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Ristorante Toscano

#74 of 2,383 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Beacon Hill
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47 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114-4605 (Mt. Vernon/ Chestnut)
+1 617-723-4090
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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West Halifax, Vermont
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

My husband & I were celebrating my birthday & we wanted great Italian food. We were immediately ushered to a table for two by the window. Our server was very attentive. My husband & I both ordered a martini. Both arrived perfectly chilled & delicious. We ordered apps, he polpetini in a great red sauce. I had the capaccio with... More 

Thank Amy_Abbott
Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Toscano was an excellent choice by my daughter as a restaurant to celebrate her 26th birthday. The four of us had excellent pasta dinners that were preceded by exceptionally fresh salads. I could not believe how fresh the salads were, as the tomatoes tasted like they were right out of my summer garden. Very rare in January! The sides of... More 

Thank John M
Shelton, Connecticut
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49 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

With true disclosure, I am writing this review on observations and feedback from my dinner companions, since I became ill and could not finish my meal. We were looking forward to going out for a birthday celebration for my daughter on a Saturday night. We made reservations and they requested our credit card in case we cancelled, $125 cancellation fee!... More 

Thank maryann b
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch for my dad's birthday and had a fabulous time! The food and service were excellent and the neighborhood is so cute. Would highly recommend this gem. Will definitely be back!

Thank Gina D
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We tried Toscano on a cold January night. It was the ultimate cozy, Italian restaurant and really did make you feel like you were in Italy. Lots of woods, warm tones and interesting sconces created a welcoming tone. The service was friendly and professional. Not too over the top but there if you needed anything. It was hard to choose... More 

2 Thank Betsy H
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My family went here for a dinner. Food was delicious. Wonderful ambiance but the waiter, Travis,had a real attitude. He actually ruined the dinner. Very upsetting to spend so much money and feel as if this waiter did not want to tend to us.

3 Thank carolynstern
hong kong
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

If you haven't been and love Tuscan-style (vs. Southern or farther-North) Italian cuisine then this place is an absolute must in Boston! The wine list, albeit pricey for a mid-range collection of wines, is fantastic and beautifully organized by the region and the grape variety. Apparently, you also can count on the vintage to be listed correctly showing proper attention... More 

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Oklahoma City
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We went with the whole family on a Friday night and it was great. We had meatball appetizer and grilled vegetables which were both excellent. For dinner we had ravioli, seafood spaghetti and a caprese salad. Everyone was very happy with their food and it was perfect. We also had a nice wine recommendation from our waiter as well. We... More 

Thank John C
Westfield, Massachusetts
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112 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Saw this restaurant while walking on Charles street and the beacon hill area looking at the Christmas decorations. Walked in and asked if there was a dress code cause we had been walking all afternoon and it was snowing and raining and we had no reservations !! The host said we were dressed fine and he could seat us right... More 

Thank john D
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at Ristorante Toscano this past Sunday. Very nice setting with very good customer service. When we were first seated, we were given a table next to a very large group of 16. The noise level was bad. I asked the hostess if she could move us to another table away from the noise. She moved us without... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$100
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114-4605
    (Mt. Vernon/ Chestnut)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line MGH/Charles St. station.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Beacon Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 617-723-4090
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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Bridgend, United Kingdom
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Beacon Hill

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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.
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