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Osteria Francescana

Travellers' Choice award winner
$$$$
Italian, Contemporary
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Via Stella 22, 41121, Modena, Italy
+39 059 22 39 12
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Today
12:30 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 12:30 - 13:30
Mon - Sat 20:00 - 21:30
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Perth, Australia
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Amazing food experience. The table service was excellent. The wine pairing was also very interesting and great. I would love to go back again. I also got to meet Massimo during the meal.

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Thank Richard W
Pembroke Pines
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No other restaurant we've visited comes close to the food and perfection of Osteria in Modena. Every aspect of our dinner was wonderful, the food, the presentation, everything lived up to being #1 in the world. Can't say enough about the staff, amazing. Massimo came around at the end of the dinner and thanked everyone.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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669 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 411 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has to be seen as a synthesis of art. And this in every respect. Warm welcome, professional and empathic service and people, the food outstanding as to expect, our favorites were "Lentils are better than caviar, Tribute to Normandy, the Five ages of Parmigiano Reggiano and the Sometimes mallard, ...", creative and tastefully. The wine pairing was sometimes... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the best meal my partner and I ever had. Such an unbelieavble dining experience. Took 4 hours and was an event, not a meal.

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being a foodie, I have for - many years -wanted to visit Osteria Francescana; long before it became Best Restaurant in the World. Booking a table was rather challenging but armed with two devices and plenty of patience I managed to reserve a table for 30th Dec. I arrived at the restaurant (with my partner) with high expectations and a... More 

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Thank Ge0rgeUK
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience, food and wine. Shared the experience with my 4 year old Son (wife unwell sadly), which lightened the mood in the room which would have otherwise been a little up tight I suspect. A visit from Massimo himself was an added bonus at the end of the meal.

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Zagreb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to this award winning restaurant is a great way to experience both the intensity and variety of the renowned cuisine from Emilia Romagna region and the attempt to build on the traditional ingredients trying to innovate. The result is very satisfying! Every single detail during the lunch we had was flawless. The rooms are very modern and classy,... More 

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1 Thank Espace91
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined at Osteria in December for lunch and it lived up to its reputation as the worlds #1 restaurant. The food service and wine were first class, plus we got to meet the man himself Massimo Bottura. If you are lucky enough to get in and dine you will not be disappointed.

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Thank Madeleine C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is of course very difficult when you are at number one to sustain the pressure and scrutiny and to match people expectations all the time. Nonetheless found the whole episode to be a let down. If someone in your party takes the menu you cannot eat a la carte and there were too many of the dishes on the... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I tried all the famous signature dishes & they all sure had the element of surprise. Impossible food basically, so good. Staff, service, atmopshere – 10/10. What a nice & inspirational guy Massimo is too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$71 - US$212
Cuisine
Italian, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:30 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:30 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Saturday
20:00 - 21:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?