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Erbaluce

69 Church St, Boston, MA 02116-5418
+1 617-426-6969
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“wild boar” (36 reviews)
“razor clams” (13 reviews)
“pasta” (63 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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69 Church St, Boston, MA 02116-5418
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1 - 10 of 384 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reservation for 7 PM. Ushered to a table on the bar side, was hoping for the dining room linen section. A bit noisy, decent table arrangement. Waiter was attentive with lots of detail (too much) on specials and variations. Two pieces of bread and bean...More

Thank Ted M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Erbaluce on a Saturday night. Was seated right away. Staff was terrific and very attentive. Bellini cocktail was a nice start. For appetizers the bean salad and spring onion soup we're both very fresh and yummy. For the main course, the pasta carbonara was...More

Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here many times and have always had a great time. Great food and service. Sometimes thing might get slow but never enough to complain about. My last visit however there was almost an hour wait between appetizer and dinner. I noted that...More

Thank Jim34996
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I visited Erbaluce with a friend in August. We made resera=vations ahead of time and were seated right away. We had a very attentive server who explained the menu and offered suggestions. We wanted to try several dishes and they split all dishes exept one...More

Thank RB75
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My friend wanted to try Erbaluce as she passes by frequently on her commute. The staff was effusive and enthusiastic about helping us choose our meals. Food was outstanding, I loved their use of pepper.

Thank sl0well
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Ohhh so tasty ! Great client dinner last night. The freshest ingredients "modern " Italian. The Chefs specialty is to prepare dishes without dairy cream etc but to infuse the essence of veggies and broths to make rich flavor. Home made pastas white summer truffle...More

Thank winecountryseeker
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The restaurant was close to the Revere Hotel where we were staying. I made reservations for a Friday night. The atmosphere is soft and quietly elegant. We had a bottle of Pinot Grigio that was not overpriced and pleasing to the palate. I had a...More

Thank Dianne J
Reviewed 22 June 2017

we were in town for a wedding and the wedding party had rehearsal dinner here. We sat upstairs and had the room to ourselves. The menu was fixed with entree choices, all were excellent. The staff met all our needs, it was a little difficult...More

Thank DanCast
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This restaurant should be better and its not. The food is simple, compelling, and well prepared. The atmosphere is 'semi fine dining'. The usual accouterments of proper silverware on linen tablecloths with plenty of shiny glassware. The expectations were high, and yet... The service is...More

1  Thank PortableWheels
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Recommended by Hotel Concierge. Food presentation was excellent. Interesting use of local herbs. NO butter...(Unusual for a French restaurant).

Thank Kelly K
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charles k
13 August 2015|
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Response from Samantha K | Property representative |
Charles, I apologize for the delayed response. We offer five and seven course tasting menu with or without wine accompaniments for each course.
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Constance M
15 April 2015|
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Response from Samantha K | Property representative |
Constance, There are always several gluten-free options on the dinner menu, including pasta, and our Chef is also more than willing to go off-menu. If you mention that you are gluten-free when making a reservation, Chef... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Church St, Boston, MA 02116-5418
  • Public Transportation: The nearest T stop is the Arlington Street stop on the Green Line. The restaurant is two blocks away, down Arlington Street toward the South End, on Park Square.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-426-6969
  • E-mail
Description
Charles Draghi and Joan Johnson's highly acclaimed contemporary Italian restaurant and wine bar. With Charles' simple, ever changing menus, rooted in traditional regional Italian cooking,and the best seasonal local ingredients. This restaurant has won numerous awards and kudos from critics, and many loyal guests. Alongside the Italian menus an equally lauded, all Italian wine list, comprised of rare and traditional village wines. The enoteca/wine bar is a cozy and lively meeting place, with its own menu of simple plates and a fun cordial cocktail list.
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