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Tomasso Trattoria
Tomasso Trattoria

Tomasso Trattoria Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.tomassotrattoria.com
  • Phone: (508) 481-8484
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
    Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
    Brunch: Sunday: Restarting in early 2014
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Bill Bradley/Michelle Blass Chef de Cuisine
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Please visit our adjacent market and wine shop, Panzano Provviste e Vino, for catering options. www.panzanomarket.com

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Tomasso Trattoria
At Tomasso Trattoria & Enoteca, and at Panzano Provviste e Vino, our Tuscan Market & Wine Shop located next door, the seasonally driven menus draw from every region of Italy with authentic dishes prepared simply, with the freshest, highest quality organic ingredients and sustainably raised meats. True to Italian tradition are our house made bread, pasta, sauces, desserts and more. Tomasso’s chic, rustic décor transports guests to Italy with a long white marble bar, chef's counter seating, and a panoramic open kitchen in the dining room. Tomasso is a wine lover's paradise with dozens of wines by the quartino, a unique wine list, and exciting wine dinners hosted by leading Italian wine makers. Visit our websites at tomassotrattoria.com and panzanomarket.com to view our calendar of food and wine events. Private dining at Tomasso Trattoria is tastefully done whether it’s a cocktail reception, an elegant dinner or a business meeting.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "The food is consistently good at Tomasso. I plan to go back soon."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "The server was very pleasant and knowledgeable . Some of the food was pretty good, one pasta special was kind of a mixed up mess. We eat here every couple of weeks because it is very handy. This night we had guests from California in Boston for a 12 hour layover. They seemed to be satisfied but not overly excited by the food."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Food is good. Might be a good idea to remove the shell fish from the chicken entrees do to allergies. Ripped jeans on servers are not a good look."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Great staff, happy to see Mike on board managing. Food is always really great but especially love that they are inventive with combinations that you wouldn't expect while always having standard options. The small plates make it possible to try new things. We had previously had 1 bad experience with a server but the owner contacted us quickly. Food and wine always have been great."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "I have to be gluten-free - my body punishes me when I mistakenly eat something with gluten. I figured eating at Tomasso might be tough but I could get a salad or something like that (I had been there before and knew it was delicious, but this was before I had to be GF). Tomasso had zero problem accommodating me. A salad was no problem, as expected. They had delicious GF pasta and customized a dish for me. And flourless chocolate cake was even on the dessert menu! My friend's salad and dinner were also incredible. Great service and great wine, too. Our only criticism - the gelato wasn't up to par. It was weirdly icy, like it was old. We will be back!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "I most recently visited Tomasso with my husband for a relatively relaxed dinner date. Although it was a Friday night, the restaurant was fairly quiet. We had a bottle of wine that we had never heard of off of their reserve menu, which was quite extensive. We also really enjoyed a selection of cured meats and cheeses, which was served with whole seed mustard, tiny dill pickles and an apricot spread."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Another enjoyable evening at Tomasso. The food has been very reliable as of late. I tasted the chicken my dining companion ordered a few nights ago and liked it so much, I had to go back tonight to get my own serving... a really nice dish. Bravo chef!"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • " I used to love this place. But the last 2 times it was not too good. And last nite it was terrible, Start with the noise level. I had a corner seat & maybe the echo against the wall intensified it, but we could not hear each other! The waitress did no pay attention. NO one ever came over after we were served our main meal. The food was only fair 2 weeks ago. Rabbit kabob was very dry & flavorless. but other items were good.. But last night I took a friend who said her steak was so bad that she ate only a few bites. My lamb chop was so so very fatty that trimming had not cure. I took most home for my dog & in the light of my kitchen I confirmed that there was so much fat through out that no one could have eaten it. not even my dog."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Another very nice meal here. Tomasso offers consistently good chow... one of the top spots in the area. Casual atmosphere. We enjoyed the burata, pizzetta, chicken entree, and pork chop tonight. All recommended."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We visited the restaurant on a Saturday evening when it was not too busy. Service was nice and attentive at first but halfway through the meal, the server virtually disappeared. The food itself is fancy on paper. Dishes are sophisticated and interesting. The taste is another matter: the food was mostly bland and we ended up adding salt or yearning for flavor in pesto that was nothing more than bitter. The ingredients were all of good quality, so it seems like the chef was not doing a great job. In all, paying $121 before service for one appetizer, one pasta, two entrees and two glasses of wine - for the quality served - seems not worth it."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The menu was wonderful for this foodie. Although, with a third of our group as meat eaters, I was concerned (with the first menu overview) that there was no beef offered. There was also confusion as to how the dining flow worked. I would suggest that the servers ask diners if they have been to the restaurant before, and if not, briefly review the dining experience along with the specials. I did make it out unharmed and the group thoroughly enjoyed their food!"