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Antica Trattoria Cervetta

Via Cervetta 7, 41121, Modena, Italy
+39 059 220500
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit ragu” (2 reviews)
“antipasti” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Via Cervetta 7, 41121, Modena, Italy
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit at the Cervetta. We booked a table (very spontaneously) online. This was very convenient and uncomplicated. The service was great and the Tortellini excellent. Thank you!

Thank nelly_fi
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

One of the best italian food, not the biggest choice of pasta but the quality was amazing, true poetry. We've eten 6 plates and all even perfect. I can truly recommend to everyone.

Thank Joanna S
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We usually try to find locally owed restaurants when we travel. That led us to Antica Trattoria Cervetta. The menu featured many wild game choices and rustic, traditional Italian dishes. My husband enjoyed his rabbit ragu. The flavor of meatballs dish that I ordered was...More

Thank Micky O
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had excellent food from start (little polenta cakes with mushrooms) through primi (pumpkin tortelloni and tortellini in brodo), to secondi (filet steak with balsamic reduction, and polpetto). Staff was a bit pressed, but this was not a problem. Both waiter and...More

Thank Sinolog38
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We usually ask locals where to eat and Modena was no exception, and so we received two recommendations for Antica within a hour of arriving in the city. We were not disappointed. First, even though we walked in before opening time, we were made to...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Good menu, reasonable prices and very friendly and attentive staff made this a thoroughly enjoyable evening and the food was excellent.

Thank DevonJasper
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch and had the meat and cheese platter to share. The waiter was very helpful explaining how to eat the Modena breads tigelle and suggested Lambrusco wine. This was a surprise as I remember this from my student days and it would never...More

1  Thank garlic1927
Reviewed 11 August 2016

to set the scene, me and my Girlfriend (who for privacy means I will call TomTom, the meaning of which will come to light) were driving down from Parma, a journey that should of been 1.5 hours, however due to a inaccurately programmed sat nav...More

Thank Leicester_shire67
Reviewed 24 May 2016

very good place for dinner, not expensive, super tasty dishes, delicious wine and antipasti, nice service

Thank missloudlouder
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Antica was recommend by our host as a good local restaurant serving local produce at a reasonable price ,we were not disappointed.The restaurant was nicely appointed but not to smart so you could relax and not worry to much just enjoy your food which was...More

Thank treborcccp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cervetta 7, 41121, Modena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Modena  >  Modena
  • Phone Number: +39 059 220500
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Typical restaurant in the historical center of Modena.
Local specialities, home made fresh pasta , Modena Ham, Black Balsamic vinegar, Parmigiano Reggiano.
Good wine list.
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