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About Sofia Italian Steakhouse

Sofia is an elegant Italian Steakhouse providing an urban dining experience in a suburban location. A remarkable selection of wines by the glass are offered and wine is prominently displayed in the bar area. Sofia offers superior hospitality in a high energy atmosphere featuring an attractive classic decor. Our mission is to consistently provide every guest with a unique dining experience - delicious food, an excellent selection of beverages and wines and professional unparalleled service.

1430 VFW Parkway
West Roxbury, MA 02132
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:

Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Spring Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(617) 469-2600

Website:
http://www.sofiaboston.com/

Parking Details:
Valet Parking every Saturday

Public Transit:
MBTA DIRECTIONS:
FOREST HILL MBTA STATION
Bus #36 (Forest Hills/VA Hospital) terminates at the Veteran’s Hospital on the VFW Parkway. Cross Spring Street, to 1430 VFW Parkway on the north bound side.

Executive Chef:
David Warden

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Sofia Italian Steakhouse Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (56)
Special Occasion (47)
Good for Anniversaries (45)
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Good for Birthdays (41)
Romantic (40)
Good for Groups (35)
Neighborhood Gem (34)
Cozy (25)
Bar Seating (24)
Fit for Foodies (24)
Business Meals (22)
Worth the Drive (21)
Quiet Conversation (18)
Authentic (17)
Comfort Food (15)
Casual (14)
Fun (14)
Notable Wine List (12)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Seasonal (7)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Happy Hour (6)
Healthy (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Late-night Find (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Live Sports (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great Beer (1)
Live Music (1)
Organic (1)
People Watching (1)
Scenic View (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
Waterfront (1)
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vip
 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

It is always a wonderful evening dinning at Sofia's. The food and service is always good. The fireplace room is our favorite. I would recommended to anyone who likes a good dinning experience.

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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Very great! Excellent food, servers who attend to everything you need.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 16, 2018

been to sophias italian steakhouse almost 40 times since they opened. I have recommended it several times and no one has ever had a bad experience with any facet of the restaurant. /food is awesome

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 15, 2018

Lovely evening in a cozy inner dining room. Not a giant menu but I prefer a chef who does a few things well. Arugula salad was delish. Scampi was a tiny oily but my halibut was cooked perfectly. Service was appropriately attentive and our waters were refilled regularly. I would return for sure.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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food4
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value4

 
·Dined on January 13, 2018

Although this restaurant was pricey the food was amazing. My family and I went for my brother's birthday and it was highly recommended by a family friend. Each family member was happy with their meal and spoke highly of it. I LOVED MY MEAL! I got the salmon with the tuscan kale salad. The portions were just the right amount. Usually at pricer restaurants they do smaller portions, so my family was happy that this was not the case at Sofia's. We will be coming again.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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food5
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Haven't been to Sofia's in a while......disappointed ....prices have gone up considerably; the Prix price on Wed. and Thur. options have changed immensely as well as the value....No prix price specials on Monday and Tuesday anymore..... :(

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Overall spectacular !!!

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 (New England)·Dined on January 7, 2018

I love Sophia’s for any occasion! The food is delicious and the ambiance is so calming. Beautiful accommodations and wait staff are the best. Us girls love our get togethers for our birthdays. And the setting is awesome for romantic dinners as well. I highly recommend Sophia’s!

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food5
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 (New England)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Excellent service, food was great overall pricy but worth it

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Perfect. Good menu. Delicious steak. Accommodated food allergy need for our guest. Accomadated dietary restrictions. Thank you

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We were so pleased to get seated 10 minutes prior to our reservation. The Staff was so polite and friendly. Our waitress, Lena was a joy and a delight. She made many food preparation provisions for our group. All the main courses were hot and so tasty. Everyone was so happy that we picked this restaurant for our New Year's Eve supper!

Tags: Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Fun
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food5
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value3

 
 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Best bruschetta I have ever had. Worth every mile and dollar

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Hot Spot, Healthy, Romantic, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Fun, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Afternoon Coffee, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

I like a lot of your entrees. I think it would behoove you to add more choices. I go there with groups of friends. Everyone seems to enjoy it. It would be great if you opened for lunch. I’d go more often...

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on December 30, 2017

I have been a patron for several years and I always have a great meal and experience. The staff is friendly and accommodating. The food and drinks are excellent and I have recommended Sophia's to friends and family for their next dining destination.

Tags: Disabled Access, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on December 30, 2017

The food was great and the service was very good

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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Excellent service and food. Our waiter Daniel was awesome.

