Ristorante Fiore
Ristorante Fiore

Ristorante Fiore

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ristorantefiore.com/
  • Phone: (617) 371-1176
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch is served Monday-Saturday from 11:30am-4:00pm

    Dinner is Served Monday-Saturday from 4:00pm-11:00pm and Sunday 12:00-11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Fiore Colella
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Our private function room offers a warm inviting authentic Mediterranean atmosphere with windows overlooking historic Hanover Street. We can accommodate 30 up to 70 guests in a private capacity. We host corporate, social events, bridal showers, bachelorette parties, rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions and special occasions. To inquire please visit our website and click on "Make a Private Dining Request" or please call Ristorante Fiore for more information.
  • Private Party Contact: Events Manager 6173711176
  • Entertainment: Seasonal Covered and Heated Patio and Rooftop Dining.
  • Special Events: Don't forget to check us out on facebook!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Richmond
  • Public Transit: Haymarket - Green and Orange Lines
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is available after 5:00pm nightly for $20.00 per car, validated parking is also available @ The Parcel 7 garage near Haymarket.
A word from Ristorante Fiore
Welcome to Ristorante Fiore, where a lifetime of cooking, experience and passion goes into every meal. Fiore can still be found by the stove preparing dishes people crave. If you ask Fiore what keeps him going, the answer is: you. His greatest joy is pleasing the palates of friends, family and the stream of regulars. Fiore's soul satisfying Italian cuisine is inspired by you. With 3 floors of distinct dining rooms and the North End’s ONLY seasonal patio and heated rooftop dining, we can create the perfect atmosphere and menu for a small dinner or a grand affair. Our third floor private dining room can seat up to 70 people. So, relax and celebrate while we take service to new heights.
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Ristorante Fiore reviews from OpenTable diners
150 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (70)neighborhood gem (70)good for groups (51)fit for foodies (46)notable wine list (45)romantic (42)special occasion (42)hot spot (18)great for lunch (13)scenic view (9)kid-friendly (9)vibrant bar scene (8)great for brunch (2)late-night find (2)Show More
  • wagon wheel pasta is killer
    Dantheman
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    food was great, and service was top notch. Make sure you ask for the house wagon wheel pasta.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nothing special would be an understatement.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    The food lacked flavor. I have never added salt to any dish in a restaurant, and I added salt and pepper to my pomodoro sauce. Bland. The broccolini was bitter. We left with the overwhelming feeling that we could have cooked a better, more "authentic" tasting dish ourselves. Service was fast, and friendly. However, with so many fantastic restaurants on the street there is no reason to go here for a sub-par meal at the same prices as much, much better places. You can do much better elsewhere.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    I highly recommend this restaurant. The service was excellent. We were not rushed at all. The antipasto appetizer was unbelievable! Our martinis were made perfectly and just as we asked. We each had a special that evening- the lobster ravioli which was awesome and a swordfish dish which was excellent as well. Absolutely perfect evening!, We did have the car valeted- which I highly recommend!! Everyone was friendly, professional, and treated us special! Can't wait to go back!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of our favorites,
    TravelinJoeVIP
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    This is a large restaurant which is rare in the North End, especially on Hanover Street. The food is always great and the waitstaff are very good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor Service
    BizDir
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    Nice restaurant in the North End. Food was disappointing - gnocchi bland and tasteless, ravioli cold, bruschetta mushy). Service was terrible - she brought wine but we waited10 minutes for glasses. She brought the first and second courses together (we'd asked for them to come separately) so that the mains grew cold while we ate the starters. She brought one of the sides after we'd already eaten the rest. She completely firgot to bring one of the beverages, and was so absent from the rable that we couldn't flag her down to remind her. Overall a disappointment on a special night. Definitely not as good as previous visits.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Solid place
    Dude
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    A beautiful local restaurant to enjoy a nice dinner. Food was fresh. Decor was very warm and authentic. A little noisy, but it was very busy. Will definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our Family Favorite
    Susan
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Food and service were outstanding, as usual! Lobster ravioli was fabulous! The dining room is crowded and gets very loud which makes it difficult to have a conversation. Still a family favorite!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We enjoyed our dinner and everyone raved about the food. One guest with us asked for something not on the menu and they made it for him. We were also stuck in traffic due to accident so we called and they let us push back our reservation with no problems! Such an amazing restaurant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of the best in the North End
    lalakasp
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Lovely dinner at Fiore's. Our waiter was excellent. My ravioli special was superb. And noone rushed us even though it was Saturday night. The restaurant was lively but not overly loud. We'll definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    KJJ71
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    We brought friends who were in from out of town who are Italian so I was very happy that even they were impressed! Our server, "O", was excellent!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great foodle
    PAGS57VIP
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Very good food. Was squeezed into a spot upstairs that wasn't comfortable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Took a chance...glad we did!
