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Il Contrabbasso

Via Delle Pescherie Vecchie 3/A, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 790008
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Ranked #10 of 434 Restaurants in Ferrara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $39
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: Food, wine and music. Thus was born the Osteria del bass, the right balance between the passions of a boy of Ferrara who decided to pour into this project the love for the culinary tradition revisited in jazz. This little piece of Este offers guests refined dishes but simple tastes, the fragrant notes of fine wines and live music. The owner of James Marabini and the head waiter Guia Large await you in a warm and comfortable environment, in the shadow of the history of Ferrara.
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: Food, wine and music. Thus was born the Osteria del bass, the right balance between the passions of a boy of Ferrara who decided to pour into this project the love for the culinary tradition revisited in jazz. This little piece of Este offers guests refined dishes but simple tastes, the fragrant notes of fine wines and live music. The owner of James Marabini and the head waiter Guia Large await you in a warm and comfortable environment, in the shadow of the history of Ferrara.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Purists should not be disuaded by the "American/Italian" label, which in this case just seems to mean there is a hamburger on the menu as well as a Caesar salad. Maybe the jazz they play (hence the name) is a bit loud but the food is very good. Flavours were subtle but discernible and the food was made with care.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I arrived in Ferrara late at night and exhausted from many flight delays. The owner and staff took care of me and my food sensitivities. I am not sure what to call the main dish but it had noodles and meat and was just the kind of comfort food I needed. The warm pear cake at the end of the... More

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