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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%
Travellers talk about
“lemon tart” (68 reviews)
“foie gras” (54 reviews)
“tasting menu” (138 reviews)
Opens in 3 min
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Italian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Via Stella 22, 41121, Modena, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week 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

Thank GarethW1988
Reviewed 1 week 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

1  Thank Bacuri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank scotsdiner12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thought provoking, challenging, artistic and indulgent. A once in a lifetime experience. For service and ambience, I have to say that - in my opinion - Quince in San Francisco is superior. But for a unique taste of culinary wizardry, you won't be disappointed.

Thank peachcat1986
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An incredible journey through Massimo’s food philosophy, his childhood and strong local sentiment. I have to admit, with my extensive experience in acclaimed restaurants, this was my first Italian top positioned restaurant and with no reason I had some silly feeling that it will not...More

Thank Tihomir P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice surprise, definitely deserve a trip, be sure to book well in advance. Outstanding quality and service! Go

Thank Dario D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 24 hours in Modena was dedicated for Osteria Francescana. This place alone is worth the long journey that it took us from Paris and the whole experience was better than expected. The team was very attentive and friendly, even when we were dorking out...More

Thank Priska A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this trend it taking overhand at the great 3 star restaurants of this world recently...they transform dishes, mostly by changing the texture, but also by the looks...which of course is an art itself, but I kind of get more and more the feeling, they do...More

Thank wueibi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my family for my Birthday. Keen to go having eaten in several of the so-called best restaurants in the world.. Positives Lovely wine flight 5 ages of parmigiano wonderful Negatives (when eating at restaurants of this calibre everything is subjective but it’s the...More

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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 13:30
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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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