    VAMCCVIP
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    While there are a number of great restaurants in the North End - you can go wrong. So glad that we didn't when we blindly chose Ristorante Fiore. Great location - great service - and fantastic food. Prices were very reasonable compared to some others in the area. The Wine list was terrific - and again, reasonably priced I would certainly go back... and encourage others to give it a try. Bon Appetit!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food-fantastic service!
    JenlitVIP
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We made reservations on Open Table party of 6 and got there early and got in right away. The hostess had a little trouble with getting the right pager to the right party, but they got us upstairs and seated within 15 min. The waiter was fantastic the food was awesome!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Last meal at Fiore
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    I have been to Fiore 5 times and this was my last. I must say this was the worst service I have ever had aside from Sal de Tere "now closed" on Boylston. We were seated right away, which was the only pleasurable thing of the night. Food was good but, it took 15 min to get a someone to bring menus. We had to ask the bus boy for water and to get our waiter. We only saw him twice the whole time and ordered though another person because he never came by to get our order. Terrible all around.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • good but overpriced
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    The food was a bit pricey for what we recieved. It was good but nothing to really write home about. Don't get me wrong it's a good italian restaurant but nothing overly special.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good North End Italian
    KCdine
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Really enjoyed this restaurant. Good food, good service, plenty of character. I was surprised to see it less than full on a Friday night, but definitely a keeper!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Doesn't Dissapoint
    qeatsout
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    We were hosting a dear friend from out of town. We wanted him to experience a great dinner in the North End. The service, ambience, and food was all exceptional. Highly recommended for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good Solid Italian
    Marc
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Good Italian food in the North End. Quality of food and the preparation was good. Portions are generous. Good solid food. Our server was attentive but we never felt rushed. Would enjoy going there again
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • One of our favorites
    TravelinJoeVIP
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    We live in Charlestown and love to walk over to the North End for all of the great restaurants. Fiore is one of our favorites. This is one of the few spots that has plenty of room for tables and always a lively crowd. The menu has a great selection and the waiters are always great. Definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great meal with relaxing ambiance!
    JojoVIP
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Food was very well prepared; service was exemplary. I had the baby spinach salad with delicious thick cut pancetta bacon, crumbled goat cheeese and beets dressed with a lovely balsamic drizzle. The portion was ample, and the flavors were delightful. For my entree, I enjoyed the Veal Saltimbocca. The veal was served with Parma prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, tasty mushrooms and a lovely marsala wine sauce. The only drawback to this great dish was that it did not come with pasta. I ordered the fresh tagliatelle pasta for an additional $6 which completed the meal. For the North End, prices were on par. The atmosphere was lovely; the wine list was extensive. I very much enjoyed this dining experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Night!
    4friends
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    In town for HOCR we knew to make reservations in advance. Beautiful evening and we were seated on the patio--secluded, quiet but visible to street scene. Waiter was fun, informative and not intrusive. Wine pairing was excellent for all menu items we selected. Food was terrific! About $70 per person including wine and worth the price.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite in the North End
    Ilovefood31
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Every time I have someone in from out of town I take them here and have yet to be disappointed. It is definitely my favorite in the North End and that's saying a lot. I've tried ALMOST every entre on the menu and really liked it every time. If you go in the summer, the rooftop is the way to go. even in the fall and spring they have it open with heaters.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Patio rooftop Dining
    Javem
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    What a treat to eat up on the rooftop patio in mid-October, in Boston's North End. Very pleasant, good size portions. Wait staff very efficient.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing!
