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Piazza Roma 31, 41121, Modena, Italy
+39 059 243324
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
1 Oct 2017
“Old Style Excellence”
14 Sep 2017
“Strange but good!”
Restaurant Hours
££ - £££
Piazza Roma 31, 41121, Modena, Italy
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I loved everything about this place, from the food to the staff to the whole restaurant atmosphere. The placed probably hasn't changed in 60 years. However, everything including the restrooms is spotlessly clean. My wife had the lasagne made with green pasta, it was one...More

Thank NoSpin
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I can see why some people were negative about this place. It is antiquated and stuck in the 70s, but that's part of the charm and the food is excellent although portions are smallish. It's not cheap and no English is spoken, but the sight...More

Thank RobinS57
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I found the best restaurant in modena in front of piazza Roma. Very kind people and high quality of food.

Thank Ilfoodista
Reviewed 23 October 2016

First time at Oreste, one of the most famous restaurant in Modena, with a coulpe of friends. First of all, the location: owner saved all furniture and stuffs from the old days when this was the dining room of Enzo Ferrari while he was in...More

Thank max G
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We visited with our Italian friends in December and came across Oreste by accident.The place is very retro with an old jukebox which plays 50 60 and 70 music and is endearing. The food is modenese and the owner is the focal point of the...More

Thank ian m
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The place is located in the very center of Modena, the atmosphere is somewhat talking of past times, but this is perhaps what makes it pleasant. The food is good and the personnel kind and discrete.

Thank MaurizioXX57
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Great place in Modena with a look and menu out of the fifties and sixties. Food is very good and very reasonable priced. Also fun--has a jukebox of songs of that era.

Thank kcamicia
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Great location. Welcome to the 60-es!travelling back in time coming here! Great food , taste! The desert trolley is amazing. Interesting rose wine.

Thank Nolan A
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

One could say that this is old fashioned but that missed the point! Not fancy...not innovative but just very good cooking in a slightly old fashioned place..choose you music from a juke box!!! You will not be disappointed.

1  Thank kattyukres
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Oreste, in front of the Accademia Militare, is one of Modena's great old traditional restaurants and we stopped there for lunch on a quiet saturday. The ambience is pure 1950 in furniture, colors, table settings and so on: this makes eating at Oreste's a sort...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Roma 31, 41121, Modena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Modena  >  Modena
  • Phone Number: +39 059 243324
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