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Ristorante I Sofisti

Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza & Pasta, Family Fare
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Corso Porta Reno, 34, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 200009
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7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat - Wed 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Try our typical menu Ferrara! Appetizer: Culatello and aunt First course...
Try our typical menu Ferrara! Appetizer: Culatello and aunt First course: Taste of hats of pumpkin butter and sage pie and macaroni Second course: Salama da sugo with mashed potatoes Dessert: Taste of sweets
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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 54
    Average
  • 31
    Poor
  • 26
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Calzone for dinner

Had a calzone for dinner here and wasn't very impressed. The sauce was so watery that the dough got soggy and the mushrooms were canned. I won't recommend this place to anyone.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2014
Orchidazzle
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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189 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Madrid, Spain
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

very close to the cathedral, this restaurant has a very long list of pizza. I went 3 times in the first 2 weeks of September and I'm so satisfied! The value for money also is significant. I believe that anyone that like pizza, will be satisfied.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Nice and not expensive restaurant, just a few steps away from the cathedral. We had a pizza (which was thin, crispy and huge) and a chicken dish with salad. Food is good, service is good, value for money.

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West Lancashire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Cosy setting, poor waiter service. Ordered water, olives as an appetiser .....nothing turned up. Meal turned up cold so I returned it. Five minutes later, same meal turned up like a piece of rubber. I sent it back, waiter apologised. My partners pizza burnt at the edges all the way around. I asked for the bill, guess what ? He... More 

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Kirkkonummi, Finland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

restaurant just in the heart of the town. Really good veal Tagliata - so soft and tender!! Good pizzas.

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New York City, New York
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210 reviews 210 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We had good outdoor pizza lunches there two days in a row. Pizza Capricciosa (ham, olives, artichokes) and one with anchovies, then Capricciosa and one with tuna and onions.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Had a calzone for dinner here and wasn't very impressed. The sauce was so watery that the dough got soggy and the mushrooms were canned. I won't recommend this place to anyone.

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Oslo
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We took a pizza here (from Hotel Nazionale), with bresaola. Very good, I wish I had one now to eat! We took it to our room, so cannot say much about the service.

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athens
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88 reviews 88 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

i would recommend it if you stay at hotel nazionale because it is next door and offers a large selection of pizzas.nice food at a reasonable price.

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Peaks Island, Maine
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114 reviews 114 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

We came upon this casual place on the recommendation of a resident of Ferrara. The staff was friendly and the atmosphere casual. Tables were full with couples, Singles and students. The antipasti we shared was beyond excellent and I only hope I cab recreate back home. A slice of polenta topped with pancetta and mozerella and then baked. Devine! The... More 

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bologna
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

"I Sofisti" e' una pizzeria che propone anche altri piatti. Secondo i gusti della nostra famiglia, serve una delle migliori pizze della citta'. Oltre ad avere una ricchissima scelta di pizze e calzoni diversi, la pasta e' ben lievitata e digeribile e i condimenti di buona qualita'.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Corso Porta Reno, 34, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Ferrara  >  Ferrara
  • Phone Number: +39 0532 200009

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza & Pasta, Family Fare

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Try our typical menu Ferrara! Appetizer: Culatello and aunt First course: Taste of hats of pumpkin butter and sage pie and macaroni Second course: Salama da sugo with mashed potatoes Dessert: Taste of sweets
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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