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Al Grottino

Via Taglio 26, Modena, Italy
+39 059 223985
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Ranked #321 of 514 Restaurants in Modena
Price range: $29 - $43
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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SpainSpain
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Imagine a warm spring night on a terrace of Modena, seated for dinner. Well, what follows is also good: well served with a hearty kindness and alacrity and beautifully prepared meals (very good mare riso) and prices very restrained and adjusted. No wonder they have many customers!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This restaurant is also a great pizzeria at a very conveninet distance from the Piazza Grande in the city centre and not far away from the railway station.You can enjoy a delicious variety of pizza even at noon.Really recommended .

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Denver, Colorado
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127 reviews 127 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This place is pretty good. It did loose points because of the waiter's mood. But, don't let that stop you, he might have been having a bad day. The food did offset that. Pasta and pizza (it is Italy) and salads creatively put together. READ THE MENU: meaning when they say the salad is carrots, tomatoes and potatoes, that is... More

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Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This restaurant caught our attention because it was full of italians having dinner, so we decided to give it a try. I tried parmesan cheese with balsamico for appetizer, and grilled calamari as a main dish, and mascarpone cream for dessert, all of them were very good. We didn't order pizza, but it was the most ordered thing at the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We lived in Modena for a few years, and have had to dine here not by choice, but because we were in groups, and each and every time I eat here, I am disappointed. The last time I ate here, the seafood pasta was uncooked, the staff were icy, and everything was just blahhhh. We ate out every single night... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Unlike some other reviewers we very much enjoyed our meal here. Pizza for my companion, beers, and a tortellini that i thought would be a starter but pretty much stopped me before the veal came. It too was delicious. Yep the staff speak Italian, but we are in Italy. And they put up with this Aussies attempt on a very... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013 via mobile

We ate here after our first preference was closed. We found that the staff spoke very little English and when we attempted Italian they seemed unimpressed. Our italian is not good but its not bad enough to warrant the response we received. They were not very helpful in communicating and continued to speak to us in full Italian conversation though... More

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brussels
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

"Scrivi la tua recensione su Tripadvisor" one is asked on a poster upon paying and leaving. Slightly risky. I didn't have much time, so only took a primo. The tortelloni alla crema di noce ( 9 €) were good, but the portion was really more like an appetizer. The day before I had Penne all'arrabiata at the nearby La Mamma,... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

Very good food, helpful staff. Overcrowded in summer, therefore you have to think about not being too hungry when waiting for a table. Definitely a place to eat in Modena at least once!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

I eat here very regularly and it is my favourite pizzeria in Modena. Good fresh pizza and always good service.

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