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San Domenico

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Via Gaspare Sacchi 1, 40026, Imola, Italy
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We have been coming to San Domenico in Imola for the last 12 years -- it is expensive, but we always leave thinking that it was well worth it! Their signature dish, the egg ravioli, is beyond compare! In fact, we keep trying to make it at home, but don't have access to the best truffles! We don't eat fish... More 

Thank 650Karen
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Sand Domenico is one of the historical italian restaurant. In the 1982 they also opened in NYC and they offered the real italian dishes offered also in Imola. The ambiance is very elegant and it's mandatory a visit if you are in Romagna.

Thank gigiParma
Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

If you want to have a truly amazing meal, this is the place. San Domenico will not disappoint. The Uovo Raviolo that they are famous for is to-die-for! It's hard to imagine something tasting so delicious - it was scrumptious! It IS very expensive (especially the wine list - very inflated prices), but you're not just paying for the food... More 

Thank Serraserra1
Imola, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Very pricy but it is worth every penny. It's a life changing experience. Highly recommended. Wine and food are stellar

Thank isacco1979
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93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

First this place is a wonderful little town. So old world. You must have three hours at least for dinner. Yes you will need reservations in advance. From the moment we entered the service was impeccable. We started with some champagne then went right in to a big red wine. we decided to go with the chef menu which was... More 

Thank spyguyNyc
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174 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We sought out San Domenico in the small town of Imola specifically for one dish- the Uovo Raviolo. It did not disappoint! I could eat this for every meal and you could tell how fresh and clean the egg was, how much preparation went into it, and how carefully handmade the raviolo was. We made a reservation a week in... More 

Thank HollyTravels365
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Tast the best food dishes, the best wines and the best service!! The quality of the cousin combined with the right wine show you the road to the heaven!!

Thank Paolo A
Lanaken, Belgium
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50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We had a lunch lunch in this marvelous, classic Italian restaurant in Imola, situated near the centre of town. The restaurant is styled very old fashioned, breathing atmosphere of the late seventies/eighties. Service is impeccable but very formal, with (lots of) waiters with oversized suits. I kind of liked it anyway. As a true pasta lover, I was very curious... More 

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Hong Kong
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I wish I had come across this premium restaurant earlier as I didn't know about it when I was in Verona and Bologna two years back. Thank goodness the very talented Massimiliano Mascia was in Hong Kong from 10th to 13th March as a visiting chef in Kowloon Shangri-la Hotel's Angelini, and thus had led me to enjoy his outstanding... More 

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Ravenna, Italia
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Question: where does God would like to go out for a dinner, during his day on earth? Uovo in raviolo best invention ever along with airplane and computer.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$73 - $233
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gaspare Sacchi 1, 40026, Imola, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Imola
  • Phone Number: 054229000

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