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For 2
7:00 PM
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Booked 19 times today


1540 reviews
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$31 to $50
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  • Good for a Date (44)
  • Special Occasion (36)
  • Good for Anniversaries (32)
Tresca is an authentic Boston North End Italian restaurant featuring hearty multi-regional cuisine with an exceptional wine cave, offering a selection of over 500 of the finest vintages. The warm and cozy atmosphere features a fireplace lit dining room both in the lower level and the beautiful Tuscan style upstairs seating overlooking famous Hanover St. in the heart of the North End. Bruins Hall of Fame Legend Ray Bourque co-owns Tresca with partners including Chef Richard Ansara. The service is exceptional and the menu remarkable, a delicious dining experience inviting patrons to make return visits.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Italian, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Dinner is available nightly from 5:00pm - 10:00pm Monday - Thursday, Friday 5pm - 11 pm. Saturday 4 pm - 11 pm and Sunday 1 pm - 9.00pm. Our full bar opens Saturday at 4:00 and Sunday at 1pm, closes at midnight during the week, 12:30 am Friday and Saturday, and 10 pm on Sunday.
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Phone number
(617) 742-8240
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Richard Ansara
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Available for private functions.
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Cross street
Cross St.
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Parking details
Restaurant validates for parking at local Haymarket garage. $3 for first three hours standard after three hours. Please call for directions to garage. Five minute walk to restaurant.
Valet parking is available. Look for Exclusive Valet sign; the valet space is next to the restaurant.
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Public transit
Haymarket, TD Banknorth Garden
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Flat screen TV, CD music
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Special events & promotions
The perfect romantic setting for an engagement party, rehearsal dinner or cozy intimate wedding. For an exceptional birthday cake or anniversary cake please call in advance and make arrangements.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cafe, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access

Private Dining

The main dining room seats up to 80 and the smaller dining room seats up to 30. All have fireplaces and are available for luncheons, dinners, cocktail parties, and seminars.

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What 1540 People Are Saying
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Tuscanlove (New England)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

My boyfriend and I were here to celebrate Valentine’s Day,the food was awesome & the atmosphere was even better,very cozy.We sat near the window and could see all the people walking by on Hanover street.Our waitress was very attentive & professional.I would recommend Tresca to anyone that wants to know a great Italian restaurant to go to in the north end!

OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Great. Loved the food, service, and restaurant. Highly recommend!

OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

I had a wonderful evening celebrating my 41st birthday at Tresca! I had been once before for a special event and had a lovely experience both visits! They have a great selection of wines and entrées... my husband and I both ordered one of the specials and loved our meals, appetizer, and salads! We also ordered a bottle of Montepuliano, which was divine! I’ll definitely be back... in fact, we already made reservations during restaurant week next month!

ALDENTE00112 (New England)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Fantastic - a favorite spot for date night, always great. Food is amazing and the service is top-notch!

OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

40th birthday

BrianneB (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Tresca was everything that I hoped it would be plus more. We had our first visit for Valentine’s Day, having easily made the reservations online in advance. We were slightly early and greeted by an amazing concierge staff then seated immediately. We had a window table that was set back in the corner and surprisingly private. Sarah took care of us and she was absolutely wonderful. The lobster ravioli to die for! We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and it was the best food and service we’ve ever had. The rose at the end of the meal was a really sweet touch. We can’t wait to go back for many more special dinners!

Steve (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Excellent experience and excellent dinner!!!

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The dinner was great. Tasty food and great service!

JDRI (Tampa)
2.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Great location, nice inside, service was absolutely awful. We weren’t even acknowledged at our table for about 20 minutes. After that it seemed we were a nuisance to them. They asked if we would like fresh pepper for our salad. We said yes and they never returned.

With that said the food was very good.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

The staff was friendly and the bar area was great. We were seated downstairs, directly next to the stairway, which had very little atmosphere--lacked the feel of the North End. The food was good, but for the price, I was expecting exceptional ($40 Fruitti De Mare). I've had much better experiences at other restaurants in the North End. I would go back for the bar, but most likely not to dine.

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

Delicious food, courteous staff, lovely ambiance. One of my favorite places to eat!

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

We ordered 1/2 size pastas and a few apps. Gnocchi was amazing. Mushroom in fillo was great too. Got loud as we were wrapping up.

chip (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

The food was excellent. Very nice atmosphere. They were very accommodating when I moved my reservation up an hour. It was my first time there, and I will definitely be back.

OpenTable Diner (Atlantic Canada)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Delicious food and friendly knowledgeable staff !

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Tresca never disappoints. The entire experience is wonderful. Everything is fresh and well prepared.