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BASILE - Fine Italian Kitchen

4.6
239 Reviews
$50 and over
Italian
Basile: "This is the best Italian fine dining in Boston" - ZAGAT.
Basile is well renowned and highly recognized in Boston in the stylish restaurant scene, Basile is famous for authentic Italian flavors and ambiance in Back Bay/South End area in Boston since 2007.

Great emphasis is also placed on accommodating guests with dietary, gluten free, vegetarian and vegan restrictions to ensure that each and every guest has an unforgettable experience from start to finish.

The recently redesigned and modernized space also features a happening full service bar.

Chef Tony is also famous for his signature dishes. He worked at BASILE from 2009 – 2015. He was one of the critical staff who created some of today’s popular dishes back in 2009. He developed the recipes for our delicious sauces used in most of our famous dishes such as Ravioli Masala, Rigatoni Bolognese and many more. For about four year, Chef Tony also worked for Smith and Woll
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Experiences

  • VALENTINE'S WEEKEND: SPECIAL FOUR COURSE DINNER

    $100.00 per person

    Feb 13 - Feb 14, 2021

    2021 Valentine’s Weekend: Feb 13 (Saturday): A la Carte Menu will also be available) >>>>> Feb 14 (Sunday): Only Valentine's Menu: PRIX FIXE DINNER ($100 pp; $80 pp before 5 PM) Start with welcome drink Prosecco Kir Royale. Followed by: Special Four Course Romantic Culinary Treat 1. Antipasti Platter Black Truffle Burrata served with roasted peppers and fig balsamic reduction & Arancini over prosciutto and cheese & Arugula Salad 2. Secondi Heart Shaped Lobster Ravioli: or Pappardelle White Truffle: or Masala Ravioli: 3. Entrée Beef Tenderloin or Lamb Shank or Halibut or Vegetarian Delight 4. Dolci Platter A sampler of our favorites including Cream Brulee, Tiramisu, Chocolate Lava Cake & Gelato DETAILS: WWW.BASILEBOSTON.COM

Offers

  • Collect 1,000 bonus points

    Mon - Sat 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

    Receive points for dining rewards, KAYAK hotel savings and more.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 239 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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Gatorgolf
New England
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Basile was fantastic from the service to the food. If you want to try something different, I would suggest the 5 Course Chef's choice meal. It was a perfect amount of food.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great for anniversaries and birthdays

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RobertC
New England
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food. I really enjoyed the pasta and I would recommend the Veal Chop.

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vipPaulM
Portland
32 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb cuisine in a relaxing environment; staff all very attentive; look forward to returning in order to explore the rest of the menu!

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wendym
New England
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful New Years Eve dinner. The owner took great care of us and accommodated our kids as well. I will definitely be back!

MB
MBxoxo
New England
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to Basil,s on New Year’s Eve. It was a fixed menu and it was excellent.

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KathleenO
New England
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent Christmas eve dinner. Very gracious staff and quiet evening. Great dessert plate

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vipDrDave
New England
52 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience5

Beautiful, classy, elegant, European décor. Our first impression coming in was "Wow, let's come back here a lot!" Some mistakes with the food, slow inattentive service. Our last impression was "Maybe we'll come back sometime."

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vipFinovski
New England
25 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent food, great wine list and wonderful ambiance. Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for our anniversary, they left real rose petals on the table upon our arrival and a free dessert to celebrate. The staff was incredibly helpful and worked as a team. The food is delightful the environment is romantic and unbeatable. I have never felt so pleased at a dining experience. Highly recommend for couples and families.

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RohitS
New England
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The 3 course meal is absolutely amazing treat.
The drinks are good as well.
Perfect ambience for a romantic date or special occasion.

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MichaelP
New England
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceeded expectations. Carbonara was the best I have ever had. App sampler is a wonderful tasting delight. Cheers!

BG
BobGee
New England
33 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I would encourage anyone who wants a great dinner to try this restaurant. The food was great as was the service. The staff couldn't have been nicer. There was plenty of room between tables and we both felt very comfortable. Would return in the future.

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vipTTTT
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent dishes, great service and very charming place. We can’t wait to go back and try more!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tried the pre-fixe Thanksgiving dinner and we were very impressed with the food, ambiance and service, especially on a holiday during unprecedented times. Felt safe with the set-up of the restaurant and truly appreciated the staff’s helpfulness. We will be back again I’m sure, thank you for being there!

