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Pomodoro

24 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 566-4455
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Ranked #49 of 171 Restaurants in Brookline
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Brookline, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Pomodoro has good drinks and nice food, though the restaurant itself can be a little cramped and crowded and you can wait quite a while for a table, if they will even take your reservation at all. The times I've been here, or tried to go, the staff made me feel they were doing me a favor by puting me... More

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Boston, MA
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The stars allied. It was Mother's Day. My wife was giving a piano recital. And my mother was visiting. It called for the big guns -- the great place -- the ideal meal. And so we went to one of our top picks, Pomodoro's in Brookline. This is an unpretentious but lovely and warm small Italian restaurant with very limited... More

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boston
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Not knowing anything about this restaurant, my friends and I visited for lunch. I have to say...WOW....It was great and the service was 5 Star... Will be back for dinner... Lunch was wonderful and atmosphere great!

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

This restaurant can be like a home away from home. Yes, occasionally it's quite noisy because it's popular. But go there on a weeknight, instead of Saturday, or go on the early side and it's good. It is romantic, hip and friendly, with really good food, drinks and a great vibe. The bartender and waiters are great, particularly Sam, and... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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313 reviews 313 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Shared dinner with friends: 2 of us had pasta dishes, third had the sea scallops. All of us enjoyed our meals: commented that they were all rich with good cheese, truffle or mushroom flavors. Crusty bread and olive oil and olives shared over an excellent red wine. Restaurant is small and was noisy as a result; had to have conversation... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Despite its location in suburban Brookline this place has a great atmosphere. The clientele consists of locals who know that this is the best Italian restaurant in the area and makes for a relaxed unpretentious rxperience. The food is consistently good and there is enough variety on the menu to satisfy whatever you feel liken from a one course after-work... More

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nyc
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108 reviews 108 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Went with another couple ... we all got different pasta dishes --- we all felt the food was good - but super expensive - Portions are okay - not big, not small. Restaurant is very small and tight and we sat by the open kitchen and it was terribly hot.

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Boston, MA
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230 reviews 230 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I've been here a few times now but came for a family dinner here and was very impressed. The bread and olive oil is delicious and the food was very good! Service here is great, and the space is very small, so that adds to the ambience (without being noisy and crowded). One word of advice is to have cash... More

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Torri In Sabina, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

Live Music gently playing in the background, food fabulous, staff friendly e attentive, atmosphire quante. a must epereince

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Boston,Ma
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

This is a lovely, small restaurant in Brookline Village. The food was excellent with a beautiful presentation. The menu offers seafood, pasta and several vegetarian options. We were a large group and the service was outstanding. Our waiter was attentive, patient and charming. I would recommend Pomodoro and am planning to return soon!

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