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Tartufo Italian Restaurant

22 Union St, Newton, MA 02459-2057
617-244-8833
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Ranked #20 of 225 Restaurants in Newton
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Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Conveniently located on the Green line, D line, Newton Center stop
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Tartufo is the best Italian Restaurant I've eaten in for a long time. It's become a regular place for me and my friends to eat at during the week and on special occasions. My brother came to town and we went there with friends. Everyone raved about the food, the service and especially the food. The portions are good sized... More

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Chestnut Hill
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

What a great meal. I have driven by Tarfuto so many times; tonight was my first meal there. I went with a friend and we were warmly greeted. For a Monday night, the restaurant was full; but we had a corner table so we were protected somewhat from the noise and could have a conversation without having to yell. We... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
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71 reviews 71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I have been coming to this place for years, now I live in the neighborhood, I have never written a review, I dont think they need it and I dont want to share but it would not be fare. I have had the opportunity to dine in many world renowned places, but Tartuffo is home is very good and service... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Tartufo has a nice menu, good service and we enjoyed our meal. We had a reservation and the table wasn't ready when we arrived, but they were very nice about it.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Tartufo has been around for a while and although it does not impress you with ingenuity, it certainly delivers well cooked Italian fare. Risotto with porcini - my favorite dish, establishment is very accommodating and will make it for you even if it is not on current menu. Service is attentive and efficient.

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Boston
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Spent a pleasant evening with friends having dinner at Tartufo recently. The special Haddock was well cooked with a lemony sauce. It was a bit bland and could have used more sauce, but the saffron risotto accompanying it complemented the dish. The Vongole e Gamberi Guazzetto was a light pasta dish that was flavorful and satisfying. The Lobster ravioli had... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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107 reviews 107 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

A friend and I stopped in for dinner for our first visit and we're warmly greeted. The menu was varied and there were a few appealing specials, one of which I had. It was delicious. Our server was attentive but not intrusive and we enjoyed our meal. We will return.

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MA
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90 reviews 90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Tried to go here. Lacked handicapped access for one party member. Couple steps in front were ok but the first floor was rented out to a party and the second floor, where regular goers were to be seated, isn't accessible except by stairs. So we never got in the door. We had not known we needed to note handicapped access... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Tartufo is one of our favorite Italian restaurants. Reliably very good service and delicious food. Relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Good wine selection.

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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318 reviews 318 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Tartufo used to be one of our favorite Italian restaurants. My wife and I did not have a good experience last night. We ordered minestrone soup, lamb sausages, duck and sea bass. Lamb sausages and duck were just OK, service was only average. Minestrone soup was insipid. The waiter did offer the specials, duck and sea bass, we went along... More

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