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Casa Romero

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30 Gloucester St, Boston, MA 02115-2520
+1 617-536-4341
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. The Poblano enchiladas were great, both the chicken and vegetarian. The guacamole was good. Out of the way but easy to find.

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Thank Miguel N
Boston, Massachusetts
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295 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Casa Romero has become our best secret and we love bringing friends here. Tucked away, you can accidentally walk past it if you are not looking for their sign. Casa Romero' margaritas are very good and live up to the name "perfect margarita". Some friends and I went there and enjoyed our dinner. I ordered the Huarache de Filete de... More 

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Thank David D
Williamsburg, Virginia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Gloucester St. runs between Newberry St. and Commonwealth Ave. in central Boston. The action is all around, and this amazingly authentic Mexican restaurant is tucked in to an alleyway on the North side of Gloucester. A wooden sign hangs over the carved wood door. Opening it, I experience the essence of my student days in Mexico City. The flavors on... More 

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Thank gardengirl41
Leo R, Owner at Casa Romero, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a nice review. Mi casa es su casa More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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408 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Firstly, the staff there are wonderful. Unfortunately my meal was far too salty and I sent it back. They did offer another dish but I declined since I had lost my appetite. No break on the bill. The meal in question is in the photo. May have been an off night since Ive had far better here.

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Washington, DC
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Perfect place to take a college kid and his or her friends. Solid Mexican food menu, attentive staff. Cozy, warm atmosphere. Could step-up its bar and offer a more interesting selection than the usual margaritas.

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Boston
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486 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Having eaten here from the days it opened in the early seventies, this place has maintained its food flavor, ambience and uniqueness over the years. Having not been here in the last 8-9 years..living in the burbs, we recently meet friends here and have rediscover it as well as its garden section, which we missed as we usually went here... More 

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Thank tremm298
Leo R, Manager at Casa Romero, responded to this review

First of all we will like to thank you for such a nice review, guest feedback is very important to us so we can learn from your experience at Casa Romero and make sure that we continue to provide great food and excellent service. More 

Lehi, Utah
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

1/2 block off trendy Newbury St literally on an alley. Great food. Great atmosphere. Good margaritas. Pleasant pkace

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Thank John H
Leo R, Manager at Casa Romero, responded to this review

First of all we will like to thank you for such a nice review, guest feedback is very important to us so we can learn from your experience at Casa Romero and make sure that we continue to provide great food and excellent service. More 

Nashua, New Hampshire
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85 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Excellent, excellent, excellent dining experience! Down the alley, through very quaint dining rooms and out to the patio garden and you are transformed to somewhere magical! Delicious margaritas, both of mine were spicy; the Picante and the Tamarind and I would return for those alone but the food surpassed my expectations! Do try the guacamole, very fresh and perfectly seasoned.... More 

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Thank LisaBower
Leo R, Owner at Casa Romero, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a nice review we hope to see you at Casa Romero soon !! More 

East Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

My wife and I decided to give Casa Romero a try because of the draw to well-made Mexican food, tequila cocktails, and the presence of the infamous yet delicious Huitlacoche on the menu. I can't go any further than to say the food is good. We tried two Huitlacoche dishes, the Quesadilla and the Tamal. Unfortunately, the Huitlacoche in the... More 

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Thank HungryHippoChampion
Leo R, Manager at Casa Romero, responded to this review

We are sorry that you experience at Casa Romero wasn't the most pleasant . your feedback is very important to us and we will continue working with our staff to make sure that we correct this mistakes and that they will never occur in the future More 

sutton surrey
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111 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Down a little alley of Newbury street well worth effort of finding very freindly service nice con hips and dip on table very good mahrgeritas nice spicy main course pork all in all good and value in an expensive area

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Leo R, Owner at Casa Romero, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a nice review we hope to see you at Casa Romero soon !! 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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Gloucester St, Boston, MA 02115-2520
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighborhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-536-4341

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Staying in Back Bay

Neighborhood Profile
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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