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68 School St, Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 924-2221
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant and loved it! The food was delicious the ambiance was nice and the service great. The bartender was so nice and very attentive. We will definitely be going back

Thank Krina D
Boston MA
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Have been a few times. Each time the food was superb. Very welcoming , Bridget will take good care of you. One of the best I talk an restaurants I have visited. Always begin with the eggplant rolatinis! Yummy! Try it, you will not be disappointed.

1 Thank EdsoF
Montreal, Canada
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

8 o'clock dinner reservations on a Friday night for 3. We started with the mushroom strudel and baked eggplant rollatini. Both were very tasty. I wanted to try the meat balls, but when you come around 8pm, it's expected a popular dish may be out. So maybe next time. As main courses I had the walnut and Gorgonzola salad with... More 

Thank JordanBelfort2013
Boise, Idaho
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

My son lives in Watertown and wanted to take me out while I was visiting. It was super cold that day and we walked into a nice warm fireplace. It was a very cozy restaurant. The chef is know for making his own sauces and let me tell you he did not disappoint. I had a chicken pasta with kalamaras... More 

Thank danddavis
Sharon, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

I wanted to love Porcini's. Clearly a neighborhood joint - good for young and old alike. Our waitress was fantastic - attentive, friendly but not intrusive, knew the menu and capable of making very definite recommendations. Bread and Mediterranean salad were wonderful and our hopes were raised. Decided to order very classic dishes - veal saltimbocca and Marsala. Saltimbocca is... More 

1 Thank Elizabeth D
boston, ma
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Porcini's is a delightful bar/restaurant on School St. in Watertown near the Arsenal Mall. The bar always has friendly people and a great bartender. To the right is the restaurant which is quiet and comfortable with a roaring fire in the winter. In the warm weather they open up the patio in the back (where the herbs live) and it... More 

1 Thank bostonwoody
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

One of the best italian places in watertown. Good prices for quality food. I highly recommend going in the summer when you can enjoy the outdoor patio seating and the wine collection .

Thank Jared W
Somerville, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Cozy restaurant with the best Italian food. They have great service and the restaurant features a fireplace blazing in the Winter months and a lovely garden patio in Spring and Summer. There were 5 of us and we each got different meals, all of which were very good.

Thank Izzy369
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Watertown. Friendly staff, nice selection of Italian cuisine, and lovely outdoor patio in summer. When friends come to visit, they love to go here.

1 Thank BostonTravelalot
Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

I have been a patron of Porcini's for over six years. We moved to the area from Connecticut and every single visit has been amazing. We always lick our plates clean and have amazing and attentive service from whatever waitress we have. I actually came on to this site because I had a feeling this man was going to write... More 

7 Thank Trisha H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Italian, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 School St, Watertown, MA 02472
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: (617) 924-2221

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?