Strega Prime
Strega Prime

Strega Prime

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.stregaprime.com/
  • Phone: 7819333333x
  • Hours of Operation:
    NEW!!! SUNDAY BRUNCH: 10:30am - 3:30pm
    Lunch: 11:30am - 3:30pm, Monday - Friday
    Dinner: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday - Thursday
    Dinner: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday & Saturday
    Lounge is open daily until 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Farouk Bazoune
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Strega Prime has multiple Private Dining spaces. Please call 781-933-6688 or email Jill at Jill@thevaranogroup.com for more info!
  • Private Party Contact: Jill Lanza 781-933-6688x
  • Entertainment: Sinatra Sunday Brunch with Joey Canzano!
  • Special Events: Let us plan your next event! Our professional staff will exquisitely execute your special occasion, leave the details to us!

    Please inquire about our event promotions happening through out the summer! Contact Jill at 781-933-3333 or email, Jill@thevaranogroup.com.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: TradeCenter 128 Plaza
  • Public Transit: Bus Route 134 provides regular service to TradeCenter 128 via Wellington Station (Orange Line) and Winchester Center (via Lowell Commuter Rail).
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking lot and complimentary valet
A word from Strega Prime
Nick Varano, owner of Strega, Strega Waterfront, and Nico Ristorante in the Boston area is opening a new high-end Italian steakhouse in Woburn where he wants "everyone to feel like a celebrity." The expansive 352-seat space (312-seats indoors/ 40-seats outdoors) features Strega’s signature sleek design and décor with brilliant light fixtures and deep woods throughout the interior.
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Strega Prime reviews from OpenTable diners
222 reviews since April 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (159)notable wine list (77)fit for foodies (73)romantic (72)good for groups (58)vibrant bar scene (54)great for lunch (38)hot spot (31)neighborhood gem (27)great for brunch (22)great for outdoor dining (21)late-night find (10)kid-friendly (4)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Phenomenal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Everything was just really really good. Went for restaurant week and had the pre fixe menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fantastic lunch!
    Franca
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Had a corporate luncheon during restaurant week, the lobster bisque was out of this world, the salmon and cheesecake was also absolutely delicious! The staff is unbelievable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Great steak! You get what you pay for - so be prepared to pay.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Service
    sawsu
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    What is outstanding about this place is the waitstaff. Very knowledgeable about the menu and extremely attentive. The food was good, Nothing to really brag about, that could be because it was the special restaurant week menu but presentation was nice. Would go back to try the regular menu as soon as I'm willing to pay those crazy prices.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • DVASS
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Service was a little slow for lunch... everyone loved the meals, but no one liked those little desserts, not the size, they didn't taste good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Only one a cruise ship have I been "waitered" by 4 servers at the same time. All 6 of us commented on the fabulous service. We went on "rest. week" and had not expected to be served such filling portions. We all were pleasantly pleased.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dine out Boston
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    This was a fantastic deal for a fixed price menu. Generous portions, well prepared unusual dishes
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Great food. Outstanding service. Always makes you feel special. .gi
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    This was our first time at Strega Prime. We had a delicious lunch. When I'm in the area again at meal time I would return to this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • trying to hard..not good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Went for restaurant week and had a terrible experience. The food was mediocre. Ordered the steak medium rare and the waiter comes around with a flashlight to shine into the cut of your meat to prove to you that he can see the pink color in the steak??? Clearly I know if I like the way my steak is cooked; no need for the flashlight...but they did this to everyone that questions their steak. Also, they hover over you way too much. They did come back with another steak too RARE - and it was tough. I couldn't eat it. Was very bland. At one point the waiter was bending over to do something on the other customers table next to us, and had his butt actually resting on my dates arm. Way too close!! I would never recommend.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pasta great, meats not so great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The appetizers and pasta dishes were superb. Waiter and servers were excellent. Desserts delicious. Wine list is outstanding. Sadly, the steaks were overcooked, and the pork chops were very dry. We noticed other diners at adjacent tables also returned their steaks. After I spoke to the manager, we were comp'ed dessert and Limoncello, which was nice. However, the waiters seemed to question everyone who complained about their steaks, even shining an iPhone flashlight on the meat to verify that they were overcooked. Not cool.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A slice of Little Italy
    gppa
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Basically, a high-end steakhouse in the standard mold. The large bar features cowhide accents and a wall of video displaying sports. The table seating features a bank of flatscreens showing vintage B&W movies, e.g. "Some Like It Hot". The decor is clean and uncluttered, but (except for the video) decidedly old school with dark wood and cut crystal light fixtures. All of this is prelude to the wait staff, who go far beyond the call of duty to establish their Italian credentials. We had Vincenzo, who provided excellent and attentive service, along with a very generous helping of "prego"s. For a while, I wondered if we had fallen through a wormhole into 1980's Hoboken, New Jersey. The 16 oz. aged ribeye was excellent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Waiter with attitude
    Goodtimes
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Our waiter was a jerk. We asked for advice on wine, and when we told him we only wanted to spend about fifty dollars he scoffed at us. Later my friend complained about his steak because almost half if it was full of chewy gristle. The waiter seemed to not even care.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • outstanding food!
