I had were absolutely delicious and I couldn't fault them. The staff are really friendly and attentive. Altogether this...More

Thank Ully J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been traveling throughout Italy on our honeymoon for almost two weeks now and this was by far the best meal we've had. You must try the Bologna classic, tagliatelle alla Bolognese! Staff was friendly and welcoming!

Thank moscalz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by a local and we couldn't have been happier. Most of the customers were American or English. Food was great and the service was really good. It was really busy so best to book, we didn't but were lucky - considering...More

Thank Hils753
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here twice in the short week we stayed in Bologna, a friend recommended it and we were so happy we came. I had the Bolognese that was full of flavor, while visiting Bologna there are plenty of Bolognese dishes but theirs stood out...More

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By far, the best restaurant we found in Bologna. So much so, that we visited twice during our recent short stay. Regional cuisine at its best. If in Bologna, you must try it. The main course special of guinea fowl stuffed with ricotta and goose...More

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

there were 3 outstanding dishes among those we ordered for lunch yesterday: an intensely flavored porcini flan surrounded by a plate full of sauteed porcini mushrooms; tortelloni sauteed with sage and butter; and a steak with a balsamic reduction. the wine was excellent, iove sangiovese,...More

Thank jeffry k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our dinner was an incredible experience at this gem. It is now run by the second and third generation and you will feel like family after your visit. Papa Paulino and Son Ricardo are an absolute joy. And the food is a marvel. From the...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a feast of fresh porcini mushrooms: raw in a salad, grilled with olive oil, with pasta and with scalloppini... it was all extremely good! Will definitely make this a stop next time I am in Bologna!

Thank Ligia J
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Jill T
15 October 2016|
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Response from Clodagh O | Reviewed this property |
As the others have advised, just email or call. They are most obliging and English is well spoken.
17 October 2015|
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Response from ABarrett_12 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have absolutely no idea but look them up on google and email their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 24 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via De' Carbonesi 8 | 40123 Bologna, 40123 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 237710
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