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Il Mandolino

Via Carlo Mayr 83 | Via del Volte, 52, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 760080
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (16 reviews)
“pancetta” (3 reviews)
“antipasti” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Carlo Mayr 83 | Via del Volte, 52, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

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

Thank streetbob-ng
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We ate traditional Ferrarese food, which was very nice and appropriately priced. The waiter who attended us addressed our requests rudely and with a condescending manner that made us feel uncomfortable. It spoiled our experience of an otherwise pleasant environment.

1  Thank StefanoMatini
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Located in one of the nicest little streets of Ferrara, the reastourant is a good comination of traditional and Bohemian atmosphere. The service was excelent, and the food (home made pasta prepared at the entrance) to die for. The starters are for 2 people and...More

Thank Valeria V
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lovely place, warm atmosphere and excellent service. We enjoyed our evening very much, we had fresh homemade pasta and fried zucchini flowers! Delicious!

Thank Nicoletta F
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We loved our experience at Il Mandolino and after our week in Italy agreed that it was one of the best two meals we'd had in our whole visit. The antipasti with puffy pillows of fried bread was a highlight, once we figured out the...More

1  Thank Rick F
Reviewed 28 October 2016

An excellent restaurant! One of the first sights on entering through the rear (Via delle Volte) door, was a table full of freshly made cappellacci. Things boded well. When first visiting any region, it is a good idea to try as many versions of the...More

2  Thank geoff765
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

For our first night in Italy this trip Il Mandolino was a dream: it was warm, cozy, inviting; the owner was so accommodating and the food was delicious! Their specialties are all traditional dishes of Ferrara. The radicchio salad with pancetta and balsamic vinegar began...More

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Highly recomendable family owned restaurant. The lasaña was the best I´ll ever had. The panacotta with plum sauce was AMAZING . Great service, cozy decoration.

1  Thank Katrine B
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is there a dress code and do I have to reserve in advance
17 March 2016|
Response from TONYBEREN | Reviewed this property |
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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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