La Masseria RI

4.6
1234 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
La Masseria Restaurant is inspired from ancient fortified farmhouses that in the Puglia Region of Italy are called “Masseria”. Executive Chef/Co-Owner, Pino Coladonato, grew up on a Farm in Puglia. He was forced to eat whatever was available but soon was tired of bean puree and decided to take matters into his own hands, creating new ways to use the same few ingredients. Now, with limitless ingredients to choose from, fava beans, chickpeas and lentils are still a core element in many of his entrees. Interior Designer Libby Langdon has created a warm, inviting dining atmosphere. Rustic and relaxed, with plenty of old world charm. Oversized iron sconces custom made from antique wrought iron gates punctuate the walls, and artful displays of antique farm tools mixed with various authentic Italian photographs all add to the farmhouse appeal. The wine list encompasses all regions of Italy with few of the best American and the rest of the world.

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vipDeanP
Las Vegas
21 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Date night with the Mrs. always a great time - Manny is a great host

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JaclynC
New England
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I had an early (5pm) dinner on the second floor of La Masseria on January 9, 2021. Valet was quick, seated immediately, service was wonderful and the food was outstanding. The atmosphere is lovely as well - rustic and warm. Impressive wine list and amount of specials for dinner.

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SaraM
New England
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience3

With everything that is going on right now I was not expecting to be seated on top of another table. So close that we could not get up from our table at the same time.

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sarahc
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience3

Waited for 25 minutes before getting drinks. Only one waiter upstairs, Matradee not friendly at all. Ordered two apps, only received one bc the server was too busy waiting on other people to hear what we wanted.
Disappointed.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Top notch taste and ingredient combinations. Everything was absolutely delicious, from the appetizers to the desserts. We were upstairs in a cozy corner. We could hear each other perfectly but could not hear anyone else’s conversation.

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vipmarcc
Miami
20 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

NYE always a fantastic evening here. Jose and Manny and their team are outstanding. Best meal in the state right here.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food & great service! Will definitely be back

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vipPrincess
6 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

New Year’s Eve my husband and I had a great dinner. Food was delicious, service was excellent. Really enjoyed our dinner.

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JackD
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best restaurants we have been in RI! Everything was spot on!

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GregW
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

La Massaria is a fantastic restaurant with fine dishes, service and cocktails. My only complaint on this visit was that my wife and I were seated between a family with 2 typically chatty young children and a noisy party of 8. In normal times we probably wouldn't have had an issue with that, though in these Covid times that makes for a distracted and not-very-intimate experience. Perhaps management can come up with a system for keeping one part of the restaurant quiet (only parties of two upstairs on weekends and holidays, for one possibility)...

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CarolynC
New England
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service are always outstanding at this restaurant. I love the rustic atmosphere and charm. I have NEVER had a bad meal here and it remains my favorite place to eat!

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BobM
New England
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was outstanding. Food was perfect. Great Christmas Eve dinner. Thank you.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall2food2service5ambience2

We always enjoyed going to La Masseria but have noticed a decline in the food quality and management. One of the reasons we would go on a weekly basis was because the service and environment were

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

We were happy to support La Masseria during the two week pause here in RI. It was a little depressing to be the only people in the restaurant on a Saturday night but the food distracted us from that. We had the meatballs as an appetizer, chicken parm and pasta vecchia for dinner. They have great gluten free options and even made the vecchia sauce completely gluten friendly.

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LauraG
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We Love La Masseria. Every time the food is amazing, the service is wonderful, and Jose is so welcoming and attentive.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place that is never disappointing.

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vipmarcc
Miami
21 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is the best joint in the state. Fresh delicious dishes, amazing wine and the entire team led by Jose does a wonderful job making everyone feel like family. Try the Veal Scaloppini w Black truffle simply amazing. Lets support them for take out when the new retail hours take effect during COVID. Thank you team La Massareia, Marc.

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Jack
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

An old world Italian atmosphere with wonderful food and attentive service. Jimmy(the bartender) is also “old school” and makes the absolute best cosmopolitan in town.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

We had reservations for 7:30 and no one even took our drink order until 8:15. My husband was so annoyed, he went up to the hostess . Once he did that, they tried to make up for it but then the service seemed pushy. Don’t think we would go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience4

We felt extremely rushed. Server took more care to EG wealthy regulars. Food was cold and meatballs were dry. Will never go back. For what we paid I’d expect a much better dining experience.

