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Il Capriccio

4.8
2575 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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Il Capriccio serves a constantly changing Northern Italian menu featuring local products with an award winning Italian wine and Grappa list. Though long considered a local secret, Il Capriccio has been the number one Northern Italian restaurant in Zagat's for the past seven years. The wine list has been featured in Decanter, Sante, Wine & Spirits and Stuff. The same menu is served in the Bar. We like to serve great food and great wine in a comfortable setting.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(781) 894-2234
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Richard Barron
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Prospect St.
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Parking details
Il Capriccio shares a parking lot with Gordon's Wine & Liquors. If that lot is full you may park in the Hannaford Supermarket Lot on the side adjacent to the Bank of America. Please do not park in the Bank of America parking lot. You will be towed.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
What 2575 People Are Saying
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4.8  based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.8
service
4.5
ambience
4.3
value
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99% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

The experience and food were exquisite!!

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Have been to Il Capriccios many times
Never disappoints mushroom soufflé and shrimp fritters still the best

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Excellent food and warm personal service is always!

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Auntnancy (New England)
3.0  Dined 5 days ago

Great place to eat in the Waltham area. Everything is made in house with the exception of the delicious bread. Service was great and very friendly! We will return!!!!!

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Love this place. Food is always great. Service and timing is flawless.

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OpenTable Diner (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

We have never been disappointed at Il Capriccio. We will certainly return.

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HungryL (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

The food and service were spectacular. We are making plans to come with a larger group as we noticed a couple of private rooms.

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Paul (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

The meal was good but not amazing. While it was delicious, I was underwhelmed by some of the portions. The restaurant is clean and workable, but not ornate or fancy. And a simple meal for two people who ordered primarily from the "pasta" portion of the menu should probably not have amounted to $180 with tip. But if you can swing it, it's only money, right?

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vipblueeyes (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

This place is such a gem!
I had the osso bucco , my husband had the quail.
Everything was delicious!

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vipFoodie (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

My most favorite spot in Boston. Great wine, meal and service for a night out with old friends. Items we all ordered were Porcini, Beet Salad, Arugula Salad, Mussels, Chicken Schnitzel (classic!), Swordfish, Scallops and Bolognese Lasagna (another classic!)...and the Chocolate Budino was scrumptious. Great time.

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HSF1 (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We were there for my husbands birthday. They were wonderful and put a decoration on the table. The sea bass was fabulous. He had the lasagna. His only complaint was that the serving was not that amble- especially for the price. The cocktails and wine were great. I would go again for a special occasion The service was wonderful. We had the lemon mouse dessert and it was dvine.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Party of 6 and the staff was attentive but gave us time to talk and catch up before rushing us to order. Atmosphere was fun and food was tasty.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Excellent!

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Masha (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We had a lovely time in a private room downstairs (7 people). Service was attentive and lovely. Food was quite good, portions on smaller side, pricey but delicious and sophisticated Tuna tar tar a favorite! It's a really nice atmosphere in the main dining room as well as in the cozy room we were in.

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OpenTable Diner (Adelaide / SA)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

My husband and I enjoyed a delicious dinner with friends.

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vipBistroBomb (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

What can I say? My family and I have been coming this this restaurant for so long that I can’t even remember when we first inhabited this restaurant treasure. We have become good friends with the owner and his staff and consider this place to be our “Cheers.”

We ate dinner with four of our dearest friend’s last Saturday nite and we were treated like royalty. The service was exceptional and the entrees were delicious as always. Richie also added extra specialities such as a fabulous mussel appetizer and completed our meals with a wonderful assortment of mouth watering desserts. (At no additional cost).

This restaurant and its staff are exceptional and we look forward to visiting many more times in the future.

Thank you
Tracey and Jeff Bennett

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Another amazing meal at Il Capriccio! Highly recommend, one of our favs!!!

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Cozy atmosphere in the bar area for a lite bite before seeing a movie. Great selection of lighter meal options. Delicious yellowfin tuna tartar and carbonara was a stand out.

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OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Delicious food. We've been coming for many years and have never been disappointed.

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Westongardener (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

We went here after 15+ years
As amazing as ever
The porcini soufflé was as wonderful as ever
Service was great....
We changed our table twice and the servers were as gracious as could be.
Food was amazing.
So glad we found it again.

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