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Terramia

98 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113 (North End)
(617) 523-3112
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Ranked #306 of 2,820 Restaurants in Boston
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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
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: North End
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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  • English first
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English first
Greer, South Carolina, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

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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5 reviews 5 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We had a diner at the terramia Ristorante in Boston a week ago. No much people but little care from the waitress. Food was poor. Then we decided just to give a very little tip. Yesterday looking on my bank account I realize they changed the tip on the credit card bill... They do bad job and they are thieves!

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Regina, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A warm atmosphere, friendly staff, short but fine menu and delicious food. My husband shared an app of Jewish-style baby artichokes garnished with shaved black truffles. He had a double-cut pork chop on a bed of beans and spinach, and I had a risotto with baby artichokes, wild mushrooms, etc. His pork looked like half a pig and was done... More

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Weymouth, MA
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Four of us had a wonderful meal at this restaurant on Sunday evening with a 5 o:clock Open Table reservation. The menu was a bit more eclectic than many others in the area, the wine list was extensive and well priced, and the food and service were terrific.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We had a really good meal here during a Boston dining promotion so very reasonably priced set menu. They also take reservations so no danger of hanging about waiting for a table. I am not a great lover of tomato sauce and pretty much every restaurant in this area seems to cook anything and everything in the stuff. Terramia offered... More

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massachusetts
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78 reviews 78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Food quality was good but a bit overpriced for what you get. Small restaurant which is very noisy inside. We had trouble communicating with the waiter and each other due to how loud this place was on the Saturday night we were there. Waiter added on a 20% gratuity and neglected to mention this. Fortunately we asked.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Went here for dinner on a Monday night, very tight dining but very cozy and it worked great. First off the hummus in oil with the bread was fantastic, and got us warmed up for the entrees. I ordered the open face ravioli seafood dish which came in a lobster marscapone sauce. One of the best sauces i have had.... More

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Hamilton Square, New Jersey
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140 reviews 140 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I'm surprised I haven't written a review of this place yet. It's one of my favorite on the North End. I keep forgetting how quaint and friendly the service is. I brought a small group of 5 which is considered a large group to them. They participate in restaurant week and keep me posted on their special offerings through their... More

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