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Via Saraceno 14, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 209463
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good23%
  • Average30%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible22%
3 Jul 2017
“Greasy and flavourless”
16 Jun 2017
“Best pizza in town!”
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
€€ - €€€
Via Saraceno 14, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

So many other places, don't bother with this one. Wait staff not even friendly or inviting. Waited forever to get order taken, then took forever for basic pasta dishes

Thank scottL1485TU
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I just returned from a vacation in Italy. I traveled throughout the country and sampled the pizza in many cities. Ristorante Woodpecker's pizza vedura was the best I tasted. I loved the grilled vegetables and thin crust. Enjoyed the street side seating.

Thank bac635
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Food was quite good. But the stuff, especially the lady who is "catching the tourists" and pretends to be "a waiter" is quite unprofessional or maybe more try to treat people like a foals. When she offers you to get in, take an order, she...More

Thank PatrikoElChupito
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Near the center with very good food. Very busy place but the service is good and the value good. Had pizza capellachi ensalata all served fast and fresh.

Thank everydaycafe
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We made a short stop in Ferrara to visit the city center and for lunch we choose to eat at Woodpecker. The restaurant is cozy and they have a terrace where you can eat in the summer. They have a lunch menu at 13 euros...More

Thank Rusuvitali
Reviewed 1 October 2016

we had a very nice late nite dinner here the antipasta, the primi piatti and secundo piatti all very good wine, service and overall experience very good would return

Thank jeff b
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This was a good find, in a Ferrara side street and offering a great meal at very affordable prices. I had the vitello tonnato, one of my favourites, and the Woodpecker version was tasty and flavoursome in an ample portion. I followed this with ragu,...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Four of us went for supper last night (June 29 2016). The service was prompt and the staff were attentive. We had the fixed-price menu (€13 each) which allowed us to pick from each course. We found the beef to be bland. The pastas were...More

Thank Bikefor2ofus
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

A really nice trattoria in a narrow street of Ferrara. The view was excellent and the food even better. Prices are quite good considering the quality.

Thank Ed_Wijninga
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We had dinner here a couple of times. Quite a large restaurant with inside and outside seating. Very slow service. English menu available. Pasta was ok - i had the spaghetti ragu which was nothing special. My husband loved the pizza and his other colleagues...More

Thank octoplaits
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Saraceno 14, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Ferrara  >  Ferrara
  • Phone Number: +39 0532 209463
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