Restaurants

Top Choice Osteria in Ferrara

Osteria del Ghetto

An understated jewel amid the winding streets of Ferrara's old Jewish ghetto, this osteria leads you through a nondescript downstairs bar up to a bright upstairs dining room embellished with striking modern murals. …
Osteria in Ferrara

Al Brindisi

The oldest osteria in the world (according to Guinness), this scruffy-meets-stylish wine bar was already an established drinking den in 1435. Titian drank here, while the soon-to-be Pope John Paul II dropped by 550 …
Gastronomy in Ferrara

Il Don Giovanni

This highly acclaimed eatery specialises in fresh-caught fish from the Adriatic, vegetables harvested from the restaurant's own garden, eight varieties of bread baked daily and a wine list featuring over 600 Italian…
Trattoria in Ferrara

Trattoria da Noemi

All of Ferrara's classic dishes are delivered con molto amore (with much love) at this back-alley eatery named after the hardworking, independent-spirited mother of proprietor Maria Cristina Borgazzi. Arrive early (…
Italian in Ferrara

Osteria Quattro Angeli

Relax beneath fat, sausage-shaped salamis opposite the castle and demolish enormous portions of Ferrarese classics supplemented by cuts of local cured meat. Come 6pm, the tented section out front becomes a busy aper…
Osteria in Ferrara

Osteria Savonarola

Friendly, efficient service and outdoor seating on an arcaded pavement with prime Castello Estense views make this an enjoyable warm-weather spot for lunch or dinner. The menu is classically Ferrarese, and prices ar…
Market in Ferrara

Covered Market

Self-caterers can fill up at the covered market.