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Via Bassa Paolucci 55, 41043 Formigine, Italy
+39 059 550258
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Not as good as last year

Visited here again, as we were happy with it last year. Unfortunately, it wasn't quite as good. Staff were ok, but food wasn't really up to scratch. We got the taxis right this year though; it's a bit off the beaten track, so if you are going by taxi, you need to book a return trip from a local... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2014
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great restaurant in the Italian countryside. Homemade pasta, incredible pizzas and exquisite Italian wines. The most interesting one the Lambrusco. A naturally sparkling wine.

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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Visited here again, as we were happy with it last year. Unfortunately, it wasn't quite as good. Staff were ok, but food wasn't really up to scratch. We got the taxis right this year though; it's a bit off the beaten track, so if you are going by taxi, you need to book a return trip from a local firm,... More 

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Modena, Italy
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84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We've just been here with friends For a casual dinner: Food Quality is pretty high - Any kind from appetizzers to dessert - but price is definitively too high. I recommend traditional Food. Location is gair enough, nothing exciting

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Veneto, Italy
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I went there following a BW Hotel Modena Palace’s concierge suggestion (1 km far by car). The quality of food is very good, mostly organic, traditional and hand made. However, the price is higher than the fair price for that food. It is highly recommended for tourist and mostly for foreigner business men (Ferrari factory or Modena city is very... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Great Italian food and great atmosphere. The Gonoco fritto is a must try. Good service and very nice settings. We tried gennochi , meats, pizzas and tiramisu and they were all great. We came back twice.

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Melbourne, Australia
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Finally, after a week spent around Modena, constantly eating good food, I went to try Ca' Del Rio, with a group of friends. Everyone told me it's a must when in Modena to try the original Gnocco Fritto. So there we were, 12 people, all hungry, sitting around the table in such a familiar environment. The young waiter was super... More 

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84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

We were recommended this place by the hotel manager at Best Western Plus, so felt it was worth a try. Food was great, and very well priced considering how big the portions were. Drinks were very reasonably priced. Our waitress spoke very good English and was very attentive, which helped the overall experience. We used a taxi for our visit... More 

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Dar es Salaam
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel, as we were asking for good food, but not formal. And that's exactly what we got. Not at all the touristic restaurant!

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

Our Italian colleague is from Formigine and arranged the hotel, we had dinner on our arrival - very good quality and choice and good service - would reccomend both the Hotel and Restaurant.

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Jundiai, SP
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255 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

Excellent place to try the regional Modenense food, including the cheeses and good wines.

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Address: Via Bassa Paolucci 55, 41043 Formigine, Italy
Phone Number: +39 059 550258
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Modena  >  Formigine
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: Via Bassa Paolucci 55, 41043 Formigine, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Modena  >  Formigine
  • Phone Number: +39 059 550258

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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