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Osteria Il Frantoio

Via Baluardi, 51, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 761698
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Ranked #39 of 411 restaurants in Ferrara
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Ate at this delightful little Osteria last night. Recommended by our Hotel...it was a shear delight, perfect in every way. The gentalman that served us, patiently went through the menu in great detail, explaining and recommending all the local delicacies. We were a family group of 6 and were all thrilled with our meal. Relaxed, rustic, washed down with some... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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87 reviews 87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Been in Ferrara for business and decided to have diner in this restaurant ,based on the good reviews on Tripadvisor. As a person that travel a lot (in Italy also) and as a person that has a passion for cooking and in special italian food, I can say that what we got there was a disgrace and an insulte to... More

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Bangor, Maine
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186 reviews 186 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

Osteria il Frantoia is a small restaurant (just a few outside tables) located somewhat out of the way along the city wall; it opens only at 8:00 pm. The friendly owner provides English translations of the menu. Everything that I ordered was simply first-rate and reasonably priced: the pumpkin ravioli with sage sauce, a very tender piece of beef, and... More

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Boston
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71 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

A simple semi-rustic restaurant serving the best of cucina ferrarese. The menu is short but has more than enough attractive choices. As for the wine list, “Son’ io,” said our server (presumably the proprietor), “parlante.” He brought out several bottles from Romagna and explained their characteristics; we decided on the Torre di Ceparano 2007 from the vintner Zerbina near Faenza... More

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