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“Great outdoor area, tasty food, excellent service”
Review of Modena

Modena
Ranked #4 of 10 Restaurants in Portumna
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian, Irish, Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 6 June 2014

This is a family-run business and it shows when it comes to service. It creates a homely atmosphere and you feel very comfortable from the moment you get in. The decor is very pleasant and nothing like your typical Indian restaurant. This restaurant serves not only Indian but also Irish/European dishes as it has two separate menus - we decided to go for salmon and steak and both were happy. The prices are reasonable and the portions are very big. Thier desserts are tasty and served with ice-cream.
The outdoor area is simply amazing and tranquil and we loved the fact that are little pooch was allowed to stay there while we dined and was even offered water by the staff.

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Thank travelfreak-ie
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

Had dinner here last week while visiting portumna for a night . Though the food is good I did think at €18 for main course ( small portions ) it is overpriced .

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1  Thank toni253
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

i loved this little restaurant...pleasantly surprised with the two menus...didn't think it would work but it did i ordered indian ...buttered chicken ..pilau rice...garlic naan ..great portions ...and for dessert i had rubarb creme brulee ..go figure but it was yum...my dining companion normally an indian food lover went mad and had a thai crispy chicken dish ..which was delightful ...perfect balance of taste...icecream for dessert ...a couple of cobras...the beers of course ...just under €54 ...satisfied ...and service with a smile ...superb

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Thank Bridget P
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Reviewed 24 January 2014

Their 10 oz steak was excellent and came with French fries, fried onions and mushrooms and....three mounds of mashed potatoes as well. The brown soda bread was a great add-on.

Thank Pttim
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Reviewed 19 January 2014

After reading some of the positive reviews about Modena I decided to try. Service was pleasant and it has nice comfortable surroundings. However I decided to order from their Indian menu so I cannot comment on their other cuisines that they offer. Portions were very small considering the prices, chicken Balti was far from authentic and consisted of a watery sauce lacking any real flavor. its tasted suspiciously very jar like. Unfortunately the Chana Bhuna was not far better, it tasted like its base was from a jar also with a bit of additional stock added in and consisted of overcooked chickpeas. I informed a very nice lady about this and she told me that their resident chef was on holidays.I was given a complementary bottle of Cobra beer which I felt was over priced anyway for a 300ml bottle. Maybe the chef that was working that evening could only cook Italian and Irish cuisine!! Definitely the Indian food is a very weak area. I would not return here again for their Indian food.

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Thank jojok09
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