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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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12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Closed now
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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: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A great time and meal in the North End

Our group was a little early for our reservation, but they sat us right away. We had a great meal with attentive service. The atmosphere contributed to nice evening with colleagues and friends.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
Dacula3585
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Dacula, Georgia
Good for:
  • Romantic
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English first
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We stumbled across this restaurant and decided to give it a try. With no reservations we luckily were seated immediately, because we were there early. Surprisingly we were given a window table which was really nice. The dishes are slightly unique takes on classic meals. The pasta dishes can be ordered in full or half sizes which is nice. We... More 

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Dacula, Georgia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Our group was a little early for our reservation, but they sat us right away. We had a great meal with attentive service. The atmosphere contributed to nice evening with colleagues and friends.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Dined out here for an anniversary dinner on a trip to Boston- got wonderfully attentive service. Loved the "small plates" for pasta- allowed us to save room for appetizers and dessert. The Antipasto board was an interesting mix of items all of which were tasty. The table beside us ordered the tasting menu, and I can certainly say if you're... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Wandering through the North End searching for a dinner destination, my husband and I stumbled upon Tresca. Seeing from a sign in the window that it had been voted best Italian (traditional) in Boston for 2014 and seeing a four-star average review on TA, we figured we couldn't lose. It was a busy Thursday night, but we were immediately shown... More 

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

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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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 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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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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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 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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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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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Additional Information about Tresca

Address: 233 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113
Phone Number: (617) 742-8240
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
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
Average Prices: USD $41 to $80
Cuisine: Italian

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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 to $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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