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L'Erba Del Re

Via Castel Maraldo 45 Tina Barrozzini, 41121 Modena, Italy
059218188
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Ranked #52 of 513 restaurants in Modena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Klein Brabant
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

The quality of the products used is beyond any doubt, just excellent. But the way the chef has found the right balance between the different tastes is just mind-blowing. As an example, try the salmon with chocolate and spinach... It doesn't get any better than this. Nice touch: this is a chef that is humble and gets is pleasure from... More

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191 reviews 191 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

A nice cuisine is served here based on quality produces, well selected all, really known culinary techniques, and a cuisine that roots in the Modenese tradition, seriously revised. The only thing is that it is not revised enough to be trendy and really new. Al together it's a place that worth a visit, once. I did it, once! And I... More

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London
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66 reviews 66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

A group of friends we came here for the tasting menu. The place is elegant and staff are friendly and professional. There were a few food requests from our side ( no fish for him, no beef or rabbit for him...) which were accommodated admirably. So far so good. Except the food while always pretty to look at never really... More

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Munich, Germany
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We´ve been to L'Erba del Rei for the third time and this time was even better than the last ones. We had the espressione menu (10 dishes) and though I have a lot of allergies they managed to take care of them during the whole meal (starting from the bread selection and ending with the petit fours). We had some... More

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

I've been there for my birthday and I've selected menu a la carte. I didn't like the quality and the taste of the food even if the service and the atmosphere was really nice. Overall the value for money it's not satisfactory!

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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We came to L'Erba De Re after a long day of traipsing around Modena's thoroughfares and window shopping. As a result, I was ill-at-ease amid the refined surroundings of this rather posh eaterie. That said, the staff were courteous and attentive, but not overbearing (although being completely alone in the dining room ironically made us feel more self-conscious than not).... More

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London
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

A second visit to L'Erba Del Rey more than lived up to our expectations. Service was refined and welcoming and we were pleased to meet the chef/owner Luca Marchini half way through our meal. The food was outstanding and we thoroughly enjoyed every dish, whether rich and traditional or light and modern. Chef Marchini really straddles both styles with great... More

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Oakland, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

The highlight of our day trip from Bologna to Modena was the lunch at this place. It was a nice surprise. It offers high end cuisine with three different menus or 10 course chefs tasting menu. We stayed with the traditional menu and had a great tagliatelle ragu and an incredible parmesan risotto with balsamico after a prosciutto appetizer. We... More

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New York City, New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Started off our vacation with a visit barely making it to this restaurant on the day of our arrival. What a treat. The chef and the sommelier as well as the rest of the team delivered a flawless experience. We thoroughly enjoyed everything. Wine list was 2 star quality.

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

I went there last week without any knowledge or information and was totally blown out. Amazing menu, starting with amuse bouche , selection of breads , following every dish on my table and neighbors tables too. As I am not big eater so I managed only antipasti and primi platti but knowing what I am about to be severed I... More

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