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San Domenico

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Via Gaspare Sacchi 1, 40026, Imola, Italy
+39 0542 29000
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant. Saw the no reservation show of Anthony Bourdain and had to try it. All the dishes were very good but the highlight was the raviolo. Balance taste and richness topped with truffles was worth the experience. Add the egg yoke in the center and you've got magic.

Thank Riad L
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I had dinner at San Domenico after a lovely drive around Imola F1 circuit and the center of the city, which was very nice. At San Domenico wasn't different: we had such a beautiful full course menu dinner and a 1992 bottle of wine which was outstanding. Food is great, really well treated with a highlight for me to the... More 

Thank Allan A
Bologna, Italy
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108 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Enjoy the highest level menu made with the best quality ingredients. My favorites: Noisettes crispy sweetbreads cream burned leeks, potato chips "vitellotte" and black truffle sauce; egg ravioli "San Domenico" with mountain butter, fresh parmesan and seasonal truffles, sirloin of veal cooked at low temperature with sunflower seeds cream and Brussels sprouts. A tasteful food experience.

Thank AlessandraMatilde67
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

It was my pleasure to visit San Domenico for dinner. This restaurant should be the standard for fine dinning. The service, food, wine, and restaurant itself is a beautiful experience. Some of the best wines of my Italian trip were introduced to me at dinner. Arrive in Imola early and enjoy the wonderful village. You will not be disappointed!

Thank lovelyreata
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107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The restaurant has a long history of 2 Michelin stars and has a good standing in the La Liste. So we were expecting an experience of a very high standard. However it turned out to be the worst of all 2-star restaurants we've been in Italy (Duomo, Torre del Saracino, Il Sorriso, Villa Crespi, Miramonti L'altro, Casa Perbellini, La Frasca,... More 

3 Thank Sibvaleo
Los Gatos, California
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I knew in advance this was going to be a great experience thanks to Anthony Bourdain and Michael White. We had what they call the businessman lunch which included 3 courses and the kept our wine glasses full too. The great service and beautiful interior added to our pleasure. This was by far the most attractive restaurant we saw on... More 

1 Thank Mlariz
Honolulu, Hawaii
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 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 

2 Thank 650Karen
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 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
Reviewed 1 May 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
Reviewed 15 March 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$73 - US$233
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gaspare Sacchi 1, 40026, Imola, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Imola
  • Phone Number: +39 0542 29000

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