Fodor's Expert Review San Domenico

$$$$ Imola Italian Fodor's Choice

Year after year this restaurant defends its position as one of Italy's most refined dining destinations, and heads of state, celebrities, and lovers of fine food venture here to savor the fare. Valentino Marcattilii's wondrous creations, like his memorable uovo in raviolo San Domenico, in which a large raviolo is stuffed with a raw egg yolk—it cooks only a little, then spills out and mixes with Parmesan cheese, butter, and white truffles. He's passed his expertise on to the next generation, as his nephew Massimiliano Mascia is now in the kitchen with him. The wine list impresses, with more than 3,000 choices, and the formal dining rooms are graced with stellar staff, who serve one delicacy after another.

Italian Modern Italian Service Sophisticated Dinner $$$$ Fodor's Choice Lunch

Quick Facts

Via G. Sacchi 1
Imola, Emilia-Romagna  40026, Italy


Known For:
  • Creative destination dining worth the price
  • Epic wine list
  • Impeccable service
  • Uovo in raviolo San Domenico
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Sept.–May: closed Mon., no dinner Sun. June–Aug.: closed Sun.–Mon., no lunch Sat.

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