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Teatro

Teatro Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.teatroboston.com
  • Phone: (617) 778-6841
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm; Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:30pm; Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm; Monday: CLOSED
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Jamie Mammano
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: The restaurant is available for a complete buyout.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Avery Street
  • Public Transit: Boylston/Green Line
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Parking is also available in the Boston Commons Parking Garage, Ritz Garage, and the Washington Street Parking Lot.
A word from Teatro
Teatro, located in the theater district overlooking the Boston Common, offers a modern approach to classic Italian dishes. The design of Teatro is both elegant and informal. The open kitchen and high arched mosaic ceiling gives the room a theatrical presence. Teatro offers a full bar and wine list. Full menu is available at the bar.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "This is a great restaurant, the food is amazing and the wine list great. Only thing is the tables are VERY close together, so be prepared. "
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "Food was incredible, service was wonderful, wine was delicious, and the atmosphere was beautiful. Al dente was actually al dente. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Everything ordered was fantastic. You must try the mussels..they were awesome."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "The menu is fresh and innovative and the location can't be beat! We came here before a show at the Opera House and it was wonderful. Drinks (both beer and mixed drinks) we delicious and the food was outstanding. We got the beet salad and duck cannelloni to start, which were both awesome. For dinners, we got the minute steak and the sea bass special. They were good but would not get the again. For dessert, the panna cotta was just amazing. Light and creamy and didn't push our full bellies over the edge!"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "A perennial favorite. Even when jammed before theater, it's good. The service is professional and attentive without being overbearing... much more Euro-style than most in Boston. The food is always good. This is a perfect spot to combine with a movie at Boston Common. Has been consistently excellent for a loooooooooong time!"
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "My family and I had the pleasure of dining at Teatro before a show at the Boston Opera House (which is a quick walk away). As one of the restaurants owned by the Columbus Hospitality Group, you expect fantastic food and service -- and Teatro delivered on that! We enjoyed some nice Italian wine, the best calamari I have ever had, and fantastic antipasto to start. Then, for entrees we ordered the duck cannelloni, bolognese, and the apple pizza. Everything was terrific. I can't wait to go back. Thank you Teatro for providing a delicious start to a great night out in Boston. "
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "The food and service were really good. Menu choices were varied and everything we ordered was Excellent including the Octopus and Duck Ravioli. The eggplant and Pasta dishes were first rate. Small but good priced wine list. only one complaint - ordered a bottle of still water instead of tap water, $10 for a bottle of Panna!!! Give me a break, why not just say it is not available or at least warn your customers you are about to really charge them for WATER!"
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "Food was very good - we had the mushroom risotto. We were there Friday at 6, but the wait staff starting rushing us on our bill before we finished our dessert even though there was no line. They may have overbooked their reservations."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Even though I had to make last minute changes to increase number of people in our party, staff was very accommodating . "
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Had dinner here as a last minute option while visiting an old friend. I'm vegan and he is not. Our server and the kitchen staff went out of their way to accommodate my dietary needs. Food was excellent and everyone was very pleasant. Kjell and I had not seem each other on 4 years and Teatro was the perfect place to have dinner. Highly recommend to anyone visiting Boston or a local Bostonian to check this place out...you will be happy you did."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Saturday night, very busy restaurant but great service and great food none the less!"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "My husband and I ate here before seeing Book of Mormon at the Boston Opera House. It was an excellent location for a short walk to the theater afterward, and pleasant ambiance. We found the food very so so though. I had a steak which was greasy and salty, and the same could be said of my husband's risotto. (Oily and salty). For the price and plethora of other dining options in Boston I would not recommend to a friend."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Love everything on the menu Best beet salad ever Great drinks Great homemade pasta Fabulous lobster and pasta dish Wonderful staff!!!"
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "We were a group of 6, came in after the theatre (after the "teatro", haha) and we all had a wonderful time: Food, service, etc. ere simply great. Antipasto, calamari, arugula salad, mushroom risotto, swordfish, pasta with lobster, those are the dishes I recall, and they were, without exception, all delicious!"
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Cool room. Very limited and somewhat high end menu. Very well done."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "My friend and I went before a show at the Wang. Out waitress was lovely (and she was clearly expecting a baby) and on point. She was attentive with out time constraints and gave us fabulous recommendations on the food! We really enjoyed the delicious and casual dinner! The spinach raviolis are to die for!!!!"
