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68 School St, Watertown, MA 02472-4254
+1 617-924-2221
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2015

This restaurant has excellent food and superb service. The waitress and the manager were as nice and accommodating as few are in other restaurants. I took a friend who had not been there and she shared my enthusiasm for the restaurant. The food was excellent and the portions more than ample. Also they are very accommodating about changing the sides.

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Thank eva k
Boston
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2015

We've been coming to Porcinis for many years and the food continues to impress us. There are many items on tne menu that are my "go to" choices however when I select one of the ce Relative specials I am always impressed. Love the food, love the people!

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Thank jsaid
Belmont, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Recently we were out on a Wednesday evening running errands and decided to stop at Porcini's for dinner. We dine at Porcini's every couple of months. It is a small restaurant with an open kitchen. Chef Rodney does a great job. The menu changes during the course of the year so that salads and entrees use fresh and seasonal produce.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2014

My husband and I decided to try Porcini's before the theatre. It's a small, quaint restaurant, on a side street, not far from the theatre. We shared a Caesar Salad, which was delicious! I had the special, which was an herb-encrusted sole, with rice, although I opted for angel hair pasta, and asparagus. The sole was excellent, just the way... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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631 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 438 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Nice place! It was easy to reserve it, but it was Tuesday evening. Food is good. I loved wild mushroom strudel for appetizer. I ordered porcini ravioli for the second course and they were a bit too heavy to my taste because of overpowering cream sauce. I liked their veal saltimbocca but it was not something striking. What I really... More 

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Alpine, New York
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2014

It turned out to be an expensive dinner for our daughters 28th birthday. We have been a group of five people. The restaurant had been very busy, due to graduation week in Boston. It resulted in a too long waiting time for the food to be prepared. I enjoyed watching the cooks working in the open kitchen. We appreciated, that... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 2, 2014

I recently went to Porcini's to celebrate my belated birthday with my Aunt and sister. We had a difficukt time finding a restaurant that was not to loud as my aunt is very HOH.I hadn't been to Porcini's in over 6 months. It was the perfect atmosphere ! ..Plus,I truly had the most amazing meal....the scallops.The others had chicken and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2014

I have recently dined twice at Porcini's and have twice ordered catering from them. Everything about this place is wonderful! For the quality of food and great service, I believe it is reasonably priced. I will continue to use Porcini's for my catering needs as I work in corporate events.

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Thank LSchultz83
Westford, Massachusetts
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195 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2014

Porcini's is such a lovely place to eat...good food, great wine list, but most importantly a friendly atmosphere that makes it a perfect place to end a stressful work week. Bridget's welcoming smile, Gary deftly handling the bar, and Rodney par excellence in the kitchen -- what more could you want? We shared the special of the day, a lobster... More 

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Brighton, MA
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed April 26, 2013

Just returned from dinner at Porcini's in Watertown (belated birthday celebration for a friend). This was our second visit within the past year or so, and just as pleasant, if not even more so. We had a reservation for two, arrived a bit early, and were seated immediately. Amy, our server, was knowledgeable, accommodating and attentive, with a great upbeat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 School St, Watertown, MA 02472-4254
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-924-2221

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?