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139 Lakeside Ave, Route 20, Marlborough, MA 01752-4554
+1 508-485-4300
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16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

If you can get past the prices you'll have a good time and good food. Bartenders are friendly and helpful and food is typically very well prepared. They do use a lot of garlic and their food which doesn't treat me very well but if you ask most dishes can be made without it. And I particularly like there salads,... More 

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Thank Diversefi
Farmington, Michigan, United States
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312 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited on a weeknight in December. It was busy and as a single, I had to sit in the bar instead of the dining room. Wine was ok but the scallops were excellent. The cut down the beer salad to a half order to start and it was still large. Portions are generous. Service was good. Large menu to... More 

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there on a whim with my husband on our ride home from CT. We were starving! So we ordered the meatball appetizer. Just the smell of them are worth ordering! They were amazing! And one order of them as an app is enough food for a meal. Got the blueberry bread pudding with vanilla gelato and some fancy toppings... More 

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Thank HTLee2014
Allora_139, Owner at Allora Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you so much taking the time to review Allora. We appreciate your comments and hope you can visit us again soon. More 

Massachusetts, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I have been there several times, both dining room and more recently the bar. The food is consistenly good and we've had some very friendly, attentive service in the bar, but the wine list looks like it was created by a distributor. An Italian restaurant should have a little more Italian wine variety than the standard Chiantis plus an Amarone... More 

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Thank John S
Allora_139, Owner at Allora Ristorante, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking the time to review Allora and we're very happy to hear that you enjoyed the restaurant. Our wine list does have a lot of Cabs because we do cater to our guests requests, although also try to carry popular Italian varieties for our guests to choose from. Please let me know when you return and... More 

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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

My colleagues and I took a small group of clients for lunch here on Wednesday. We sat on the outside patio, overlooking the beautiful lake, which was breath taking. Everyone enjoyed their choice of appetizers, entries and drinks. Overall, it was a fantastic gathering. The service staff were very attentive and accommodating, and the food is top notch. What a... More 

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Thank Ming F
Allora_139, Owner at Allora Ristorante, responded to this review

We value your comments and appreciate you taking the time to write your review of Allora. Hope to see you back again soon. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Allora offers a selection of appetizers, salads, and delicious entrees including traditional Italian and American choices. Each delicious entrée is expertly prepared and perfectly served. Desserts are outstanding! The service is also outstanding -- attentive and unobtrusive. The dining room is rather dark but beautifully set. The terrace/patio would be lovely in warm weather and much brighter. Quite expensive for... More 

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Thank Cynthia E
Dayton, Ohio
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

A group of us had dinner here in mid-Sept. While on business. My main course was lobster couscous. It was ok but the lobster was a little tough. Dessert was fantastic - bread pudding and a huge helping for 2😋. Martinis are also very tasty with many types to choose from. I would definitely return but would stick with traditional... More 

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Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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119 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Adequate menu variety and reasonably good quality but way over priced for the level of quality you get. Ambience was average. Service was fair.

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Thank Istvanka127
New York
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I had lunch at the bar this past week and the bill came to $50.29. It wasn't fabulous, and the service was not very attentive, but I still left a $10.00 bill as a tip. The charge just hit my statement and the bartender helped himself to an extra $5. He really didn't deserve the $10 I left him, but... More 

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Thank marty99x
Allora_139, Owner at Allora Ristorante, responded to this review

I am so sorry that your credit card was charged and extra $5 for a tip that you did not authorize. It was an honest mistake on the part of the bartender and I credited your card immediately upon reading your review. It is very upsetting to hear of any negative experience at Allora. We always strive to exceed our... More 

Harvard, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

For months my wife and I had been looking for an opportunity to visit Allora Restaurant, and when we finally did we were delighted. We arrived just before sunset on a warm summer evening and were immediately seated on the lovely outdoor deck overlooking a lake. Sipping prosecco as we watched the sky turn brilliant colors as the sun sank... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$62
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Lakeside Ave, Route 20, Marlborough, MA 01752-4554
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Marlborough
  • Phone Number: +1 508-485-4300

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
3 months ago
Dudley, Massachusetts

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?