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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Pane Di Casa
Warm bread, baked fresh daily in-house
Olive Marinate
Assorted olives, spicy pickled vegetables, olive oil
Crema Di Fagioli Bianchi
Cannellini bean purée, garlic, lemon juice, crispy radicchio, crostini
Polpette Di Vitello
Veal meatballs, Italian brandy pan sauce, garlic, fried sage
FERRO offers a modern Italian menu featuring fresh pasta, Neopolitan-style pizza cooked to order in the outdoor pizza oven, thick steaks, fresh seafood, and housemade desserts. With a full bar, a great selection of both Italian and New World wines, and rotating tap beer choices, there is something for everybody! Enjoy live music under the pines almost every night in the expansive concert area or quieter al fresco dining on the front deck. In the winter, cozy up to the beautiful fireplace in the elegant lounge/bar
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Pizza, Italian
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Wonderful little restaurant with 2 patios & entertainment. I had the rib eye which must be the best steak in town! Great service too. No complaints from me...

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LynetteMartin
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We had a great dinner at Ferro, we sat outside on the back deck which during the nice weather is a great place for a meal. We had some salads and Margherita pizza and both were great.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank John379
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Wonderful, varied menu. Too bad it's not open every night, or we would have eaten here all 3 nights of our stay!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank NanaLynn43
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We had of course heard of Ferro’s and read of their excellence but had neither been to Idyllwild nor Ferro’s. Saturday morning began the adventure to the restaurant and town. Our first. The mountain fires were recent, having ravaged a lot of the surrounding forest....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 350marvin
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Charming ambiance, good service, and live music on the patio. Most of the food was very good, a couple of mediocre side dishes. Lasagne with wild boar was a winner, polenta with veggies and the large ribeye were great! Also the bread is worth ordering....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lchdbw
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Made reservations on Monday. Was told that we would be sitting at a picnic table, which is fine,except it was not level. The table slopped downward at one end, every other table was level. We asked to sit at one of the two other vacant...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

It's easy to see why this place is an award winner! It's not just another Italian restaurant. You quickly experience the effort and passion that the chef puts into every meal to embrace your taste buds! I was hesitant to order Linguini with clams &...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank DucDave
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Oh my goodness! Sit out on the back patio and just soak in the wilderness. So beautiful. Quiet and serene. Fantastic all homemade Italian food. Great selection of wine and beer and really great service. We love Katie! Also the steaks are so delicious. And...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Annelisemartin
Reviewed 23 July 2018

music was great, food was great, service was great. We sat at the pizza bar and had a great time there watching them make pizzas while we sipped wine and dined and listened to music

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Christina H
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This was our third visit to Ferro and we've never been disappointed. The food is excellent and most people told us it's the best in town. Our server, "Kati," did an excellent job and we would definitely ask for her next time. We sat on...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Eddie P
2 April 2018|
Response from Lori F | Property representative |
No...we are closed on Wednesdays and do not have music this Thursday. Thank you for your inquiry!
Roger S
7 December 2016|
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Response from Lori F | Property representative |
Hello, Roger! At this time, we do not have a Happy Hour or Early Bird Specials. Thank you for your inquiry. Lori Ferro
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