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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:
Easter Brunch April 6th-Join us for our special brunch we only offer a few times a year! Leave the cooking to us!

Passover Prezzo Fisso-We offer an Italian kosher style Passover four course menu during Passover. April 3rd through April 11th.

Wine Dinners coming up!
We have two amazing wine dinners with Elio Grasso on April 9th and Argiolas on May 19th.

It's Big Night time! Our annual Big Night Dinner is coming up on April 16th.

Visit our website for more details on these events
www.lamorra.com

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

You can celebrate Christmas Eve at La Morra with a special dinner served family style! Enjoy the warmth of dining around the family table, sharing traditional dishes of Piedmont. We will be serving some of our Italian favorites!

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details


New Year's Eve with Chef Josh’s Favorite Specialties Join us for a traditional four course Italian meal accompanied by a glass of Prosecco for only $90 per person. Chef Josh and Chef Emily save some of their most prized dishes just for this evening! Make your reservation(s) today!

La Morra Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

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Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (39)
Fit for Foodies (38)
Special Occasion (34)
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Good for a Date (34)
Creative Cuisine (29)
Notable Wine List (28)
Authentic (25)
Good for Anniversaries (23)
Local Ingredients (21)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Cozy (17)
Romantic (16)
Casual (14)
Worth the Drive (13)
Good for Groups (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Seasonal (11)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Comfort Food (9)
Tasting Menu (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Business Meals (8)
Healthy (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Tapas (4)
Fun (3)
Hot Spot (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Vegan (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Disabled Access (1)
People Watching (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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vip
 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

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 2 days ago

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 4 days ago

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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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 2, 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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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 2, 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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 (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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 (New England)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Several of our dishes came in cold. The food selection is somewhat limited, in particular the appetizers. The service was great and the staff very attentive. One bathroom wasn't working and that fact was noticeable due to the smell outside the door. These things happen of course but unpleasant nonetheless.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Unfortunately, it took over an hour for our food to arrive. We were a party of three and they had many large groups. First time this ha happened to us at Lamorra. They did give complementary desserts

Tags: Good for a Date
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food4
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 (New England)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Excellent food, excellent wine and excellent service!

Tags: Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Groups, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Wow. How is it we haven't tried this place sooner? Went for a night out with DH. Everything was excellent: the food, the service, the wine. We each started with a small plate (I loved the Arancini), followed by an appetizer (the Insalata Tagliata was light and flavorful) , and then we both had full portions of the amazing Tagliatelle Al Ragú as a main course (Outstanding and very rich--leftovers made a great lunch today!). We will definitely be back to sample the rest of the menu and the cocktails!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

La Morra is a great mix of classic and creative Italian cuisine. Most of the dishes have some kind of twist on the traditional but stay true to the roots. Pasta is cooked to perfection and the dishes all have good flavor.. The menu changes frequently so you really get seasonal menu items and ingredients. Portions are very good and the antipasti and chiccetti menu are a great way to indulge a little bit too. This is such a great neighborhood gem!

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Always great. Food and service cannot be beaten. Friendly staff.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating
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 (New England)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The food was delicious. We even got a special goat cheese appetizer from the chef and some sparkling wine for our anniversary. Our waitress was new and not experienced with the wine list, but she did the right thing and asked another waiter to help her. She was really nice the entire time. Food came out hot and delicious. Definitely recommend.

Tags: Tapas, Authentic, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Enjoyed dinner at La Morra on a Friday evening. The food was very good (especially the meatballs and bolognese) and our waiter was excellent. Had a great time and will definitely go back again.

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (London)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Unclear what all the hype is about. Terrible service (we were there 3 hours), ok food, super loud, and ambience isn’t great (old curtains , disgusting bathroom).

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 19, 2017

La Morra was a great, dependable neighborhood restaurant that we have been going to for years. However this last time, the service was very slow, the food presentation and flavour were lacking and we felt that the restaurant itself needs a facelift.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 19, 2017

This is a very friendly restaurant. Easy going and the food is really good. I had a root veggie salad and duck confit which were very good- all seasonal. The desserts are really good, my poached pear was excellent. My husband had Tom Brady's favorite pasta with meat sauce and started with a cabbage salad. He's fussy about wine and said that the wine that he had was very good red wine.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New England)·Dined on October 18, 2017

All good-service, wine recommendation, appetizers and meal. Nicely paced, not rushed. Highly recommended.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List
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 (New England)·Dined on October 18, 2017

This was my second visit to La Morra, both for special occasions. On each visit, I was extremely happy with the service and food. Although I live 30 miles away, I will return again for many more visits. La Morra is now a favorite!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We had the fixed menu and with the exception of the salad (exceptional) it was a disappointment. White wine not cold enough, the pasta's sauce mediocre and the meat almost cold. It was a pity because I had a good opinion of La Morra.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Food here is great. It isn't the most glamorous restaurant but it is very comfortable and the food is interesting and delicious!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Pansanella salad and blue fish entree were excellent

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 (New England)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Food excellent, but this particular evening the service was off - very long wait before first course and going forward. Looked like short-staffing rather than intentional; it was, after all, a Sunday night. Hope next time will be better...

