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Gran Caffe Bistrot

Piazza XX Settembre 34, 41121, Modena, Italy
+39 059 787 9810
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
17 May 2018
“Unexpected find, super service and fresh local ingredients ”
5 May 2018
“Lovely Lunch in Heart of Modena”
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Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, European
Piazza XX Settembre 34, 41121, Modena, Italy
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon the caffe, and were glad we did. We started with melon with prosciutto (tasty as normal) then each had a special pasta - penne with a spicy tomato sauce and some type of noodles in some type of tomato and bacon sauce-...More

Thank Wrldtvlr27
Reviewed 7 July 2018

this is the best restaurant we found during our last visit in Modena. The vegetarian dish based on zucchini and their flowers was very good and presented very well. You can order foods suitable for every taste.

Thank tedyJerusalem
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Three of us stopped here for lunch, and found lovely friendly efficient servers. I wanted freshly made pasta made on the premises and the waiter told me exactly which was which. I then wanted the sauce of the day, fresh lemon, black olive and oil...More

Thank Haze10
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Stopped at this cafe on 1 May (a holiday in Italy, when most other restaurants were closed). Unexpectedly, the food was quite fresh and tasty. Parma ham and Reggiano cheese served with a side local freshly fried warm bread was a highlight as was the...More

Thank StefanieMarie22
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Took 50 minutes to serve lunch (literally 50 minutes waiting). The excuse was there was too many people but we kept seeing other tables getting served. When the food finally came, the pasta was clearly overcooked.

Thank Andres D
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Only just found my notes relating to this great little place near the cathedral square in Modena … On the day we visited it seemed a little windy, so we didn’t want to sit outside. It seemed fairly busy inside – it was obviously popular...More

Thank PJandSJ
Reviewed 18 April 2017

After reading the TA reviews, we dropped in for a lunch-time ragu to this cafe, However, after we had sat down we were told by the waiter (with the obligatory goatee) that the ragu was "finished" for the day, along with several other items listed...More

4  Thank byron_bay_traveller
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Very nice waiters, good italian food, good coffee. A ggod sign is always when locals ar in the restaurant and have chit chat to the waiters and owner. Go and see the gran Caffè

Thank Thomas Z
Reviewed 20 October 2016

After visiting the food market we felt a little peckish and fancied some lunch and a drink. We settled on this cafe/bar which is on the corner of 20th September Square one block away from Piazza Grande. We sat outside enjoying a rather nice sparkling...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised with this stop. We asked for Ragu that was off menu and they delivered and amazing dish. The Caesar salad was incredible. Service was also great considering how busy it was. Our girl didn't speak much English but she was very...More

Thank yankuk
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza XX Settembre 34, 41121, Modena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Modena  >  Modena
  • Phone Number: +39 059 787 9810
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