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Oca Giuliva

Via Boccacanale Santo Stefano 38/40, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 207628
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“guinea fowl” (2 reviews)
“specialties” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Via Boccacanale Santo Stefano 38/40, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
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Reviewed 1 November 2013

Eat here for the local specialities such as pasticcio alla ferrarese (macaroni in pastry), cappeletti and salama da sugo (stewed sausage with mash). Reasonably central (opposite Santo Stefano) but not in an obvious tourist position. Great service. Don't be put off by the plastic tables...More

Thank WestofEnglandTed
Reviewed 16 January 2013

came here with 2 colleagues after a long 2 business days and a nice but cold walk in the city. the setting is nice, there is an active bar scene in the entrace but we came for a full dinner. drank a nice bottle of...More

Thank hannoch
Reviewed 27 April 2012

Off the tourist path, this restaurant caters to locals with its pumpkin ravoli bolognese special and great fish, pasta and veal. The ambience and service are first class. The local wine list is extensive and contains a number of excellent and inexpensive wines. Reservations are...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2012

After reading raving reviews about this restaurant, we decided to lunch there. The wine list is impressive and the price is charged accordingly. However, the food was mediocre at best. My partner had the guinea fowl, which was tasty but dry, while I had the...More

Thank SG_Travelbugs
Reviewed 15 August 2011

Lovely setting - the food was fine ... but not stellar ... and our waiter was not very friendly ...

Thank susie056
Reviewed 27 July 2011

We visited L'oca giuliva again this year while we were in Ferrara and it is now better than ever. The Dining experience could not be faulted, with a really nice mix of local and regional dishes. Out of all the restaurants we have visited in...More

Thank LMF62
Reviewed 20 July 2011

We have been going to this restaurant for the past six years. The owner Leonardo is a fantastic host. Three years ago he totally renovated the restaurant and it is lovely. If you like to sit outside you will be sitting under a portico that...More

Thank sealcoater
Reviewed 19 July 2010

Really nice authentic local cuisine, in an up market setting. If you are looking for something a bit special in Ferrara this is the place to go.

Thank LMF62
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$74
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:45
19:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
19:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
19:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
19:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
19:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
19:30 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Boccacanale Santo Stefano 38/40, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Ferrara  >  Ferrara
  • Phone Number: +39 0532 207628
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