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Best Italian Restaurants in Wellesley


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A photo of Alta Strada- Wellesley restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Wellesley
Booked 21 times today
Alta Strada in Wellesley is renowned for its authentic Italian cuisine, garnering a reputation as one of the best spots in the Boston area according to reviews. The service is lauded as professional and friendly, with the establishment often described as a friendly and classy neighborhood restaurant. The menu offers a variety of outstanding dishes that cater to various preferences, all made with the freshest ingredients. The venue's menu is frequently praised with enthusiast customers claiming to be “practically licking our plates at the end." Repeatedly mentioned standout dishes include the Lobster Chitarra and Bolognese. Reviews also commend the fantastic cocktails, such as the signature Alta Strada cocktail. With its excellent food, great service, and warm ambience, Alta Strada is a consistent favorite in the area.
A photo of Papa Razzi - Wellesley restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Wellesley
Booked 48 times today
Papa Razzi in Wellesley has been commended for its outstanding Italian cuisine. Patrons praise its authenticity and high-quality Italian inspired menu, with particular adulations for dishes like the Bolognese and the chicken Milanese. This restaurant stands out not only because of its well-balanced and perfectly cooked meals, but also due to its excellent service. The staff is attentive, knowledgeable, and accommodating, enhancing the dining experience. With its consistently great food, service, and ambiance, Papa Razzi has become a "go-to" restaurant for many. Whether one is seeking a nice family dinner or a date night, Papa Razzi never disappoints.
A photo of MIDA - Newton restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Newton
Booked 53 times today
MIDA - Newton in Boston is a restaurant well known for its fresh, innovative, and delicious Italian cuisine. With dishes often praised for their creativity and excellent presentation, MIDA is known for its crispy polenta, perfectly cooked salmon and Buccatelli pasta, wine list, and impeccable service. The restaurant’s Eggplant Parmigiana, cache e Pepe gnocchi, and lasagna have also received rave reviews. According to one diner, MIDA's dishes are as exceptional as the best Italian food they've eaten at almost every region in Italy. The staff's warm and friendly service adds to the overall outstanding dining experience. The unique setting, portions, ambiance, and quality of the food make MIDA a top destination for Italian food lovers.
A photo of Vinotta Restaurant restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Waltham
Booked 19 times today
Vinotta Restaurant, located in the Metro West area, is highly praised for its excellent Italian cuisine. It is renowned for being the "North End in Waltham," with reviewers asserting that "the food quality is truly excellent" and that "Vinotta serves real Central Italy food, with personality and quality." The dining experience at Vinotta is further enhanced by the ambience and the service, described by customers as "comfortable, authentic", "stellar", and "great". A patron stated, "It's elegant but not stuffy. I don't think you will find better Italian food anywhere." Other reviewers agree, citing it to be a great date night spot with a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
A photo of Il Capriccio restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Waltham
Booked 18 times today
Il Capriccio stands as a pinnacle of excellent Italian cuisine. Customers have expressed delight over the outstanding service, along with the carefully crafted menu. A standout dish mentioned in the reviews is the Mushroom Soufflé, described as "never disappointing," and a rich starter perfect for sharing. Praise is also extended towards their extensive list of Italian wines, with customers appreciating the helpful guidance provided by the sommelier. The restaurant's ambience is described as modern yet warm, and it receives rave reviews for maintaining the tradition of fine dining even with a new location. The patrons laud Il Capriccio's dishes as "perfectly prepared and delicious," accurately encapsulating the flavors of Italy.
A photo of Bar 'Cino Brookline restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Brookline
Booked 98 times today
Bar 'Cino Brookline MA has become a beloved destination for Italian cuisine aficionados. As articulated by many reviewing patrons, the restaurant features creative Italian dishes with fresh ingredients, carefully prepared in an atmosphere that is sophisticated yet welcoming. Notably, the restaurant is identified for its inventive menu, exceptional service, and excellent bar and wine list. It serves everything from delightful pizzas to impeccable Italian wines, ensuring a memorable dining experience. One reviewer calls out the Prosciutto Bruschetta with fig jam and goat cheese, reflecting the authentic Italian nuances that Bar 'Cino brings to Boston. From a varied menu to a lively bistro environment, the restaurant offers a high-quality, comprehensive Italian dining experience.
A photo of The Federal restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Waltham
Booked 23 times today
The Federal has clearly established itself as an eminent steakhouse through its exceptional culinary offerings. It is lauded for the exquisite quality of its steaks, cooked to perfection, and the extensive wine selection that complements them brilliantly. Highly regarded for its attentive service, the restaurant ensures a superior dining experience where every customer request is catered to. The reviewers consistently highlight the spacious and inviting ambience as a distinctive feature of The Federal. Its location in suburban Waltham, Massachusetts, offers a great alternative to the bustling steakhouses in downtown Boston. With an array of mouthwatering dishes, The Federal is undoubtedly a standout in Steakhouse cuisine.
A photo of Sweet Basil on Moody restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Waltham
Booked 6 times today
Sweet Basil on Moody has earned a reputation for serving quality Italian cuisine in Massachusetts. Reviewers consistently praise the restaurant's warm and knowledgeable service. Their menu offerings, including the Rosemary Chicken and the Polenta with Lamb Shank, are highly regarded for their fabulous taste and full flavors. The pesto and bread brought immediately to the table is another crowd favorite. "Outstanding", "delicious" and "well-prepared" are just a few words used by diners to describe their meals. Additionally, the restaurant impresses with its ambience and volume of food served, proving it to a great dining spot for large groups. Despite having a bustling scene, customers also praised the intimate atmosphere and excellent reservation services. Overall, Sweet Basil on Moody is a beloved spot for an authentic Italian culinary experience.
A photo of Il Massimo - Legacy Place restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Dedham
Booked 36 times today
Il Massimo - Legacy Place is a remarkable eatery that serves authentic Italian cuisine. According to diners, the restaurant offers a range of superb dishes, including charred octopus, duck, buratta, mussels, and chicken parm. The portions are generous, and the wait staff is described as friendly and knowledgeable, enhancing the overall dining experience. Menu choices are extensive and reasonably priced, with highlights like delectable artichokes, buffalo mozzarella with prosciutto and peppers, and a well-curated selection of Italian wines. The restaurant is also celebrated for its desserts, particularly Tiramisu. The restaurant's exceptional service and food quality have made special occasions memorable and have impressed food enthusiasts who vow to return for more.
A photo of Da Vinci Ristorante restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Waltham
Booked 9 times today
Da Vinci Ristorante is praised as one of the best Italian culinary establishments, even hailed as the best Italian cuisine "west of Boston." The restaurant is lauded for the quality and authenticity of its food, often mentioned are their in-house made pasta, their veil piccata, and seafood dishes which are described as fresh, well-prepared with balanced flavors, and high-quality ingredients. Patrons also commend the exceptional service, mentioning the waitstaff as knowledgeable and professional, offering excellent food and wine recommendations. The ambiance and overall dining experience are highly rated, with customers eagerly returning for more. Reviewers have been so impressed that they have said "Don’t miss Da Vinci!" and "Will go back soon."
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