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Ristorante da Danilo

Certificate of Excellence
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Via Coltellini 31, 41121, Modena, Italy
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our waiter was excellent recommending great dishes for us to try and share. Lots of fun and very traditional Modena food experience tiramisu was exceptional and so unique.

Thank Jocelyne D
Island of Malta, Malta
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant after it was recommended by a friend. We ended up eating here twice during our visit to Modena! Food is very very good and staff are also very friendly especially Claudio! Attached are photos of our food on both nights - both very good! Would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Modena!

Thank adeli292000
Wheaton, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and service. The pasta was hot and fresh as was the main course. Would definitely recommend!

Thank JoanKev
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Old world charm with Pavarotti smiling down on the happy diners. The service is very good and discrete as fits the old world elegance. The food is true to its description with delicate flavours, fresh and very tasty the wine list is limited but briars in its scope. Be confident to try the house wines. All in all a very... More 

Thank LikLikBluey
De Meern, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Da Danilo - via Caltellini 31, 12:00-3:00, 7:00-12:00, closed on Sunday. Reservations are strongly recommended, 059225498 This place is very popular by the locals. Gnocco fritto e salumi is an traditional Modena appetizer, square deep fried pasta with meat cuts. The proper way to eat it is to fold the meat cuts in the fried pasta The food is very... More 

Thank R Z
Modena, Italy
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Recently went here after staying in Modena for 10 days. My friends ordered a soup and the tortellini with ricotta and spinach, and I ordered the gnocchi with red sauce. My friends thought their meals were alright, but my gnocchi was 3 minutes overcooked and had the consistency of mashed potatoes. When I sent the meal back, I told them... More 

Thank hreidman
Stornoway, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Modena is not the most beautiful or exciting of places to visit but it has a culinary gem called da Danilo. We found this place by chance by the flavour of the food is still on my lips. The restaurant has a traditional feel to it but offers a mix of modern and classic dishes. The roast suckling pig rates... More 

Thank 747alasdairm
Alpharetta, Georgia
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468 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We wanted typical Emelia-Romania cuisine and the hotel confirmed that this restaurant served exactly that. It is two small rooms and a terrace, but the terrace is the smoking section. We selected a table inside. We had terrific service from a server who seemed to know most of the other dinners. We shared an arugula salad, with balsamic vinegar. What... More 

Thank phat_dawg_21
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Been there for dinner. Typical local food, everything was very tasty. The staff was friendly and welcoming and the service was excellent. Great risotto with vegetables.

Thank mattgoor
London, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

It's very clear to me that the typical cuisine of this region does not include much for vegetarians, but the staff should be more available to accommodate the customers' needs if they cannot eat meat. A lady sitting at a table close to us complained about a a dirty glass - it happens, but the reaction of the staff was,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Coltellini 31, 41121, Modena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Modena  >  Modena

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?