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About La Morra

La Morra, known for its outstanding Northern Italian cuisine, is the perfect location for private parties large and small. The two private and semi-private dining rooms, feature exposed brick walls and hardwood floors that can accommodate parties as large as 75 guests for a sit down meal or cocktail party. We are fully equipped to cater your off premise parties, large and small. Whether it be a small intimate dinner for 8 or a large party of 500, we will bring Northern Italy to the venue of your choice.

48 Boylston Street
Brookline, MA 02445
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Tapas / Small Plates

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday 5:30 - 10:00
Friday 5:30 - 10:30
Saturday 5:00 - 10:30
Sunday 5:00 - 9:30

Cross Street:
Washington

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(617) 739-0007

Website:
http://www.lamorra.com/

Catering:
Chef Josh Ziskin will create any of his specialties from the current menu. Chef Josh Ziskin will also coordinate rentals, service and any additional needs diners encounter.

Parking Details:
On street parking, Route 9 both sides and Walnut Street behind the restaurant.

Public Transit:
Brookline Village/Greenline

Executive Chef:
Josh Ziskin

Private Party Facilities:
Private and semi-private facilities. Upstairs dining room can seat up to 60 guests. The entire restaurant seats 72 guests. Full-service off-site catering available at any location.

Private Party Contact:
Jen Ziskin: (617) 416-5184

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Visit our website for more details on these events
www.lamorra.com

La Morra Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (31)
Fit for Foodies (29)
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Notable Wine List (19)
Special Occasion (19)
Creative Cuisine (18)
Good for Anniversaries (17)
Authentic (16)
Romantic (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (14)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Casual (13)
Comfort Food (12)
Seasonal (11)
Bar Seating (10)
Cozy (10)
Business Meals (7)
Healthy (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Good for Groups (6)
Fun (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Tapas (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Hot Spot (3)
People Watching (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
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 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

The vegetable and bread "soup", Ribollita, was delicious, flavorful, and inventive. The bolognese was yummy. The steak was mediocre and had an odd finish to it from the grill.

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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Wonderful meal. All of it. Better than some of the meals I had in Italy. I will be back and continue to refer people.

Tags: Authentic, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Always a great meal!

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 (New England)·Dined on February 3, 2018

La Morra never disappoints, however, on this particular visit, we experienced a very strange, loud and distracting noise throughout dinner. It truly became a distraction and our waiter didn't seem too worried about that. He also didn't seem to have a great grasp of details on menu items. All other elements of service were excellent - as always. And, the food? Delicious.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Wonderful as always, even though we sat at the bar. We had a great view of the Chef in the kitchen working on her masterpieces. The pate was outstanding, lamb stew special & the Bolognese were terrific. This place is one of our favorites.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Good wine list but totally mediocre food... prices are fair, but food is just way too basic/boring. Will not be back.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 1, 2018

I really enjoyed our waitress. Very good service. They really take care of you at La Morra.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 25, 2018

great wine selection. My meal this visit was not the best but in the past had a great meal.
Would definitely go back and try a different entree

Tags: Bar Seating, Notable Wine List
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 (New England)·Dined on January 20, 2018

The food was delicious, especially the meatballs and arancini. Service was excellent though the bar was a bit slow. Cocktails were good though rather weak. A $12 cocktail should not be weak.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Authentic
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on January 14, 2018

The menu is wonderful and the prix fixe with wine pairings is a great experience. Portion sizes are enormous, even with the tasting menu.
Unfortunately, having to ask for our wine pairings on several courses because our server was hanging out talking with staff was not great.
We went early, it was not busy when we arrived.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Outstanding, once again. Each dish more delicious than the last. Service very good on a busy Friday night, managing several big groups but our little table of four never slipped through the cracks as I feared we might. Well done!

Tags: Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Romantic, Casual
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on January 12, 2018

The food was good but there is nothing to damper the noise, so for some people it is hard to hear.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Charming spot with friendly staff and great food. We sat upstairs - loved the exposed beams and brick. A bit noisy and not easy to find parking nearby. Bo all in all worth it!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on January 3, 2018

My wife and I have dined here many times over the past 10 years. Our experience last evening was as exceptional as we have come to expect. We chose the $40 Fixed Price menu - an excellent 4 course meal that was too much for us to finish. Parsnip and garlic soup and salad were both excellent followed by rigatoni and chicken meatballs cooked perfectly. Main courses were equally good and nice desserts (egg nog flan) completed the meal. Try the Roma cocktail for a wonderful fig infused bourbon. The staff are all friendly and helpful - overall consistently terrific dining near Brookline Village.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We were initially seated at a table by the window. It was 10 degrees outside and the draft through the window made it unbearably cold so we asked to be moved- they accommodated the request. The food was not cooked properly. My wife had hen which was badly under-cooked. I had the hanger steak which I requested cooked medium and it was served rare- really rare. My steak was to be accompanied by mac & cheese and was served with risotto instead. I'm afraid at these prices we cannot give the restaurant a second chance.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 28, 2017

The food was excellent and the service was perfectly fine. I wish there was some place to park, but when the restaurant is on Rt. 9, that's not going to happen. We're looking forward to returning to La Morra.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food
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 (New England)·Dined on December 27, 2017

We have been here many many times. All good except mushroom ragout was way way too salty.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 20, 2017

We had attentive, friendly and professional service, never intrusive. Easily accommodated a few special requests. The food was well presented, properly cooked and delicious. We will definitely return.

