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Gemma Italian Ristorante

319 Broadway, Arlington, MA 02474-5303
781-648-8884
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Ranked #71 of 88 restaurants in Arlington
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Fast Food
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Massachusetts Ave
Transit: Alwife Satation On Red Line, Then Various Busses To Alington Ctr.
Description: Our Italian restaurant brings to you the many tastes of Italy's regions. Delicious traditional recipes as well as popular specialties will awaken your taste buds. We are proud to serve the area's finest selection of gourmet cuisine. Our dishes are prepared in the traditional Italian style, with the freshest ingredients, and served with flair that will meet your expectations. We offer you our most sincere gratitude for allowing us the pleasure of serving you. Buon Appettito! Gemma Ristorante The Velagoshti family and staff
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English first
Boston, MA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

I'm not sure why the terrible reviews. I went here a few times and although the food was nothing special it was fine. It's a moot point in any case since they closed in Sep 2012.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

This restaurant may be closed by the time this review appears. The food was actually dangerously bad - the mussels tasted like they'd been raised in a sewer and the salmon had gone bad. To add insult to injury, the person in charge accused us of being difficult and made no effort to help repair the restaurant's repuation by offering... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

I went here with my daughter since I had a $20 gift card from a previous visit. The intial visit was mediocre and a bit over priced, but not horrible and I had a gift card to burn so I figured we'd give it another try. The waitress was very slow, and it appeared as though the wait staff (2... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012 via mobile

Not only was the food poor beyond description, the service - which started out slow (although not a busy night) became downright rude and insulting. We are veteran diners, and will never forgot how miserable the food and whole experience was. Only the bruschetta was good!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2008

Mediocre food and mediocre service. Not bad if you're in a pinch.

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