Fodor's Expert Review Quel Fantastico Giovedì

$$ Ferrara Emilian Fodor's Choice

Locals and other cognoscenti frequent this sleek eatery just minutes away from Piazza del Duomo, where chef Gabriele Romagnoli uses prime local ingredients to create gustatory sensations on a menu that changes daily. Fish and seafood figure prominently among his dishes, such as with a gratinato (similar to a French au gratin) with seafood. There are also ferrarese classics like cappelletti pasta. The restaurant's tasting menus are well priced, its wine list is divine, and the service, led by gregarious hands-on proprietor Mara Farinelli, is always top-notch. Two small rooms festooned with works of art have linen tablecloths and jazz playing softly in the background.

Emilian Romantic Intimate Lunch Dinner $$ Fodor's Choice Prix-Fixe

Quick Facts

Via Castelnuovo 9
Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna  44121, Italy


Known For:
  • Seasonal menu
  • Notable fish and seafood dishes
  • Excellent service
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Wed. No lunch Thurs., Reservations essential

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