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Via Matta

79 Park Plz, Boston, MA 02116-3925
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Ranked #506 of 2,820 Restaurants in Boston
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Price range: $40 - $60
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Arlington Street
Transit: Arlington Street T Stop
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I spent an evening at Via Matta and found the food and service to be very good. However, the valet service was highly unprofessional. When the car was returned to me at the end of the evening, the driver had somehow found my media files (difficult to find) and was blaring music from the car, that the seat configuration and... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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64 reviews 64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We were a large group of 20-30 people, but they managed to bring our orders reasonably on time and with no mistakes. Our side of the table, with 5 Europeans, decided to order separately, as we wanted a more expensive wine. We had starters (scallops) and then a pasta - all delicious. The decor was modern and elegant. Total bill... More

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York, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

our food & service were equally outstanding...a bit on the expensive side but welcome to downtown Boston

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Alicante, Spain
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We have eaten here before - about 10 years ago and we visited again because we had enjoyed it very much before. We were not disappointed after such a long time. The food was excellent, the Staff were attentive and very pleasant without being over-the-top. Value for money was $90 = £53.57 - excluding the tip - which we gave... More

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Hamden, Connecticut
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

A friend recommended this restaurant so I thought we'd give it a try. I had the Crunchy Eggplant and my husband had the Insalata mista and both were outstanding. As was our waitress Kara. My Tagliatelle Bolognese was the best I've had in many years. However I can't give this restaurant five stars as my husband was disappointed in his... More

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Palm Beach, Florida
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392 reviews 392 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Good Italian near Four Seasons Hotel. Upscale but casual. Two nights ago we were a table of 6 amongst tables for 10 to 20 as it was graduation weekend. It was the first time we'd been there and found staff to be nice and food good. Yes, it is noisy but it's a perfectly good choice for dinner.

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Boston. MA
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183 reviews 183 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We were extremely pleased with the waitstaff, they were friendly, helpful and accommodating. The food was an American interpretation of Italian food, but it was done very nicely and had full of interesting flavors. The wine recommendation was wonderful. We enjoyed the beet salad, the fired eggplant and the mussels. For main course we loved the slightly friend scallops (see... More

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 via mobile

I ended up here as I couldn't find restaurant I was looking for. I thought the menu was lacking in selection. This is more of a culinary type restaurant and the food didn't stand up. Don't get me wrong, I had a good meal but for the price it could have been better. I ended up ordering mushroom pasta and... More

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This was our second time to this restaurant. We had such an enjoyable experience the first time, we didn't hesitate to book again. My wife started with Spicy Calamari (yummy!) and my daughter ordered the Burrata with Asparagus (heavenly!). For our entrée, I ordered the Tagliatelle (very good) and my wife and daughter ordered the Veal Loin with Prosciutto (tender!).... More

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Kingston, Massachusetts
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68 reviews 68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I took my daughter here for her birthday and had the five course chef's tasting menu. While some of the courses were not what I would have ordered, it is always good to expand your palate and try new things. We were not disappointed. First course was a tuna with parsley puree and a lemon sauce. Second course was a... More

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