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Ristorante Cesarina

Via Santo Stefano 19/B, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 232037
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Santo Stefano 19/B, 40125 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ate here twice on our break and both times the food was excellent. We only ordered one starter each time and on both occasions they were happy to serve in 2 bowls which left more room for the mains. The good thing about this place...More

Thank Jill D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been there for a work dinner. I do not discuss on the quality of the food. But for sure on the price. ABout 50 euros for an aperitive, a tasting of pasta and an ice cream. Wine was included (one bottle each 8 people?!?!?)....More

Thank gino_ser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Portions a bit small but probably not a bad thing.... great food, nicely old fashioned staff, sit out (or in) and watch the world go by ....fab

Thank Dev A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being there for a family dinner, we were surprised by an extensive and carefully balanced menu of traditional offers. The restaurant manager was passionate and explained the recipes and the historical background of most of the dishes. Highly recommended are the Melanzane Parmiggiana and the...More

Thank Marco R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Set in a beautiful location with a lovely relaxed atmosphere. A suggestion by a friend of my companion who has knowledge of Bologna. We sat outside. Luckily my companion was Italian so communicated everything for both of us but the waiters did not leave me...More

1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The location is great - on Piazza Santo Stefano - and the restuarant looks the part with its crisp white tablecloths and white jacketed waiters. it did not disappoint ….the service was attentive and efficient, the food was a cut above the average…..and it was...More

Thank MacKilt
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Went as a party of five. They found us an outside table which was lovely. Service was pro and efficient. Starters were good.Loved the anchovies,asparagus risotto and well prepared pasta. The main course T-Bone was excellent.Melted in the mouth. Good desserts. A good choice when...More

Thank angelo65Geneva
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We arrived late on a Sunday night without booking and were put inside, in a nice aircond room. The food was healthy and good: asparagus, fried pumpkin blossoms and an excellent wine without sulfites-added. Excellent service.

Thank CDFBologna
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by the concierge of the Grand Hotel. We asked for something casual. We had the opportunity to sit outside and enjoyed the atmosphere. The tagliatelle al ragu (in German Spaghetti Bolognese ;-) ) and the tortellini alla panna were...More

Thank GeorgUteFabian
Reviewed 13 August 2017

What we really liked about Cesarina was they let us "share" items thus we were able to order five courses and they split each course onto two plates. We were able to taste a lot more this way. Note we tried this at another resturant...More

Thank PaulBend
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$71
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:20 PM - 10:30 PM
12:20 PM - 2:30 PM
7:20 PM - 10:30 PM
7:20 PM - 10:30 PM
12:20 PM - 2:30 PM
7:20 PM - 10:30 PM
12:20 PM - 2:30 PM
7:20 PM - 10:30 PM
12:20 PM - 2:30 PM
7:20 PM - 10:30 PM
12:20 PM - 2:30 PM
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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