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Emilia–Romagna Restaurants

L'Oca Giuliva

  • Via Boccanale di Santo Stefano 38 Map It
  • Ferrara
  • Italian

Updated 03/27/2015

Fodor's Review

Food, service, and ambience harmonize blissfully at this casual but elegant restaurant inside a 12th-century building. Patrons enter through a tiny wine bar, some pausing for glass of wine before proceeding into the restaurant. The chef shows a deft hand with area specialties and shines with the fish dishes: his scampo saltato su una crema di fave e cime di rape (a sweet crustacean, quickly sautéed, with a fava-bean puree with cooked bitter greens) shifts the palate into gear. Dishes such as the gnocchi al cacao con ragù di cervo (cocoa potato gnocchi with a venison sauce) show his more fanciful side. If the chestnut ice cream happens to be on the menu, don't miss it. A terrific cheese plate complements the amazing wines poured here.

Restaurant Information


Via Boccanale di Santo Stefano 38, Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, 44100, Italy

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Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Mon. No lunch Tues.

Updated 03/27/2015


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