    nm01
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Best steak I have had all year. I went with the Painted Hill Rib-eye and was very satisfied. The steak was tender and flavorful.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Classy Lunch Experience
    Durge
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Service was top notch and the food was evry bit its equal. Price is reasonable for the quality of service and food for lunch. I would easily go back when in the mood for a high quality lunch and willing to spend a little extra for the pleasure.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • There is better in the neighborhood
    ItalianFoodLover
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    We were a party of 6 friends. The food was good and a normal steakhouse menu. We all felt for the money, we would rather eat down the road at Capital Grille or Del Frisco. I think we were all expecting a less expensive place with an Italian flare (spices) The one thing I still don't understand is that Open Table did not allow us to make the reservation at 7:00. We had to wait until 7:30. Yet, the place was literally empty (it was a Tuesday night during vacation time)
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  • Great place
    1Nando
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Great food and service. I would go back time and time again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Steak House
    thelilfajita
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We went to Strega Prime for a birthday celebration. The food and atmosphere was excellent. Our server, Frankie, was fantastic and really made the night memorable. We will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazingly delicious!
    Jscott
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    My only regret was waiting so long to go! Clean & trendy restaurant, attentive staff and the Food was wonderful even exceeded our expectations. The steak is worth the price and we will definitely be going back!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Excellent for special occasions. Best Filet ever. Not cheap.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • chip
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    first time customer and really enjoyed the whole night. meal was excellant along with the service and management. i will go back and also tell all my friends.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner at Strega Prime
    Mich
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Four of us met for dinner at Strega Prime in Woburn. Service was wonderful, dinner was delicious and it was a fun and energetic place. In speaking with the waiter we were informed that there were several rooms for rent for special occasions...good to know. We will definitely be going back soon!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Late Night (relatively) on a Monday
    dworkmancpa
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    My wife and I were out for a change on a Monday night. We weren't sure where we could go that would be open at 10pm and still serving. We picked Strega Prime and were happy with our choice. The restaurant was open, with a fair amount of people considering the day and time. We were greeted promptly and treated well. The menu is great, and our food was wonderfully prepared. We had the tuna appetizer and a lobster bisque, then a swordfish entree with a mushroom fettucine. All were great. A few glasses of wine capped off a great evening.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • JusticeGeri
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    We were there for a birthday brunch. Our waiter, the restaurant, the food and the ambiance were all perfect. We had a great experience, and look forward to going back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great first time!