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MarkN
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had an amazing Thanksgiving dinner here with a friend. The service and food are both outstanding.

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Kevin
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Went for an anniversary dinner. Very accommodating and great atmosphere. Will definitely come back!

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NatalyaG
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was absolutely amazing. Food is delicious!
Atmosphere is nice and cozy.
I love to come back!

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SatishJ
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We choose the 3 course Sampler Special. Antipasti sampler had four appetizers. We selected three different pastas for Pastas Sampler and the best was the dessert platter. Our server suggested the Wine Flight (sampler) to go with the dinner. It was simply great. We have never seen such unique concept of sampler dinner. Got to try different variety of appetizers, pastas, desserts and wines. Very smart and creative. Loved it. We will be back for more.

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JenniferS
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely restaurant specially for outdoor patio dinner. It was a warm day in Boston and had a good Italian dinner with great cocktails. If you like a unique and authentic Italian experience than go to Basile or go to usual corporate owned boring restaurants. We will be back.

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vipDiningduringCovid
New England
66 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We had a nice quiet dinner on the patio on a weeknight. The restaurant is located in a quieter part of downtown Boston on Columbus Street. The service was professional and the food was very good. The cocktails were pretty good also.

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vipAimeeS
New England
10 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Service was very good. We started with the calsmari and can understand why it's a cutomer fsboritr and popular with cutomers, as noted on their menu. my husbnd had the chivken parm which wan't anything speial. my chiken piccatta was very good. th dessert sampler was ec=xcelent,It had the chocolate souffle which was amazing and a really yummr apple pastry. Highly recommend the desserts! We sat oustide and it was verypleasznt. Tabkes were comfotably spaced aprt and the restsursnt was observing vovid guielines (9masks, gloves etc) Overall solid experience.

JM
JoannaMoya
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Will definitely be going back. The food was delicious, the drinks were amazing and the service was outstanding.

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WilliamM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Staff was very attentive but not intrusive. Highly recommended

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TomS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We tried the 5 course tasting selection.
Very good

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RebeccaR
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food! Great staff. Friendly service!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall1food4service1ambience3

the service was so bad, we were never checked on. We asked multiple times for water and never got it. When sides were asked to be substituted, they just weren’t and then were going to give it after we were done eating. There were so many people waiting on our table that the miscommunication between the staff hindered on my experience.

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PaulL
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food. Service was great. Very clean and professional staff. Would recommend for other people to definitely try this spot

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peregrine30
New England
3 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A M A Z I N G ! ! ! And wonder how we’d missed this gem for so long? The outdoor experience was lovely! The food and drinks were delicious, the service was impeccable, and the outdoor seating was comfortable, safe, and warm enough with the table side heater. Highly recommend and look forward to returning before the temperature gets much lower!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Anniversary

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
8 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The wait staff was super attentive and the food was delicious.

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mamajean
New England
12 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The staff was excellent, attentive. Our drinks were delicious. One espresso martini and 2 lemonchello Margaritas. Delish. We enjoyed everything except the meatballs. They were like hard golfballs. We would definitely come back. Their red pepper dipping sauce was delicious.

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AshleyJ
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place. Surprised to see that the restaurant was so busy. Great Italian food we had after long time. Great selection of Basile signature wines. Must visit.

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vipLindsayP
New England
7 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

everything was great. the food was incredible and the service even better. first time here and we will definitely be back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great overall experience. Thank you for having vegetarian options

DK
vipDebraKayM
Chicago
55 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional dining experience! Great dinner, dessert and wine! Also superior customer service! Highly recommended.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Food was amazing. Service was great.

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TammyR
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice Italian restaurant. Unlike some of the corporate restaurants in the area, BASILE is boutique and has great authentic Italian food. We will be back !!

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vipGaneshT
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Drinks were downright lousy. Food is hit or miss - the watermelon salad and Indian fusion ravioli were forgettable, but the lamb chops were quite good. Service was friendly but very slow. I only saw one waitress taking care of several tables, which is unfortunate to see.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service and choices of wines

FAQs

BASILE - Fine Italian Kitchen offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 350-0007.

BASILE - Fine Italian Kitchen is rated 4.6 stars by 239 OpenTable diners.

BASILE - Fine Italian Kitchen does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://squareup.com/gift/XVY81YBCRNVSZ/order.

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.

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