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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Italian, Mediterranean
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

this could be the place where to give a try on some traditional dishes from the Ferrarese cuisine. Its located not too far from Certosa di Ferrara, on piazza Ariostea (from which takes the name). THe restaurant itself seems to have undergone some recent renovation,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the food so much we've been here every night. Pumpkin pasta with breakfast tree and sage was amazing. Great food and atmosphere. Thank you Luca.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel opposite the Duchess Isabella, and after visiting once, we couldn’t help but want to return. The waiter Lucca was charming and talked us through the entire menu, and afterwards dispensed tourist advice on places in Ferrara to visit....More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Came here with three friends on the recommendation of Trip Advisor reviews and was not disappointed. The waiter very kindly and without being asked came to our table and talked us through the entire menu in English. Our party was half vegetarian but there was...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

Our kind airbnb hosts phoned around all the restaurants to find one open on Sunday evening. Finally they found Ariosteria and even drove us there. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly, patiently explaining the Italian-only menu for us. We had delicious pasta and a...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Rosemary P
Reviewed September 25, 2017

We wanted a place to eat that was a bit away from the tourist sights and found this bistro close to our hotel. It was a great choice! The server translated the whole menu for us. When we arrived at 1930 it was quiet but...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Kathi E
Reviewed April 17, 2016

I decided to visit the bistro after reading other rewievs on Trip Advisor and must admit it was a good choice! Cosy place, located off main walking routes of Ferrara, it serves very tasty local food of a reasonable price. Helpful, friendly, English speaking waiter...More

Date of visit: April 2016
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Reviewed January 14, 2014

This restaurant looks like a small humble place, but the food was worth the trip to Ferrara all by itself. It is not near downtown, but was recommended by a local and deserving of the recommendation. The cost was very reasonable and the food was...More

Date of visit: January 2014
Thank dven8
Reviewed May 12, 2013

While not exceptional, the wait staff was very friendly and the food was very good. The location is a bit out of the way if you're only going to be near the central core of Ferrara though.

Date of visit: May 2013
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