From the ancient stable in front of the Sforza Castle, the restaurant La Scuderia in Dozza is among the most representative restaurants of this charming medieval town in the province of Bologna, famous for its walls painted by masters of painting national and international such as Matta, Saetti , Sassu, Purified, Brindisi, sauces and more. The “Knights” Daniel and Roberto de La Scuderia Preti, after breathing from an early age “air restaurant,” have grown over time a sincere love for the restaurant, for the hospitality and for the quality of raw materials of their territory continues a journey that had begun loving their parents in ’77. A meat restaurant or better still “ground” nice to live where the hot local environments are combined with a genuine cuisine with a strong territorial connotation and great value for money.

The environment of the restaurant La Scuderia in Dozza
Upon entering the restaurant La Scuderia in Dozza you breathe immediately all the charm of the story that much of the restaurant still preserves. The furnishings ineffably transmit images of a time and precious memories: the old cupboard, the caisson of the ‘700, the “wretched” to break bread dough up to the old post office, the drinking and feeding facilities for horses, which divide the local fund in areas a little ‘more secluded. The rooms in total are three, two engaged to welcome the guests who can choose from the veranda with an impressive view facing the Rock of Dozza and the historic hall which we have just described; the third is suitable as a relaxation area where you can enjoy excellent coffee sitting at a table and glancing through the newspaper inevitable.
The history of the restaurant La Scuderia
It was in 1977 that Nerio Preti, father of Daniel and Roberto, bought La Scuderia, approaching this place with all due respect, creating an activity of traditional restaurant in which the rule was the development of the area and gastronomic dishes typical Bolognese doing great attention to product quality. Despite his years, the spaces of what was once a stable of the late nineteenth century gave way to little time: the restaurant still retains the old posed for horses and other trappings, old tools of the past world farmer who today inspire a pleasant sadness in the hearts of the campaign he lived closely.
A meat cuisine and genuine products of the Bolognese earth
The restaurant La Scuderia, which also features a veranda overlooking directly on the Sforza Castle, offers its customers excellent homemade pasta, as garganelli, tortellini, tagliatelle, tortelloni, passatelli, maltagliati and bigoli (only concession to extra-territoriality) , as well as pasta and beans, local meats, mushrooms, cheese, salami and seasonal vegetables. Since 2009 Scuderia Dozza annually receives the mark of quality Italian hospitality in typical restaurants category, ranking among the top 3 best in class in 2010.
Our tasting
Taking pleasantly note that the covered here do not pay, we kicked off by ordering a starter of local meats, accompanied by squacquarone, excellent wraps and fragrant crescentine (€ .7,00), we ordered one of the first of the tortellone ricotta with mounted and rocket butter (€. 9.50) and garganelli with mushrooms (€. 9.50); to follow a cut of tenderloin with olives (€. 20,00) and a taste of mutton (€. 2,50 per pound); abbondandi and grilled vegetables quality (€. 4.50). At the end of a sumptuous lunch sweet “homemade” that we should try: the cream in the oven! Alternatively, you’ll be spoiled for choice: Trifle or Cassata ricotta “naked” does not disappoint at all.
The wine: the combination with the Enoteca Regionale Emilia Romagna
As for the wine restaurant La Scuderia in Dozza you need directly by the Enoteca Regionale Emilia Romagna, an association that has been operating since 1970 for the promotion and enhancement of the territory which has its headquarters in the adjacent castle. The wine list, therefore, is only Emilia-Romagna, with a selection of interesting labels from different provinces from Piacenza to Rimini. To allow you to enjoy in peace and quiet in the wine matched, La Scuderia also serve wine by the glass.

Scuderia in Dozza is closed on Tuesday and has about 50 seats inside and 45 on the veranda. For those who were going to visit the beautiful Dozza and is eager to taste a typical and quality cuisine, La Scuderia is a place, just 30 km from Bologna, not lascarsi thoroughly enjoyable.