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Via Palestro 99, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 210583
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
25 Jun 2018
“some traditional Ferrara dishes”
10 Apr 2018
“Food to remember Ferrara by”
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Palestro 99, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

this could be the place where to give a try on some traditional dishes from the Ferrarese cuisine. Its located not too far from Certosa di Ferrara, on piazza Ariostea (from which takes the name). THe restaurant itself seems to have undergone some recent renovation,...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the food so much we've been here every night. Pumpkin pasta with breakfast tree and sage was amazing. Great food and atmosphere. Thank you Luca.

Thank Jet267519
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel opposite the Duchess Isabella, and after visiting once, we couldn’t help but want to return. The waiter Lucca was charming and talked us through the entire menu, and afterwards dispensed tourist advice on places in Ferrara to visit....More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Came here with three friends on the recommendation of Trip Advisor reviews and was not disappointed. The waiter very kindly and without being asked came to our table and talked us through the entire menu in English. Our party was half vegetarian but there was...More

Thank Climber534463
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Our kind airbnb hosts phoned around all the restaurants to find one open on Sunday evening. Finally they found Ariosteria and even drove us there. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly, patiently explaining the Italian-only menu for us. We had delicious pasta and a...More

Thank Rosemary P
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We wanted a place to eat that was a bit away from the tourist sights and found this bistro close to our hotel. It was a great choice! The server translated the whole menu for us. When we arrived at 1930 it was quiet but...More

Thank Kathi E
Reviewed 17 April 2016

I decided to visit the bistro after reading other rewievs on Trip Advisor and must admit it was a good choice! Cosy place, located off main walking routes of Ferrara, it serves very tasty local food of a reasonable price. Helpful, friendly, English speaking waiter...More

Thank Agata R
Reviewed 14 January 2014

This restaurant looks like a small humble place, but the food was worth the trip to Ferrara all by itself. It is not near downtown, but was recommended by a local and deserving of the recommendation. The cost was very reasonable and the food was...More

Thank dven8
Reviewed 12 May 2013

While not exceptional, the wait staff was very friendly and the food was very good. The location is a bit out of the way if you're only going to be near the central core of Ferrara though.

Thank Velouaaj
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Palestro 99, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Ferrara  >  Ferrara
  • Phone Number: +39 0532 210583
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