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Strada Facendo

Via Emilia Ovest 622, Modena, Italy
+39 059 334478
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Ranked #3 of 514 Restaurants in Modena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $59 - $106
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Zürich
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013 via mobile

We were traveling through Modena and looking for a nice restaurant which serves lunch after 2pm. We found it ! We were the only ones in the restaurant and were treated as kings. Had a very nice menu for a very fair price and enjoyed the warm welcoming atmosphere of this place. Highly recommended !

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I was recently at a 3 star in Italy which was extremely good. Strada Facendo was just as good in a slightly different way and cost 1/3 as much. It is the best meal I have had in Italy, certainly on a cost adjusted basis. The chef and staff were very friendly and did their best to explain the dishes... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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100 reviews 100 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Lovely little place in the outskirt of Modena, making it very conveninet if you are driving as there is plenty of parking space outside. With the exception of the truly wonderful tortellini, our meal was completely fish based, and what a fish it was. Great, intense and balanced flavours with very fresh ingredients. The artichoke cream with deep fried supertiny... More

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St Andrews
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308 reviews 308 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
364 helpful votes 364 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Emilio Barbieri is not one of those chefs whom you always find on TV and at celebrity meetings: he is one of those very serious professionals working out of the limelight, but with no less ability and no lesser produce than the better known colleagues. We had an all seafood lunch (with a tortellini sampling out of sheer gluttony) which... More

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Modena, Italy
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Yesterday we were at this restaurant for a celebration dinner (our wedding anniversary). We have only praise! Courtesy, great atmosphere, delicious food with a great presentation, great wines and excellent service by the chef Emilio and his wife, the sommelier Rita. We chose the menu Strada Facendo, composed of various dishes, where we were able to tes all the skills... More

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Porto Alegre, RS
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

This is a place to eat great unpretentious Italian food in the way it's supposed to be cooked. Chef comes to your table to take your order, the sommelier is super nice and the food is another great chapter. Modena is a foodie city and this is an Italian michelin starred restaurant at its best. A must go.

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Hong Kong
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99 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012 via mobile

Up till my wife and I ate here, my wife and I were on the fence about the quality of high end Italian food. No longer. We had the Fish lunch menu, which consisted of an amazing paccheri and scallops, a mouthwatering octopus cake, a wonderful sea bass served over sea salt and an excellent home made ice cream. This... More

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11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Looking for authentic 5-star local cuisine, you found it. This quaint and respected restaurant has been serving locals and knowledgeable tourists for years. It is situated out out of the main areas and therefore is recommended that you travel by car or taxi. However the small detour is well worth your while. We decided on this restaurant based on a... More

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