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Ristorante Toscano

47 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114-4605
+1 617-723-4090
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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47 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114-4605
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211 - 220 of 501 reviews

Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

Positives: great place, attentive but not pushy service, good wine recommendation, fish - salmon was very good Improvements: slow down when telling menu options to people whose 1st language is not English

Thank sockpickler
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Staying in the neighborhood for a few days, had dinner here. Seated immediately without a reservation. Quiet, elegant atmosphere conducive to conversation. Efficient, unobtrusive service. The special mushroom appetizer was exceptional, as was the truffled risotto. Veal and salmon were also excellent. Good wines by...More

Thank OldBlueDoc
Reviewed 9 November 2014

We had made a reservation before our travel and went there on a monday evening.It wasn't too crowded.Food is genuine Italian.Margarita's are sooo good. I took melanzane as a starter..Since my Italian teacher talked about melanzane I try it in every Italian restaurant.I liked it...More

Thank BrusselsWhatthen52
Reviewed 8 November 2014

We have now had several dinners at this restaurant. It is spacious, comfortable and we don't think overpriced. The menu is varied and the food preparation is pleasing and careful. We are sure to return and don't imagine that we will find this place boring...More

Thank RobLau
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Dined here during a recent trip to Boston. Food and service were both very good, would return when in Boston.

Thank jw12
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Long established Italian restaurant near Beacon Hill. Always busy, essential to reserve ahead but great food, huge choice and first class service. Not inexpensive but you will not be disappointed.

Thank banjo_dunc
Reviewed 24 October 2014

my 2 travel mates and I were in Boston in October 2014. This restaurant is recommended by our host and we decided to tried it out. We wanted to have dinner at Charles Street but they were booked out. The next day we went to...More

Thank MsRamuna
Reviewed 18 October 2014

I used to love this restaurant but recently went to its location in Cambridge for lunch. The first time, in June, I had a grilled sandwich which was essentially tasteless. I assumed this was an aberration. So I went again in September and had a...More

Thank cpseton
Reviewed 4 October 2014

My niece and I recently had dinner at the Toscano in Boston while I was there on business. There was much good news, but also some not so good news. The restaurant ambiance is lovely. The wine list is extensive, and excellent Italian wines are...More

1  Thank Ralph D
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Excellent food. My chopped shrimp fettuccine was marvellous and my husband's mixed seafood spaghetti was also excellent. The service was very efficient and non intrusive. The only criticism I would have is that the lighting was very dim and it was difficult to read the...More

Thank Marian H
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Visit this historic and ritzy Boston neighborhood to
soak up its classic New England charm as you stroll
down cobblestoned, gas-lamp lined streets. Bring your
walking shoes, camera, and select a nice day to wander
through the hilly neighborhood and check out its
exclusive addresses. Louisburg Square, Mt. Vernon
street, Chestnut street and the extremely narrow and
widely photographed Acorn street make a nice walking
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Sian H
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Response from carolynstern | Reviewed this property |
You must have had the same server we did. Travis. Very rude
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Julie N
23 September 2015|
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Could we see the wine list please?
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Shelley2707
24 April 2015|
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Response from Tracy D | Reviewed this property |
It's too bad they are not a part of Open Table reservations. Call when you get into town. The North end is a close 15 minute walk from that area for more choices of Italian foods.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 100
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114-4605
    (Mt. Vernon/ Chestnut)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line MGH/Charles St. station.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Beacon Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 617-723-4090
Description
Nestled among the antique shops, boutiques and cafes along Beacon Hill's famous Charles Street, Toscano restaurant remains a staple of Boston's oldest neighborhood.
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