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Via Saraceno 14, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 209463
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good23%
  • Average31%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible22%
8 Jul 2016
“Reasonably priced”
1 week ago
“Best pizza in town!”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
Via Saraceno 14, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 9 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 2 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
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Eating in that lovely restaurant is like diving to the every day of the locals in ferrara.The food is real the flavour are fantastic and for a turist like me is what I would like

Thank Tilemachos T
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
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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