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Terramia

#223 of 2,721 Restaurants in Boston
#244 of 2,935 Places to Eat in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
North End
Italian, American, Seafood, Contemporary
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98 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113 (Parmenter)
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.
(617) 523-3112
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
I'm glad we gave this restaurant a try!

Went to this place last night with few other friends for Dine Out Boston special. The menu offers 3 courses without dessert which suited us perfectly. Food was very good and was lighter than some of the Italian food we had in the past. I had - Arancini was very flavorful with interesting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
KtamFun
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Boston
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

lively atmosphere similar to an Italian trattoria, very good service, quick and friendly. The food is less and less authentic, year after year and more compromised toward the American tastes.

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Boston
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Went to this place last night with few other friends for Dine Out Boston special. The menu offers 3 courses without dessert which suited us perfectly. Food was very good and was lighter than some of the Italian food we had in the past. I had - Arancini was very flavorful with interesting texture. - Ravioli with Figs, marscapone and... More 

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london
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276 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We had no plan tonight so thought to take a walk in the little Italy as my friend loves Italian food. This place to our surprise serves great 'home' tastes Italian cuisine. We've ordered the spaghetti with lobster (base sauce tomato with the lobster) so it was very tasty. Chunky bites of the lobster and the prawn with spaghetti made... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is probably one of the best if not the best Italian restaurant in Boston . It is located in the heart of the north end , boston historic neighborhood I've been visiting this restaurant for the past 20 years. Never disappointed . Excellent and creative food and great service Must try: open face ravioli

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We went here at the start of our vacation and it was so good we returned two weeks later for our final vacation meal on July 4th. Everything about this restaurant was excellent. Nice north End location. We had not booked but luckily got the final table right in the window of the restaurant . The welcome and service throughout... More 

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Westwood, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I've been going here for over 20 years and I've never had a bad meal. Everything is always fresh, always good. NIce wine selection and great service. Trifecta of restaurants. Small but that's what I like about it.

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Concord ma
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Ravioli stuffed with fig, walnut, and marscapone served with two veal medallions in a sage cream sauce. A little ground black pepper on top. Yup... It was really good. This was an off menu special. The menu items looked VERY enticing, too. Short by-the-glass wine list was adequate. The range of full bottles was ok, too. Methinks the food is... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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72 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Food was fantastic from the fish to the pasta to the steak. Staff was very accommodating and worked with my celiac food issues. They offer homemade gluten free pasta. Place is small which was perfect for an intimate conversation and celebration. I would head back here when in town. We had fun and enjoyed our dinner.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Looking for a nice romantic nite out with your love one. Then go to Terramia. The place is lovely dark and private. The service was excellent and the food out of this world.

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Vancouver/Whistler
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Six of us walked into the Italian area and just started to read the menus posted outside restaurants. We like the look of it, asked how long before a table, 20 minutes, so we waited and thank goodness we did. We started with fried artichokes, really good.The mussels dish was excellent. I had pork Osso Buco over polenta, to die... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 98 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113
    (Parmenter)
  • Public Transportation: 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.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighborhood: North End
  • Phone Number: (617) 523-3112

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 60 - 80
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Seafood, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?