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Ristorante Toscano

#94 of 2,352 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Beacon Hill
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47 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-4605 (Mt. Vernon/ Chestnut)
(617) 723-4090
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Montreal, Canada
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch for five. We arrived without reservation and were quickly seated. Very nice lunch menu with plenty of choice. Great food, efficient service. A pleasant experience overall.

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Thank montrealeer77
Boston, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good Italian food outside of The North End. It has a great location on Charles St and the tables by the windows have a nice view of the street and people passing by.

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Thank WorldView2
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made a reservation for 9:30 pm because the application that we used allowed it. Kitchen closes 10 minutes to 10pm, so we had to order in a rush. My husband ordered a well done meat, it came medium rare. One of our friends received the wrong plate as well. At the end we were not happy, so we left... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch. Although service was good, the food was disappointing. The bread tasted like it was day old bread that was toasted. The panini's were very bland and the bread was so overly toasted that you couldn't bite through it. For the price, we expected better.

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Thank Monica F
Hong Kong, China
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found it via social media. Highly rated. But my experience confirmed overrated. Ordered a glass of Chardonnay to come with Pharma Ham and Honey Melon as appetiser, then entree Mixed Seafood pasta. Wine is average. Appetiser is good. Pasta is so-so, but their calamari is excellent. For calamari lover, I think you won't regret.

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Thank Notcreativeenough
Nashville, Tennessee
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105 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On Beacon Hill is found this emporium of Tuscan Italian food. In one sentence the food was good not great, the service for us was indifferent, the wine ultimately was great. Firstly our server seemed to care less. We waited a long time after being seated to even order a glass of prosecco which came late and was corked. We... More 

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Thank MDrooster
Abbotsford, Canada
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149 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Our first night in Boston we were looking for something close to the Liberty Hotel - the atmosphere was awesome and the food and service was excellent.

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Thank TravelDiva62
Boston, Massachusetts
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378 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Had an extremely pleasant lunch sitting at a table by the window, once the group of rather boistrous women left! Our server was very good and we enjoyed the meal. I probably wouldn't order again both an app and a main that similar taste. The polpettini fiorentina appetizer was very good but I was not expecting to get four which... More 

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Thank Stewart T
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food and service! Perfect night to sit by open window-perfect place for celebrating and just catching up after a long week-

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Thank Marge F
Wilmington, Delaware
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57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Always a go to spot when in Boston. Great variety of dishes on the menu and expansive wine list. The wait staff is always efficient and accommodating. Never had a poor meal selection or dissatisfaction with what we received. They cater to your every wish. Not cheap but great for special occasions. Valet parking in the tight Beacon Hill area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $100
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-4605
    (Mt. Vernon/ Chestnut)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line MGH/Charles St. station.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
  • Neighborhood: Beacon Hill
  • Phone Number: (617) 723-4090
Description
Nestled among the antique shops, boutiques and cafes along Beacon Hill's famous Charles Street, Toscano restaurant remains a staple of Boston's oldest neighborhood.

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, United States
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Beacon Hill

Neighborhood Profile
Beacon Hill
Visit this historic and ritzy Boston neighborhood to soak up its classic New England charm as you stroll down cobblestoned, gas-lamp lined streets. Bring your walking shoes, camera, and select a nice day to wander through the hilly neighborhood and check out its exclusive addresses. Louisburg Square, Mt. Vernon street, Chestnut street and the extremely narrow and widely photographed Acorn street make a nice walking path. Make sure to meander down Charles street to poke into boutiques and antique shops, cafes, and restaurants on this quaint shopping street. Don’t forget to catch a glimpse up close of the State House with its beautiful and iconic dome.