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La Fava Restaurant & Bar

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PRICE RANGE
$15 - $35
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
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DESSERT
8.5
Caramel Pistachio Flan
7.5
Tiramisu
9
Panna Cotta
grapefruit & cherry compote
9
Yogurt Berry Parfait
6
Cannoli
8
New York Style Cheesecake
seasonal accoutrements
11
Chocolate Vesuvio
warm, soft-center chocolate cake with almonds & raisins baked in vanilla ice cream, strawberry coulis
6
Mango Sorbetto
6
Lemon Sorbetto
6
Vanilla Gelato
COCKTAILS
10
Espresso Martini
espresso, Stoli vanilla
14
Grown Up Grasshopper
Branca Menta, Godiva Chocolate, Bailey's
10
Rusty Nail
Dewar's, Drambuie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have been there twice so far. The first time, we were very surprised of the authenticity of the food. Being Italian and having visited Italy a few times, it is hard to find great Italian food in our area. La Fava...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank desiderato1108
MikeABuono, Owner at La Fava Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you for leaving us an incredible review! It is so wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at La Fava Restaurant & Bar and that you found the food to be authentic! We are looking forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for the first time on a Friday at 6:00. Although there were several open tables dinner service was extremely slow not to mention the 25 minutes we waited for our check to arrive. Food was average. We will not be going back.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank AFamily2014
MikeABuono, Owner at La Fava Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We sincerely apologize that you received slow service and did not love your food. We hope that you will give us another chance to show you a 5-star experience in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Fava is the third restaurant we know of which has occupied this site. Perhaps because of its location and peculiar accessibility, two very good restaurants have not survived here. We have patronized the former occupants for many years and both were note-worthy. La Fava...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank theredwiner
MikeABuono, Owner at La Fava Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate you sharing your experience with us! We are so glad that you thoroughly enjoyed the salad, octopus, and seafood stew! We value your suggestions and will consider them as we plan for future enhancements in order to provide an even better dining experience...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We happened upon this newly opened restaurant close to our hotel. The decor is nice but it's very open so perhaps could be loud when full. We were there on a slow week night. The service was very good as was the food. We shared...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Qtfish
MikeABuono, Owner at La Fava Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the cocktails, Eggplant Rollatini, and Pappardelle Bison Bolognese! We apologize that the Veal San Marco was not completely to your liking. We hope that you...More

Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

Dinner was divine. Eggplant rollotini was one of the best. Veal San Marco was delicious and done to perfection. Restaurant decor is very European. Lovely experience...will be back.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Betziksq
MikeABuono, Owner at La Fava Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2019

WOW! Thank you so much for the fantastic review! We are glad that your Veal San Marco was cooked to perfection and that our Eggplant Rollatini was one of the best you’ve had! We are looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed June 5, 2019

Food was delicious, escpecially the meatball appetizer. Server was very attentive without being intrusive.

Date of visit: February 2019
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MikeABuono, Owner at La Fava Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

It is incredible to hear that you enjoyed the meatballs and service during your visit! Thank you for dining at La Fava Restaurant and Bar!

Reviewed June 3, 2019

We are visiting the area and we were lucky to find this great restaurant. There was a friendly greeting as soon as you walk in the door Rachel our service was friendly and knowledgeable. Food was delicious. We will be visiting the area again in...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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MikeABuono, Owner at La Fava Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

Thank you so much for recommending La Fava Restaurant and Bar! We are thrilled that Rachel provided you with amazing service and that you loved your meal! We can’t wait to see you again in December!

Reviewed June 1, 2019

The occasion was our 55th wedding anniversary and I felt we might as well celebrate it by visiting this new restaurant. It is located in a mini shopping center, and that is the only reason why it falls just short of being classy. The interior...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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MikeABuono, Owner at La Fava Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

Congratulations on 55 years! We are glad that we could be a part of your special celebration and are thrilled that you enjoyed your meal, service, and the ambiance of the restaurant. We can’t wait for you to visit La Fava Restaurant and Bar again...More

Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

We had dinner here before the Longwood Gardens light/fountain show. The owners/host/servers were very attentive and friendly. The bread basket and fava purée were delicious, I could have made a meal of that. Pasta dishes and my fish dish were excellent. Chicken parm was very...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Seamus48
MikeABuono, Owner at La Fava Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2019

We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience at La Fava Restaurant and Bar so much! We strive to serve delicious food as well as provide excellent customer service, and it is wonderful to hear that you were able to enjoy both!

Reviewed May 26, 2019

At this price, I expect 2 things: very good service and very good food. This restaurant scored on both. Everyone at the table enjoyed the food they ordered and portion sizes were good. The sauteed littleneck clams were just a tad below excellent (broth was...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank rew3rew3
MikeABuono, Owner at La Fava Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2019

Thank you so much for your amazing review! It is lovely to hear that you had such an enjoyable experience with us! We are looking forward to seeing you again soon for appetizers and salads!

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