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Trattoria Fuocolento - CLOSED

Via Saraceno 85, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 210813
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
22 Aug 2015
“Exceptional. ”
15 Mar 2015
“Enjoyed very much”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean
££ - £££
Via Saraceno 85, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
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Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

This is one of the most expensive restaurant in town. Nonetheless, it's real value for money, due to the high quality of the dishes. We ordered the octopus to start and this is one of the ultimate test for a chef. It was exceptional, soft...More

Thank Nishalito
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

We have been here twice in our stay in Ferrara: once for dinner and once for lunch. The first time, we got here by mistake, since many restaurants we had on the list were full. Environment is nice. It gives you intimacy and it has...More

Thank Andrei Alexandr... E
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

Food is prepared on kind of healthy base,there is no potatoes in restaurant,I eat brokoly whit penne and there were some nuts in it that I gave a chanse to taste but didn't like,all in all it's a good pleasent place,so if you prefer that...More

Thank S774
Reviewed 12 March 2014

We have eaten here a number of times during the recent years. In the beginning as a couple and later with our son. Each time we received a warm welcome and were well looked after. We have had the dish with the dried fish as...More

Thank EBooot
Reviewed 19 September 2013

The info seemed interesting. But then serious/dated setup, food just correct and prices a bit high. Didn't find anything to make go back to it.

1  Thank Primavino
Reviewed 13 September 2013 via mobile

Sunply a dream. I've heard about Fuocolento several times cause my friends spending their vacation in Ferrara went there several times. I was in Italy as well and it was my turn to try this experience. Simply the best restaurant I've dined in. Amazing and...More

1  Thank SaCruxi
Reviewed 1 April 2013

We both really enjoyed our meals at this restaurant.All four courses were very tasty.I particularly enjoyed the guittarra with a black olive and tuna caviar sauce.Also,the signature dish of duck breast was really tender.The lady co-owner could not do enough to ensure we had a...More

Thank EnzoManchester
Reviewed 6 August 2012

Highly recommended! We were so happy to find this restaurant and what a meal. Everything was fresh and imaginative.The chef Attilio is truly a master in the kitchen. He has a great staff who are both attentive yet discrete. Menu full of flavours and choices...great...More

2  Thank koato
Reviewed 24 July 2012

Place was empty all the time we were there. Large dining room, iMac as the cash register. Based on the reviews here we were expecting good... Bread was good. Luckily we started small, as already our primis tasted very bad: I had some disgusting dried...More

1  Thank Its_me_Mario
Reviewed 19 April 2012

I was passing through Ferrara and a friend of mine suggested I tried this place out. It's in the centre but not anywhere too touristy, so we enjoyed walking though the quaint streets of Ferrara. The atmosphere was very jovial when we entered, and the...More

3  Thank MrLovely
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$36 - US$60
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Saraceno 85, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Ferrara  >  Ferrara
  • Phone Number: +39 0532 210813
  • E-mail
Fuocolento restaurant was an ancient butchery during the Italian Renaissance; in fact there are still a lot of hooks attached into the wooden beams that hold the beautiful printed sealing.32 sittings in cosy place, and you can see the inside of the kitchen. We serve tipical dishes from italian and Ferrarese tradition, but overall laboratory of hand made pasta,bread and desserts.We employ italian certify products, fresh vegetables of the current season and specialities from Ferrara as: cappellacci (pumpkins filled ravioli), salama da sugo with mashed potatoes, ferrarese salami.We also propose a large choose of revisitated recipes taking from the italian tradition using some varieties of fishes and many kind of meat as: horse, duck, lamb, beef.We also propose truffles, foie gras and fresh mushroom.Small cellar with peaks of excellence and a wide range of wines by the glass.Particularly the single origin beans Freshly ground coffee served with fingerbread biscuits with sweet salt of Cervia.The restaurant is situated in the hearth of the medioeval city, in the Jewis ghetto, not far from the cathedral, in the street that links palazzo Diamanti and the Estensi castle with palazzo Schifanoia. Expenditure excluding wine for a full meal is 35 to 45 euros.
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