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98 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113 (North End)
(617) 523-3112
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Ranked #314 of 2,851 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $60 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian, Seafood, Contemporary
Neighborhood: North End
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Parmenter
Transit: From the T: Haymarket T Station ( green and orange Lines) at most 5 min a way: Cross over the Big Dig and take first street on left (Salem), we are located on left inside at 98 Salem St.
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Clinton
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I travel to Italy three to four times a year and understand very good food. This restaurant is as authentic as any Italian restaurant I have ever eaten in. The flavors are rich and the textures are perfect together. We started with the Mista salad which was a great choice as it was light yet flavorful. I had the spaghetti... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Visited Terramia this past New Year's Eve for dinner for 6. Although we had to wait past our reservation time, it was clear why the wait; dining is never rushed, and most patrons love to linger because they just feel that comfortable! The food is the most delicious! My husband ordered a seafood dinner that was not on the menu,... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We haven't skipped a dinner at Terramia in the past 3 Boston trips. The food is absolutely incredible. The staff is wonderful. Definitely make a reservation and show up on time! Terramia is our classic go-to spot for every visit!

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Albany, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We had the same experience as the previous reviewer with the wait. Normally this isn't a huge issue, but the restaurant is very small and there is no where to wait without hovering over someone's table. We had a few drinks from a bar across the street and were seated 45 minutes after our reservation. They claimed it was due... More 

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Birmingham, AL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had 7:00 p.m. dinner reservations (which they called to confirm that we would be on time the day before). We were a few minutes early, whereupon we were told our table would be ready in a moment, they just presented the bill to the previous customers. At 7:15, we again asked how much longer and were told the same... More 

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Marshfield, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I've taken my very best friends and customers to Terramia and never been disappointed. The food is as good as any I've had in Italy or at Maria's house in Revere. Authentic, rustic and full of North end charm. That includes having a drink across the street while waiting for a table. Last time I was there I was disappointed... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We were at the Boston Harbor with our daughter and two teenage grandkids. The appetizers were a good size and very delicious. The main courses were also very good and filling. It is a small corner restaurant, but quite nice and clean. The staff were very good. As in most larger cities and touristy areas, the meal was a bit... More 

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Greer, South Carolina, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The restaurant is small so make a reservation. The service was great from start to finish, we waited for nothing at all. We had the rigatoni and pork shank, both were fantastic, seasoning was excellent. If you want a great meal, come here for a nice evening.

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Monterey, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We went here during restaurant week. The service was great and the food was delicious. The portions were just right. Salem Street is so much nicer than the hustle and bustle of Hanover Street.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Visiting Boston for a wedding recently gave us an opportunity to spend some time with relatives who work in and are familiar with Boston proper. A visit to Terramia Restaurante was greatly enjoyed by all four couples. The atmosphere is very cozy along a very narrow street (check Google Earth) with seating of only 10 or so tables and the... More 

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Additional Information about Terramia

Address: 98 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113
Phone Number: (617) 523-3112
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 60 - 80
Cuisine: American, Italian, Seafood, Contemporary

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