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Trattoria le Nuvole

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Via Fondobanchetto 5, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 193 1133
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No English menu but our charming hostess went through the whole menu with us. Lovely atmosphere and the food was amazing. The recommended wine was also perfect. A delightful lunch. Ok it's all fish, not usually my own first choice, but I really enjoyed this meal more than any other in Italy. If you like fish I can't recommend it... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food, good service. Off the beaten path of Ferrara, but worth exploring the back alleys to find.

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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife had business in Bologna, and we decided to stay in Ferrara. Great little town but Trattoria le Nuvole was the highlight. We stumbled on this restaurant and were lucky enough to get a table early. The owner made us feel very welcome and spoke very good English. The staff went out of the their way to make sure... More 

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Chaville, France
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18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

We were very surprised to find such elaborate cuisine. The courses were beautiful, sophisticated and juste delicious. The service was very nice, the free amuse bouche of aubergine and shrimp was a nice bonus!

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La Prairie, Canada
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5 reviews
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Reviewed October 9, 2016

The owner has given us such a warm welcome, explaining all the menu in English, we have had a great lunch. We enjoyed a nice glass of white wine, and the food was great tasting and so well presented, including desert. She also offered us limoncello ! We ate outside but the interior is inviting.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2016

We were married in Ferrara and return each September for our wedding anniversary. For three years we have been looking for a special place to dine on our special day and this year found it. We were guided a bit by the TripAdvisor reviews and that it is located out of the main touristy centre (which in fact is not... More 

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Weesp, The Netherlands
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Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We, my son, daughter and myself went for dinner here after spending the afternoon in piacevole Ferrara. I did not realize Le nuvole were specialized in seafood. When i mentioned to Signorina Elisabetta, the very charming owner, that because of this we were a bit in difficolta, she offered to make us anything we liked. What a great host she... More 

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Paris
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016

My friend and I had dinner in the very small outside seating area of this restaurant. The food was wonderfully fresh and refined. Spaghetti al nero with clams and another kind of pasta for my friend were delicious, and would have warranted 5 stars if the clams and mussels mixed with the pasta had come warm as well. The tuna... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

The trattoria has a distinct coastal touch to it even though we are in the Po Valley. However, the menu has a very distinct seafood bias too. The restaurant is light, but not sterile and could have been in The Hamptons, Cote d'Argent or Cornwall aswell. The clientel is predominantly 30 something and Italian. (Which in my book is fine!)... More 

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

We stayed in Ferrara just one night on our trip back to Venice and I couldn't expect that great pick of restaurant for only one dinner in the city! The restaurant is very popular so better make sure you have reservation before your dinner! Food is really amazing, Italian traditional with fancy and modern twist. We had few different kind... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fondobanchetto 5, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Ferrara  >  Ferrara
  • Phone Number: +39 0532 193 1133

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?