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Trattoria Il Fantino

Via Donzi 7, 41121, Modena, Italy
+39 059 223646
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (12 reviews)
“gnocchi” (11 reviews)
“scaloppine” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Donzi 7, 41121, Modena, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic regional dishes, the staff gives service in fluent english. The best dish by far was the pork ribs in lambrusco wine, and the gramigna with cream and sausage is highly recommended as well!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ramramram
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I´m so glad we made the extra journey here from Bologna after reading all the great reviews here.So glad we had booked a table for Sunday lunchtime as it was fully booked out. This restaurant has to be one of the best we have visited...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Scharone
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Very friendly helpful staff guided us through the menu of traditional delicious Modenese food and wine. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank wellyontour
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Was on holiday all over Italy for two weeks and I think this may have been my favourite meal. Traditional great tasting food, friendly service. Fantastic value. If I ever return to Modena I will be eating here again

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank W8826UIrossm
Reviewed 15 October 2018

gnocco fritto, tortellini with sage and butter, Lambrusco wine... heaven! Simple decor, such lovely people and very accommodating. A definite highlight.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank vtsui1
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We had the tasting menu #2, for 33 euro per person but more of a tasting menu it was a feasting menu! All dishes were big and great, but the gnocchi with pumpkin was amazing, also the pork ribs.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Joakim M
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Although group dining is usually mediocre because of the number of people needing to be served in a limited time, Il Fantino offered us personal and efficient service, with delicious local specialities, both savory and sweet, with good wine and delicious liqueurs ...especially the walnut...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Alsacienne
Reviewed 24 September 2018

One of the best services, delicious pasta, awesome wine. Everything was fresh, hot and well prepared and done. Favourite restaurant of the trip! Pasta of the day was a combination of carbonara with peas, and I never eaten anything more delicious.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Marcin B
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This is where we were introduced to interesting, for us new Italian food, gnocco fritto and prosciutto ,schmalz‘ to be spread on lovely fresh bread. The restaurant was really busy and we only got a table for a limited period of time. The service was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anita D
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We arrived Modena after visit in Ferrari Museum and we found this small Osteria in a side street at City Center. It was crowded inside and for our luck a small two sit table just get vacant and they provide us the table. We order...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank daniel_csoares
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21 January 2017|
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Response from Andrea P | Property representative |
goodevening, i'm Andrea and i work at Fantino. usually we get reservations only by phone, but if is it a problem, write a e-mail to andreamo1976 @ hotmail. it and i will confirm your table. thank you!
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29 August 2016|
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Response from Andrea P | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
può scrivere a andreamo1976 @ hotmail . it ma se vuole posso già prendere la prenotazione anche senza l'email
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29 August 2016|
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Response from Andrea P | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
vi aspettiamo!!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Donzi 7, 41121, Modena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Modena  >  Modena
  • Phone Number: +39 059 223646
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