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  1. Distance: 0.41mi
  2. Distance: 0.77mi
  3. Distance: 0.81mi
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About Matteo's of Boca Raton

At Matteos, we have been caring for our guests for over 25 years. We are inspired by bringing you classic dishes from the Northern and Southern regions of Italy. Our Chef shops at the finest markets daily, to bring you the freshest fish, prime meats and vegetables available. Throughout the years, Matteos has been a favorite local gathering place for friends and family as well as many celebrities, politicians and sports figures. A staple of New York and Florida. Matteos features a full service catering division for both on and off premise events.

233 South Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33427
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Everyday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(561) 392-0773

Website:
http://www.matteosristorante.com/

Catering:
We offer take out for any size event. Tell us your plans and we will take the best care of your every need. If you like us to pamper you covering the smallest details we supply staff, the food, bar, rentals, etc.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Matteo's of Boca Raton Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.1

ambience

3.8

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (14)
Comfort Food (14)
Good for Groups (13)
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Special Occasion (9)
Worth the Drive (8)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Fun (6)
Casual (6)
People Watching (6)
Hot Spot (5)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Authentic (2)
Bar Seating (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Business Meals (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Cozy (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Good for a Date (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Tapas (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 4 days ago

Made this reservation on OT got there they had no record of our reservation young girls as hostesses said they never get OT reservations well complained to mgr after 1/2 hour seated service slow food came wrong after 1 hour Matteo chicken $30 came out with 2 tiny pieces one tiny drum stick one tiny wing embarrassing to my guests we complain they bring a tiny piece of chicken ordered linguini received spaghetti was very disappointed from the minute we walked in to this restaurant. We will not return! Very unhappy I do have pics of the chicken

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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Enjoyed dinner, food great. Our table was a bit small for seven. Also, one seat in servers path and diner was constantly being bumped into.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 5 days ago

Good news was that we were seated at the time of our reservation. The food was good, but not great. For that, it was pricy. The noise level was overwhelming making it very difficult to have a conversation. The wait staff only present to take initial order and pushed to up sell each dish to larger portion.

Tags: Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

We had to wait till the waiter gave us menus; we were 6 in the party and he only gave 4. I asked for 2 more and his answer was when we were ready to get his attention. He was not a young, fresh, new waiter so we were quite shocked. Finally, we shared the menus and after a good 20 minutes he was on the other side of the divider, I said "Hello" and he said "are you ready?" I said we've been waiting for you. No apologies, just "who'se starting." It's a good thing that the
food is quite good and ample portions even the small plates are big otherwise we would have walked out from such an attitude. It was Valentine's evening. We had a 6 p.m. res and the restaurant wasn't that crowded as later, so the waiter wasn't as busy as all tables filled later. We didn't start to get our meals till about 7 p.m. Not that that's late but it is for a 6 p.m. reservation. Tasty but disappointed with service as you note above.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Excellent food! Always a positive dining experience.

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 (Miami)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Wonderful dinner as usual. Chopped salad was fresh. Chicken Matteo loaded with veggies was delicious. What a huge portion! Salmon was excellent and enough for two people to share. Cannoli is a real special dessert not to be missed. Good selection of wine. Outstanding service.

Tags: Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Eggplant disappointing mushy everything else was good. Dessert was excellent

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Delicious food. Waited long time for our table, with reservations. Service slow.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Food was so-so not better than that. Chain restaurant food that provides quantity rather than quality

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Food and service were good, but noise level was so high we could barely talk to each other. Very unpleasant experience.

Tags: Casual, Fun
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Great clams not to be missed as everyone else said .. a 10. Calamari a 6, burrata 7, salad 7, pasta of the day a 10, osso buck over cooked

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Great food, great service !! We come often and are never disappointed!!

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, People Watching
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Food was great service was great. Noise level very loud. Almost impossible to speak to each other. It would be better if it was a little quite so we could enjoy each other in conversation

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Jimmy was our waiter. He was awful. He should seek another career. Management tried hard and the food was excellent. Waiter over ordered for our table. He didn't cater to us. Asked us to pass plates, brought pasta and main at the same time and brought the bill without knowing whether we were done or not. Too bad. I'd go back without Jimmy as my waiter.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 2, 2018

We had a large group and thought it would be a great place for family dining. Before we went i happened to see the reviews about the poor sefvice and experience of previous diners. I was very worried that we would have a bad experience as well. But, the friends i was meeting said not to worry about the reviews. OMG. The reviews about the bad service were undermining how bad it was. Our first servor took the whole order and somehow dissappeared. The second waiter tried to rip us off by insisting we order more and padded our check. The attitude is worse than the service. The food is just ok. Very pricey. There are too many places here to go where the owners and staff are appreciative of your business, food better, less noisey, and better priced. There is no reason i would ever go back nor the other 7 i was with.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on December 26, 2017

matteos never disappoints you, the food and fun are the best. Never came away hungry.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We were there on Christmas Eve. Had 7:15 PM reservation and didn't sit down
until 9:15. Didn't start eating appetizer until 10:15. Drinks had to be remade 3 times - couldn't get them right.

