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MIDA - South End

4.8
4.8
1961 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
MIDA is a South End neighborhood restaurant, inspired by the simplicity of classic Italian dishes . Our menu focuses on many regions of traditional Italian food and culture, using fresh, seasonal ingredients.

Dinner is served Monday - Thursday, and Sundays from 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM and Friday and Saturday from 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM.
Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM.

Reservations for indoor dining can be made in advance online. Patio reservations are available on a same day first-come first-serve basis only. Please call the restaurant the day of to reserve patio seating.

All parties are asked to honor a one hour and thirty minute dining time due to our limited capacity and to guarantee the safest environment possible.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 33 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Contemporary Italian

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 10:30 am–2:30 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri-Sat Dinner Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (617) 936-3490

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Douglass Williams

  • Private party facilities

    We would love to host your next event. Our elegant dining space has several arrangements for seated or reception style gatherings - perfect to match a delicious Italian dinner menu. We would be happy to allocate a section of the restaurant as well as offer a full restaurant buyout for larger groups

  • Private party contact

    Seth Gerber: (617) 936-3490

  • Neighborhood

    South End

  • Cross street

    Massachusetts Ave.

  • Parking details

    The closest garage parking available is at the Stanhope Garage located at 277 Northampton St. (between Tremont St. and Colombus Ave) just a block from the restaurant.We are also lucky that two hour street parking is abundant on the side streets surrounding the restaurant.

  • Public transit

    Mass Ave. Orange Line Stop

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 1,961 people are saying

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4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.6Value

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Anniversary celebration.
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Took my dad here while he was in town. Great food, service, and vibes. We both enjoyed it!
  3. CD

    ChrisD

    New England

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food and atmosphere were great. Highly recommend this spot when in the mood for Italian food.
  4. VJ

    ValerieJ

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    MIDA - South End, is one of my favorite Boston restaurants!!
  5. a

    angelinaf

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    As per usual, Mida did not disappoint. All the dishes were fire! Delicious, well prepared. Arancini is a must, their lasagna is delightful, and the gnocchi was perfect. Also, get the tiramisu, it's amazing!!
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was just so good. It’s food that makes going out worthwhile. Memorable and great value.
  7. f

    fincky

    New England

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience2
    Very attentive staff, delicious food my husband had the eggplant parmigiana and I had the black bass. Fun cocktails and the watermelon gelato was a delight.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    4 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience2
    Too loud Bolognese - bitter, too much broccoli rabe Gnocchi was excellent Server, Jessie, was amazing
  9. BD

    BostonDiner

    New England

    43 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on August 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    Mida's Dine Out Boston menu was fantastic. I generally avoid ordering from the Dine Out menu anywhere, if I happen to be eating out during that time, but this one looked really good, and it was. Up to Mida's usual high standards.
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Denver

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 9, 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience3
    Food exceeded expectations, but certainly restaurant certainly suffering from staffing shortages like many other places and service suffers.
  11. BS

    BrianS

    New England

    37 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on August 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great time, really liked the food. Didn’t expect it to be packed on a Tuesday, but awesome for the restaurant. Enjoyed the roasted chicken! Service suffered a little with it being so busy, but our server Liz was awesome and made up for it..
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    amazing staff and excellent customer service
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Restaurant week!
  14. DD

    DarenD

    Dallas

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding food! Great ambiance and so fun. Will be back
  15. MT

    MT23

    New England

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    First time ever at Miss is was a good experience the waitress was great very friendly. Food was okay. The street corn on the cob was good but the cream/cheese applied on top wasn’t that great, corn was better without it. The summer carbonara was edible. The pasta was seemed like it wasnt fully cooked. It was hard and sticking to my teeth. The dessert was the best part it was a flan like dessert, very light and not too sweet. Otherwise good experience, but personally wouldn’t book again.
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Tried dine out Boston and we had great food and service! Also tried their house- made amaretto liqueur on the rocks, really good!
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service was excellent and the food was delicious!
  18. E

    Elle

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food and service at MIDA! We loved the Dine Out Boston menu for 3 courses for $41. The short rib and sea bass were delicious. Would highly recommend.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Our waiter was amazing.
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was absolutely delicious, but the service was amazing! Our server was so attentive and made sure to give us updates if things were taking longer than normal! She also made us feel like we could take our time eating and just enjoying the ambience of the restaurant! The food was flavorful and the portions were just right! This a place I will be visiting again! Absolutely an ace evening!
  21. RG

    RickG

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 5, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    The food was outstanding, but if you order the pasta be careful as they put a lot of pepper in it. I love pepper, but my wife is not as big a fan.
  22. LJ

