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Ristorante Badessa

Via Case Secchia 2 | San Donnino di Liguria, 42013 Casalgrande, Italy
+39 0522 989138
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Case Secchia 2 | San Donnino di Liguria, 42013 Casalgrande, Italy
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

I've been to Ristorante Badessa twice now, and am consistently astounded by the quality of the food and the hospitality. The folks running the show really know how to impress clientel, and looking around the dining room, I could easily tell that everybody there was...More

Thank lkidner18
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Since we were spending one day in Modena, we had to go to a favorite spot from our last trip there and they did not disappoint. The food was delicious, simple rustic and full of much flavor. The owner's story snout the opening of this...More

Thank Matthew F
AlbertoBADESSA, Direttore generale at Ristorante Badessa, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017

Matthew... a pleasure to read your review here. You know that we try to do our best to satisfy our clients and we are so glad when they come back here 2,3,4... really thank you. Alberto, Luca and crew.

Reviewed August 30, 2017

The food is amazingly good: very refined and elegant dishes but with fresh and simple ingredients, coming from the nearby places.I enjoyed very much the aromatic oils offered as dressings for the plates. the atmosphere is pleasing and relaxing! Waiters and waitresses are really kind...More

Thank Lucrezia S
AlbertoBADESSA, Direttore generale at Ristorante Badessa, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2017

Dear Lucrezia, i showed your review to our team... Thank you. We are really happy that you had relaxing and pleasing moments here. Hope to see you again Regards

Reviewed November 29, 2016

I cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough. I had a group of 17 clients to take out for dinner and I needed to give them an authentic Italian dining experience. Alberto and his team delivered exactly that. At incredible value we had a four course...More

Thank Will G
Reviewed October 8, 2016

What a wonderful treat! We had an incredibly delicious and locally sourced lunch, with very kind attention and amazing wine. The space is a wonderful mix of ancient with modern attention to details. Alberto himself graciously served us, and welcomed all our questions. He really...More

Thank Thalia D
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We had a business dinner at BADESSA restaurant .. It was just amazing ! All the courses we had were great ! All done today , fresh from the family garden .. Special area courses and dishes ! Not for pizza .. But for special...More

Thank Ronmoshe R
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

The ambience is great since it is basically an old cheese factory beautifully restored and appointed. The name instead, comes from the vernacular one given to the first barrel used in the production of balsamic vinegar. The menu boasts local dishes with a modern twist...More

Thank Marco R
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We loved this place. To be honest it took a while to get there but once we did, it was completely worth it. It was perhaps our best meal in a very long time. Our best comparison is to our experience in Monaco at Joel...More

Thank Matthew F
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Great ambiance and wonderful food. I was there on business so we had a tasting menu of all of the local specialities. The stories behind the dishes were just as good. I would definitely recommend this to anyone passing through this region.

Thank C T
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

After a recommendation from family of the agriturismo we were staying we were able to book a table on a busy Saturday night. What a great surprise this was! The food was lovely and the staff was very good. Attention to detail, lots of product...More

Thank Rood76
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Case Secchia 2 | San Donnino di Liguria, 42013 Casalgrande, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Reggio Emilia  >  Casalgrande
  • Phone Number: +39 0522 989138
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Restaurant is inside an old cheese(PARMIGIANO REGGIANO)factory born in '800 in Emilia countryside.Ristorante Badessa propose "Reggiana typical cuisin" and in specific plates coocked with Traditional Balsamic vinegar of Reggio Emilia, Hand-made Pasta like Tortelli and other specialities (olden time foods of Emilia area) that restaurant would like to salvage and rediscover.
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