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Ristorante Toscano

47 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02115
(617) 723-4090
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Ranked #89 of 2,852 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $100
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, 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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UK
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We wanted proper Italian pizza and salad and were not disappointed. The catering salad with anchovies and capers was very good, washed down with a lovely glass of wine. Good service and great food!

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Delray Beach, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Sit at the bar and let Emerson take care of you, both in the food and the wine selections; we did and we were happy with everything he selected for us. We even went back the following day with our friends.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Heard great raves about this place. We went for dinner and the waiters just suck. They kept trying to clear our plates even though we were not done eating. Than they ask for our valet slip before we are even done eating. Just felt very rushed. Will not return.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The restaurant is located in Beacon Hill and offers the classic Tuscan cuisine, such as T-bone steaks, wild game and fish. The nice setting is comfortable and simply elegant. Good choice of wines from Tuscany and northern Italy

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Washington, DC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

Solid but not more than that. Would be a 3 star based on food but the atmosphere and service bumps up my rating. Would not make much effort to return anytime soon but would not recommend against it.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great Italian favorites Home made pasta soups chicken and great signature fish dishes Atmosphere romantic and lots of fun and great service Good quality and value best of Boston We enjoyed dinner many times this year ,always excellent!

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Weston, Massachusetts
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78 reviews 78 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We splurged on Toscano with our surly teenagers on New Year's Eve -- showed up in jeans and t-shirts and they treated us like royalty. By the end of the meal, everyone was happy. Daniel was a terrific server, personable, knowledgeable, and efficient. Didn't steer us wrong on the food, which was great -- from my daughter's salad and pizza... More 

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Mashpee
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Wonderful evening. We had a table by the window. I started out with veal meatballs delicious. I had the special sole with capers carrots roasted potatoes. My companion had the polenta with porcini mushrooms then veal osso bucco with saffron rice delicious. The service was excellent the food perfect.

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Hooksett, NH
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We spent the morning strolling Beacon Hill, admiring the Holiday garlands, urns, window boxes, and doorway adornments; which led us to Ristorante Toscano at the foot of the hill. We enjoyed a leisurely (and delicious) lunch with views out to the Charles Street shops, which were also festooned for the Holidays. The great service, great food, and understated elegance, attributed... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I have eaten at Ristorante Toscano many times and have NEVER been disappointed. The food is amazing, the wait staff is terrific and the atmosphere is fun and lively. As a person who has traveled to Italy many times for business, the only difference between Toscano and "authentic Italian cuisine" is the continent. I highly recommend this establishment.

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Additional Information about Ristorante Toscano

Address: 47 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02115
Phone Number: (617) 723-4090
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 100
Cuisine: Italian

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