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Hosteria Giusti

Vicolo Squalore, Modena, Italy
+39 059 222533
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Vicolo Squalore, Modena, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Typical Emiliana cuisine in a lunch-only, four tables total, wonderfully executed gem. The gnoccho fritto are so light and puffy, amazing! The pasta is a perfect example of great execution and “dressed, not drowned”. The only slight miss from my perspective was panna cotta that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mjmccoymd
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

This place makes you very special. Just like doing secret date. You are guided to the table in back room through the shop. They serve just four tables only for lunch. As soon as you are seated, you feel like you are very special. They...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ongoni
Reviewed October 7, 2018

On all fronts, Hosteria Giusti delights and exceeds expectations. The food? Exquisite. The charming dining room with only 4 tables? A special and unique dining privilege, as if being welcomed into a master chef's home. The "secret" path into the dining room past the quaint...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank smilesesq
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here en route to Parma from Tuscany. I made the reservation several months in advance via email and had no issue. The communication with the restaurant was easy and great. I was running late due to traffic but I stayed...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank 20simonel
Reviewed July 3, 2018

We booked this restaurant 5 months in advance and were really excited to finally try it having heard nothing but good things. In my original email to the restaurant, I had checked they would have a vegetarian option for me, which they confirmed they would....More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Grimfango
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

We had to work pretty hard (and get some help from out hotel) to get this reservation but it was well worth it. We booked our reservation about 3-4 months in advance. The entrance to the dining area was really neat as you snake behind...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank lkraso01
Reviewed May 20, 2018

This was not only one of the best meals we had on our trip, but one of the best meals we've ever had. The ambiance was fantastic--the food even better! Make your reservation IN ADVANCE as there are just a few tables and it is...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank jMoticka
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere, cozy, very intimate, very nice service. .. But in general overrated. I understand it's the oldest in Europe, but it's not enough... U have to visit it once in life but honestly I'm not dreaming to go back anytime soon, compared to...More

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank Joe_Black72
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Make a reservation well in advance, as the restaurant only has four tables. But it was worth the wait! The food was so delicious. I wish I could eat there every day. I had the suckling pig and onions. I got the half portion to...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Jinnimae
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Okay, I've come to terms with the fact that I am a food tourist. We tried to go here two years ago, but didn't realize they are only open for lunch. After seeing Giusti on Master of None we decided to try again. I am...More

Date of visit: July 2017
2  Thank DrZee
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July 5, 2017|
Response from josephine2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - yes they did email back - I think they're closed Sundays and Mondays so don't worry if you don't hear until Tuesday. Worth persevering!
March 5, 2015|
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Response from lmlap |
Their website indicates that they are only open for lunch. In the evenings, it says that you can only reserve the whole space for 16-24 people to eat. There is no information on how to make reservations, but there is a phone... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Squalore, Modena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Modena  >  Modena
  • Phone Number: +39 059 222533
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