Arguably Modena’s most exclusive and prestigious restaurant, Osteria Francescana is owned by Massimo Bottura, a world-famous Michelin-starred chef. A meal here is a true experience, and a journey through Massimo’s culinary imagination — but book early, because it’s almost impossible to get a table without a reservation.
Wonderfully welcoming, Vinicio is renowned for its exceptional service and menu of traditional dishes from Modena. Just be certain to leave plenty of room for dessert — locals and tourists alike insist they’re a true highlight.
Dai C’andam translates in English as ‘come on, let’s go’ — and that perfectly captures the welcoming, bustling spirit of this risotteria, where the menu is laden with extraordinary risottos. A must-visit destination for anyone in search of a true taste of Italy.
Home to a trio of tasting menus, each of which pairs a handpicked wine with the elegantly crafted dishes. The fish menu promises delicious twists on traditionally meaty Modena dishes, and comes particularly highly recommended.
A fantastic restaurant that takes a deep dive into the traditional kitchen tradition of Modena, Danilo is located just 200m from the Duomo — and if you're ever lucky enough to find yourself at a table here, the Gnocco Fritto with ham and handmade tortellini with Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is a must-try. Buon Appetito!