We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Osteria Ermes

Via Ganaceto 89, 41121, Modena, Italy
+39 059 238065
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
22 Oct 2018
“Great experience and home made food.”
26 Jun 2018
“Amazing Local cuisine”
Closed today
Via Ganaceto 89, 41121, Modena, Italy
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (845)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

I went there for my first meal in Modena. I went there sharp at 12am but there were a few people sit in there. I was alone, so they let me sit on a big table, so later can share with others. I was so...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KaeiniH
Reviewed 9 October 2018

My husband and I recently took our 6-year old daughter on an Italian road trip and this restaurant had manage to be the worst possible experience for us. Modena was the first city we visited in Italy, and as foodies, we were visiting there for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
6  Thank AgehaY
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Great food and excellent service shared tabes which is all-way a plus in my books. No menus just a few options done to perfection. Incredibly cheap for what they offer. Only downside is Loo which is a long drop not a issue for me but...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Samson E
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We visited Ermes yesterday and were sat on a table with an absolutely delightful Italian couple. The restaurant closed for a year due to the owner having some health issues, but it is back up and running in full swing. Excellent local food and charming,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank T4854LVnickw
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Nice popular place. No pretensions but very funny, especially if you know a little bit of Modena which we have been here each year and enjoy every minute.

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank hhoangkim
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The Best of local traditional food,old spartan place,no reservation,be there and wait,two round at lunch closed evening and sundays.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Robby22
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Recommended by a NYC friend lately from Modena, we arrived as advised sharply at noon; the place was already half full. We were seated at a table for four, with two strangers, who were locals and clearly there several times a week. If anyone tells...More

Date of visit: November 2016
2  Thank Nefelokokigia
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't advice tourists to go eat here! Or if you really want to go you better have no expectation. You have to like meat and be ready to eat whatever they have available. Eat everything because you will pay the same kind of fix...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank CarmelinaZ
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Like eating in your grandparents' . Delightful atmosphere , real Italian experience , fussy and happy customers and great owners . There is no menu , only what they have cooked for the day , surprise in a good way .

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Γιόκο Τ
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Excellent hand made food , good wine , best local kitchen food you can find in modena , surely worth every penny(which is not very expensive)... Long lines outside but its all about tradition after all isn't it? Enjoy and be sure to visit this...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Billy V
Nearby HotelsSee all 33 hotels in Modena
Best Western Hotel Liberta
480 reviews
.31 km away
Hotel Estense
335 reviews
.34 km away
Hotel Cervetta 5
448 reviews
.45 km away
Central Park Hotel
170 reviews
.49 km away
Nearby Restaurants
L'Erba Del Re
376 reviews
.13 km away
Zen Fusion Taste
277 reviews
.11 km away
La Smorfia 2
486 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Palazzo Ducale
357 reviews
.31 km away
Piazza Roma
215 reviews
.27 km away
Piazza della Pomposa
115 reviews
.08 km away
Via Taglio
36 reviews
.24 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
6 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from njv9 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry for the delayed answer. I think that the proprietor was ill recently sorry to say... A friend of mine who visited Modena in April (and whom I had literally FILLED with messages about the place) sent me a photo of... More
9 July 2016|
Response from njv9 | Reviewed this property |
It's not that they serve a la carte, so I guess if you opt for some simple pasta dish that's always on offer there, you'll be just fine. I suggest you go and, before you sit, ask for the day's menu. It's usually a small... More
Google Translation
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ganaceto 89, 41121, Modena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Modena  >  Modena
  • Phone Number: +39 059 238065
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing