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Osteria da Ermes

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Via Ganaceto 89, 41121, Modena, Italy
+39 059 238065
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12:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Tallinn, Estonia
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Best of local traditional food,old spartan place,no reservation,be there and wait,two round at lunch closed evening and sundays.

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Thank Robby22
New York City, New York
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229 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by a NYC friend lately from Modena, we arrived as advised sharply at noon; the place was already half full. We were seated at a table for four, with two strangers, who were locals and clearly there several times a week. If anyone tells you that Ermes is anything but the nicest guy in town, never believe them again.... More 

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New York City, New York, Usa
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wouldn't advice tourists to go eat here! Or if you really want to go you better have no expectation. You have to like meat and be ready to eat whatever they have available. Eat everything because you will pay the same kind of fix price. It is a real tavern where the owner is the boss.

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Thank Carmelina Z
Kalamata, Greece
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like eating in your grandparents' . Delightful atmosphere , real Italian experience , fussy and happy customers and great owners . There is no menu , only what they have cooked for the day , surprise in a good way .

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Thank dimitrapoulopoulou
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent hand made food , good wine , best local kitchen food you can find in modena , surely worth every penny(which is not very expensive)... Long lines outside but its all about tradition after all isn't it? Enjoy and be sure to visit this wonderful family!

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Thank Billy V
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57 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

At Ermes you will get the most authentic Modena cuisine you can get outside of a private house. The menu rotates on a daily basis, and all the dishes are freshly made by the owner's wife. Beware of the long line outside and the grumpy service. The food (and the affordable prices) justify them.

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Thank Giorgio M
Rome, Italy
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Walking towards the Duomo we asked someone for a recommendation and they said that they eat at Ermes at least twice a month. A good start. When we arrived, Ermes welcomed us from behind the bar while his wife chatted to our baby. Having moved from Italy we had forgotten what it was like to be welcomed to a meal... More 

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Piraeus, Greece
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115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Go there early because the lines of the people waiting to be fed by this unique guy Ermes (actually his wife who plays in the kitchen) are looooong.... I really appreciate the fact that the locals love this place, that Ermes is very humorous and makes you feel at home (well, not immediately :) ) and the food is divine.... More 

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Cork
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Went here with a friend during a road trip / food tour of Italy. The staff spoke no English but they had a piece of paper with the selection of food written down. Despite not speaking Italian the staff were ever so friendly and I would love to go back there. We had 3 courses with a Bottle of wine... More 

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

What a fantastic find ,if you want real Italian food this is the place to go.Ermes only opens for lunch and is well used by the locals so be prepared to wait at least 1 hour for a table ,well its a seat as you will share a table with everyone else .This is a small room and gets vary... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ganaceto 89, 41121, Modena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Modena  >  Modena
  • Phone Number: +39 059 238065

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