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Tresca

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233 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113 (Cross St.)
Haymarket, Fleet Center
(617) 742-8240
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Today
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Fri 5:00 pm - 12:30 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Tresca is an authentic Italian restaurant featuring hearty multi-regional...
Tresca is an authentic Italian restaurant featuring hearty multi-regional cuisine with an exceptional wine cellar, offering a selection of over 500 of the finest vintages. Recent winner of the 'Wine Spectator' award of excellence. The warm captivating atmosphere and fireplace lit dining rooms capture the feeling of being in villa in Tuscany. The service is exceptional and the menu remarkable, a true dining experience.
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Visitor rating
  • 48
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Down the strectch they come

Shared a surf and turf with my daughter here the afternoon of the Kentucky Derby. The bread was a treat. The steak was a superior cut, very tender, and cooked nicely. I really appreciated that the chef sliced the steak and lobster into two pieces and served it on two plates and no charge for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
MrTympani
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Marietta, Georgia
Good for:
  • Romantic
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131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Braintree, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
217 reviews 217 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Everyone else seemed happy with their meal. I had a rare pork chop and a server who could not have cared less. No apology, no comp. We were a large group sent to the "wine cellar." That is like the Russian Front, but without the atmosphere. You really, really need to be clear in the North End if you are... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Shared a surf and turf with my daughter here the afternoon of the Kentucky Derby. The bread was a treat. The steak was a superior cut, very tender, and cooked nicely. I really appreciated that the chef sliced the steak and lobster into two pieces and served it on two plates and no charge for sharing. I was surprised that... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I love the North End of Boston, and my friend suggested we go here. It happened to be restaurant week, so we both got tasting menus with wine pairings. I had the burrata, bolognese, and chicken. The burrata was delicious and wine was as well, the bolognese was okay nothing special, and the chicken was delicious. However, the wine pairing... More 

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North Adams, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We had a leisurely and delicious brunch. While we did not order a drink or wine today the food was wonderful and the service attentive. Pumpkin risotto was delicate in flavor and hearty in texture, with a freshCeasar's salad filled me. We also had the smoked duck omelet and ricotta pancakes with cherries. Thoroughly enjoyable!

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Toronto, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Lovely atmosphere with a great wine list and a terrific menu. Try the linguini with lobster - delicious as is the apple salad. My husband had the pasta bolognese which was also delicious. The staff is very attentive but we never felt at all rushed. A really terrific spot in a great part of Boston.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I have tried a few great restaurants in the North End and was making my rounds and decided to try tresca. It is a very nice place has 2 levels and the service good. I ordered the surf and turf and thought the steak was fantastic and the portions did fill me up. The sangria was also very good. The... More 

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VA
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251 reviews 251 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We had a great dinner by the fireplace at Tresca. Appetizer was the veal meatball appetizer -- we wanted more! Also had gluten free bolognese. Thank you for gluten free. Very nice, polite service. Loved the atmosphere. Loved the warmth of the fireplace on a cold Boston night.

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Charlotte
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Food taste fresh, but "bland". Could have used some more seasoning. Service was great though.Restaurant is located in a good area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

We were very excited to visit Tresca for the first time and spent a lengthy time researching restaurants to visit. We settled on Tresca for the menu and location. The staff was very friendly from the start and we loved the atmosphere. We sat, ordered drinks and appetizers. The drinks were good and the apps delicious. The calamari was exceptional.... More 

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Barrington, Rhode Island
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The salmon was absolutely delicious, a generous size piece served with garlic mashed potatoes (could have been a little more moist for me, others in the party thought they were yummy). The chicken was served with polenta and was tasty. Bread was moist and delicious. The cannoli and tiramisu were good. Wait staff were very attentive but not over-bearing. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 233 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113
    (Cross St.)
  • Public Transportation: Haymarket, Fleet Center
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighborhood: North End
  • Phone Number: (617) 742-8240

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic

Description

Tresca is an authentic Italian restaurant featuring hearty multi-regional cuisine with an exceptional wine cellar, offering a selection of over 500 of the finest vintages. Recent winner of the 'Wine Spectator' award of excellence. The warm captivating atmosphere and fireplace lit dining rooms capture the feeling of being in villa in Tuscany. The service is exceptional and the menu remarkable, a true dining experience.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:30 am

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