Tags: Authentic, Seasonal, Comfort Food, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Tapas
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 (New England)·Dined on December 16, 2017

We've been coming to La Morra for many years. It has seemed that since opening a second restaurant in Concord, the quality has gradually shifted downward, but in a very sophisticated way. Mastery remains the standard at LaMorra, but brought to new, or let's say different heights by the increasing use of less expensive ingredients. Beautiful presentations, sophisticated dressings and sauces all remain. The bar is excellent. But in addition to a somewhat disappointing experience, this time my husband and I became ill the day after dining at LaMorra. This definitely could simply be coincidental, however, it has send me over the edge of disappointment in LaMorra.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 14, 2017

They had a wine and dine special running which slowed the kitchen a great deal. Avoid regular dining on those nights with specials. Waitress was MIA most of the time for the same reason.

Food is fabulous!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Everything was great except I felt that the wait staff were really trying to hurry us out. That was too bad because it was our office Christmas get together.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 11, 2017

La Morra never fails. The old standards on the menu remain (thank goodness!), but there is always something new to try too. It's cozy, good wine menu, well-informed and trained staff, and the food is always fresh, seasoned perfectly, and delicious. A+

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 (New England)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Our experience was fantastic!

Family visiting from abroad found the service to be fun and friendly. The food was delicious.
With my recent dietary restriction to vegetarian, I was still able to have a delicious meal.

Ragu De Funghi was delightful!

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 8, 2017

We ordered the chefs prix fixe menu. The arugula and kale salad was amazing, however there was some confusion at first as we were brought the wrong salads. We are glad the manger came out and apologized, still was a little awkward because the wrong salads were not removed immediately. The rest of the meal was great, we were full, but saved room for,desserts, of coursem. Service was knowledgeable and attentive, except as noted above. The rigatoni that followed the salad and meatloaf dish entree were both delicious..we had to take some home! An unexpected gem in Brookline.

Tags: Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on December 6, 2017

The food was great. There were three noisy women next to us - not your fault. Took a little too long to get main course.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Trumatic plummet from being a good restaurant with new chef and staff.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We hadn't been there in awhile. The bologenese pasta was even better than we remembered
large chucks of braised beef in the sauce. Service was great. All around pleasant dinner with quality ingredients in every dish

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

another great meal - never disappointed - service was a bit slow, but never felt neglected.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Always a great meal!

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 (New England)·Dined on November 25, 2017

The four of us really enjoyed our meal. The food was outstanding and the only shortcoming was the loud noise level, which made conversation difficult.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Authentic
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 25, 2017

La Morra is a consistent, delicious, neighborhood gem in Brookline Village.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Fabulous evening, food and service (Ian). Will continue to come back again and again.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New England)·Dined on November 17, 2017

LaMorra is a welcoming, comfortable restaurant with excellent, well prepared food as well as pleasant, knowledgeable wait staff. Looking forward to another visit!

Tags: Healthy, Good for Groups, Fun, Late-night Find, Casual, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Afternoon Coffee, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (New England)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Place seems tired. Food was decent enough but nothing special

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (New England)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Excellent food and service - nice wine list with good values

Tags: Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great Italian food with a good wine list. Highly Recommend!

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Best in Boston

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 1, 2017

We had a fantastic time celebrating my wife's birthday at La Morra. Service was impeccable, especially our waitress and the sommelier who helped find us the perfect bottle of wine to fit our tastes. We wound up re-ordering another round of the delicious arancinis since they were so good, and the bolognese was absolutely fantastic. We will be back for sure! Thank you!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Tapas, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Excellent food, mixed bag on service. The menu featured excellent versions of both traditional (e.g. pasta Bolognese) and imaginative (e.g. "lasagna" of layered polenta and rabbit) dishes. The waitress was very knowledgeable about the dishes and gave good advice on food and wine. However, I arrived ahead of my party, was seated by a friendly maitre d' and then ignored for 15-20 minutes without offer of a drink, much less bread or water. There was an interminable wait between entrees and main courses (and between primi and secondi for the person who ordered the tasting menu) -- I think they forgot about us. That, of course, could have been the fault of the kitchen rather than servers.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 31, 2017

This is definitely one of the few best restaurants in Brookline. A gem.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu
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