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233 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-2310
+1 617-742-8240
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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233 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-2310
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a bit of a whim when we received a gift certificate as a reward from another dining reservations app. I’m so glad we did! Everything was excellent from start to finish. The service was wonderful and the food to die for....More

Thank Fenway302
Peter W, Owner at Tresca, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for visiting with us at Tresca and glad you had such a good experience. We also appreciate your kind review and glad that you found your way to the Ray Bourque special! Please come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 27 February 2018

I picked out Tresca as my wife was flying in that night during dinner time. We arrived earlier than the reservation and they were very accommodating. Once we were settled the waitstaff got us started with some wine and bread. She offered recommendations for dinner....More

Thank Norwell_MARiderEd
Peter W, Owner at Tresca, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Thank you for your thoughtful and kind review. We hope that you are able to visit with us again soon in the future.

Reviewed 29 January 2018

My first time at Tresca and I will be back. THere were three of us that tried Tresca for the first time! The atmosphere, the food, drink and service was absolutely perfect! Our waitress Sarah was WONDERFUL! We started off with the stuffed mushroom (special),...More

Thank Jason D
Peter W, Owner at Tresca, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Jason- We really appreciate you taking the time to write such a nice review. We are glad you enjoyed Tresca and hope that you will be able to join us again in the near future.

Reviewed 28 January 2018

My mother’s 1 year anniversary of her passing was today . After a lovely Mass at the beautiful St. Leonard’s Church, we went to Tresca for lunch. Chef Rich Ansera and Events planner Jen Bacon were excellent hosts.. We were escorted to the upstairs dinning...More

Thank Angela N
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

This great restaurant located in old Boston has great food and great service. Be sure to take advantage of the convenient valet parking out front. The wine and food selection was fantastic and everything we tried was amazing.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 12 January 2018

I brought my wife here for her birthday, she was torn between wanting steak and Italian. This place had some good meat options for her and delicious seafood options for me! When I was making the reservation I mentioned it was my wife's birthday and...More

Thank Melissa D
Peter W, Owner at Tresca, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thanks so much for you kind words and review. We are so happy that you came to Tresca to celebrate your birthday, and glad our staff made it special. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 9 January 2018

It was freezing outside so it was super nice to sit by the fire while we ate. The service was friendly but just a tiny bit overattentive (too many trips to the table when we told them we were lingering). Tables are small and we...More

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Peter W, Owner at Tresca, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write your recent review of Tresca. We hope that our wait staff was efficient and delivered a quality service experience. We look forward to your return visit in the warmer weather.

Reviewed 9 January 2018

We ate at Tresca a week ago. It is one of the first restaurants in the North End on the right hand side. We did not have a reservation which was not a problem the night that we went. However, it was the day before...More

Thank Julie H
Peter W, Owner at Tresca, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thanks Julie for visiting with us and your kind thoughts and review. We do hope you come back in the summer. You can reserve table 77 in advance (balcony table) by calling the restaurant directly at 617-742-8240. We look forward to your return visit on...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We were in town with adult kids. We like the north end for dining. This was our first visit to Tresca. There’s a lot of competition in the north end but I’d say this choice won’t disappoint. The food was excellent, the drinks were spot...More

Thank mrhover
Peter W, Owner at Tresca, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you for visiting Tresca and your kind review. We look forward to your return visit in the near future.

Reviewed 15 October 2017

We had a mainly tasty meal but the Eggplant appetizer was a definite letdown, and our table for two was awkward. To their credit the Anna Maria Meatball appetizer was delicious as was the Seafood entree.

Thank BevLovesArt
North End
Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like
being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and
Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants,
bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part
in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or
Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma
sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s
home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church
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They have valet parking. Cheaper and more convenient than trying to find parking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 38
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
5:00 PM - 12:30 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-2310
    (Cross St.)
  • Public Transportation: Haymarket, Fleet Center
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-8240
  • E-mail
Tresca is an authentic Italian restaurant featuring hearty multi-regional cuisine with an exceptional wine cellar, offering a selection of over 500 of the finest vintages. Recent winner of the 'Wine Spectator' award of excellence. The warm captivating atmosphere and fireplace lit dining rooms capture the feeling of being in villa in Tuscany. The service is exceptional and the menu remarkable, a true dining experience.
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