Teatro- Boston

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$30 and under
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Teatro, located in the theater district overlooking the Boston Common, offers a modern approach to classic Italian dishes. The design of Teatro is both elegant and informal. The open kitchen and high arched mosaic ceiling gives the room a theatrical presence. Teatro offers a full bar and wine list. Full menu is available at the bar.
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DS
New England
11 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Noise level high, but everything else was wonderful.

KD
New England
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Teatro was a perfect place to grab dinner before a show. They were accommodating and the dinner and drinks were delicious.

P
New England
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food5service3ambience4

We went in for a very early seating time, planning to just have some small plates and wine. Server was a little chilly when he realized we were not going to be running up a large tab. I get it, but honestly the place was still empty when we were finishing, so we weren't tying up the table or anything. And he would have had a much more generous tip to make up the difference if he had been a little more pleasant. Bad move. Otherwise, fantastic meal - food is incredible.

BB
New England
20 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was not our first time at Teatro. We returned based on previous visits. We had the Arancini for an appetizer. It was delicious and just enough for two to share. I had the Chicken Milanese for dinner and my partner had the Pasta Bolognese. Both came out piping hot and were tasty and filling. The atmosphere is casual yet sophisticated. A great choice if visiting the theater district in Boston.

b
New England
77 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another amazing visit to one of our favorite restaurants in Boston! The servers are the best - friendly, attentive and charming. The hostesses are so gracious. The food is beyond memorable ... truly delicious! Teatro should be at the top of your list.

d
New England
30 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful meal here with out of town guests everything we ordered was great - pasta fish salad- and the service was excellent I would recommend to anyone who wants a nice meal in town

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service !!! Loved it ...will definitely return !

DB
New England
2 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Some of our favorites like butter lobster pasta was not on the menu:(

JS
New England
11 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I always go to Teatro after seeing a movie next door or seeing a live performance in the Theater District. Not only is it convenient, but it’s an excellent restaurant. We have never been disappointed by a meal or dining experience at Teatro. The management team and wait staff go out of their way to accommodate our requests, whether it’s for a favorite table or changes to a menu item to avoid a food allergy. Our current favorites on the menu are the scallops (or salmon) for me, and the veal for my husband. We often begin with the arugula salad, but all the salads are good. If you are seated near a very large group it can get a little noisy, but the majority of the time there are tables of just 2 or 4 diners enjoying their meals. We have never been bothered by noise. Conversations are easy to hear. The ambience, food, wine, and service at Teatro make it a restaurant we enjoy going to often. The clientele goes from young couples on dates (often holding hands), to business associates, families of multi generations, and locals who live at the Ritz or other downtown residences.

C
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious. Very attentive waitstaff. Perfect dinner before the theatre!!

e
New England
26 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We attended Teatro pre theater. It took a while for a service to come to the table but after that, things got better. The drinks were excellent - I recommend the Hot Tub! And the food was fabulous and not outrageously priced for Boston fine dining. Our only complaint is that they have jammed as many tables as possible into this beautiful old space that it is way too noisy. I do recommend Teatro for its fabulous food but don't expect to carry on a nice conversation with your companions.

AS
New England
3 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We were very pleased with the experience. The staff was very friendly and focused on what time we had to be finished by to get to the theatre.

g
New England
542 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Great service & lively bar/restaurant seating, but lazy food preparation brings rating down. For example, spinach in my wife’s gnocchi was clearly frozen, and my chicken breast was smothered in buttery batter.

OT
Nashville
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food!

MC
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

First time there and my wife and I were very impressed. Great service, hostess gave us a choice of 2 tables even though the place would soon be packed solid. Food was excellent, drinks and wine were perfect! A bit noisy probably due to high ceilings but it all adds to the charm. Very convenient to the theater district!

s
New England
11 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

outstanding per usual; our favorite spot when we are in the city for events in the theatre district. amazing food, drink and service!

f
New England
20 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Pre theater best choice. The daily specials are well prepared and only comment is that portions are too big and their bread is delicious . We all ate too much of it.....server was attentive and water glasses always full. Cappuccino could be hotter...

JJ
New England
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

This is our second visit to Teatro both times before a show at the Opera House in Boston. It's a short walk to the theater. We had an early reservation when we arrived there were only a few people. Within a short time the restaurant and bar were filled. The service and food are great. There's one little drawback and that is how close the tables are to each other. It can be difficult for the person sitting against the wall to squeeze themselves between their table and the table next to them to get in and out. As more people arrive conversations gets very loud. It is a small place and has a nice ambiance to it. Would we go back, yes, would we recommend it to others, yes.

CH
New England
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

After going to the theater we stopped to have dinner and what a pleasant surprise. The surroundings modern yet the historical part of the building coming through. The food absolutely delicious and service and attention top notch. Highly recommend

DM
New England
5 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is excellent, service is great! I would strongly recommend this restaurant.

