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L'Osteria dal 1997

Via De' Romei 51, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 202237
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good40%
  • Average24%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
9 Nov 2017
“really disappointing”
8 Feb 2016
“Low marks by reviewers mostly due to previous management?”
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
££ - £££
Via De' Romei 51, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

What a waste of a meal out. Came here for dinner on a recommendation but left very disappointed. First of all we were sat in a coat corridor with all the ventilation pipes for the restaurant. The menu sounded ok but when the food arrived...More

1  Thank carmellasoprano
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I understand that this restaurant not long ago changed management. Maybe at the past time you have to especially refer most of low marks by reviewers, which frankly don't do justice to the restaurant? I am inclined to think that, because we have found all...More

Thank Brun066
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This restaurant is located in a cellar, which gives the restaurant quite a unique atmosphere. The ceiling consists of arches and the walls are just painted bricks. The restaurant serves excellent grilled vegetables, home made crisps, etc. Every dish is fresh made and has a...More

Thank JR66426
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We have visited Ferrara often and this is exactly what we were looking for: excellent service, great food, and the perfect laid back atmosphere with fantastic music. If you are interested in local specialties - this is the place for you. I can only highly...More

Thank istengel61
Reviewed 27 June 2013

We had made reservations for this restaurant through our hotel. Arriving on time we entered into a large and what appeared to be recently renovated trendy inside seating area, full of people. We were however directed to a separate small and undecorated room with four...More

1  Thank Cacique_ama
Reviewed 26 February 2013

We went for dinner last week...two couples. We all loved the charm of the vaulted and the enthusiasm of the environment. Our main disappointment came with the service......three meals arrived in a timely manner but mine finally was presented to me as the others finished...More

1  Thank sealights99
Reviewed 6 January 2013

our local ferrarese friend took us to this restaurant. my only complaint about the ambience was that it was a little bit cold. wine was great. most of us had the capellaci alla zuca and many of the dishes are made with or feature some...More

Thank lasarilla
Reviewed 28 September 2012

Really good food, excellent service at a reasonable price. Lovely atmosphere. Staff spoke good English, which is a positive as none of us spoke italian.

Thank toddydec
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via De' Romei 51, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Ferrara  >  Ferrara
  • Phone Number: +39 0532 202237
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