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Il Mandolino

Via Carlo Mayr 83 | Via del Volte, 52, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 760080
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (17 reviews)
“pannacotta” (3 reviews)
“pancetta” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Carlo Mayr 83 | Via del Volte, 52, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tortelli with zucca, salvia e burro (ravioli with squash, safe and butter sauce) was out of this world. Our server demonstrated real Emiliana hospitality, coaching my husband not to order something that would have amounted to a mountain of meat (all for himself). Delicious...More

1  Thank ramblinrae
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, shocking service! We arrived at the restaurant after booking a table 1 month before via email (and receiving confirmation from the owner) we were told they don’t take bookings on Saturday! We didn’t complain and proceeded to sit and wait for a table...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 7 November 2017

the italian food tradition leverages on superior ingredients, family knowledge and heritage and a true handmade capability. That is the reason why La Trattoria il Mandolino is a place to be if you visit Ferrara. True handmade and housemade food served in a peculiar atmosphere,...More

1  Thank Guido c
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Food was felicious and price was not that high. Ask for local specialties and you will never regret to try. Ambiance was also very cool with lots of items and photos representing historical background of restaurant.

1  Thank Dawn R
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This excellent restaurant is located in the mediaeval part of Ferrara. It serves excellent local dishes and the service is superlative. It is vastly superior to the tourist traps in the centre of town.

1  Thank Zanzibar48
Reviewed 24 September 2017

an excellent dining experience; owner took orders and she knew exactly what would be correct amount to eat – no interest, as in other places, to oversell with food that will never be eaten. Nice house wine. Very good ambiance with much of interest hanging...More

1  Thank Andy H
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We traveled for over 2 weeks in Italy and this was one of the best restaurants that served authentic regional Italian food! The bread, the cheeses, the pastas...it was all so wonderful. The waitress was very friendly and the service was excellent. We had a...More

Thank walkonthebeach5
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We went there as it was one of the centrally located restaurants recommended by TA (the other ones were either closed or full). It's a very good place. The interior of an old trattoria. The food was good, service quick and efficient. The menu is...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We were late arriving but we were still welcomed in and given a table by staff. We had cappellacci ragu and cappellacci riccotta pomodoro which both tasted divine. I would highly recommend this restaurant, we walked past during the day and saw a lady making...More

Thank Lee B
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Very superior restaurant, in center of Ferrara town, close to Estense Castle and cathedral of Ferrara, food excellent, wine superlative quality, service friendly, bill whiteout surprise, 10 STAR

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Carlo Mayr 83 | Via del Volte, 52, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Ferrara  >  Ferrara
  • Phone Number: +39 0532 760080
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