Tags: Bar Seating, Afternoon Coffee, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Fit for Foodies, Organic, People Watching, Seasonal, Waterfront, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Cozy, Great Beer, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Afternoon Tea, Tapas, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Notable Wine List, Disabled Access, Vegan, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quick Bite, Live Sports, Kid-friendly, Business Meals, Late-night Find, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Paleo Friendly, Spicy, Live Music, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Birthdays, Healthy
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 (New England)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Food and service were very good
I would recommend this restaurant to my friends

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic
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food4
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 (New England)·Dined on December 24, 2017

The server was just ok, most times we have been there the servers is great

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food5
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 (New England)·Dined on December 24, 2017

WE were at Sofia’s for Christmas Eve. We had a great time, food was delicious. Our server was Anjelica and she was fabulous! We will definitely be back.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Romantic, Authentic, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

We loved it. Food was excellent. Highly recommended.

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Fun, Romantic, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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food5
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

First time here for anniversary dinner. Wonderful food and superb service by Sean! We wanted to order chocolate molten cake as the nice finish but it was sold out at 7pm. I felt ok and wasn't angry. But Sean observed our 1% disappointment and he offered us a complimented cream bulee as he wanted to have a nice finish but not a bit of disappointment! Never being served like that! Gave the best tips we have ever given!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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food5
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 (New England)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Great ambiance! Excellent service! Good food & drinks!

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Cozy, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Service was very inattentive/ had to wait for waitstaff to show up to ask for another drink/ brought the wrong drink and had to wait again for the right one.
salad extremely small.
Not offered cheese on my lukewarm pasta dish and then was offered a little ramekin of already grated cheese/ no pepper. Waiter was in a rush, birthday party going on VERY loud. Told if we wanted dessert we had better hurry up because Kitchen was closing, no more drinks bar was closing . Closing at 9 and seated at 7:30, felt like they wee just dying to have us out.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Great food and service. We made a reservation and arrived on time. About a 3-5 min wait before being seated. 4 of us for dinner. Two had chicken dishes, one bolagnase and one filet Mignon. Everyone really enjoyed their meals. Pasta tasted fresh made. Service was right on would definitely go back again

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive
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 (New England)·Dined on December 17, 2017

I enjoy Sophia's. Very often I will stop in by myself and sit at the bar. They have an excellent menu where you can order small plates and they give you a great pour with their martinis. Their
food is is excellent! I love their Arugula salad, chicken parm, and steaks. It's a popular restaurant so make a reservation if you're going for dinner.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Business Meals, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Paleo Friendly, Happy Hour
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·Dined on December 16, 2017

My family of five enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Sofia's. The service was great and the food was really great. We will most certainly go back.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Great service. 'Seared' salmon was a little too cooked

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 14, 2017

We are frequent guests at Sophia's and always enjoy the food and service.
We recommend it highly.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Really enjoyed dinner here. The bar scene was lovely -- Christmas tree and fireplace made it very cozy. The food was terrific -- had the eggplant rollatini and charcuterie to start -- both delicious. I ordered the Beef Wellington, which was over-cooked (asked for medium, and got no pink), but my friend's chicken piccata was awesome, served with a creamy risotto. Desserts were forgettable, but the martinis were made perfectly. Most importantly, the service was pretty outstanding! Not intrusive, but attentive and very polite. I will definitely return.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Sofia's is a nice restaurant without having to drive into Boston. Great menu something for everyone. Service was very good and the atmosphere was great not loud at all. I will definitely return soon

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Authentic, Quick Bite, Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 5, 2017

Daniel did a great job of hosting us. food was terrific and ambiance was quiet, romantic and aesthetically pleasing.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on December 5, 2017

It is as it presents itself a steakhouse with some italian dishes. The antipasto for two was generous and had some interesting items on it, but served with triscuits. Calamari with peppers was very good and cooked perfectly. Beef Wellington was a treat cooked perfect medium rare with a 6 oz filet nice duxelle and and flaky crust. Food serving was good sized serving and drinks were reasonably priced with a generous poor.

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food4
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 (New England)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Great customer service and great food.
Great customer service and great food.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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food5
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Great food great value .neighborhood gem
Love the. Half price pasta dish on mondays

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on December 3, 2017

My food was prepared exactly as I ordered it. The wine was good, service person was great.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Sofia is our favorite restaurant! The drinks, food and service are consistently good. Gabby is our favorite waitress! She is always sweet and informative with attention to detail.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Great good, friendly and knowledgeable waitstaff !

Tags: Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Food and service is always great, highly recommend this place for dining.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Business Meals
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 (New England)·Dined on November 30, 2017

The food was great. The 3 course special was a great deal. Good ambience.

Tags: Fun, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

This was my husband and my 1st time dining her. We were smart and made reservations this time. The atmosphere, seating, food and service was above excellent. We live local and are very happy we have new place to dine. I do recommend reservations though.
Annie

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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