Quattro

Quattro

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://quattro-boston.com/
  • Phone: 6177200444
  • Hours of Operation:
    Daily: 11:00am - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Gianni Caruso
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Parmenter
  • Public Transit: Blue Line, Green Line
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Haymarket and Government Center
A word from Quattro
Quattro Ristorante, Grille & Pizzeria, is restaurateur Frank DePasquale’s forth restaurant in the North End, hence the name which means 4 in Italian. Quattro is also located on the 4 major corners of the North End, Boston’s Famous Italian Neighborhood. Inspired by Italy’s passion for high quality foods prepared with fresh ingredients, Quattro brings delicious foods from simple locally grown ingredients. Frank DePasquale does something few restaurateurs have every tried, melding a full service restaurant that serves wine, beer and cordials with a kitchen equipped with a rotisserie, a char broiler and an authentic Neapolitan brick style pizza oven. Quality has been the only focus and the essential ingredient at Quattro, from the ingredients to the preparation of the food to the service. Quattro’s unique menu appeals to a wide variety of people by touching on all categories, fresh meats, seafood, pork and poultry prepared right in front of your eyes on our custom built rotisserie.
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Quattro reviews from OpenTable diners
34 reviews since June 23, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food3.9
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelModerate
82% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (15)fit for foodies (10)great for lunch (8)hot spot (7)romantic (7)special occasion (6)notable wine list (5)kid-friendly (3)late-night find (3)scenic view (3)great for brunch (3)great for outdoor dining (2)good for groups (1)Show More
  • great place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    The food was delicious. Stuffed calamari was so fresh. Lobster ravioli was so creamy. Fresh bread nice atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Neopolitan Pizza
    leynafaye
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    The restaurant itself is unremarkable. The cocktail and wine list are poor and the appetizers we had were mediocre. But Quattro really shines when it comes to pizza. If you like Neopolitan, this is a great Boston spot. Cushy, airy crust, flavorful sauce, perfect char.
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  • A fun dinner
    westenderVIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    The restaurant was not too busy at 6:30 on a Friday, but it filled up quickly. Friendly efficient servers handled the crowds, quickly moving between the packed tables. When one person did not like the usual olive bread, the server brought plain bread with a smile. The food was good. There are small plates on the menu, but we chose 2 entrees. We enjoyed the pasta dish and the shrimp and scallop skewer. The two entrees went well with a nice glass of red wine. A nice choice in the North End!
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great location & good food
    SBBohVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Quattro is located right on Hanover Street in the middle of everything. It is small but laid out week with an open kitchen concept. The food was good, nothing too amazing but tasty and standard Italian. The service was good except the archaic bill system. I was dining with a friend who needed an itemized bill and this was a big challenge. The waitress was very nice about it but time to upgrade Quattro!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice
    xianboston
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The food was quite delicious. The space is lacking much in terms of charm or character and it is VERY loud inside but the food held its own and made it worth the trip.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Leaves A Lot to Be Desired
    TRfoodie
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The wine list was formidable. But my gnocchi was sub par: the sauce was pretty bland and very watery. Also, I ordered us the arancini and potato crochette appetizer; the arancini were pretty decent but the crochette tasted and appeared to be prepackaged/frozen (something you would expect at a halfway decent sports bar that gets its food deliveries from Sysco).
    Special Features:
    late-night find, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great North End Italian Food
    luvmyfood
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Quattro is located in the heart of Boston's exciting North End. The food was great; we ordered a pizza, pasta, and salad, all of which were fantastic. The service was also very quick and friendly. My only complaint is that it was very loud inside.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quattro
    Bud2
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Stopped in to Quattro on a Saturday. As expected with any place on Hanover during the summer, it was slammed. It seemed like the wait staff was overwhelmed and rushed us during every phase of the meal. It took nearly 10 minutes to put in our drink order. 2 out of 3 dishes came out cold. Overall, if you have the chance try somewhere else in the NE I would.
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  • You will never be dissapointed.
    PhyllisVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    One of my favorite North End destinations. never disappoints, quality and service remain consistent. Wait to hear daily specials before making up your mind.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Nice view when the windows are open and the pizza is the best item on the menu.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never disappoints
    PhyllisVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    A one page menu with every item worth trying but aways wait to decide until you hear the daily specials. The open-spit creates wonderful things.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Mediocre food at best. This was better when it was Express where at least you knew what to expect.
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  • A Nice Treat For An Evening Outing
    Disappointed
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Nice staff... We had reservations but arrived 10 minutes early. And able to be escorted to a table right away. Wait staff nice and informed us of the evening specials. First time for my daughter at a restaurant in the North End for dinner. She ordered the Lobster risotto and I had the Bolognese pasta dish. My dish lacked seasoning. My daughter's risotto under cooked .. A little disappointed but I would give Quattro another chance (maybe?). I liked the location and ambience but quality control is HUGE for me.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great atmosphere.
    RyanB
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    The dining atmosphere was great and the food was 4.5 stars. Our waitress wasn't the best, but the dining experience definitely outweighed the service.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It never disappoints.
    PhyllisVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Wonderful any season of the year but in the summer when windows are open to the breeze it is extraordinary. Menu is limited with a varied selection to choose from. Daily specials make it difficult to choose. Open pit selections often include my favorite, wild boar. Delicious. Enjoy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not the Italian Pizza
    PittbullVIP
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    I read the reviews before booking this restaurant and most of reviews were good and advertized as the place to go to eat the real italian pizza. Wow, NOT EVEN CLOSE!!!!!.... I'm REAL italian (moved here few years ago) and I don't know what kind of pizza those guys aet before, but this was really awful... I didn't digest it since the following morning and the tomato sauce and mozzarella didn't taste of the real one. Indeed, IF YOU ARE ITALIAN (real italian) DO NOT GO THERE! GranGusto Pizzeria in Cambridge is still #1 in Boston
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  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 18 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 23, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 68 reviews are from the Quattro reviews archive.
  • Great experience overall
    KayF
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Came to Quattro on a recommendation from a friend. There was a mixup when we checked in as they had us as a party of four which should have been six but they solved that with no problem. We got a great table at a window so we could be part of the indoor and outdoor experience. Our server was fabulous and the food was also.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • chubbybunny1
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    This is my go to in the north end. Great atmosphere, great service, great food. The octopus salad is phenomenal as well as the swordfish skewer. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • the best steak tips in the city!!
    Diningout14VIP
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    you must order them!! i also love the meatballs and the fig pizza!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Meh
    Allison
    Dined on 4/22/2014
    Food was only so-so. We could have gotten a LOT better in the North End.
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    Great for Outdoor Dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Terry
    TerryVIP
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    This place was great last year. This time food was marginal at best. Pizza was soggy, too much sauce, not enough cheese! Waitress said they have different chefs and they are all different! Bad pizza is not ok. They need to train them for consistency . No excuse. All other food was bland and plain. Pasta was ok. Just ok. Not enough flavor.
    Special Features:
    Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A lovely experience
    Minnesotan
    Dined on 4/3/2014
    As visitors staying in different parts of the city, my wife, son and I wanted to meet up for dinner. We booked a table at the last minute without knowing much about Quattro. It was easy to find from Haymarket Station, the staff was welcoming and just attentive enough, but not overly so, and it was a great place to discuss our adventures. The interior character was more modern than I ever would have guessed from walking by, and just cool enough to make even us feel a bit stylish. Son had pizza, wife had a ravioli, I had a seafood pasta. All excellent. Summary: we walked feeling tired and stressed, and left feeling full, relaxed and satisfied. A quick stop at Modern Pastry (just steps away) for a cannoli was the perfect topper for the meal.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Impressed!
    PattyVIP
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    We live in the North End and were presently surprised by this place! It had solid pastas that were unique compared to the menus for other places in the area. Which, if you haven't been, are almost identical as you walk down Hannover street. Best part, the prices weren't outrageous! Solid pastas for under $20. Try it!
