We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Da Cesarina

#189 of 1,222 Restaurants in Bologna
#229 of 1,394 Places to Eat in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
+ Add cuisine
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Via Santo Stefano, 19/b, 40125 Bologna, Italy
051 232037
Website
Today
7:20 pm - 10:30 pm
12:20 pm - 2:30 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 7:20 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Sun 12:20 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 397 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 127
    Excellent
  • 163
    Very good
  • 69
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good food with local specialities

Enjoyed an excellent lunch here and promptly made a reservation for the next day too.Began with pumpkin flowers stuffed with goats cheese and then had an artichoke/ prawn salad.Perhaps the standout dish was artichokes three ways.Fish( I had sea bass and my husband bream )was also good- filleted in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
YorkJean
,
York
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
Add Photo

397 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this restaurant
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
York
Level Contributor
219 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Enjoyed an excellent lunch here and promptly made a reservation for the next day too.Began with pumpkin flowers stuffed with goats cheese and then had an artichoke/ prawn salad.Perhaps the standout dish was artichokes three ways.Fish( I had sea bass and my husband bream )was also good- filleted in front of you by a waiter. Service was good and wine... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Paris, France
Level Contributor
133 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We wanted to have a casual dinner in our first night in Bologna, and this place had been recommended by an Italian friend. While we requested a reservation via email, and got a "we'll be right back to you" response, we never got a response and just showed up at 8 on a Saturday, which seems early, and had no... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This restaurant has a reputation for having some of the best tortellini in Bologna, and it did not disappoint. The tortellini themselves were excellent, and appetizers and second courses were also superb. The artichoke dishes as appetizers were especially good. Prices were also reasonable, and wines by the glass were thoughtfully selected. Excellent overall attention to detail. Other reviewers complained... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Saint Julian's, Malta
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Excellent meal. Started with a traditional tagliatelle al ragu. Main course FARAONA ALLA MODA DELLO CHEF i.e guinea fowl. Highly recommend this tasty and exquisiet dish as i have never come across this on any menu.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Food and service was wonderful. I would definitely return. My only complaint (and this applies to most Italian restaurants) is the ambiance is lacking...florescent lighting, bad art work, inexpensive and unattractive furnishings. Overlook these things and you'll have a wonderful meal. P.S. Have Italians heard of candles?

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Great location but the food was average and the wine overpriced. The service was good but I wouldn't be rushing back too soon.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

A beautiful spot to dine but sadly the food is a shade above mediocre. We went on a Sunday when not as much is open and hoped for the best. Have a drink or a coffee before dinner but eat somewhere else. And it's overpriced because of its location.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Had dinner here last night. The wine they recommended - Damilano, Liste from Barolo was spectacular. The tagliatelli al ragu and ossobuco cremolato were both excellent. The staff were all very friendly and provided good advice on the menu. The dessert was the low point - torta di riso. Other than the dessert, it was all very good.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
India
Level Contributor
690 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 409 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I could not get a reservation in another restaurant and that is how I settled for Cesarina. I am glad I did. It was one of the best meals that I had in recent times. The poached egg, parmesan and truffle was a stunner. The mains Pork steak stuffed with ham, porcini and black truffle was delicious too. I also... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London
Level Contributor
43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We walked past this restaurant on our last Sunday in Bologna and it was in such a nice setting in a lovely square that we booked it for lunch. It was a delicious meal starting with fried courgette flowers, then amazing pasta stuffed with pumpkin. On their recommendation we shared a grilled turbot which was delicious. Bologna is full of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Da Cesarina also viewed

Bologna, Province of Bologna
Bologna, Province of Bologna
 
Bologna, Province of Bologna
Bologna, Province of Bologna
 

Been to Da Cesarina? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Da Cesarina

Address: Via Santo Stefano, 19/b, 40125 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: 051 232037
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:20 pm - 10:30 pm  12:20 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 7:20 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 7:20 pm - 10:30 pm  12:20 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 7:20 pm - 10:30 pm  12:20 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 7:20 pm - 10:30 pm  12:20 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday 7:20 pm - 10:30 pm  12:20 pm - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 28 - 67

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Santo Stefano, 19/b, 40125 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: 051 232037

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 67
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:20 pm - 10:30 pm
12:20 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:20 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:20 pm - 10:30 pm
12:20 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:20 pm - 10:30 pm
12:20 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:20 pm - 10:30 pm
12:20 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:20 pm - 10:30 pm
12:20 pm - 2:30 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Da Cesarina staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?