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Osteria Francescana

Via Stella 22, 41121, Modena, Italy
+39 059 22 39 12
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lemon tart” (70 reviews)
“foie gras” (54 reviews)
“tasting menu” (142 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Via Stella 22, 41121, Modena, Italy
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1 - 10 of 671 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing four-hour lunch whereby every dish was a work of art... fun, creative and beautiful. Excellent service, tranquil atmosphere.. and exploding unexpected tastes. Worth every Euro to experience the gastronomic delight. Definitely a destination spot ...only downside is it is hard to get a reservation.....More

Thank DianeAngelaDrey
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went for the 12 course menu labeled «everything». It was absolutely amazing, they truly over-delivered. The ambiance and how comfortable the staff make you feel is not to be understated, it is like a theatre performance. “5 stages of Parmesan” is the best dish...More

Thank EsecutivoNorvegese
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food, excellent service. Wine pairings were perfectly chosen. The setting was pristine. My only criticism is that it was a little sterile as far as the attitude.

1  Thank bigredger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived i knew this was going to be different. We have eaten at a number of Michelin starred restaurants but this one was superb and the fact the restaurant is divided into smaller rooms makes for an even more intimate experience....More

1  Thank Ems1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was great cooking, clever and fun. We had the tasting menu and I am still going over the flavours and looking forward to attempting some at home. Service was great, time to chat. Massimo was in and I am looking forward to taking up...More

Thank jeremy n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to go to Italy for our Easter holidays, and we ended up in Bologna because we managed to book a table at Osteria Francescana. We had lunch on Good Friday, and the experience was wonderful from the moment the doors were opened. The...More

1  Thank Eivind D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is very very good. Well constructed with interesting ingredients. We had the degustation with matching wines. Wine matching was a little strange for me and did not hit the spot. Service was prompt and efficient but hurried and descriptions by the staff were not...More

1  Thank Alan F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a table back in December as a Christmas gift for my husband. I understand its not easy to get one so I felt very honored that I had been so lucky. Il be honest, i was a little worried that it might be...More

4  Thank Lindsey H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love food. I travel around the world to explore culinary traditions, and my wife and I visited Modena (and travelled through Bologna and Parma as well) after we finally secured a reservation to Osteria Francescana last December. I was so disappointed with the experience...More

4  Thank TheAristotelian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband took me to this restaurant for a surprise dinner when we were visiting Modena. This place is awesome! For me It is the best restaurant in Italy for a reason. The food is amazing, as you would expect. Everything has a story and...More

Thank Mahika A
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Response from Paula M | Reviewed this property |
What a great idea! Oh how I wish I could be there!
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Response from Erika D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it is already complicated to make a simple booking. The website is so busy, that takes longer to pass to the next screen. Good luck!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 71 - USD 212
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Stella 22, 41121, Modena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Modena  >  Modena
  • Phone Number: +39 059 22 39 12
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