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Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant

2788 E. Main St. (Borchard Dr.) Send to Phone
805-648-7270 | Menu
Old-school Italian fare in midtown Ventura.

Lunch Tues.-Fri., Dinner Tues.-Sat.

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Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant Restaurant Review

: Clusters of artificial grapes festoon a dimly lit space. When your eyes adjust, you’ll see a cross-section of Ventura in the clientele at this locals’ favorite since 1970. And one look at the interior will tell you what’s in store: family-friendly Italian fare, thick and hearty red sauces, the sort of potent garlic bread you can still taste a day later. Kids in baseball uniforms slurp spaghetti noodles and take a stab at the massive meatballs. Parents wash down milk-fed veal Marsala with inexpensive Chianti served in a carafe. Yes, it’s that sort of place, a familiar haven of cheese-smothered entrées and simple salads. By the end of your meal, you’ll be on a first-name basis with your server. After a couple visits they’ll treat you like family.


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