    Lbphotography
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Always love the food and service here! Whenever I am in the north end this is my go to place.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hype
    Md24
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    The rooftop patio is covered all around. So, you don't actually have the view promised. My dish was great, but the two I was there with were not pleased. One dish was brought out lukewarm and the other's steak was tough and incredibly overcooked. This place does not really live up to all of the hype, and it's definitely not worth the money spent.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Loved the outdoor seating in late September. Ambiance is wonderful!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • overpriced and overcrowded
    jodi11705
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The food was no better than any other restaurant in the north end but was nearly twice the price. It was so loud you could barely hear one another and so crowded that our waitress neglected us all night while somehow managing to mess up our order. I wouldn't return and honestly don't see what the hype is about.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Secret rooftop dining
    WhyanameVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    We had no idea there was a roofdeck from the front, but head up a few flights of stairs and find yourself in an intimate patio. The waiter recommended splitting an antipasto for the table and mentioned he could add some bruschetta. It was excellent! We were so full that we all took home most of our entree.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The best
    ExceptionalVIP
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Go anyplace in the north end then go here. Then you will see what you have been missing!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful as usual
    MaryAnnVIP
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Fiore is a staple of ours when visiting our daughter at college. We brought her and her roommates for her birthday dinner. Everything was great! Highly recommend it!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great experience
    Tourist
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We enjoyed dining at restaurant fiorello very much. Service was wonderful food very good. Ambience very pleasant all in all a wonderful evening
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Lunch!
    MikeVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    My girlfriend and I went to Fiore for a late lunch the other day and we both loved it. The food was delicious. We sat outside. It was quiet, clean, and food cam win a timely manner. The waiter, Ryan was very friendly, helpful, and knowledgable about all menu items. We recommend Ristorante Fiore.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Highest marks all around!
    Bostonnative
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Charming, authentic, delicious, and impeccable service to boot. Can't go wrong.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Monday night dining....
    KingandQueenVIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    We decided to dine at Fiores because it was highly recommended to us and it was close to the TD garden for our concert. We heard rave reviews about the outside dining so we gave it a shot! It started to get cold (about 6pm) so we asked if they could put on the outside heaters and the MGR said no it had to be atleast 45 degrees out before they turn them on?? REALLY its September people and it was chilly...so long story short we moved our table inside....it took FOREVER to get our food ....we JUST made the concert! It wasn't even busy in there....!
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  • Stumbled on to a great ristaurante
    PizzaSnob
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Great Italian food in the North End! Very lively, good service, delicious and interesting menu.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • overpriced for average food
    vraptorz
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    This restaurant was rated very highly in guidebooks and even Zagat, but I think they may be resting on their laurels. The food was good, but not worth the price. I was surprised at the small wine by the glass list and the quality. Ravenswood Zin is not a $12 pour. I wish we had gone somewhere else since that will be the only North End restaurant we go to this trip.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • northend trendy
    foodguro
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Love this atmosphere and the rooftop bar... great food great experience. Will be back
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tight quarters and very loud
    ww13VIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    The last time we ate here, we were on the outdoor patio, and although noisy, there weren't walls to bounce the sound back. Inside, this time, i found the noise level distressing. We had to practically shout to be heard. The table felt much too small for the 4 in our party. Dishes were sort of triangle shaped and fit, just barely. The food was nice, but not as good as I had remembered. Service was adequate, but not special. It was a little disappointing this time.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Better for lunch than dinner
    Miley
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Ate here with some friends for lunch one day and had a nice meal. So I reserved for dinner. Service was fine, if abrupt. However the dishes were all very heavy. I was disappointed with the lack of variety in the pasta dishes. I got the house specialty and it was not at all high quality. It looked like it was from Comella's. I will go back to Trattoria il Panino next time.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • it was ok....
    JFiore1957
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    busy Saturday night visit to this three level spot on Hanover Street....food was very good...service was ok but it seemed like they were a bit understaffed on the night we were here and as a result it took a long time to get a first drink and order appetizer....noise level was quite high on the second level room that we were in but this is to be somewhat expected at most North End restaurants....would like to try it again perhaps with a first floor table and check out the rooftop deck for drinks...our waitress Lucia was excellent but she had to work too hard on this night...
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.