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Ristorante Toscano

47 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02115
(617) 723-4090
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Ranked #74 of 2,784 restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $20 - $100
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Mt. Vernon/ Chestnut
Transit: Red Line MGH/Charles St. station.
Description: Nestled among the antique shops, boutiques and cafes along Beacon Hill's famous Charles Street, Toscano restaurant remains a staple of Boston's oldest neighborhood.
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English first
Top Contributor
199 reviews 199 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
432 helpful votes 432 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Lovely restaurant.....great loos.....good service yet again by Daniel. Perfect place to stop for lunch when touring area. Food way better than anywhere else with been in Boston this trip apart from Legal Seafoods which is great.

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Waterloo, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Arrive hungry as the healthy portions are difficult to resist. The gnocchi and seafood were perfectly performed and filet comparable to fine steakhouses. Service was timed just right as well. The room decor was awesome and a great setup of our corporate dinner. Nicely done.

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Potsdam, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We were here a year ago and wrote very detailed review praising all the great things about the restaurant. We were happy to find that a year later nothing had changed! The food was just as amazing, atmosphere friendly and slightly upscale, service outstanding and simply fabulous. Once again the manager welcomed us to the restaurant and seated us, the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

If you do not have reservation don't even try 😞very poor manners, although food and wine seems to be good

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Spent a nice romantic evening meal with my wife before flying out of Boston after my graduation at hbs a special evening....

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New England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

To celebrate a significant occasion, hosted a group of 11 in a private downstairs room at the Beacon Hill location. Food, service, and ambience were all excellent. Based on feedback, I would say that some people felt their meals were more special than others, but I was very happy with mine and with the other one I tasted. Would definitely... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We have visited Boston several years running and usually try some different restaurants,but this was our second visit to this one.It has to be our favorite.The food and service is excellent,hope to return again next year.

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Sat at the bar for a sad meal for one ,what a joy. Chat with two regular diners , they eat very night and love the place what's not to love. It's American at the bar so be prepared but my goodness thiis is the real deal . I had the veal Milanese it's to die for. Looked at other... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Toscano is a Charles Street neighborhood gem. Chris, the maître d and the rest of the wait staff are wonderful. Food is top notch Italian. It's a perfect place to celebrate a special occasion.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Absolutely fantastic food.. I ordered the ravioli gamberi and for dessert the raspberries sorbet.. Incredible good food.. very cozy.. and classic too.. good wine.. now I have a favourite place in Boston. .

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