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Davio’s Chestnut Hill

55 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, Newton, MA 02467-1729
+1 617-738-4810
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“popovers” (15 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
“salmon” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
55 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, Newton, MA 02467-1729
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for the "power lunch" with a group of four. The food was excellent. But what we enjoyed most was the very kind and charming waiter. Great to be there and we shall definately come back - next year when we be flying to...More

Thank Alfred N
Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio’s Chestnut Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Alfred for your review of Davio's Chestnut Hill. We are glad you enjoyed the power lunch and the food as well as the service. We appreciate your review and look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Boston. Thank you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We greatly enjoyed our recent dinner at Davio's in Chestnut Hill. Service was impeccable, responsive to every request including gluten-free accommodation for the Celiac sufferer in our group. All of the entrees we ordered were prepared exactly as ordered, grilled to our specifications. Their gluten-free...More

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Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio’s Chestnut Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of Davio's Chestnut Hill. We are glad you enjoyed the service, gluten free accommodations and the food. We appreciate your review and we hope to see you again soon. Thank you!

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Davio's offers (you have to ask for it) an "Awaken 180 menu" for lunch and dinner at all locations. These are part of a commercially-sold dietary plan, but the portions are reasonably sized, very tasty, and quite satisfying. I think they are among the better...More

Thank Garlic82
Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio’s Chestnut Hill, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thank you for your review of Davio's Chestnut Hill. We are glad you enjoy the Awaken 180 menu along with the service and we have shared your comments with our Team. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you!

Reviewed July 2, 2018

In in more than half a dozen visits to this expensive restaurant they never quite get it right! The wait staff and the managers are extremely pleasant and apologetic, but I doubt I shall be back. The smaller dining room is quite appealing, light and...More

Thank Commonsense8
Tania H, General Manager at Davio’s Chestnut Hill, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Thank you for your review of Davio's Chestnut Hill. We appreciate the time you took to let us know of your dining experience and we have shared your comments with our Team. We are glad you enjoy the gluten free options and apologize we haven't...More

Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Going on a Wednesday, I was surprised at how crowded and loud the bar was. Very good appetizers. The tuna tartare, and Baratta was delicious. This is a great place to go before or after the movies. Was a very nice surprise. Bartender made some...More

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Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio’s Chestnut Hill, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Thank you for your review of Davio's Chestnut Hill. We are glad you enjoyed the bar, appetizers and drinks and we appreciate your review. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you!

Reviewed June 19, 2018

Family dinner for 6 on a Monday night exceeded expectations. All but one ordered seafood and raved about their choices. Rich, flavorful lobster risotto, sweet scallops, salmon and swordfish all were excellent. One holdout enjoyed pasta. Ordering seafood on a Monday can be risky but...More

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Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio’s Chestnut Hill, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

Thank you for your review of Davio's Chestnut Hill. We are glad you enjoyed the food and service on your recent visit with us. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you!

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Great service. Convinient location with plenty of parking and easy to get tables for larger parties. Food just average. Tuna tartare over done, too mushy. Octopus dish very blend. Crispy chicken liver was the best appetizer. Pasta dishes were good but nothing exciting. We skipped...More

Thank JBtravel66
Tania H, General Manager at Davio’s Chestnut Hill, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

Thank you for your review of Davio's Chestnut Hill. We are glad you enjoyed the service and location and we have shared your comments regarding the food with our Team. If you could email me your phone number or give me a call, I would...More

Reviewed June 16, 2018

Background: A few years ago, we stopped by shortly after Davio's opened here. We had *bad* service, left, and didn't return for years, even though we live almost around the corner. Some years prior, we'd been to Davio's in Boston, and had a memorable meal:...More

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Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio’s Chestnut Hill, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Thank you for your review of Davio's Chestnut Hill. We are glad you enjoyed your meal including the food and dessert and we have shared your comments regarding the wine and popovers with our Team. We appreciate your review and we hope to see you...More

Reviewed April 29, 2018

First, the bread basket was placed on the table. It contained two very overbaked popovers. They were marginal at best. I had a rib eye steak that was 18 oz and cost $52. It had no sides served with it. The sides cost $6 to...More

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Tania H, General Manager at Davio’s Chestnut Hill, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thank you for your review of Davio's Chestnut Hill. We are glad you enjoyed the service and we have shared your comments with our Team. If you could email me with your phone number, I would like to reach out to you regarding your recent...More

Reviewed March 31, 2018

My husband and I dined at the Davio's in Chestnut Hill last night. It was our first trip there- though we have eaten at the Boston and Foxboro restaurants on a few occasions. The restaurant is located on the 2nd floor of the former bloomingdales-...More

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Tania H, General Manager at Davio’s Chestnut Hill, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

Thank you Janemichelle326 for your review of Davio's Chestnut Hill. We are glad you enjoyed the tuna and popovers and we have shared your comments regarding the service and food with our Team (including the Executive Chef, Culinary Director, management and service staff). If you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20 - $40
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 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 - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, Newton, MA 02467-1729
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-738-4810
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Description
The perfect combination of handmade pastas, fresh seafood and Davio's signature Northern Italian steaks. Davio's Chestnut Hill, created by Steve DiFillippo, pairs a state-of-the-art kitchen and exceptional restaurant design, with a warm, inviting place to dine. Come join us for exceptional food, drink and service provided by our professional staff. Our open kitchen and large lively bar provide theatrical flair and set the perfect stage for handmade pastas, fresh seafood and Prime Brandt Beef. Whether it's a quick meal before a movie or a five-course special occasion, attention to detail is evident in everything we do. It's All About the Guest.
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