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Trattoria Il Fantino

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Via Donzi 7, 41121, Modena, Italy
39059223646
Today
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here three times and tried many dishes all of which were excellent, especially pasta and the ribs for which they are renown. The friendly service matched the food. Thoroughly enjoyable dining in an ecclectic environment - we will return!

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Vaasa, Finland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I will come back! Wonderful food, friendly and helpful waiters! The restaurant was full of people but we did not have to wait, the service was very polite and friendly.

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Lisbon
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Arrived without reservation and with no expectations. And was it worth the wait! Simple, extremely tasty, typical italian food! Very nice staff!

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Casarano, Italy
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

Found this on tripadvisor. No bad write ups so booked up for me and my daughter. Actually my last night with my daughter who studies in Modena before returning home. To be honest on booking the man initially told me he was fully booked but hearing my disappointment he told me to come along for 20.00pm (he was willing to... More 

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De Meern, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Il Fantino, 059223646, is a traditional Modena restaurant. Has sitting only inside in an old fashioned style. You need to make reservations. The menu is limited, the food is good. You can see how they are preparing it in the kitchen. The owner is friendly, his wife is grumpy, but it is not personal, that's the way she is. It... More 

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Modena, Italy
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Food and service up to par for a trattoria. Price correct. Reservations should be if possible. We arrived without just in time before lunchtime group arrived. Regulars seem to be common. Will go again.

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Curitiba, PR
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Friendly personnel, cozy place and outstanding pasta. A must go destination in Emilia Romagna region or even in the whole Italy.

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Iroquois Falls, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

I reccomend that you make a reservation. We loved everything... The antipasto and main courses..... I had the ribs and my wife the chicken in balsamic vinegar ....... This place is a must when in Modena

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

This place is a must go in Modene if you want excellent food. The decoration is really old but the food is incredible. You need to book a couple of weeks in advance. The pasta are the best one in town. Quantity are huge and the price is really fair. 25-30€ max. with food, drinks and digestive. Even if you... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We love Trattoria il Fantino! This little restaurant seems like a local favorite seeing that it's always full of people eating and laughing. The food is very moderately priced and isn't some tourist trap. The food is simple, but rich in flavor and the staff is generous with their knowledge and service. Get the ribs. Delicious and fall off the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $32
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Donzi 7, 41121, Modena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Modena  >  Modena
  • Phone Number: 39059223646

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