OT
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place

KD
New England
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it! Food was outstanding and great vibe. The location was easy to find.

P
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

A great option for a pre theater dinner. The menu choices are varied with something for everyone's taste

TE
New England
9 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Moms bday. She loved it. Great bolognese! Great radiccio salad

KD
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My fiancé and I went to the Theater and had made a reservation at Teatro for dinner. Proximity is fantastic to all theaters! The service was absolutely exceptional. Our server, Omar, made great recommendations and was extremely attentive without being at all intrusive. The food was incredible! We started with the meatball appetizer (OMG so good!) For meals I had the shrimp scampi and he had the spicy sausage dish. Both were so very good and portions were perfect.
From start to finish everything was perfect!! We will definitely return!

F
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Very good Italian in the theater district. Some interesting twists on classic dishes. Only negative I can think of was they seemed somewhat understaffed.

L
New England
7 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This is a perfect place to eat before a show. They’d efficient - used to dealing with the theater goers.

D
Salt Lake City
54 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

After theater dinner, we will definitely return on our next trip to boston.

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always... our favorite spot! We have been many many times and will go many more!!

F
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We shared 5 different dishes and everything was delicious!

CB
New England
12 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Our table was ready right at 6, despite the restaurant already being very busy. We were a party of 5 going to an 8:00pm show. The service started off a little slow but our waiter was very personable and upped his game after we ordered appetizers. The arancini and bruschetta appetizers were amazing. One companion and I shared the chicken Milanese, small bolognese, rapini and eggplant rolatini. I thought everything was great but my friend was a little disappointed with the bolognese.

C
New England
10 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding, beautifully prepared food, great service in a lovely setting. We had a great time and will definitely come back. Highly recommend!

i
Hawaii
84 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great find this place was! It was raining and we had attended a matinee at the theater, luckily the restaurant was just a few blocks away. The performance ended early, so we were almost an hour early for our 6pm reservation. You really wouldn’t look twice at the front of the building which has just has a small sign and blackout windows. There is a small nondescript hallway and you enter the restaurant on the right. As soon as we walked in, we were startled by how beautiful the décor was! The Host/Manager, Ian greeted us warmly and showed us to a beautiful table in the center of the main room, even though we were early.
We started off with cocktails that were very generous pours and excellently crafted. We shared a delicious Antipasto di Salumi with meat, cheese and deviled eggs before ordering our entrées. The Caesar salad was also extraordinary. We ordered Scallops with
Garnet Yam, Hen of the Woods Mushroom, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Marsala; the Lumache, a Classic Ragu Bolognese; Orecchiette, a Hand Crafted Spicy Pork Sausage, Rapini, Garlic; the Chicken Parmigiana con Linguine Aglio e Olio; and the Veal Saltimbocca, Prosciutto, Marsala Sauce, Mixed Mushroom, Creamed Spinach. It dish was delicious and beautifully plated. The waiters were very attentive and we were happy and very full by the end of the meal. Would love to go back as we really don’t have a restaurant in Hawaii to rival this magnificent meal.

JS
New England
11 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always go to Teatro for dinner after seeing a late afternoon or early evening movie at the theater next door. Not only is Teatro convenient (especially in a rain or snow storm), but the food, ambience, and service are all stellar. By now the 2 hosts (Ian and Sarah) know us and great us warmly, as do three of the waiters we see most often. We appreciate that the kitchen always honors our request to adjust an entrée based on food allergies. We have never had a less than delicious meal at Teatro. The wine list is also well selected with many Italian wines by the glass.

TK
Washington DC
20 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Had reservations for 7:45 and got. Seated within 5 minutes. Service was good, food outstanding. For apps we shared calamari, meatballs and bruschetta, all delicious. I had the pasta bolognese, husband had chicken parm , friends had veal marsala and a personal pizza. All of us really enjoyed our fishes and the. House chianti was very goos as well. Would recommend this place.

p
New England
5 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Teatro is a perfect place for dinner before theater or dance. My only criticism is the noise level which I find too loud. The menu is awesome and I like the ability to choose options regarding size of dish.

CC
New England
8 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

My wife and I enjoyed our dinner here. The menu has a decent variety and our dishes were quite good. We were happy that they offered 2 different sizes for many of the options. It is a bit pricey and our main dishes took quite a while to be served but we will go back here sometime.

SA
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have eaten at Teatro several times. Each time the experience has been better than the one before. The employees are just wonderful - accommodating and helpful. The food is absolutely delicious. A very positive experience. Can’t wait to go back again.

CF
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was delicious, service was excellent. We really enjoyed our dinner at Teatro!

G
Dallas
17 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Omar was excellent. And the food and vibe were wonderful!

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