Do you want to enjoy excellent raw seafood? Il Patriarca is one of Modena's best seafood restaurants. It is the first choice for many people seeking fresh raw seafood and freshly caught shellfish.
What is unique about this dish is how little the fish is processed: it is carefully filleted, gutted and cleaned and then ready to be enjoyed in its simple goodness with just a little drizzle of olive oil or squeeze of lemon.
The restaurant is just 11 minutes from Modena's historic centre, in the Vignolese area, and serves:
Our Italian-style raw seafood dishes are carefully and attractively arranged by our chefs who know how to delicately handle each ingredient.
The preservation, cleaning and preparation of the seafood should enhance their natural flavours. This is achieved by maintaining appropriate temperatures, carefully handling the shellfish and seafood so as not to stress or damage them, and skilfully cutting them with a knife to prepare the delicate carpaccio - it's all in the masterful skills of the chef.
The Modena restaurant has a chiller in which to process the raw seafood in complete safety. In fact, it is this low temperature which eliminates any possible contamination or the presence of any harmful parasites.
In fact, at Il Patriarca, you can safely enjoy raw seafood, savouring the authentic taste of the sea and of the catch of the day.
Our raw seafood dishes are some of our most popular dishes among connoisseurs and, in the right restaurant, there is no reason to be afraid of eating raw seafood.
Il Patriarca is highly respected in Modena for the freshness of our seafood. Here, you can take the opportunity to enjoy a full menu of freshly caught speciality seafood: sea urchins, oysters of different provenance, scampi, mixed carpaccio and clams.
Guests at Il Patriarca are only ever served freshly caught seafood. Your taste buds will discover this secret.