Davio's - Braintree

4.7
1191 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steakhouse
Chef/Restaurateur Steve DiFillippo brings Davio’s to Braintree at the South Shore Plaza. The highly anticipated restaurant is the newest addition to the Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse restaurants with locations in Atlanta, Boston, Philadelphia, New York City and Irvine, California. The 10,000-square-foot restaurant serves an array of carefully sourced and seasonally inspired Northern Italian cuisine featuring homemade pasta, fresh seafood and salads as well as prime aged Brandt beef. Gracious hospitality and an attentive dining room staff will provide every guest an exceptional experience.

Experiences

  • $25 3 course Pre Fix Lunch Menu Monday-Friday

    $25.00 per person

    Multiple dates available

    COME try our 3 Course, Prefix Lunch Menu!! $25 Monday through -Friday Every week the Chef Creates a new menu that You get to choose off of!! an appetizer, entree and a dessert for just $25!!! It's like restaurant week every week day! Call ahead for details or to hear the power lunch items being offered. ALL HOLIDAYS EXCLUDED

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
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 1191 people are saying
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was outstanding!

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vipSpike
New England
9 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Everything was very good. Had the salmon with spaghetti and sauce. New for me. They messed up my warm salad but redeem with fresh make that was excellent

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
9 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Took my niece here for her 18th birthday and it was noted on the reservation that it's for a birthday (even the hostess asked who's birthday it was when I gave our reservation name). Had good experience at Davio's in the past, so thought it'd be a nice treat for her. Tonight was quite disappointing, though, as I had to ask for the pop over to be brought out after they served us our appetizer, there wasn't enough settings on the table (2/3), manager never even walked around to ask how things are going, they didn't even offer any special birthday dessert or put any candle on the desserts we ordered.

Food was as expected, but I was more hoping that Davio's was going to do something nice since we went there to celebrate a birthday vs any other choice of restaurant. So this review is more on the birthday experience, or rather, lack of in this instance (& no, they weren't that busy during the time we went).

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traceym
New England
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and great service- thank you ..everything was served perfectly . Thank you .

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Tink
New England
34 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Beautiful night on the outdoor patio. Our waiter was very attentive. The fillet mignon was delicious. Ended our night with Limoncello cake was out of this world.

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CarolS
New England
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was wonderful, we go there often and have never had a bad experience.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good choices were diverse and interesting and everything was very good.
Service was very good
Overall a very nice experience

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Mich
New England
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great! Our waiter, Brandon was excellent! Very knowledgeable of the menu and desserts. He took the time to find out who the high school graduate was and congratulated her in her accomplishment. He even decorated her dessert plate with a candle and wrote Congratulations on it.

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KarenC
New England
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and drinks. Never disappoints. Great place to celebrate a special occasion or if you aren’t for cooking your own meal.

SG
vipSusanG
New England
12 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have always been a fan of Davio's and we were not disappointed.

Everything we ordered was cooked perfectly and was delicious!

Can't wait to go back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

The service was very slow

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best seafood tower - fish and shellfish are fresh and delicious but the condiments are what seal the deal. The fresh horseradish, mignonette, mustard sauce and cocktail sauce are wonderful.

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AnneD
New England
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service by our server "Ian"; fast, served meal with style and efficiency. Atmosphere relaxing; wish there was pianist or live music instead of musak. Kitchen looked clean and chefs looked calm and contained while still being quick to get meals out. A well-oiled machine and obviously, good staff training! Anne DiSanto, The History Room, Easton

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SinghB
New England
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

I had a bad experience at davios, maybe it was just that day, but our food was not cooked the way we wanted it and our waiter never showed back up

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Erica
New England
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this restaurant! Our server Rose went above and beyond. Absolutely amazing service. My husband is vegan and Rose was very informative on what he can order. She also recommended some delicious desserts. Everyone there is so professional and accommodating. My husband ordered the Spaghettini, organic mushrooms and asparagus. I ordered the filet with a side of the fettuccine in the basil pesto sauce. OMG. So delicious and they use fresh, quality ingredients. Also, everything was served at appropriate times. I don't like when my entree comes out when I'm still eating my appetizer. We really enjoyed being there, the atmosphere is lovely. Also, Rose is an incredible server and I would go back just to see her again!

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DavidW
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service. Music a little loud. Steak cooked to perfection.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience2

Our experience was disappointing as we’ve enjoyed this location in the past. The restaurant was not full but the service was extremely slow. Not sure the reason (probably a combination of waiter, bar staff, and cooks). We had five adults and were there for more than 2 1/2 hrs. We did not get drinks for probably 45 mins. One of the appetizers didn’t come out (they finally brought it and comp’d us). One of the entrees was plated incorrectly (missed the “Oscar style”). The food was very good and it did not appear that the plates sat under heat lamps i.e., was served as it was ready. However, overall not worth the cost. I don’t think staff shortages could be to blame because there were plenty of staff visible and as mentioned the restaurant was not close to full.

