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Via Bassa Paolucci 55, 41043 Formigine, Italy
+39 059 550258
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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 93
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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
Ceejmeister
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
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 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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232 reviews 232 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 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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172 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 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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Jundiai, SP
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137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Actually the menu is very complete regional dishes and all very well prepared. The environment is excellent and the service is even better. I will return, as the Frito chomp and their accompaniments are excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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