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Terramia Ristorante

98 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-2222
+1 617-523-3112
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Italian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
98 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-2222
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Terramia Ristorante
1. Top marks in the North End
" 2 Vegans, 1 Coeliac (requiring Gluten-free food), 4 regular foodies"
John L
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2. bolognese
"Pappardelle alla Bolognese(homemade pasta) "
jetbeach
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3. desserts
"The bread pudding dessert was to die for"
Arthur H
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1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Tiny and cozy, attentive staff, very welcoming, and vegan-friendly. I had the vegan mushroom & asparagus risotto and my dining partner had the vegan ravioli. Was excellent!! A lovely place with authentic Italian vibes!! I'm guessing that the older man (also mentioned in other reviews)...More

Thank 413catherinep
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

My cousins picked wife and me up at airport and headed to the North End for dinner; Terramia was recommended by another cousin that lives in Boston. We were not disappointed. We had a 6 pm reservation and arrived a little early, were were seated...More

Thank PapaChief
Carla G, Owner at Terramia Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a raving review of Terramia! My staff and I appreciate it very much! Happy to hear you all enjoyed your dinner especially the Ossobucco, and the service. Hope to have you back again soon. Sincerely, Carla Gomes

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were last here in 2011 and really enjoyed the place. This trip it was just my wife and me. Our reservations were for 7:30 and we arrived a little early. The host, a very charming elderly man, seated us immediately at a four top...More

Thank FCW116
Reviewed May 13, 2018

If you're looking for authentic Italian cuisine then Terramia is one you won't want to miss. Pasta made from scratch, fresh ingredients, choices including everything from beef to chicken to vegan dishes, along with a varied wine list and daily specials. Make reservations and check...More

Thank CollegeDadFor2
Carla G, Owner at Terramia Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your experience in Terramia. My staff and I appreciate the 5 Star review on Trip Advisor. Happy to hear everyone enjoyed their dinner as well. Hope to have you back again soon. Sincerely, Carla...More

Reviewed April 29, 2018

It's a small place but super friendly and the food is great. I eat here about once a week. My favorites are the bread and bean dip which comes for free, the arancini as an appetizer, the pappardelle, and finish with either bread pudding or...More

Thank Steve R
Carla G, Owner at Terramia Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your experience in Terramia. My staff and I appreciate the 5 Star review on Trip Advisor. Happy to hear you dine in Terramia once per week that’s a great testament to how much you...More

Reviewed April 11, 2018

We always get a terrific meal at Terramia. From great salads to unusual entrees to incredible desserts, everything served is delicious. Our waiter recommended Primitivo wine to accompany our main courses, Ravioli Alla Frutti di Mare and Maiale, and it was perfect. The bread pudding...More

Thank Arthur H
Carla G, Owner at Terramia Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your experience in Terramia. My staff and I appreciate the 5 Star review on Trip Advisor. Happy to hear everyone enjoyed their dinner as well as the bread pudding. Hope to have you back...More

Reviewed April 1, 2018

Food was average for the North End...Very disappointed that the main course was brought out with soup still left in the bowl and a salad not finished.....would have been great to be able to relax a bit and talk etc........They had us out in an...More

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Carla G, Owner at Terramia Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you for reviewing Terramia we appreciate you taking the time to let us know your experience. We will work on the comments you pointed out. Hope to have you back again! Sincerely Carla Gomes

Reviewed January 28, 2018

We live in the North End and have been slowly making the rounds through our local Italian restaurants. Terraria has currently topped our previous ones! The restaurant itself is very small, and as a result, very loud - so don't expect romantic and cozy. It's...More

Thank Evniki B
Carla G, Owner at Terramia Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Thank you for that amazing review of Terramia. My staff and I appreciate you taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed the Lobster Fritters, Gnocchi and the Bolognese. We are happy you made it around to trying Terramia and that we...More

Reviewed January 10, 2018

Great food, good wine, very accommodating to a dairy allergy in our party, family/cozy atmosphere and our table had a great window view! The room is small, like most restaurants in the north end, but it was not too loud in there that you couldn't...More

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Carla G, Owner at Terramia Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your experience in Terramia. My staff and I appreciate the 5 Star review. Hope to have you back again soon. Sincerely, Carla Gomes

Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Location and atmosphere was awesome, our waiter Andrew(guy from London)was great. His wine recommendations was perfect. Food was just “ok”.

Thank Confuesd T
Carla G, Owner at Terramia Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

Thank you for reviewing Terramia we appreciate you taking the time to let us know your experience. Hope to have you back again! Sincerely Carla Gomes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $80
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-2222
    (Parmenter)
  • Public Transportation: From the T: Haymarket T Station ( green and orange Lines) at most 5 min a way: Cross over the Big Dig and take first street on left (Salem), we are located on left inside at 98 Salem St.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighborhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-523-3112
  • E-mail
Description
A true gem among all those rhinestones in the North End, this rustic but cozy trattoria with stucco walls and beamed ceilings specializes in creative interpretations of Italian classics. Behind Terramia’s pane-windowed storefront on Salem Street is a busy 39-seat trattoria decked out in linens, candlelight and paintings of the Italian countryside. Like the cuisine here, the atmosphere is elegant yet understated. Since opening in 1993, Terramia has aimed to convince North End diners that there was always more to Italian food than red sauce. Over the Years, the inventive and beloved restaurant has done a great deal of convincing. You’ll find creative interpretations of seasonally-based classics here. But come early because you won’t be alone.
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