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 8, 2017

After hearing positive things about La Morra, we decided to go for our anniversary dinner.
It was awful! Some of the food was just ok, but my entree came long after my husband had finished his meal and it was GROSS.
Supposedly, there were issues in the kitchen with a chef not showing up, but we were not compensated in any way for this unpleasant situation on our anniversary, no less!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Staff could not have been nicer. Waitstaff professional and friendly. Food was great from apps to entrees and deserts!

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 (New England)·Dined on October 7, 2017

I've been meaning to try La Morra for several months now, but it wasn't easy to get a reservation at this very popular restaurant. Having finally visited, I am puzzled by the rave reviews. The food wasn't bad, but it was quite simple and unimaginative. If their pasta is homemade, I couldn't taste the difference from a dry box pasta. Worst of all was the service. I told our server when she was taking our order that we had to leave in 1.5 hours to catch a show. We haven't seen her after that; not even once did she check on us. We ordered a pre-fix with wine pairing, but our wines arrived at different times than the dishes they were supposed to accompany - sometimes before and sometime after. Despite the fact that we had 1.5 hours for dinner, the first course (a simple salad) arrived after 30 minutes from the time the server took our order. After an hour and a half, we got the entrée. At that point, I told the (very nice) guy who brought our food that we didn't have time for dessert wine, but would like to have something chocolate for dessert and a check. He came back with banana tiramisu (chocolate?) and a check, and then left. I had to get up and literally chase down our waitress for her to run the credit card. It's possible that service isn't always this poor at La Morra and we just got unlucky, but the food wasn't memorable enough for me to give it another try.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on October 6, 2017

The only draw back was it was too noisy to have conversations that could be easily heard which forced us to speak even louder just to be heard.

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Have been many times and have NEVER been disappointed. Highly recommend

Tags: Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Went here at the suggestion of my Lyft driver and it lived up to the hype. Made my reservation, arrived and had my table ready. Waiters were extremely attentive and offered great descriptions/suggestions.
The ambiance was very cozy and almost felt like you were at a family get together.
The food was spectacular. I went for the four course meal and every bite was delicious.
The price is right on point with the quality, and worth every cent.
I recommend this place for any occasion but it will definitely impress colleagues or loved ones.
I will definitely be coming back whenever I am in town

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 (New England)·Dined on September 24, 2017

I had heard people sing La Morra's praises for years so I was surprised that it did not "wow" me or my wife (we went there for our anniversary). The service was very slow and it felt like they put us in the corner and forgot about us. The small plates were good and the tagliatelle bolognese was excellent. However, our entrees were average at best. I guess it just failed to live up to our high expectations.

Tags: Cozy
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 24, 2017

I like to go to La Morra at least once a month. The variety of choices is more than wide enough so there is always something new and tempting to try. There are also regularly offered dishes like tagliatelle Bolognese which is just perfection. The service is efficient and friendly although I would have preferred a little more time between the arrival of our drinks and the first course.

Tags: Healthy, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Nice place, convenient location, very good service staff, broad menu, clean bathroom. The food was not as good as I expected, although it was good. Prices are fair.

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·Dined on September 19, 2017

Awesome place, great service. Everything about it was exception Al.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 16, 2017

We really enjoyed this place. Food was amazing. We ate early on Saturday so not to noisy.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 14, 2017

Have been here almost dozen times or more over the past year and La Morra never fails to please at the highest level. I think the food is outstanding and consider this one of the best Italian restaurants in the Boston area. Thank you, La Morra! In addition, even when most tables are filled, the noise level still allows for conversation around the table...something that is sorely missed in other places

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 13, 2017

I have loved La Morra for years. It has remained consistent i quality of food and service. I don't think of it as "Italian" so much as Italian' "informed" or "Influenced." I've noticed more restaurants following the lead of this one in certain respects, e.g. keeping the menu small enough so customers can have confidence in every single item on it.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 9, 2017

As always, a good meal at a good price. The service is very good.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Local Ingredients
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 (New England)·Dined on September 8, 2017

This is a gem. The food is excellent and each meal we've had here has been superb.

Tags: Authentic, Worth the Drive, Casual
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Great service! Great food! Pasta was homemade. Will visit again!

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Romantic, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Tapas
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