Artu

4.5
1456 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Artu was founded on the most basic Italian technique, great ingredients, simply prepared, that is what Artu is all about.

In February of 1992 Artu opened its doors to the world, starting with outstanding sandwiches and mouth watering roasted meats, we continued to evolve and grow. Since then we have steadily added to our repertoire. From those sandwiches and roasted meats, we have produced old-world comfort food dishes to current interpretations of those classics that still make the most discerning eater reminisce of their childhood.
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Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1456 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food was perfect! I edited my chicken parm to come with vodka sauce and they even put it on the chicken. It was sooooo incredibly delicious! My friend also got chicken parm and loved how crispy it was. We also shared the crostini misti which has been taken off the menu years ago but thankfully they always make it for me. Please put it back one of these days so others can enjoy it as well.

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Felicia
New England
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always can depend on outstanding and friendly service and food

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taskleton
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat outside. The ambiance, food and service were outstanding!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food2service4ambience2

Arancini was oily, short rib ravioli could not taste the short rib. Bread was old.

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grandmaof5
Palm Springs
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat outside so it was. Little noisy but the food and service were excellent.

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JenniferR
Tahoe
3 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The wine list is long and the food and service were great. I had a halibut special that was prepared perfectly over lobster ravioli. Finished with a delicious cannoli.

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LouisS
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastico! Era una espirienza veramente bellisima

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LisaN
New England
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

waiter was lovely, food was ok, but did not blow me away

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience4

Food was good except for one dish. we were served fish that was clearly dated but waiter insisted it was fresh.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s was first wedding anniversary

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Bayard
New England
7 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Excellent service and food was delicious. The Halibut with lobster ravioli was particularly good. Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Out waitor juan was amazing!

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vipLuv2eat
Detroit
30 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Artu was a delightful experience. Service was impeccable. Old world Italian dishes cooked to perfection. Pasta a la Norma and meatballs not usually seen on menus and spit on. Beet salad was delicious. Calamari and hot peppers were cooked perfectly.
Prices were very reasonable.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
7 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great experience! The food was delicious and despite the outdoor seating area not being immediately next to the indoor restaurant, the staff did an amazing job making the meal feel totally seamless (not an easy task given how busy the North End is on a Saturday night!). Everything was very fresh and flavorful! Drinks were great as well. Ambiance was really fun because of the outdoor location right on the street - awesome people watching! Highly recommend.

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sheril
New England
8 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Will definitely return!

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Nold
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We dined outside so the noise wasn't their fault. Great food and very accommodating staff!

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Paul
New England
2 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Artu will not disappoint. I have been multiple times because it offers good food on a consistent basis. The prices are not cheap, but they are reasonable for the North End.

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Niki
New England
2 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience1

The waiter provided terrible service my order was prepared incorrectly the food was sent back i waited another 20 minutes for my food to be returned and the waiter never asked how my food was. After the extremely long wait the food was underwhelming and the drinks as well

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SamZ
New England
10 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

nice outdoor dining on Hanover. nothing special in food or service

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tande
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience3

The best part of our evening was our delightful waiter. He was amazing!

Although we had reservations, we had to wait about 45 minutes to be seated!!

The online menu included margherita pizza. My son was looking forward to it! After being seated we were told that that was only available at the bar during happy hour I believe. So my son ordered steak. He ordered it medium rare and he got closer to well done. Being that we were seated so late, he didn’t return it. It was too chewy and he couldn’t finish it. My penne puttanesca was very flavorful.

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vipMerrillI
New England
8 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this restaurant and the owner and waitstaff!

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SylviaM
New England
6 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal! Outside dining was fun with people watching. Never felt rushed. Good food.

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vipCberncy
New England
6 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, a little noisy, but great experience

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Our service was very slow. We waited almost 2 hours for our food and while our server was very nice, he rarely checked on our table and never asked us for drink refills. They did apologize for the slow service and provided complimentary dessert, but this wasn’t until they delivered the food. No one bothered to check on us in the time in between.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
4 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good food and wine. Attentive waitress. Never disappoints.

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JoeyP
New England
13 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great tasting food and service at a fair price. I high recommend Artu’s.

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vipyoungfoodie
New England
11 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great meal! Waiters were very attentive and the food was fresh and flavorful

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vipClintS
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience2

This was our first experience having dinner in the North End. I’m not sure what we were expecting, but it was a bit of a disappointment. The atmosphere here was like organized chaos. We were seated promptly and service came quickly and the food was good (not outstanding). It was just not a memorable experience.

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LoriG
New England
9 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Loved the puttanesca sauce! Our waiter was attentive. Nice restaurant.

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HenryH
New England
18 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great to be back at Artu last night and absorb the great atmosphere in the North End. Excellent Manhattan and everyone enjoyed their meal. Lorenzo was terrified taking care of us.

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vipShellyAnn
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The service and food were good. It was very warm inside the restaurant and quite loud. Our tabletop was sticky.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience3

Not what ratings project

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vipshosha
Nashville
18 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great authentic north end restaurant. Good service, great food.

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vipCynthiaN
Tampa
17 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Very disappointed with this dining experience. The reviews sounded wonderful but was one of the worst Italian meals I have had in sometime.

I inquired about the different dishes wanting a scallopini type dish and our server recommended a breaded piece of veal with no sauce at all. Additionally we ordered two side arugula salads and the server failed to mention that my meal came with a half a plate of arugula salad

The restaurant is located directly across a biker type bar that was blasting music.

Not a fan! If you can, try to get into the euno or Neptune oyster instead.

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TheProfDrinks
New England
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and delicious food! Excellent choice for our anniversary dinner.

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vipkorzo
New England
11 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service!

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vipJames
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Drinks were outstanding. Both cocktails and wine. My brother’s dish was exceptional. My chicken Marsala was over cooked and too sweet. Too loud to carry on a conversation.

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MaggieW
New England
4 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for our 29th anniversary. Appetizers and entrees were delicious. Wait staff was excellent. Extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the menu and wines and made changes and suggestions for gluten free. Would definitely come again!

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brrnomore
Naples
42 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Always a good meal at Artu! Friendly service! Special requests don’t throw them! A lovely venting dining outside in Hanover St - tables set up well with plants and bistro umbrellas so you don’t feel like you’re on Hanover St. We’ll be back!! :)

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vipJRoss
Las Vegas
17 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience1

So loud that we could not even hear each other.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Artu using the Order Online button. Artu also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Artu also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 742-4336.

Artu is rated 4.5 stars by 1456 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.