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“An Innovative Take on Italian Seafood and Pasta”
Review of Tonno

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Ranked #14 of 144 Restaurants in Gloucester
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

This restaurant was started by the man who also runs Prezza in Boston's North End. This is not your old-school spaghetti and meatballs Italian food, but an innovative take on what it describes as coastal Italian seafood. The name is Italian for tuna, and the grilled tuna was the best tuna steak I've ever had. It was perfectly cooked, tender and tasty. One of my companions is a vegetarian and asked the chef to make her a vegetarian pasta. She got a bountiful dish with assorted vegetables in a sauce of olive oil, garlic and wine. My other companion had the tagliatelle bolognese and raved about it. Oysters to start and a side of escarole for the table rounded out the meal. Even the coffee was delicious. On top of all that, the service was impeccable. All around, a great dinner. One note: It is a bit pricey, with entrees in the $25 to $35 range, while pasta dishes are available for closer to $20.

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Reviewed 3 March 2017

A local gem, this newer restraunt is a great upscale place in an area with many taverns. A good restraunt that I recommend to all.

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Opened in June 2016, this restaurant has it all going. Exquisite decor, excellent service, ambiance and delicious, fresh food. For an intimate dinner, recommend the fireplace den.

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Went here for a birthday dinner. The food was good, on the pricey side, but the menu was somewhat limited. Service was okay, didn't seem to pay too much to the details. Will likely go back occasionally but this wouldn't be my go to place for sure!

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Thank Iluv2travel20152015
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Went here solo to treat myself to a nice dinner as my home kitchen was being remodeled and could not cook.

Every aspect of the meal was disappointing...

- no attention from hostess because I was solo and she was having more fun flirting with the bartender

- glass of wine was a half-pour

- service was slow and uninspired

- food was bland and uninspired

- pricey considering the overall experience

- expectations were not met

Side note: workers should be working during their shift or sent home if they just want to joke/talk with each other instead or providing customer service. Kitchen staff should realize sound travels (especially in this poorly designed restaurant) and if you are going to drop "f bombs" you should do so in hushed tones (if possible). Hearing cursing coming out of the kitchen is not a nice experience

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