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MAX Restaurant•Bistrot

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Piazza della Repubblica 16, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 209309
Wed - Mon 18:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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Bloomington, Indiana
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131 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We visited on a Wednesday evening, and fortunately we had a booking, as the restaurant was soon full. The setting is quiet and the interior is very pleasant, with the space broken up into smaller rooms. The lighting is just right to accentuate the historic nature of the venue. We were greeted very pleasantly and promptly given a small serving... More 

Thank nmhoosier
Bologna, Italy
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Very disappointingly, when we tried to book for Saturday evening, the place was full. We really shouldn't have been surprised: it must be VERY popular, and it isn't a big restaurant. We made it for Sunday lunch instead. The food (fish in all its guises) is imaginative, very fresh, superbly cooked and presented, and the service perfect in every respect... More 

Thank Jan H
Doha, Qatar
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Having lunch with the family was amazing in that restaurant the food was very cooked well delicious and the prices was up to standard this place represent the best in butuan city phils I suggest that if you want cheap place to eat we amazing food try this restaurant for real the experience is very amazing

Thank Ezel22
Glasgow, Scotland
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The highlight of our holiday eating, this fine-dining fish place is beyond fantastic. Exquisite dishes are delivered by knowledgeable and attentive staff. There's a bar where you can enjoy an aperitivo in the piazza while you wait for your table to be ready. Outstanding in every wat.

Thank DivaCaledonia
Rouillac, France
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

A website we looked at said that this was a Michelin recommended restaurant so we thought we'd try it. Our choice was the tasting menu which we slightly regreted as the portions started off small but got larger so after five we were blown out! The owner/manager was very helpful in suggesting a wine to go with the meal. The... More 

Thank Francophiles595
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We went with high expectations and our prawn first course was very goodt, But service though initially very friendly was slow and the main course ombrina alla griglia was very dry and unexpectedly covered in breadcrumbs which did not seem to be signalled on the menu. The response to our mild query about this was very unsatisfactory and included a... More 

Thank BellDavid
Paris, France
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150 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We went there on the advice of Hotel Annunziata nearby, having asked for seafood. Amongst other dishes, the real show-killer was the spaghettis cooked in sea water, topped with 3 types of fish eggs, including bottarga. Minutes after the first bite, I could still feel the iodine. Not overpowering, just present. Unique experience and as a seasoned foodie, that one... More 

Thank XapyNono
Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Fabulous fish. We ordered the raw fish platter for two and it was sensational. Great service and wen recommendations

Thank patwebster
Mersin, Turkey
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2015

I have visited this restaurant in 2006 and 2014. Both was the same taste.. As I prefer un processed and uncooked fish I love it. Though my wife could not stand my totally fresh, uncooked or bloody meals but when she realized the freshness of the Adriatic fishes she left the fried ones in the dish and finished mine’s. The... More 

Thank Mehmet O
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230 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2015

This seems to have closed down! Better to remove from website so that more people don't waste time looking for it.

Thank OxfordCorben

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza della Repubblica 16, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Ferrara  >  Ferrara
  • Phone Number: +39 0532 209309

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?