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Franceschetta 58

Via Vignolese 58, Modena, Italy
+39 059 309 1008
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (7 reviews)
“tasting menu” (8 reviews)
“torta” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Vignolese 58, Modena, Italy
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect lunch -- there are a few multi course options to choose from and none can lead you astray. The place is smart casual/elegant in design with some whimsical flares. I think this is how fine dining is best enjoyed in fact -- not stuffy...More

Thank Victor W
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We couldn't get reservations at Massimo's Michelin restaurant, but were able to get a reservation at this one months before our trip. We confirmed for the 8 pm opening time reserved for us 30 days before. Our agriturismo staff suggested taking a cab there and...More

Thank beeperVancouver
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We had a difficult time trying to find this place, driving at night in a strange city but it was worth it. Laid back, industrial modern atmosphere with a wonderful food experience. Since we were wait-listed at Osteria this was plan B and it was...More

Thank Cynthia R
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Franceschetta 58 is the spin-off restaurant of what is supposedly the best restaurant in the world (Osteria Francescana). The food is fresh, meticulously prepared and tasty; I enjoyed my tortellini in cream sauce, followed by octopus. Service was friendly and quick. I would not, however,...More

1  Thank William S
Reviewed 15 May 2017

If Modena is a queen of north Italy cuisine, then Franceschetta is biggest crown jewel. Amazing place where traditional italian meal is somehow modern, where simple ingredients are full of different flavors and genius of Massimo Bottura is available in reasonable price. In my opinion,...More

1  Thank Michał T
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This restaurant is really the whole reason that we traveled to Italy. We found out about Massimo and his restaurants and knew that we wanted to eat there. The meal was an experience in and of itself. The location was intimate, unique and sophisticated without...More

Thank Lucia S
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We had heard about this restaurant from a TV show in the U.S. and planned on eating there during a business trip. Had dinner with some business colleagues on my team at this cozy restaurant. The choices were varied and the food was delicious. Service...More

Thank Russell D
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This dining experience was the best I've ever had! ad. Food was incredibly complex, interesting, and delicious.

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Combo younger sister of the great and unique Franciscan tavern bottura to try Eggs and truffle perfect nectar X senses the language of cow caramelized but keep a little place for fresh slippery is not a simple dessert is simply a feeling you will not...More

Thank S701OAcarlam
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I went with a friend of mine and we both took the tasting menu. The only thing i regret is that i didn't taste more things. Great food, great and smily service, value for money. Well done, well done well done Massimo!

Thank Papaloukaki
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29 September 2016|
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Response from Anganacca | Reviewed this property |
When we went there we made the reservation by phone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vignolese 58, Modena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Modena  >  Modena
  • Phone Number: +39 059 309 1008
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