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Hostaria La Frasca

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via San Paolo 51, Modena, Italy
+39 059 216271
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12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Have been twice and will go each time I'm in Modena. Ada is a gem and she knows what she is doing. And in case you are put off by her eccentric ways, the food will more than make up for it. Just let her bring dishes and eat! You won't be disappointed.

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Thank Grotus A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

This is a truly special place! Ada the owner cooks and serves one dinner every night. There is no menu, it feels like going to nonna for dinner. Everything is very tasty and you can choose roughly starters, pasta and wether you would like meat or not, but Ada's suggestions are very strong!! 😉 It was quiet when we went... More 

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Turin, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Go to "La Frasca" is eat well but you have to follow what the owner/chef/waitress say to you. You will enjoy every minute, just one thing. It could be a lil expensive but totally worth it

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016

Food is amazing, very fresh, typical and good Italian food, but what makes this restaurant special is the owner/chef. She is totally crazy and does a funny show during the entire evening with stories, joking....for sure it´s very good option to visit in Modena.

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Thank Fernando S
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2015

The most entertaining and lively landlady I have ever met so far will introduce you to this lovely Hostaria where between very funny jokes you will be able to taste some delicious local meals. I tasted an excellent pork shank with veggies and a asparagus lasagna that I will remember for a long time. A place to visit ideally with... More 

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2015

Great: primi piatti (gorgonzola, mozarella, and very good typically italian dry aged meat), atmosphere, the eccentric chef Not so great: overcooked dried-out duck and pork for secondi. Expect lots of food! (We ate with 6 persons, the bill was 33e/pp for primi, secondi, 1 glass of lambrusco and 1 glass of wine, no dessert)

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Thank 662andy
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2014

We thought having find a great restaurant in Modène, whereas lots were closed for annual holidays, the food was good and the owner seems to be very nice. But something were strange : no menus, no prices. It's just at the bill moment that we understood that we've been abused. 68e for 2 primi piatti, 1 segundo piatti, 2 desserts... More 

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Thank Mélanie A
Oxford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

This is my "must do" stop every time I pop into Modena. The owner is quite peculiar and might put you off if you are a shy person. But if you can take her crazy attitude you will definitely experience one of the BEST italian meals, just like grandma does it for you at home. (Trust me, I am italian!)

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Thank CelloX78
Modena, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2013

When you go here, don't expect your usual dinner. Most of all, don't be too uptight and strict, because here you'll find the real, fun, rude Italian madness! A bit pricey, but the food is great, and Ada is the best!

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Thank Carol_Rin
Bressanone, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2012 via mobile

The owner is crazy...simply crazy. She leads the cuisine and service tipically by herself, with her continuous strange mood...but she is the real queen of the restaurant! Ifyou go there, you must be prepared to be joked. The choise of courses is limited, but this is due to what she findfresh at the market in the morning. One of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$32 - $47
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via San Paolo 51, Modena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Modena  >  Modena
  • Phone Number: +39 059 216271

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?