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“Overrated”
Review of Oca Giuliva

Oca Giuliva
Ranked #38 of 580 Restaurants in Ferrara
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$35 - US$71
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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 eel, which was very fishy. Thank god it was just four tiny bits of eel. Even then, it was overwhelming. Disappointing experience.

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Reviewed 15 August 2011

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

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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 Ferrara this stands head and shoulders above the rest.

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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 must be hundreds of years old. He has many specialties. However his pumkin ravioli can not be touched! He is an expert on all wines and has any and all wines avaliable in the restaurant. I promise you that you will enjoy anything that is presented to you here. Make sure to ask for Leonardo!

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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.

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