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Had the mixed plate and it was to die for. The salmon salad and the pasta were delicious. I'll be back every chance I get."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Ordered the rib eye special, which, normally do not order. Very disappointed. Rib eye extremely thin and over done. Almost tasteless. The mussels and petite meatballs were very good. The limoncello cake luscious. For the price, which I have no problem paying good money for a great dinner. This was not. Over priced and under seasoned!"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "We usually come here for dinner and are almost always very happy with the food, winelist and service. I this was a rating for dinner the number of stars would be very different. We've never been here for brunch before and will not be back other than for dinner. The food was boring, which is a sad sentiment for a restaurant that usually serves up wonderful meals in true Italian tradition. I had the frittata which although it was quite tasty greatly lacked in presentation, it looked more like an airplane prepacked and heated up meal. My husband had the corncake with scrambled eggs, it was a large plate of yellow on yellow, not even a sprig of watercress just to break the monocrome presentation. So, sadly not a great experience this time."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Excellent service, delicious food! It was a wonderful dinner and we will definitely be back again!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The atmosphere was nice and our waitress was very friendly and helpful. She knew the menu and offered me a sample of one of their wines to help me decide what to order. However, our food was rather bland and under-seasoned. My wine was quite good, but the food was disappointing."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "I recently took clients to Tomasso for a business dinner. Based on recent reviews I had high expecations. To start, I had some challenges with the menu. I found it be a bit too obscure, even for myself, a culinary graduate. I was not thrilled with the fish selection (sardines, bluefish & redfish did not sound inviting). We started w/ mussels, which were really good, but then my experience fell short with the brushetta (no flavor) and the "RI Calamari", that was a misreprensentation of RI style! (a tiny portion of smoky flavored squid was not what I expected). The waiter told me the lamb was "double rib chop" but when presented, was an overcooked, chewy, loin cut. Steak special was ok, desert was good, but sadly, I am hesitant to come back!"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "We always look forward to lunching/dining at Tomasso and we were not disappointed! The 5 of us were given a special space off the bar that was semi-private and facilitated conversation among friends. Service was excellent, food and drink were delicious, a good time was had by all. We'll be back - again and again!"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Had Lobster Fra Diavolo. Found the pasta overcooked and the sauce on the sweet side with a strange aftertaste."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Had a great lamb dish and outstanding Chianti Weds night at Tomasso's. It is a bit pricey. The service is friendly and efficient and -thank heaven -not officious. Have been there more times than I can count and have never been disappointed. "
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "we had the salmon croquette for starters. cooked perfectly. not too dry. great sauce. next was the dumplings which were very good & interesting. Last was the rabbit & sausage on a skewer. it was quite dry and the rabbit was unremarkable. I prefer the rabbit in pasta when done there. If you are going to make a rabbit sausage it need to be less well done dry and not with spicy sausage which overpowered the rabbit. choc dessert was great. "
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "An interesting menu that reads a bit better than it tastes. Nothing wring with the place just nothing great either. Decor is uninspirational, lighting dull, service friendly. Once a year maybe."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "Waited about 20 minutes for the appetizer to arrive. The entrees came about 30 minutes later. The pasta entrée and the pork chop were totally overcooked. Minute portions. Hoping for the dessert to be better but it was not the case. The espresso was closer to hot water than coffee. Not sure if I will return soon. Very surprising since my experience has been very favorable in the past. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Our meal start to finish was spot on. Our server was knowledgeable and friendly. The food was delicious. We will be going back soon."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "We took our son to a 20th birthday dinner at Tomassos. It wasn't our first time and we know we can rely on great food and excellent service. The bistecca was a special which delighted the birthday boy. Chocolate flourless cake for dessert was a real treat too. We are coming back. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The food here is really wonderful: inventive and consistently well-executed. But the truly distinguishing factor is the service. Everyone with whom you come in contact --- from the greeter/seaters and bus people, right up to the General Manager (actively present) --- is genuinely friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. They give real meaning to the notion that they're in the hospitality business and you're their guests. Southborough is way out in the 'burbs, a trek for some, but Tomasso is definitely worth the effort."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Our group had just finished having a dinner at another Metrowest restaurant but didn't want to stay there for dessert. It was 8:00 and were able to get 8:15 reservations for 6 at Tomasso. GREAT DECISION! The dessert menu was varied and everything we ordered was delectable--don't miss the tiramisu. Nice cappuccino, but only whole milk at the restaurant."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Food is always great! Their is always plenty of choices and the wines are very good quality."