They obviously overbooked and couldn't accommodate so many people. Although the food was good - would not go back on a holiday night - may try again on a normal Sat. night.

Tags: Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Overbooked! Noisy! No one seemed to know what was going on. Will never go back!

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 (New England)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We dined there on Christmas Eve. We had a party of nine. With reservation. Our friends were about 20 minutes late and the hostess initially refused to seat five of us even though we arrived when they opened and the place was empty. The manager stepped in and she came and got us.
The food is very good, however the service was not so great. We were told we had to order everything at once since food is made to order. That meant appetizers and entrees. I’m assuming this was because it was a busy holiday. Our waiter seemed annoyed that we wanted to space it out. We over ordered as we enjoy doing...but he forgot two entrees after waiting 40 minutes for it to be made. They brought the two forgotten meals much later. The food was very good, the bread and wine was also good. It got very crowded by the time we were finishing. We decided to have coffee and hot tea. I think this annoyed the waiter as he did not come back at all after he gave us our tea/coffee. That put a damper on our opinion. If they had better service it would have been a great experience.

Tags: Comfort Food, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Had all the grand children visiting for the holidays. Food was delicious had a fabulous evening with the family. Going back again next week with friends.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Not the same Matteo’s I remember but service was terrible distracted by large bday and noise

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 (New England)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Perfect enjoyed everything the service is great and the food is delicious

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 2, 2017

One of the best Italian restaurants in the area. Second visit this week and we were very satisfied with food and service. Salads are always good - chopped or Caesar. Shrimp oreganata was excellent. Pasta with meatballs and sausage was delicious. Just the right amount of tomato sauce. Chicken sorrentino was another good pick. Napoleon for dessert was good. Cannoli was delish but a little small.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Excellent food, excellent service. Friendly atmosphere '

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Food is always very good. Professional service. Love the chicken, sausage and vegetable dish. Pasta bolognese prepared very well. Delicious shrimp oreganata. Best cannoli in town.

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Disabled Access
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Great restaurant in Boca Raton

Always delicious food

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 4, 2017

As usual Matteo's was delicious but I really dislike feeling like cattle...There really is no ambiance and the food comes out rushed at you, which we did request but they were late bringing it....They were told that we had a show to catch and the kitchen was probably too busy.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 24, 2017

This is a very nice restaurant and the food was terrific. The only complaint is that it is very loud and with the singer competing, it was not comfortable with that loud a noise level. This is frustrating because the quality of the food was so terrific.

Tags: Gluten Free Options
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Everything was delicious. It is always excellent!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Food was good a little on the expensive side. Very noisy!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Our waiter was attentive and had good suggestions for trying one of the specials. Our dinner was amazing ands as always Matteors is our favorite go to for Italian- authentic food!!

Tags: Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Just a bit too loud. Service was on the slow side. But would go back again.

Tags: Disabled Access, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 1, 2017

The food was fantastic as was the service.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Two criticisms: our server rushed us through the meal after promising not to. Handicapped parking is terrible- their valet service involves a VERY LONG WALK from the parking area to the restaurant. They really need to fix this.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Asked waiter for pasta with butter side dish for granddaughter (12 yrs.) and said they do it only for 3 year olds. Wanted to charge $19. For this. Pasta bolognese came out small with very little bolognese. Chicken Matteo was also tiny with big price. Asked for all white meat but said they wouldn't do that. Doesn't pay to order half size portions because they are only a small serving and not much less money than full Used to love this restaurant. Very expensive..

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 (Miami)·Dined on July 16, 2017

everything was very good, except that the waiter was too chatty ( not about restaurant or food)

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 11, 2017

Always a great meal. You won't be disappointed! Try the Yellow Tail Snapper if available.

Tags: Authentic
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 19, 2017

The restaurant has been completely redone since we were last to Matteo's. It needed some sprucing up, and they did a god job. It is bright, clean, spacious and very pleasant.
As always the food is delicious....just about all the food. Can't think of a criticism. The
portions are huge ( even the 1/2 size portions). Especially good is their marinara sauce and eggplant par,. And of course any pasta is heavenly, especially the Alfredo.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on June 7, 2017

Food is spectacular as always! Like being on Arthur Avenue for taste but relaxed Boca's best!

Tags: Authentic, Late-night Find, Comfort Food, Healthy, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Romantic, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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 (Miami)·Dined on May 28, 2017

Great Italian food and service. The saute calamari arrabiata and Veal milanese was prepared and served in true Italian style. Excellent.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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