Davio's - Chestnut Hill
The idea behind Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse was simple, regional Italian foods with a focus on the grill.
Everything made by hand from the best ingredients. Serve everything from aged steaks to simple-yet-unique pasta creations. Mirror this philosophy in the kitchen with our expert and attentive staff in the dining room, seeing to your every need and taking pride in your enjoyment of the meal. Steve has since opened locations in Foxborough, Lynnfield, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Manhattan and Atlanta.
My first time in this location. We had a delicious meal and time to talk and interact with our guests. Everyone was kind and helpful. Great service! An enjoyable evening.
Your sweet potato soup was the best soup I’ve ever eaten!! The service was gracious and friendly despite the Coronavirus. Everything was terrific! Thanks
Very good food, quiet and elegant atmosphere, attentive service.
Crisp service, great food and a very tidy place to dine.
The waiter was very attentive and patient with our large group.
We had a fabulous lunch during 1st week of Dine Out Boston. There were several choices and we each tried a one. Both were incredible!
Great Oysters Rockefeller and perfectly prepared medium rare sirloin steak! The popovers are fabulous.
Good waiter. Strip flat iron was good but didn’t need the sauce.
Wine by the glass pricing was too high for what your pouring, and the butternut tortellloni entree portion size is too small for what your charging. I get it is Chestnut Hill, but really? That said, great Caesar and solid service. Room was also very comfy.
Hostess was rude and condescending. I am a 73-year-old woman who, although a senior, definitely not deaf and dumb. We did not realize you have to be so specific on seating when reserving on-line (I.e. booth, bar, table, etc). Ended up sitting at the bar and the bartender was amazing.
Excellent food and service. Nice people working - seemed to have only your satisfaction in mind. All courses delightful. Waitress saw how large the calamari appetizer was and suggested she bag half of it and I should take it home, which I did. Somewhat expensive but all this has to cost more. Parking very crowded but few spaces were available. This our first visit and is now on our regular list.
I can say that the team at Davio's Chestnut Hill is hands down the best in the Newton/Chestnut Hill/Brookline area. The food and preparation as well as the attention to detail is 5 star Michelin in my book.
P.S. > if any members of your group have a gluten allergy; you will be in good hands knowing they take great care to ensure your meal is handled appropriately.
Waiter Rob was A++. So attentive and engaging. We were celebrating two birthdays and Davio’s was the perfect choice. The names on the dessert was such a nice touch.
The pace of the cocktails and meal was just right. Lindsey the hostess gave us a great table. Thanks to our waiter we will be remembering this celebration for a long time.
Davio’s at South Shore is not so good, will not return to that location.
Food was exceptional. The environment was most relaxing.
My party was seated in a semi private area which was wonderful! The wait staff were polite and very attentive. The food and appetizers were tasteful. We had a wonderful time!
As always, the popovers never disappoint! Food and service was equally as good!
Service was first class. Special birthday occasion and Davio's was right on the mark. Food was exceptional. We have been to Boston and now Chestnut Hill. Never disappointed.
Service was tremendous. Appetizers, entrees and desserts all on time.
Great place for excellent food and wonderful atmosphere. I met an old friend and we had a nice quiet dinner.
Davios is always consistent, the food is fantastic, great variety for a foodie or even a picky eater. The service is amazing - they are friendly and professional and they always make us feel very special. We love it there for special occasions or just a night out to feel pampered!
Waiter was great! Food was great! Service was great!
Service was wonderful, food was beautifully presented and Delicious.
We had a large group (table of 10, including 8 teenagers) and the Davio's staff, including and especially our waiter, could not have been better. They offered helpful suggestions on apps, guided the kids on entrees and were seemless in execution. The food was exactly what we expected - fantastic!
The veal chop was superb and my wife’s scallops were also. Thanks to bob, the time was the best.
Always a great experience!
We went here on Valentine's Day as a family due to a school musical scheduled the same night, so perhaps they weren't on top of their game. However, I don't like to make excuses for higher end restaurants, and they weren't particularly full. Our experience was less than what we expected because of what felt like a "fast one" they tried to pull, though it could have also just been an honest mistake, so it's hard to know. My wife and I ordered glasses of Veuve Clicquot Champagne, which was already substantially overpriced at almost $30 per glass (it was a special occasion, so we splurged). However, when we tasted the champagne, there was something very obviously off about it. We're pretty certain it was prosecco (which is nice but not at $30 per glass!). We did bring it up to our server, and eventually a manager came over with a small sample of Veuve that he had poured. That was the stuff, and our prosecco was taken away and replaced with the Veuve. All in all, this was handled adequately but not exceptionally. I expected more from them (e.g., champagne or dessert on the house, offering to leave the nearly full glasses of prosecco if we wanted them). Other than replacing the glasses with the correct order after we had to uncomfortably bring the error to their attention, the did nothing to acknowledge their mistake/convenient error (amazing how we didn't accidentally get something much more expensive as the mistake).
After a very slow start with drinks, the food came out quickly, hot, and delicious. My ribeye was delicious and perfectly cooked. My wife's salmon was great. The fried calamari was excellent. The only total miss was the lobster risotto, which was watery and had very little flavor. I definitely would not recommend it.
Everything was outstanding.
First time at this location. Exceeded my expectations. I've been to their location in Lynnfield a couple times and it was mediocre for the money. Everything we ordered was outstanding, everything. There was small nit with the service, but overall this was a great experience for a business dinner.
Davio's never disappoints! Our work group (9) has met at Davio's several times over the past few years. Due to the food quality and accomodation for vegan and vegetarian diets, we will continue to do so! We also appreciate the fact that we are setup in our own 'dining room' and can talk business freely without needing to be careful of the often sensitive subject matter.
We feel it's a tad pricey but defer to the old adage, "you get what you pay for"... Thank you Davio's and thank you Open Table for making the reservation process pretty straight forward!
Best regards to all of you!
I was blown away - hadn’t been to this location before.
Service was amazing - food even better. It wasn’t super busy but it was literally a top meal I’ve had in the last 6+ months.
Alicia was fantastic! Great dinner party to celebrate special birthday! Food excellent!
Hands down the best food and service and ambience. I have always enjoyed Davios in Chestnut Hill; a great team that takes care of each and every customer.
Great competent service. Knowledgeable hostess who goes the extra mile. Excellent wait staff and bar
Very good. Waiters could have been a bit more attentive. Especially filling up water
It was great experience. The food was fantastic! We ordered 11oz steak, that would melt in our mouth and falling apart braised short ribs with horseradish creamy potatoes on the side - outstanding! Their popovers (bread basket) was sooo good, that we had to ask for more. Meatballs from appetizers were the best meatballs I have ever tried! Carpaccio and tuna tartar were also amazing.
I’m definitely coming back cause First I’m curious about other dishes now, and also want to repeat what I have already had.
We appreciate being able to have an excellent meal out and still keep our commitment to weight loss. Thank you for the Awaken180 menu.
The food was delicious. Atmosphere fine. Out waitress spoiled some of the evening. She never smiled and every time she came to the table she was in a hurry to leave. It was to the point of uncomfortable. She made us feel like we were inconveniencing her.
We love Davio's and usually everything is great. This night was a small letdown due to the waitress.
It was my sons birthday and the six of us has that small room. It was wonderful to be able to hear each other talk. The staff was fabulous and the food delicious
Good everything was good