We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Is this your business?
158 Boston Ave, Somerville, MA 02144-2227
+1 617-623-0003
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“seafood pasta” (3 reviews)
“arancini” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
Italian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
158 Boston Ave, Somerville, MA 02144-2227
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (46)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 46 reviews

Reviewed February 2, 2016

Love, love, love this place. Went there as a group for my birthday because I knew everyone could find something delicious. I had steak tips with garlic-sautéed spinach and mashed potatoes. Best I have ever had. Cooked perfectly and falling-apart tender. Delicious marinade. Others had...More

Thank P B
Reviewed October 14, 2015

This restaurant, in an out of the way corner of Ball Square, is one of my favorite neighborhood restaurants. Being somewhat old and decrepit, my wife and I often want to have a nice dinner in a quiet place where we can actually hear each...More

Thank BenAlvord
Reviewed July 28, 2015

On a warm summer evening my husband,son and I decided to go to our local favorite restaurant Pescatore to cool off an enjoy a simple meal. We started with a shared appetizer of mussels with a chosen broth of garlic and oil that arrived with...More

Thank Ellen M
Reviewed May 18, 2015

Went here on a Sunday afternoon for lunch with a big group. The restaurant is not that big so we took up much of the space. We had good service and solid food. We ordered a range of dishes, including many of their homemade pastas....More

Thank beachtravelerrrr
Reviewed March 2, 2015

My wife had the fish and said it was excellant. I had the chicken parm wihch was good, not great. Some people had a pizza and said we had to try it because it tasted so good.

Thank bsk_10
Reviewed October 21, 2014

The sign on the window suggests brunch is a new offering. My wife and I had the "classic" breakfast. We asked for breakfast sausage. We received Italian sausage cooked in oil with thin sliced green/red peppers. Tasty and somewhat spicy from the meat. Potato is...More

Thank bill o
Reviewed October 9, 2014

I didn't go into Pescatore for the longest time because originally it had been this little hole in the wall fish restaurant, run by a brother and two sisters, taken over from their Dad. I loved that place, they were friendly and I ask you,...More

Thank Jan C
Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had a near-perfect dining experience at this unassuming and out-of-the-way place recommended to us by a friend. Had to cross the city from one end to the other, but it was worth it. One of us had the grilled, perfectly-done tuna (rare) and the...More

Thank Nan B
Reviewed July 1, 2014

Our group of four had a wonderful, relaxing and gastronomically terrific evening. The staff of this family owned restaurant was most welcoming and attentive and the food was of the highest quality.The selections are diverse and the red sauce is to die for!!

Thank lorenzo810
Reviewed June 15, 2014

We were visiting relatives in Somerville and dined at Pescatore twice in the last year and a half. The most recent visit was in early June 2014 for dinner. Ordered the roasted chicken. There was more bones than chicken, and the chicken itself was bland....More

Thank Frog1199
Nearby HotelsSee all Somerville Hotels
Porter Square Hotel
102 reviews
.83 miles away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Boston Cambridge-Arlington
580 reviews
1.27 miles away
Hyatt Place Boston/Medford
928 reviews
1.27 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Boston Somerville
949 reviews
1.39 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Ball Square Cafe
143 reviews
.07 miles away
La Cascia's Bakery
23 reviews
.38 miles away
Sound Bites Cafe
170 reviews
.07 miles away
Kelly's Diner
71 reviews
.03 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Davis Square
188 reviews
.60 miles away
Royall House and Slave Quarters
21 reviews
.90 miles away
Tufts University Art Gallery
6 reviews
.67 miles away
Davis Square Theatre
19 reviews
.58 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Pescatore staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Boston Ave, Somerville, MA 02144-2227
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-623-0003
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing