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Ferrari's Little Italy

4.3
1199 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Neighborhood Gem (22)
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Ferrari's Little Italy & Bakery is located in the heart of Madeira, across from Madeira Kroger. Ferrari's is an authentic Italian Restaurant featuring Northern & Southern fare with excellent value & generous portions. Ferrari's has been operating for over twenty years and is family owned and operated by the Bassano family. The restaurant has two private dining rooms available for private parties, rehearsal dinners, corporate meetings, or family gatherings. We also have an outside patio dining area that is beautifully landscaped with an Italian mural and a stone lighted waterfall. Ferrari's offers full service dining, carry-out, and catering, with an on-premise Italian bakery and Italian grocery.

At Ferrari's we feature family style dining. Our portions are large enough to share, they often border on the surreal. We invite you to enjoy the vera cucina piccola italia, the true cooking of Little Italy.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(513) 272-2220
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Coby Lowry
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Catering
Ferrari's entire menu is available for carry out and many items are available in larger portions from our catering menu. All catering size pans serve eight to ten people. We will deliver with a minimum purchase and can do set up on-site.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Miami Avenue
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Special events & promotions
Craft beer event scheduled with Rhinegeist brewery, Wednesday June 22nd at 7pm. Craft beer and Italian food pairing event on the patio, weather permitting. Book your reservation through Opentable and request a seat at the beer tasting table.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access

Private Dining

Ferrari’s offers family style dining for your private party or event. The host/hostess will pre-select up to three entrees. Much like dinner at home you will share generous portions of each entree. A salad and soft drink, coffee, or tea is served to each guest along with a variety of homemade bread.

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What 1199 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
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4.3
service
4.1
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4.1
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Foodie111 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

We love coming here for special occasions or even just lunch! The food is always very good!

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JustMyOpinion (Cincinnati)
2.0  Dined 7 days ago

Food is good, Service is good. Table seating was horrible. They seated us at the smallest table in the place - next to the fire door. They should not have that table there at all. They seated others at larger tables after us - they were also parties of two. We probably did not have to make the reservation as there were many tables empty during our stay. Who knows, maybe they would have seated us at the same table. It was Valentines Day - maybe we should have gone elsewhere and enjoyed their atmosphere

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Very good. Great food and ambiance

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Judie (Cincinnati)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Ferrari's always delivers! Huge portions. Excellent food. Nice ambience.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Love Ferrari's. Very Friendly staff. Been coming here for years.

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Klindsay (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Consistently good and great value!

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vipSamantha (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Everything was fine. Waitress was very pleasant and attentive

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OpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Top notch service and the food was great (as always). Can't wait for our next trip!

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Owen7442 (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Excellent food, wonderful service. Large portions are enormous, small portions are a big meal. This is an older, established, restaurant with a homey feel. What amazes me is that It keeps getting better.

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

50th Birthday

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

My group had to wait 40 minutes for a table which we had a reservation. This is why I gave 3 stars for service. Our server was very kind.

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

First timer on Saturday and the food was absolutely delicious! My husband had Chicken Fettuccine and I had the Spinach Tortellini (I also got a side of meatballs and they did not disappoint). My only concern with the experience was that the restaurant was very busy and the staff seemed overworked and very 'short staffed'. Our reservation at 6:45 and we were not seated until 7:05 pm. You could tell that the host/hostesses were stressed. I think the restaurant may be overbooking the reservations. Our server was great but she seemed stressed as well...the crew is a younger bunch and you can tell that they work very hard. I hope the restaurant reevaluates their server to table ratio or perhaps their reservation maximum per time slot. We will definitely return.

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vipFrankJudy (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

True Italian food cooked the "old style" way. Portions are very large and delicious. Prices are very reasonable. Will be back.

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Very busy so a bit noisy but the food and service were very good. They also did an excellent job with our company Christmas party last month.

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
3.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Service was slow and not as attentive as I would expect. Food was good and atmosphere was good. I would have preferred being seated further away from the entrance but I didn’t comment about it so I accept that. I have had better experiences there, so maybe this was an off night and it was still okay.

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ChelseaAlexandria (Montreal)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Haven’t been for years but we certainly enjoyed the same food and service !!!

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vipthedigitaldoc (Cincinnati)
4.0  Dined on January 3, 2018

Went for lunch and found the ambience and service excellent. A hidden gem of Cincinnati with great food and friendly service. Will definitely recommend and come back. Food prep was quick and the waiter was awesome!

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
4.0  Dined on January 3, 2018

Best New England clam chowder ever! Nice quiet restaurant to sit, relax and have a nice conversation.

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
3.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Our server was young and it was new years eve. She struggled bringing a glass of wine as it took over 30 min. However the manager made up for it with a couple free glasses. Never had that issue there before. I will chalk it up to being nye

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OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

This was always one of favorite restaurants when we lived here for 20 years. And a special treat to return for my daughter's 40th birthday. Some might think that particular birthday requires celebration with black crepe paper and bawdy jokes. Not our style. Two grown ups who treasure each other sharing excellent food and excellent company in a great setting.

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