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Came with my daughter before a show at the Wang Center. We absolutely loved it, Food and atmosphere were wonderful. The staff was excellent. Can't wait to come back!!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Everything we ate was delicious, from appetizer to dessert."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We had a large (9) party at Teatro for a before theatre dinner. We were seated right on time and were delighted with the energetic ambiance of the room. The option of small plates suited some of our group and the diversity of the menu pleased everyone. Service was exceptional. Kristen was was friendly, charming, professional and very efficient. She really added to our evening's enjoyment. We all thought the food served was delicious and we would definitely return."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "Great food and great service. Price was reasonable. Tight quarters was my only complaint."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "This was my first time trying the restaurant - at first I was a little skeptical as the menu was small but tried the pasta with lobster which was outstanding. Also I loved the chocolate crema which is so hard to find no one has that on their dessert menu - definitely will go back - my mouth was watering when I was telling my friends about it"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "For no good reason I've postponed a visit to Teatro for years. Now I can regret that decision. If there is a negative - it is a relatively cramped room - high ceiling but narrow and not much space between the tables. But even with that, the food was worth another visit. We had the antipasto mixed plate - good, not brilliant. The pizza however was the superlative winner. And the wine list has a modest but decent collection of reds - more Italian focussed. If other dishes are as good as the pizza - this place has earned its praise."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "I selected Teatro because of it's proximity to the Wang/Citicentre venue and the good reviews. We parked in the underground Boston Common parking area and had only a short walk to the restaurant for 5:45 PM reservation. Everything was wonderful, the food, the servers, and the comfortable seating. We order thincrust pizzas (apple and tomato) and an antipasto to split. All was delicious! We enjoyed cocktails and dessert with no complaints. All in all, it was a great choice for the start of a lovely evening."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "GREAT octopus appetizer! Delicious! Thought the service could be better, but good night out."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Great food for dinner before going to a show in theater district. Alittle crowded and noisy, but the food is very good."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "My husband took me here on our first date several years ago. We ordered plate by plate and ended up staying for at least 3 hours! It is a place we like to come to for special occasions and can't say enough about the small plates. The seating is tight, and it can get a bit loud; however, but we never seem to notice once we are seated, having great conversation and enjoying the food."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Excellent service from all of staff. Loved that you can get half portions on pasta dishes. Had the best dessert ever. Vanilla bean panna cotta with caramel and lightly salted nuts."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We were going to a show and were concerned about timing. They have a wondeful menu for both leisurly dining and a quick meal. Quality was wonderful and they got our meals out to us in record time. LOVE IT!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Solid service and good food when you are on the way to a show in the theater district."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Our dinner was fantastic we had the calamari for an appetizer . We got the lobster with the sea shell pasta and chicken Milanese with a side of eggplant rollitini . My only complaint was I wish they had a more varied wine list"
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "We've eaten at Teatro several times before, usually before we go to the theater. Each time, we've told our server that we needed to be finished with dinner under an hour and they have always served us promptly and in a very friendly manner. The food is always delicious and the service is great. I highly recommend this restaurant!"
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Everyone enjoyed their meals. The kitchen/bar/server was a little slow that night. We had a 7:30 ballet date and just made it even with 5:30 reservations. I will definitely go back."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "excellent service. excellent food. table ready at time of reservation."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Very nice Italian experience. Very closed quarters so sitting near other patrons, but food was great. Service was nice. We'll definitely go back."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "The ceiling and walls of the restaurant are beautiful, bronze wooden designs on white background. The bar is cozy and many sat and watched the basketball games as they had their dinner. The bartender expertly made a gingersnap martini thing was a thing of beauty and looked delicious. The 4 of us sat in a New York-crowded dining room and had a really hard time hearing each other across the table. The menu seemed uninspired and our dishes matched that description. Our Colombian waiter was very friendly although his attentiveness only increased as we were getting our check. No need to return as there are too many other theater dinner options."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "I have been to this Restaurant several times and was disappointed. Food was fair - nothing spectacular. My Husband ordered the Sea Bass special and felt for $28.00 was a very small portion - I agreed and have a very small appetite. Noted allergy in my reservation and Server didn't acknowledge - I had to bring it to Waiter's attention. Skip as better restaurants in the area."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "My sister and I had tickets to Flashdance, The Musical, at the Colomial Theatre just down the street. Parking was very convenient at the Boston Common Parking garage across the street!"
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "Great place before the theater. The food is good, but a little pricey. I'll go there again."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "The appetizers and entrees were all good quality, and the chef appeared to be inspired to utilize seasonal ingredients, but we dared not order dessert simply because we were not sure if our waiter was able to take the order in any sort of timely fashion. Never before have I experienced a dinner where we were unable to determine if the person who finally took our drink order (with zero recommendations for wine) was our server because we could not get him to return to take our food order. When we finally did place our appetizer order, we were abruptly cut off, and the menus were left on the table with us not being able to order entrees until 20 minutes after we finished our appetizers. I look forward to the chef moving to a better restaurant."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Our waiter was excellent. The Antipasto platter was very good, all 3 of us would recommend it. Two of the dinners (Ravioli, and Bolognese) were good. The special (Red Perch) was not as flavorful as hoped. We would consider a second visit."
    Dined on 3/15/2014