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Tomasso, is my upscale Italian place. My husband and I love the food, wine, and chef's view seating. You can have a casual dinner at the bar as well. Great thin crust to the crafted pizza. Excellent for foodies."
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "Service was excellent - very attentive, responsive and helpful with food descriptions and selection. "
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "Mothers Day, the food was well prepared and the 3 of us liked it. But the portions were quite small and especially for the pricing. This has always been the issue with Tomasso."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Great food, interesting menu, portions are just the right size to have a fantastic dinner. Service was attentive without hovering. We will be back. Thanks for a nice night!"
    Dined on 5/8/2014
  • "Very good food, but expensive for Southboro. The bill was $375 for four people."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Went on a Friday night as a party of 6, and thought the food and service were excellent. Would definitely go back."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Seems as if things have changed at Tomasso's. No longer a listing of the local Farm's where the food comes from as well as the food did not have the appeal, or presentation that it has in the past. Sean our server was superb. Love the wine list, best find of all is the house wine- price and taste is best on the menu! On a Tuesday evening in late April the restaurant was hopping. Asked for a quiet table which we were given, but when restaurant is filled and reservation is for prime time -- quiet is relative, esp. for those with hearing issues. "
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "Great date night dining experience. Great selection of dishes to choose from and excellent execution for everything we ordered. A bit of sticker shock takes Tomasso's off our routine dining list, but it stays on our list a great place for a special occasion."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "My husband & I had dinner at Tomasso's on Monday. We hadn't been there for a while and had fond memories of the excellent food & service in the past. This time the food & service were both disappointing. One of our appetizers (fried calamari) arrive luke warm; the bread was cold; the sausage on the pizza was a few tiny, tasteless pieces; we tried to flag down a waiter to ask for fresh pepper and after 5+ minutes of waiting, my husband went over to a stand that had a pepper grinder on it and asked the bus person if we could borrow it. It was unexpectedly busy and our waiter had one table with a large party plus 4 small tables for 2 or 3 to serve, so that could explain the slow service. And perhaps it was an "off night" in the kitchen. "
    Dined on 4/21/2014
  • "But I hear their Italian food is really good! Brunch: Nutella French toast - wasn't appropriately battered, filled, or cooked properly. Bananas should've been caramel used, instead were mushy and tasteless. All toast with eggs were burned. Eggs were cold and underdone. Service was great except server did not introduce herself as the server. While very nice and attentive, this is taught in hospitality 101, no? "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We are frequent diners and every year or so we say, let's try Tomasso's again! And inevitably we are disappointed. This lat visit was no exception. The pork chop was really good, it's accompanying wine sauce was terrible, if I wanted to pour wine on my chop I would have! The pasta dish was so spicy all I could taste pepper, not the pasta, not even tomato! So why did I give it a "Good" rating? The rest of the meal was exceptional..."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "The only reason for the 4 is the noise level, not sure you can do anything about it because of layout. But I do have to say your bar area was very respectful, not to many places can pull it off"
    Dined on 4/18/2014