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Scacco Matto

Via Broccaindosso 63, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 263404
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (6 reviews)
“prawns” (4 reviews)
“ravioli” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Via Broccaindosso 63, 40125 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

Had a delicious tasting menu lunch here. The restaurant is not on the main square but on a side street a short cab ride away(6 euro). I remember some pasta with mussels(tiny) and a divine desert with cherries. Very small portions on the tasting menu...More

Thank patricia k
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Very classy fishy restaurant - the 50 euro 5 course (plus puddings) tasting menu was top class - bright cheerful room - the gentleman we took to be the proprietor was charming - all the food was really excellent - the puddings were fantastic -...More

Thank mulcs85
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Off the tourist main area, in a featureless street. Hardly any other diners on the night we ate- zero ambiance. That said, the food was well cooked, and presented. Overall, the weakest of our 8 other dinners in Bologna.

Thank tbonjour
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Had a simple dinner here... the food were good, prices moderate, however, the presentation of desserts could have been better for the Bavarian cream and cherries. Overall an enjoyable experience.

Thank Oceaniakamin
Reviewed 27 March 2018

The best restaurant in Bologna! My wife and I went to this restaurant our first night in Bologna and managed to get a table for two. This restaurant became busy quickly. I would recommend getting reservations for dinner. We were greeted by wonderful waiter and...More

Thank Ematcs
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Very good restaurant, with very good food and good wine, it is located well somewhere behind the towers in the Centro a bit of a walk but very nice, Love the food

Thank mundosully
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and wine , excellent service recommended by Rick Stein on his tv programme and it did not disappoint

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Really nice place for lunch and dinner, prices are good, the service is nice! Is a good place to come with the family and friends! The location is easy to arrived in the center of the city! 👌🏾

Thank AngieOcumarez
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Four of us visited tonight whilst on holiday in Bologna. It’s about 15 minutes walk from Piazza Maggiore- booking appears to be essential at least at weekends. The restaurant is located in a narrow side street and has a very discreet entrance - it could...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We happen to be in Bologna for a birthday celebration and arrived a day early to enjoy the city. Having seen the Rick Stein show we were excited to visit this restaurant and loved the philosophy of the chef on the TV show. There were...More

2  Thank Spitalfielddiner
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2 December 2017|
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Response from Lewis_Ma_48 | Reviewed this property |
Errrrr....Rob suggest you email the restaurant not the reviewer community. Enjoy, its lovely.
1 December 2016|
Response from toastiewarm | Reviewed this property |
sorry I don't know. you will have to ask restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$148
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:45 PM - 11:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM
7:45 PM - 11:00 PM
7:45 PM - 11:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM
7:45 PM - 11:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM
7:45 PM - 11:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM
7:45 PM - 11:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM
7:45 PM - 11:00 PM
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Broccaindosso 63, 40125 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 263404
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