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Restaurant Week Find
    Chris
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    I really enjoyed the atmosphere. They have done a great job renovating this and created a beautiful space. There was a good variety of delicious food and the portion sizes were great. I would definitely recommend Quattro.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Horrible Food and Bad Service
    RandS
    Dined on 3/18/2014
    For an Italian restaurant, they really don't know how to cook pasta. When one of our dishes came out all of the pasta was hard and stuck together to the point that it was unedible. Then the other dish was one of their specials, risotto. It was so unflavored and very bland. Basically, I was eating plain rice. It was not worth the money at all! It is also a fairly small restaurant with two servers. However, they only managed to come refill our waters after we asked several times. It was also really noisy and I could not hear the person across from talk.
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  • Could be better
    Firsttimethere
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    Food is good quality but not spectacular Expensive for what you get Frankly it is overpriced Underseasoned Entrees came too fast Alto strata in Wellesley far superior as is tratorria Toscana In Fenway This Restaurant looked better on paper Mare is far and away better I really wanted to like it more
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  • comfort spot
    DianaM
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    Nice cozy spot with pretty good food and excellent service. all and all a comfortable, easy dining experience. would recommend it for dinner but would like to try lunch here next. we went the seafood, pasta route but would like to try their pizza which they are known for.
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    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hidden gem in little Italy
    Chris
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    Amazing menu much different than typical north end restaurants. Definitely one of my favorites - delicious grilled food
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    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Pizza
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    I eat here fairly regularly. The pizza is excellent, actually as good as you can find in northern Italy (but of course not as good as Naples and Rome). The rest of the food is good, not excellent. My main complaint is that the food comes out too fast, even when the restaurant is slow. Tell the server to give you some time between the antipasto and main course.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • yum
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Great pasta and appetizers, all reasonably prices. Don't miss the arancini!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Friday night
    MaryAnn
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Our first trip to Quattro was a great experience....good food, great service and a pleasant evening! We would highly recommend it for dinner in the North End!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Place and Food
    Jose
    Dined on 1/31/2014
    We enjoyed the ambients, great service and the quality of food. We willstrongly recommend this place.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Perfectly Good Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 1/19/2014
    And the prices were not bad either. My only complaint was that my fish was undercooked. The waiter was very nice and friendly. I'd go back any day.
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    good for groups, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food the only drawback
    MiddlesexVIP
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    Good food the only drawback is the freezing cold air every time the door opens. We were close to the door and chilly most of the night.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious Pizza and Pasta
    BdabrideVIP
    Dined on 1/12/2014
    We stopped in for dinner simply because the greeter looked so friendly and welcoming. We have our usual go-to North End places but we wanted to try something new. We were so glad we did. The service was superb and the pizza, gnocci and pappardelle pasta were delicious. We are definitely coming back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A special place to dine!
    PhyllisVIP
    Dined on 1/10/2014
    Amazing staff that strives to know their customers and remember their likes. Food is amazing, cooked to order and reasonable in price.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, scenic view, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Authentic Cuisine
    WineCopVIP
    Dined on 1/10/2014
    Servers at two other dinner-only Hannover St. restaurants said this is where they go for lunch. We went for dinner and understand why it is a favorite of rival restaurant servers. Fantastic food preparation with all in-house made pastas, served perfectly al dente. Prices are reasonable for both food and wine, and the wine list is better than expected. Only a 10 minute walk from TD Garden.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome
    becky
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    Had our New Years eve dinner there after doing a local bar crawl in Boston. Food was awesome, pizza after all our appetizers at other local establishments was the best finale to our year!! Love the place!! Was recommended to me and I would definitely pass it along!
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    fit for foodies, hot spot, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good North End Spot
    RhianaH
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    The food was great as was our waiter. The drink list and wine list was good. There was a great variety of food. It gets cold in the restaurant on cold days/nights because of the constant opening of the door. The dining area is very small.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot in North End
    Kristen
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    Quattro was a delight! The space is tight but the food, service and ambience were a hit. We had the Fig, Arugula & Goat Cheese Pizza was an appetizer which was delicious - so good we can't stop raving about it. We each got a pasta dish, which were both very tasty, though portions weren't super big. If we had not gotten the appetizer we might have left hungry. Pricing was good for the North End, compared to other local spots. Would definitely recommend Quattro, and excited to come back in the summer when the doors are open.
    Special Features:
    romantic, notable wine list, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.