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La Cesoia

Via Giuseppe Massarenti 90/2D | 40138 Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 342854
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“amuse bouche” (3 reviews)
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Italian, International, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Giuseppe Massarenti 90/2D | 40138 Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was overall, one of the best restaurant experiences that I have ever had. The service was impeccable. Wait staff was great. They were right there to serve food, answer questions, remove used plates, and overall take care of us, somehow without being intrusive. The...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We were really impressed with rich imagination of the chef. Everything was delicious and fairly unusual, particularly the sauces (e.g., shrimp with an orange and ginger sauce) and the deserts (baked fennel with mango). It is indeed a great place to visit in Bologna.

Thank Yulia S
Reviewed 11 December 2017

My wife and I tried the taster menu early on in the week and the restaurant wasn't that full. However, towards the end of the week booking is essential. Shortly after our arrival we were given a plate of amuse bouche which was very pleasant...More

1  Thank Tdog-Kent
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Few of you might have noticed I am proudly a foodie. I went to Bologna mainly to try the amazing Emilian cuisine. I was not disappointed by this restaurant. It has a very simple modern decor. I went for the 5 course menu. Don't get...More

1  Thank 39londoner
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We took the menu. All dishes were delicious. Italian classics but modernised and even more refined. Little pieces of art. Service was extremely good. Portions might have been bigger and plates were sometimes a little bit cold. But still, 5 stars are deserved.

Thank Adrien B
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We went in the evening and took the 5 course menu. Everything was carefully judged and cooked to present a meal that was quite different to any other we had eaten in our 2 week Italian holiday. And we were not stuffed when we walked...More

1  Thank Bob P
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The restaurant is best known for its "creative" menu, a sort of Japanese-italian fusion. We enjoyed a few items on that menu, but if you ask, you can also get traditional Bolognese food--tagliatelle con ragu, tortellini en brodo, lasagne with spinach noodles, etc. The food...More

Thank lgnmarie
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I visited La Cesoia a Friday evening and decided to try their 5 course tasting menu. I let the waiter decided the menu for me and it could not have been better. The food was excellent with first class tastes and creative and appealing presentation....More

Thank Elbullifan
Reviewed 9 May 2017

On our last night in Bologna we opted for the reasonably priced 5 course tasting menu. After 2 wonderful courses we were wishing we had chosen the 7 course version ! Fresh and original cooking beautifully presented with a truly amazing panna cotta and lavender...More

Thank Susanne C
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The food is really excellent, imaginative and different. The issue is that there simply aren't enough staff to cope. We were left waiting for over an hour between courses whilst they focused on some large groups in the restaurant. The taster menu is actually good...More

Thank Nigel M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$41 - US$71
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Massarenti 90/2D | 40138 Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 342854
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