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giannaF
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service2ambience4

Food was very good. Thank heavens for support staff. But our waiter got lost we told him we wanted more wine with dinner never came back. Until it was time to give us a check. He made errors on that also. Hopefully it was just our waiter.

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vipCharlesD
New England
33 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The prime steaks are terrific and if you like chicken livers, I’d say they have the best around. And it’s a great app. Service was great as usual..

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vipcheffie
New England
46 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a wonderful celebratory meal with friends that we hadn't seen since Covid. Our waitress Rose was very helpful and attentive. The food was delicious and the menu so extensive that we had a hard time deciding which of the wonderful entrees to eat! WE always enjoy this restaurant.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The best bartenders! Always amazing service and perfect drinks!

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LoriA
New England
4 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service..... Waiter was attentive and concerned when I left food on my plate until I explained I've been eating less - he then offered to box it up!

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viprobm
New England
8 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great experience as always. The food was good the service was exceptional. Two thumbs up!

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Davios is always a great option for food. They had a decent whisk(e)y list as well. Reasonable prices for even the rarer bourbons. I love the steak options which I didn’t go for for on this occasion, but I’d give 4.5 for food overall. Fantastic service too.

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mabuss3
New England
4 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for lunch with a few friends; excellent waitstaff!

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PAMELAS
New England
3 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed my lunch. I have been here before as well as other locations. Consistent high quality food and service.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
50 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and excellent service . I highly recommend the short ribs and my husband loved the pork. Yummy.
Morgan is fantastic. She made our night more memorable.

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vipKruger
New England
20 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Davio’s Braintree is a favorite for our family dinners, great food, make sure you try the pizza, and always excellent service - thank you Rose! I selected the braised beef shy ribs with the crispy onion strings, delicious, I’ll definitely order that entree again.

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vipTrixie
New England
9 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The new addition of the Cod was fabulous !

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Bzimble
New England
7 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Christin was an amazing server who made the meal very enjoyable

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caitf
New England
30 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great staff with excellent service. The bar was a great pour. Meals were fabulous and fresh. We closed the place down.

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vipAmazing
New England
41 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brandon was a great server!

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XiomaraS
New England
6 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I can't get enough of this location; staff are ATTENTIVE, FRIENDLY and extremely PROFESSIONAL. I'd never go to any other location!

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MaddyC
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Extremely comfortable atmosphere.
Waiter was friendly and helpful with suggestions. Food and drinks exceeded our expectations . Would highly recommend

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Nana
New England
21 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We chose to eat outside which was perfect for the day. Our waitperson, Brandon, was delightful and eager to please.
Three of the party tried the lunch prefix and were delighted with each course. All in all; the experience makes me want to come back!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Had a nice time with my wife. The food was pretty good, the ambiance was good and we enjoyed our time there. Worth it for a nice dinner.

PC
vipPashminaChic
New England
20 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Loved this location even more than the Chestnut Hill local. We were looking for a convenient place to enjoy a special Sunday dinner after shopping and this was perfect. All the staff we dealt with were welcoming, warm, and helpful. A high end menu in a place with a relaxed attitude, the food was perfect and we love the Davios menu because you can get so much more than just the steak house classics: lots of apps and entrees influenced by Italian cuisine. The octopus with the just right amount of char on; a light, tender homemade pasta agnolotti filled with a very fresh creamy ricotta that had a hint of lemon (many of the pastas come in half portions, if you've got a smaller appetite), steaks in all sizes - our Flat Iron was done just as we ordered, and came with truffle fries that actually had the mushroomy perfume of truffle (unlike some restaurants) and with sauteed broccalini. Portions were generous enough that we brought some home. The chocolate lava cake was served with the gooey warm center, as it should be, but so often at other places, is not. The food is not cutting edge trend, but is contemporary and never disappoints. Terrific wine list with a satisfying amount of by the glass and half bottles, and a helpful manager, who pointed us in the right direction on our choice. Applause for the entire staff in Braintree!

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SusanM
New England
12 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brandon was an excellent attentive server- we were in a booth off the bar— great meal !

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Whydoesithavetobetwenty4
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome place to eat! I puke recommend to family and fiends

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GorgeousC
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent and service was friendly and fast will definitely re visit.

FAQs

Davio's - Braintree offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (781) 843-4810.

Davio's - Braintree is rated 4.7 stars by 1191 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.