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Via Saraceno, 14, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
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Ranked #363 of 431 Restaurants in Ferrara
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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Although a middle of the road restaurant it used linen napkins which I did appreciate very much. They served a very good tortelini.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The pizza was better than expected, regarding order reviews we read before dinner. The wine ( Chianti) was mediocre.

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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

Pizzas with skimpy cheese and tomato sauce, canned asparagus and mushrooms. The pizza dough was kind brittle. My pizza had no salt on it. Our waitress was nice but it doesn't make up for lackluster food... Two pizzas, three drinks, and we were out €24 and an hour of our lives we will never get back. In my opinion it... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Twice during our stay in Ferrara, we ate at The Woodpecker. I must say that there are far fewer restaurants in Ferrara than every other village, town and city that we ever visited in Italy. Lots of gelaterias, wine bars and snack type restaurants but not as many sit-down- to- dinner type places. It may be because of all the... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

We (me, my wife and our daughter) were visiting Ferrara on 1st of May. After a quick tour arround mediaval city, we were starting to get hungry. Funny enough, most of the restaurants were closed. Despite quite a lot tourists that were visiting Ferrara. We run into Woodpecker, one of the few opened restaurants that day in Ferrara. Mcdonald's was... More

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McLean, Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

I visited this restaurant about 3 times before and during this year's Buskers. The first time I ordered veal with mushroom. The tender meat coupled with the sauce tasts delicious. And this dish cost about 8.5 euros. So, I went to there the second and third time. The third time I ordered a pizza, and it is not impressive. To... More

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Marne-la-Vallee, France
11 reviews 11 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

It is a bit of a tourist restaurant, but the food is very good, I recommend the pizza funghi. Some of the waiters speak some English. Sitting outside is pleasant.

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Address: Via Saraceno, 14, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
Phone Number: 0532209463
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Ferrara  >  Ferrara

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