    Laura
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    This restaurant was recommended to us by friends. We currently live about an hour away, but this was well worth the drive! We highly enjoyed the food, wine, and impeccable service. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Strega Prime was very good. The appetizers were outstanding. We have been to Strega on the Waterfront numerous times. Strega Prime will be our favorite also to take family and friends.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food but Lots of Flies
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    The food at Strega was fabulous. Everything from the meatball appetizer to the pasta and nutella bread pudding was superb. However there were so many fruit flies swarming around our table it made it difficult to enjoy the evening. We did notify the management and they attributed it to the door being open however they never closed it nor did anyone think the flies came from outside. The service otherwise was very good but we were disappointed in their disinterest in solving the problem (they didn't even offer to move our table).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Didn't live up to expectations
    Phillyfotes
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    I am a fan of the Strega restaurants in Boston's North End and Waterfront. This location didn't measure up. Good ambience - decided to eat at the bar. Servers at the bar seemed more interested in visiting with each other than taking care of customers. Steak Tartar was outstanding. Burratta and Prosciutto had a dressing that was very sweet - we didn't finish the dish. The linguine with clams was served lukewarm at best, as were the popovers - both of the latter had a temperature as if they had been sitting waiting to be served for several minutes. Again, I chalked it up to the lack of attention by the bartenders. Very Un-Strega like performance.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wulffie
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    It was a little loud. Table was a little small for two people. Wine was a little pricey for the amount poured.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A special evening
    AlmegVIP
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Went there to celebrate 2 birthdays, which we did! Shared apps of tuna crudo, burrata and oysters. Tuna was wonderful, burrata super creamy, oysters fresh. Salads were excellent. Veal chop was stuffed and super tasty. Rib eyes cooked perfectly, had lots of flavor. Sides were very good- risotto, asparagus, creamed spinach. Veal came w/ creamy polenta & onion. Strega sent over 3 desserts for the birthday table. All were very good. We decided the red velvet fried cake stuffed w/ Oreo was the most decadent! Waitstaff was great if sometimes a little too friendly. The prices are steep though especially if you have wine. Plan accordingly and you will have a wonderful meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Boston Experience in Woburn
    I8phantomgourmet
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Little does one expect to find upscale top-notch dining in the suburbs. Yet, Strega Prime clearly meets that challenge, and yet does not put on airs in this regard. The staff was both friendly, courteous, and knowledge. They never assumed you were either fully experienced, or a novice. They always took the time to explain, and offered choices based on your personal preferences. The food was perfect and generous in portion size, as well,. Drinks were most professionally served I have ever encountered. The atmosphere is both fun, and ritzy enough to never let you forget that this is a special moment to be savored. Cannot recommend it enough.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JimCFOVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    this is the best restaurant find along rte 128...just superior, the service, food and ambiance is exceptional...you can always tell a well managed restaurant and this is a poster child for that...so great!
    Special Features:
    romantic, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Made our Top 5
    JohnT
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Food was very good and the service was excellent. Great attention to detail and the staff makes you feel very comfortable. We will definitely be going back soon. Strega Prime has moved into our top 5 restaurant picks.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Our server Lynn was wonderful. She made the evening. Fodd was great and specialty cocktails yummy. Decore was very cool.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Over priced, mediocre food. Our waiter kept trying to upsell and it left a terrible taste in our mouths. Busboys and bartender were wonderful, however.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Music
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Everything was great. I'm not one to usually notice the music, but the music that night was abnoxious. It was an odd techno beat with lyrics. We let out waitress know, she chuckled saying this is a new playlist and is unusual for what they normally play. Otherwise , great restaurant !
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, ok service
    EJCoopVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    I was there for lunch with a business colleague. The place was empty because we were there early. The waitress took forever to take our order. She seemed hesitant to approach the table while we were talking - but I'm not going to sit in silence! Overall though, everyone was friendly and the food is delicious.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DougDinner
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Great Service , Frank was attentive with great recommendations for app's & dinner choices . I truly enjoyed my dinner .
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good, not great
    RegionalFoodCritic
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Got the Wagyu steak. What a disappointment! For $145, I got a steak that was presliced, luke warm, grissly and lacking flavor. I've had this steak in other places and have been satisfied, but unfortunately this one fell way short. The rest of my party had decent steaks, so I am not concerned with the overall food quality, just that of the Wagyu. Sides and apps were good. Service was acceptable.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Second time I have been there in the last month. The first time was excellent the second was below average for the price. Service was below average, mistakes were made throughout the night. I doubt we will be back.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic