Reservations can be done only through our website on the reservations section, which is always updated with the availability of the restaurant. In case the restaurant is fully booked, you can join our waiting list.
New reservations are released every first working day of the month for six month later. (At the following question you can find the releasing calendar)

RESERVATIONS RELEASE DATES: – July 2024 Tuesday January 2nd, 10:00 AM (CET)
– August 2024 Thursday February 1st, 10:00 AM (CET)
– September 2024 Friday March 1st, 10:00 AM (CET)
– October 2024 Tuesday April 2nd, 10:00 AM (CET)
– November 2024 Thursday May 2nd, 10:00 AM (CET)
– December 2024 Monday June 3th, 10:00 AM (CET)

We can accommodate from two up to ten people.
Tables for single diners are available at Francescana at Maria Luigia.

Yes, a credit card is mandatory to secure the table. Four days prior to your scheduled visit, we will place an authorization hold on your credit card for the amount of 300 euros per person. This is solely for reservation security purposes and no charge will be made to your account. The hold will be released promptly after your reservation and the availability of the funds will depend on your bank’s processing time.

You can cancel your reservation without any penalty up to one week before your arrival. A fee of 300€ per person will be charged on your credit card in case of a cancellation or a modification to the number of guests communicated later than one week before your visit, or a no show.

We can accept third party reservations only if provided with the main guest contact details (full name, phone number and email address and credit card) Without a direct contact with the guest the reservation will automatically be canceled.

We offer a tasting menu or courses from our à la carte menu, that can be found here. Menu choices are the same for lunch and dinner. If you choose our tasting menu we kindly request the same menu for the whole table. For party of five guests or more, the tasting menù is required for the whole table.

Osteria Francescana is located in Modena, via Stella 22, Italy. How to reach the restaurant: BY CAR
Osteria Francescana is located in a limited traffic zone (ZTL); if you are arriving by car, please be aware that you can be fined for entering and parking within the historical city center, including via Stella. The closest metered parking is on viale Vittorio Veneto. At the civic number 59 you will find a gallery, which leads directly to the restaurant. Please do not leave luggage or valuables in your car. This is a public, non-surveyed, parking area. If you prefer a surveyed parking, there is an underground parking garage, located near the city center. From there you can call a taxi (+39 059374242).

We welcome guests from the age of 12 years old.

No dress code is required, a smart casual choice fits your visit perfectly.

The experience usually takes about three hours, but it depends on your menu choices.

We accept all credit cards. Payment by cash can be made in Euros only.

Yes, our kitchen team will adapt the tasting menu, or the à la carte order, to allergies and food preferences. Our team will also take care of all the attentions related to pregnancy. In general, we kindly ask you a notification one week before your reservation.

We offer this service only in case of an already confirmed reservation. You can make a reservation through our system and, if confirmed, offer it to your guests. You can contact the restaurant to pay in advance for one of our tasting menus one week before the visit.

We will be glad to welcome you in our guest house, Casa Maria Luigia. To check availabilities and rates, you can visit Casa Maria Luigia.

For further request you can contact the restaurant at +39 059223912, every day from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm (Italy time)”. If no one answers, please send an email to reserve@osteriafrancescana.it and you will be contacted back soon.



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