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170 Concord Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824 (Formerly Vincenzo's)
978 256 1250
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Ranked #26 of 69 Restaurants in Chelmsford
Price range: $15 - $27
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Food is delicious! Staff is friendly! Comfortable atmosphere. I love the spinach salad with goat cheese, fig dressing and walnuts, also the chicken marsala.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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89 reviews 89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We came here for dinner recently and overall, it was a pleasant experience. We started with an appetizer of "Calamari e Peperone o Calamari di Fritti" and chose the saute option over the fried option. The squid itself was bland but that is not unexpected. The white wine sauce complemented the squid and the peppers gave the entire dish flavor.... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We live near Rufinas, formerly Vincenzo's at this location. We liked the food at Vincenzo's but visited twice since it changed owners and became Rufinas. Both visits were disappointing. One of us had their special of the night, a pasta dish with chicken, mushroom sauce, and peppers. The other had the gnocchi bolognese. Neither had any flavor. Both were served... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We had an enjoyable meal on a recent Saturday night. Typical red sauce Italian restaurant with dishes done well. Chicken Saltimbocca, Chicken Parm and 3 cutlets were all well done. Reasonable prices. Clientele is on the older side, but I guess that's typical for this type of restaurant.

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Boston
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Been here about 7 times and sometimes good sometimes slow and disorganized Food consistently good to very good. Tonight had to walk our orders to the bar to get any service

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We like to go to Rufina's , its' close by cozy ambience, friendly service and the food is consistently good . our favorites are Tri cousette and veal saltiboccia

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Westford
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63 reviews 63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We've dined here on many occasions, but New Year's Eve was a little disappointing. We dined early and had a reservation. No problem with the service, but we were disappointed in our entrees. We both ordered grilled swordfish, and they looked delicious, but they were somewhat tough. No, we did not tell our server, but we probably should have -... More

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Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

The eggplant parmesan was too heavily breaded and soggy even though I requested the marinara sauce on the side in the hope of receiving a plate of crispy eggplant parm. The molten chocolate cake dessert was excellent.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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177 reviews 177 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

We had high hopes based on TA reviews and were looking for a nice local place. It was busy but we were able to get 7p reservations on a Friday. Hostest was friendly. Waitress was also friendly but not very attentive. Once our meals came we did not see her for quite awhile after we were done eating. Then we... More

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boston,ma
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13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

My husband and I love Rufina's. It is very close to home and they have a great menu. We dine here at least once a month. The service is excellent. We always ask for the same waitress (Catherine). She knows what we like and has our drinks ready for us. The food is always good.

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Address: 170 Concord Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824 (Formerly Vincenzo's)
Phone Number: 978 256 1250
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Chelmsford
Average Prices: USD 15 - 27
Cuisine: Italian

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