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ErinC
New England
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food consistent every time we go. Perfect Covid protocol.

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JeanneM
New England
3 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Food was just ok not slot of flavor on duck dish pasta overdone

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RobM
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience3

Always a great time here. Service is top notch, food is great. Lots of options beyond the standard menu with their extensive list of daily specials. One of my favorite spots in RI.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
12 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Our experience at La Masseria was perfect! We enjoyed great food , had some delicious wine and finished our evening with yummy desserts and espresso. The entire experience was truly amazing because of our server. She was well mannered, knowledgeable and professional. We will be back! Thank you :)

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RaulP
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

La Masseria is phenomenal. Best Italian food in Rhode Island. All the food is excellent and the service is second to none. Every dish was delicious

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vipmarcc
Miami
21 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual amazing. You can’t beat this atmosphere, friendly service and amazing food. Manny and Jose run this
place to a “T”. Thank you !

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MichaelP
New England
4 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food3service4ambience4

Always excellent. We have the same waiter every time I forget his name, he is fantastic.

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OpenTable Diner
2 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great night Great service great dinner and awesome Martinis

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OpenTable Diner
New England
4 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

We always go to LaMass for friends birthday dinners! The employees are so attentive and the food is absolutely phenomenal.

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CatherineP
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a birthday dinner for my son and his wife. They absolutely loved their experience. Everything from the staff to the food was wonderful. They are visiting from Arizona and got the true Rhode Island hospitality!!

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Literally AMAZING. Soooo delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The homemade pasta was excellent. We will definitely be going back!

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vipAmyinRI
New England
12 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Main street stroll, tables outside --made for a very festive and fun evening! Food was delicious as always. Especially enjoyed the pistachio, artichoke and avocado salad.

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vipIrishR
New England
15 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Prompt seating, cozy atmosphere, interesting cocktails, large list of fine wines at all price levels, great menu and a long list of irresistible specials both appetizers and entrees, an attentive and knowledgeable waitstaff assures a memorable evening.

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happygirlgail
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Called restaurant to confirm they had outdoor heaters. When I arrived not one heater was working - every one of them was out of fuel. Manager whined that he would have to go get more propane. We froze while it took him an hour to get heat on. It took 30 minutes for the waiter to take our drink order (and I had to ask). Food was meh and way over priced. ($40 for Veal Milanese I could have made better at home). My friend and I lingered over drinks, apps, dinner, and dessert as we hadn't seen each other in ages. Even with sub-par food and service (which we did not complain about but should have) we left a 20% tip. As we were leaving the manager had the nerve to chastise us for staying too long (!!). We never saw anyone waiting and there was zero communication about there being any kind of time limit for outdoor tables. If we had been in any way aware that we were holding up a party we would have absolutely not have lingered. This place used to be a gem. I'll never go back.

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VincentJ
New England
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food exceptional service I’ve been there numerous times and never a bad meal!

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Babs26
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We ate outside in front of the restaurant which can be noisy on Main Street. Veal was a bit chewy but good. Hubby’s eggplant and pasta was delicious. Our server was very attentive. The food was good but not extraordinary considering the prices.

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dpag
New England
11 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friday night ate upstairs inside. Tables very spaced - outside eating available with heaters but it was a very cool evening. Specials were plentiful and we chose two. Started with grilled cuttle fish and octopus on a bed of rabes.Tender, flavorful just excellent! Had Sole with a Asian Cole slaw. Swordfish with a grilled scallops with sautéed veggies with roasted potatoes. Best meal we’ve had since the reopening of local restaurants. Prices are moderate to high however its quality food and preparation. Would absolutely recommend and will go back.

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Jill
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall3food1service5ambience2

Our server was great but extremely slow process. We were there an hour after only drinks and apps and still weren’t asked to place order for dinner. Place was extremely loud even at 5:30 early in the evening. Food was terrible! Not at all what we expected for Italian. Calamari was extremely bland and way over priced. Mozzarella special was just as terrible. We ended up asking for the check after our apps and going elsewhere. Sadly we will not be returning. Want good Italian check out Cafe Assisi in Wrentham MA!

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DonnaT
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service...if you appreciate excellent Italian food, this is well worth an evening.be award that there is no longer a luncheon menu although the web site indicates that there is...felt very comfortable with Covid precautions and I am a nurse..,

FAQs

La Masseria RI offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (401) 398-0693.

La Masseria RI is rated 4.6 stars by 1234 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.