    LJM1411

    New England

    25 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on August 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food delicious, drinks refreshing, service mostly attentive.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 2, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience4
    Overall experience was a good one. Was a bit disappointed with the food. Drinks were great. Service was great also. I don’t think I’ll be back since neither of us thought the food was great but rather average. The ambience was fun and the hostess /waiter were kind enough to let us move outside where it was less noisy.
  24. ST

    SuzieTolstoy

    New England

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on August 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Mida is always an excellent place for Uncle Nearest an some delicious food with outstanding service. Love it there. The service and food tonight was on point, as usual. Had the pasta tasting!
  25. J

    Jeff

    San Antonio

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing night of food and fun. The service was spot on with recommendations. We started with the Mista Salad, Prosciutto, Mussels, Roasted Carrots. Then had Pasta Carbonara and Gluten-Free Bucatini as Main Courses. The food was flavorful and multi-layered with taste, without being overly complex. Bar service was a little slow for us, but the placed was PACKED and the cocktails were refreshing and delicious. This was definitely a meal to remember. Thank you MIDA!
  26. TM

    TiMc

    New England

    33 reviews

    4.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience3
    A lovely evening. The food was delicious (we enjoyed the duck wings appetizer and the short rib lasagna; the focaccia didn't wow me though). Service was friendly and helpful. Our waiter offered a great suggestion for a wine pairing with the short rib lasagna. We had an enjoyable evening; however, would I go out of my way again just to visit this restaurant? No. But if you find yourself in the area definitely check it out!
  27. P

    Pallew

    New England

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The short rib lasagna was out of this world delicious. The in house made pistachio gelato with a drizzle of olive oil was the chewiest ever.....sooooo good!!
  28. K

    Kitty

    New York Area

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great, well prepared, creative dishes.
  29. l

    lasala

    New England

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Cocktails, starters, meals, and dessert were all delicious. I appreciated the wine suggestions - left very satisfied and eager to return soon!
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful service, great food and environment! Waiter was super helpful and engaging
  31. EH

    EstelleH

    Raleigh

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on July 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous. MIDA Monday deal is a phenomenal way to try 5 dishes.
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolute best choice for dining. I cannot recommend it enough.
  33. AS

    AmandaS

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    The staff was very friendly and welcoming as soon as we got there. Right away they asked if we had any food allergies/sensitivities which in addition to their allergy friendly menu was so nice. The cocktails and wine were wonderful. Best of all the short rib lasagna was to die for and the item we will be coming back for. A fun place with a lot of energy
  34. l

    larissad

    New England

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love the place. Nice staff. Must try the ribs lasagna.
  35. C

    Camille

    Washington DC

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on July 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food and service! Definitely recommend
  36. S

    Sean

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 20, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience3
    Delicious food, can be a bit too heavy but overall fantastic for the price!
  37. DL

    DoseofLos

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was excellent, you can tell the chef really put his soul into curating those dishes. I could have eaten double of everything, we had the mussels which had some of the best broth for soaking and eatting with bread, the duck wings were amazing, the 1st bite is sweet transforms into sour and then just balances, I don't think I've had such a flavor profile like that. For my main I had the Bolognese and it was amazing, with a lil bread crumbs to give it another level with texture. Oh and how can I forget the focaia bread with mountains of shaved Parmigiano that also went perfect with the pasta and mussels broth. I can't wait to go back, even the non-alcoholic beverages were a delight!!!
  38. c

    cookingonthesquare

    New England

    49 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    49 reviews

    Dined on July 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A wonderful neighbor restaurant with amazing food and a diverse clientele. We go back again and again.
  39. TD

    TimD

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Mida provided excellent food at reasonable prices which was delivered by the excellent staff. Outstanding!
  40. D

    Derek

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Server was attentive and friendly. Atmosphere was great. Food was fantastic.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Contactless payment available
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from MIDA - South End using the Order Online button.

MIDA - South End is rated 4.8 stars by 1961 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 33 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Options

  • Order online
Google Map for MIDA - South End

782 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02118

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Massachusetts Ave.

  • Neighborhood

    South End

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 10:30 am–2:30 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri-Sat Dinner Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Contemporary Italian

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    The closest garage parking available is at the Stanhope Garage located at 277 Northampton St. (between Tremont St. and Colombus Ave) just a block from the restaurant.We are also lucky that two hour street parking is abundant on the side streets surrounding the restaurant.

  • Public transit

    Mass Ave. Orange Line Stop

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Douglass Williams

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (617) 936-3490

  • Private party facilities

    We would love to host your next event. Our elegant dining space has several arrangements for seated or reception style gatherings - perfect to match a delicious Italian dinner menu. We would be happy to allocate a section of the restaurant as well as offer a full restaurant buyout for larger groups

  • Private party contact

    Seth Gerber: (617) 936-3490

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