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Food and restaurants in Province of Modena

Top restaurants

Trattoria/Osteria
“Cheap and cheerful place with an always changing menu of typical dishes and bruschette, always very crowded and they don’t accept reservations”
  • 66 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“For more than 20 years, this place has been combining the best traditional Bolognese cuisine with a wide range of wines and the force of jazz and swing, played here live and acoustic almost every night. An institution in town.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Osteria Francescana is a restaurant owned and run by chef Massimo Bottura in Modena, Italy. In 2016 and 2018, it was rated as the world's best restaurant in the World's 50 Best Restaurants. It was the first Italian restaurant to earn the award. It was also second best in 2015 and third best in 2013 and 2014.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“Camera a Sud is a quite place where you can have wine or good cocktails and if you wanna eat they have food as well :)”
  • 32 locals recommend
Restaurant
“hand made pasta served in a cosy and nice enviroment. I love to have lunch here. best book a table in advance. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“A place where every dish has a story. To go here,better to Book especially in the weekend! ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“This Osteria is small and rustic offering a different style menu. You can decide if you want appetizers, first dishes (pasta), second dishes (meat), and/or dessert and they will bring out various dishes according each course. The desserts are never ending and of course delicious! ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Bologna has always been at the forefront of Italy’s music scene – whether it be jazz, indie rock or classic canzone – and with such a big student population music lovers are spoilt for choice for reasonably priced live concerts.”
  • 29 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“It's for sure the best cafè in Bologna, it's an historic place in the city centre. Elena, the owner, is lovely! I recommend to take an espresso here, you can taste the real taste of coffee and choose among several blends.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Lovely bistrot very close.Roberta ,the owner,cooks at the time your choise.Soups,pasta fresca and also fish if you like.few dishes but very good.It is also a nice tea room. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Café
“The Zanarini coffee is a must see for visiting Bologna as it is the historic bar in the city and where you can enjoy an excellent pastry .”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“One of the most popular bar in town, funny and lovely staff, gets always busy during aperitif and night time. Delicious Sunday Brunch starting from September 16th, don't miss it!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“Italy is not just about wine and spritz, and Bologna is not just mortadella and ragù. This sophisticated bar gives you the opportunity to try different cocktails (great selection of gin and other spirits), prepared with care and attention, served together with refined food. The location is central, but also a bit hidden from crowded spots.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Coffee and chocolate from all over the world. One of the best coffees in Bologna”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“During the day it's a low-key cafè, from aperitivo time to midnight it becomes a cheap, friendly dive-bar with a pool table and two foosball tables. Don't be shy about inviting strangers to play with you!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Wine Shop
“Fine and elegant winery in the heart of the historical city center. Marina, the owner, will welcome you with the best selection of wines, small dishes to share and sweet treatments!”
  • 5 locals recommend

Bakeries

Wine Bar
“A grocery store that also have a self service restaurant which serves typical bolognese dishes, great for a lunch break while visiting the city center. Before dining you can also buy some local products from the store”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bakery
“Brunch, sweets, sometimes live music, in a country-chic space, wooden forniture, garden and toyshop”
  • 15 locals recommend
Other Nightlife
“This is my favourite restaurant inside "Mercato Delle Erbe". Young vibes next to the historical market of Bologna. Not many tourists here, you have to go for a lunch with locals!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“If you're looking for good quality vegan food, Botanica Lab is definitely at the top of the list. Don't expect to have a cheap meal though, even if portions sizes are substantial. Good list of no- alcoholic beverage as well.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
“Ottimo per fare colazione e per pranzare, gustando piatti che non hanno nulla da invidiare a quelli dei migliori ristoranti bolognesi.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“Too late for lunch and too early for dinner. Troppo tardi per pranzare troppo presto per cenare. Prodotti tipici da acquistare o mangiare sul momento ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“You need to go this bar for its delicious pastries and brilliant coffee. Just 2 mins away from the loft.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“Prodotti da colazione, pane fresco, pasta fresca e prodotti tipici bolognesi, torte e biscotti di produzione artigianale e biologica. Molto consigliato. ”
  • 4 locals recommend