Authentic Italian!Homemade pasta, great service and on the waterfront to boot. Will be back.5/19/2013 12:00:00 AMgreat nightoutFirst timer and it was wonderful. Everything was great service food decor. Little pricey but worth it. We will be back.5/18/2013 12:00:00 AMI'll be coming back!I had a wonderful dining experience at Strega Waterfront. I was delighted to treat a friend who has just moved to Boston. It was a first visit for me on the ratings and reviews from Open Table. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. I was especially impressed by the level of professionalism when accomodating my serious food allergies.5/10/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat place for fancy dinnerGreat portions. Excellent service ( even though it was busy). It was a bit louder than I would have liked but it was a Friday night. They took there time and dish rush is out5/10/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat mealTook a client for lunch. Great menu food and service. Valet parking a big plus. Thanks!5/7/2013 12:00:00 AMA place to return toGood Italian food, excellent service, bustling place. Apart from the menu a la carte (several) daily specials. Surf & turf (half filled lobster + tender steak) delicious! Small detail: prices of the daily specials not mentioned. To avoid surprises when the bill arrives, you could ask when ordering ;-)5/6/2013 12:00:00 AMI have heard fantastic thingsI have heard fantastic things about Strega Waterfront, and it certainly lived up to my expectations! We selected the La Strega salad to split and it was so delicious. The bread and the olive oil were amazing! We also had the Lobster Fra Diavolo and a Short Rib special that were both amazingly delicious. Only word of caution with the Lobster Fra Diavolo is that it is pretty messy and hard work, but still worth it!5/3/2013 12:00:00 AMCouldn't be happierEverything was perfect from the moment we walked in the door. Service was exceptional. We sat in an out of the way alcove so the noise level was actually quiet and we could converse without raising our voices. The food was delicious and expertly prepared. Everyone at my table was very satisfied with the food and wine selections.5/2/2013 12:00:00 AMVery trendy, very good!My husband and I went for dinner and had a great experience. The service was excellent, the good was great, and the atmosphere makes you feel like you're at the "it" place. Would highly recommend.5/1/2013 12:00:00 AMImpressive for business orImpressive for business or pleasure! We headed in to celebrate birthdays and were pampered by the staff from the moment we pulled our car up to the valet. Dan the AGM is amazing. I've never met such a gentleman and someone who is so on top of his game anticipating needs and noticing everything that's going on. A true gem in the restaurant world. From start to finish everything was perfection. The imported Buffalo Mozzarella melts in your mouth, the scallops and shrimp in a Grand Marnier sauce were delicious, and the sea bass was the best I've ever had. Plenty of healthy choices on the menu, but it's worth the cheat for the fresh gnocchi or other homemade pastas, and the desserts are worth the calories as well. Great night!4/24/2013 12:00:00 AMExcellent dinning experience,Excellent dinning experience, outstanding service.4/21/2013 12:00:00 AMThis was the best experienceThis was the best experience dining in Boston I have ever had. Every employee was attentive and treated us like royalty.I will highly recommend this restuarant to everyone I know. The food was outstanding, I ordered the sea bass special. Every manager came by to make sure we had everything we needed along with a special greeting from the owner.
We were celebrating a birthday and definitely made it an amazing experience!4/20/2013 12:00:00 AMWe went to Strega WaterfrontWe went to Strega Waterfront to celebrate my birthday on a lovely Saturday night. I had what was described as the "Cowboy" Rib Eye steak. It was a bone-in rib eye that wasn't as thick as I expected it would be, based on having rib eye many times in other restaurants. It was very tasty, however.
My wife had a 'surf and turf;' a stuffed lobster tail and filet mignon, both of which that were very large portions. With a price to match, I should mention!
Our waiter, Vincenzo, was charming and very attentive and helpful!
The owner, Nick Varano, made a point of visiting practically every table in the place during the time we were there. A nice touch.
Definitely a 'special occasion' place to dine.4/20/2013 12:00:00 AMLoved our meal at this restaurant.Loved our meal at this restaurant. The complete opposite of the North End, much more like Vegas! A fun addition to Boston.
Only thing lacking is a pastry chef!4/16/2013 12:00:00 AMPerfect food. Service wasPerfect food. Service was more than comptitent, although not especially helpful or friendly. Still, I'd rank this very high on my list of favorite meals in town. The food was ridiculously good.4/14/2013 12:00:00 AMHad dinner here the nightHad dinner here the night before the Boston Marathon. We loved absolutely everything about this restaurant. We even came back the next night!4/14/2013 12:00:00 AMMy wife and I really enjoyedMy wife and I really enjoyed our whole experience! The food was delicious...short-rib special incredible!!! The atmosphere was right. The service was perfect! Between our server and the bus person, they really helped make our experience a memorable one.
I don't think I have ever shook the hand of my server before, but he was so authentic that he made my wife and I feel as we were leaving that we were saying goodbye to a friend and thanking him for having us.
