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Vicolo del Teatro, 44100, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 241509
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good26%
  • Average22%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible21%
12 Mar 2017
“Old fashioned & unpretentious”
3 weeks ago
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Vicolo del Teatro, 44100, Ferrara, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to dinner to this restaurant with my husband and daughters and was awful, the service wasn't very good, the woman that served us doesn't smile.... we received a bread of at least 2 days ago , like stones....then we ask for a spritz...More

Thank Francisca J
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Located in a small side street, this restaurant was highly recommended to us by our guide, we were not disappointed, great Italian home made food, very generous portion, great ravioli, nice local wines and very reasonably priced, would certainly go there again

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Most restaurants were full on a Saturday night. Found this restaurant down a side street that could accommodate a table for 2. Service was friendly and welcoming. Food ok, nothing special. The decor was old fashioned and could do with updating, especially the toilets which...More

Thank markolorenshaw
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

While walking from the Castello, we glanced up a narrow street and saw the sign for this restaurant but we almost missed it. Knowing that off-the-main beat restaurants often serve better food at reasonable prices, we decided to try this. We weren't disappointed. The service...More

Thank Bikefor2ofus
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Just off the Ferrara castle, somehow hidden in the side alley is the Postman inn. Very Italian. Unpretentious, and really lovely pasta and ravioli. Fresh and fullfilling. Really nice waitress and charming little "garden" (street) tables makes it a perfect stop for lunch or diner....More

Thank M_Czynski
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We stumbled on this place as we arrived late in Ferrara and everywhere seemed to be closing. very old place that smelt a bit musty and very dark with basic rustic tables. The food was very good and service was quick, very limited menu typical...More

Thank jessybobs
Reviewed 7 May 2015

In spite of the sticker on the door, claiming to accept visa and other cards, I was informed when I tried to pay the bill they didn't take credit cards. I fortunately had enough cash to cover the €50 tab, but I find this deception...More

Thank rcoleman79
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Food acceptable but let a bit down by inexperienced service (waitress did not know the ingredients of the ragu) and blandness of delivery. Portions are on the generous side, and the whine by the glass is more than acceptable. Would probably go back but with...More

Thank Londonsense
Reviewed 21 February 2014

Small place, seems to be more pub than a restaurant, but food is really good. Waitress speaking fluent english, not easy to find in ferrara!

Thank purebeauty80
Reviewed 2 October 2012

Ate here on a Saturday evening. Service was good and friendly, our waitress spoke good English. The food was good (I had really flavourful pasta with gorgonzola sauce, and the Salumi di Sugo, a Ferrara speciality) and great value - 55 euros for two primi,...More

Thank Dave N
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USD 20 - USD 27
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  • Address: Vicolo del Teatro, 44100, Ferrara, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Ferrara  >  Ferrara
  • Phone Number: +39 0532 241509
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