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Osteria Francescana

Via Stella 22, 41121, Modena, Italy
+39 059 22 39 12
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lemon tart” (68 reviews)
“foie gras” (54 reviews)
“tasting menu” (139 reviews)
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Italian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Via Stella 22, 41121, Modena, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is if course another level from my ordinary eatery. As much an aesthetic experience as an experience of taste. That being said, it is not too far away; some dishes on the twelve course menu are phantastic version of things I recognize; other something...More

Thank Sigurd18
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our love affair with Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana started a few hours before sitting down at one of the five tables. We had finally found a parking spot when a stranger told us that it wasn’t safe to park there as we were making it...More

1  Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm in 2 minds about this meal. As an experience, I'm really glad we got to go and meet Massimo and taste his food. The food was flawless and really interesting, but I would not go for the drink pairing if I went again. I'm...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After We make the reservation in Osteria Francescana, We do not have any idea how to travel there. But we are looking forward to this restaurant, it is in remote area of Modena. They have traditional tasting menu €250, seasonal tasting menu at €270 and...More

Thank marilyn3571
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I were visiting the area and through luck managed to get a last minute spot at this world-famous restaurant. Our excitement was justified in terms of ambience, artistic merit and a delicious meal- albeit not the best I’ve ever had. We opted...More

3  Thank Giovanna C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my first review I’ve written and I do not usually bother with reviews. I visited this restaurant in September of 2016, more than a year ago but I didn’t feel compelled to write a review. However, after trying several other 3 star restaurants,...More

Thank Craigshs2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not a big person for Art but the way the food is delivered and the whole experience is incredible, this is food and art. It makes you feel a different way about food. 12 course tasting menu, I enjoyed all the food even...More

1  Thank GarethW1988
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried to book a table a few times now, always at 10am when booking becomes available, but without success. I'm sure many people have been in this situation. On the 1st of February, however, after several attempts, I had been able to fill out...More

2  Thank Bacuri
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

A lovey restaurant in a beautiful setting. Location is key and this little gem sits amongst a side street which makes it more special. Food was good, for a world number one. Not totally mind blowing but still worth the visit. We traveled from the...More

1  Thank scotsdiner12
Reviewed 2 February 2018

seriously amazingly food, bursting with flavour, beautifully presented and served by lovely attentive staff - this place is a real hidden gem - gorgeous

Thank Chelsea s
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Carlos V
16 February 2018|
Response from Paula M | Reviewed this property |
What a great idea! Oh how I wish I could be there!
Victoria C
12 February 2018|
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$71 - US$212
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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