I look forward to when my wife and I can make it back into the city to go back again.4/13/2013 12:00:00 AMThe restaurant was loud, notThe restaurant was loud, not the kind of place for a quiet, romantic dinner. The food however can't be beat. The service provided by our waiter Vincenzo was spectacular.4/6/2013 12:00:00 AMNot really a romantic place.Not really a romantic place. Maybe if your table was along the windows and there were no kids around you. Tables for 2 were very close to tables with large groups which made it uncomfortable and part of that group. A lot of kids where there on Saturday night - ages ranging from infants to 12 year olds. Food was outstanding along with the service.4/6/2013 12:00:00 AMVibrant bar scene !! GreatVibrant bar scene !! Great atmosphere and very happening!4/6/2013 12:00:00 AMThe waiter was excellent!The waiter was excellent! We had great time and will definitely go back. Thanks for making her 50th birthday so special Strega!4/4/2013 12:00:00 AMFood was amazinG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Food was amazinG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! we got the strega fettucine and the surf and turf special. the portions were gigantic and i cannot get over how delicious everything was! We will most definitley be making a return visit!3/30/2013 12:00:00 AMIf that's what you're thereIf that's what you're there for its the place to be seen. If you're there for the food there are far better choices in Boston for a fine Italian dining experience.3/30/2013 12:00:00 AMHeavenly lunchThe food was amazingly fantastic! Their meatball was the best I have ever had. The short rib risotto was so rich and filling and it infused me with warmth. It was the ultimate in comfort food. The shrimp scampi was light and flavorful. I loved it. The service was fabulous. They were able to accomodate someone in our party that has major food allegies and the food they served was just as wonderful as items on the menu. I would highly recommend going to this restaurant. I know I will be going again. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience.3/29/2013 12:00:00 AMThe service was amazing asThe service was amazing as was the food. Our waiter, Claudio, was very attentive but not so in our face that we couldn't enjoy our meal. We'd recommend Strega to our friends.3/28/2013 12:00:00 AMwent for restaurant week.went for restaurant week. food was great and the atmosphere was elegant and vibrant. i would highly recommend to friends and family.3/26/2013 12:00:00 AMMy wife and I went for myMy wife and I went for my 66th Birthday.
Could not have been better.3/23/2013 12:00:00 AMThis was a wonderful experience.This was a wonderful experience. All four of us enjoyed our food and the whole experience. The first time we we have been at this restaurant and we have all been tallknig about it for two days.3/22/2013 12:00:00 AMThe overall experience wasThe overall experience was wonderful. Not the direct waterfront view I expected the location to have, but lovely ambiance. Love the curved banquettes scattered about. Considerable lag time before our order was taken, but otherwise, service was fine. Food was creative, and delicious.
Another thoroughly enjoyable restaurant week expedition!3/21/2013 12:00:00 AMThis was my second time atThis was my second time at Strega Waterfront and we all loved it just like we did last time. Michael our server was the best. Food was excellent. We had a gluten and dairy free person dining with us and they accomodated her. I will go every Restaurant week to Strega Waterfront.3/21/2013 12:00:00 AMFrom the moment we entered,From the moment we entered, to the moment we left, we felt like a special guest of the restaurant. The food was phenomenal, highly recommend the beet salad, the whipped ricotta was to die for. Thank you for a great lunch!3/20/2013 12:00:00 AMDebbieWOW! What an experience! The food was amazing, wait or Vinnie was the BEST! This will not be my only visit - I will be back!3/16/2013 12:00:00 AMThe service was excellent.The service was excellent. The food, from the appetizers, to the main course, to the desserts were absolutely outstanding. One of the best restaurants my wife and I have ever been to.3/16/2013 12:00:00 AMTHis was our first time butTHis was our first time but it won't be our last. We loved everything about it and especially the service.3/15/2013 12:00:00 AMTe nighlty specials are special...Te nighlty specials are special....ambiance is great , Phil takes the time to make his quests feel special. Waiter was patient and professional...
I am in seafood business and am lucky to eat in many fine places all over the world,
and as your resturant is the best one that is the closest to the boston seafood show, you have the opportunity to show off every year to us..thank you
good luck in the future
p.s. we miss Nicole...
Bornstein Seafoods3/10/2013 12:00:00 AMWe went to Strega for ourWe went to Strega for our 6 month wedding anniversary and it was wonderful. The waiter was excellent and it was my first time there so he made excellent recommendations, we loved everything he suggested, although, I'm not sure anything on the menu would have been less than amazing. It was a great night, great dinner and drinks and excellent service. Claudio was our server, ask for him! We can't wait to go back again. We may make it a regular stop rather than just a special occasion stop.3/8/2013 12:00:00 AMThe depressing thing, to me,The depressing thing, to me, about this restaurant is that it has the same menu as Strega North End, at least to the best of my vague recollection of that other menu. The South Boston/Waterfront area has a totally different feel to it than does the North End, so the menu perhaps ought to have changed. That said, the food was absolutely fantastic and our server was energetic, helpful, and knowledgeable about both the food and the wine. Great experience.2/28/2013 12:00:00 AMAlways goodFood is always good here and the complimentary valet helps too1/13/2013 12:00:00 AM