Scampo at The Liberty Hotel

4.7
2821 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Located in the heart of Beacon Hill, the former Charles Street Jail, is Scampo Restaurant.
Conveniently located to MGH, TD Garden, The Liberty Hotel, Historic Beacon Hill and The North End and The West End of Boston. Lydia Shire, the James Beard award-winning chef and pioneer of Boston’s culinary scene is the Scampo Chef along with Executive Chef Simon Restrepo. She had opened her own restaurants, from the departed Biba, Pignoli, and Excelsior Chef Shire later took over the historic Locke-Ober, where once women weren’t allowed to eat in the downstairs dining room to Scampo, which debuted more than a decade ago in the Liberty Hotel.
A culinary destination created by legendary chef Lydia Shire and the Lyons Group. In Scampo, Shire’s reputation for defying tradition translates into Italian-inspired cuisine unrestrained by borders, drawing on flavors from the Mediterranean and Middle East.
Scampo translates to “escape” in Italian.
Escape to Scampo

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2821 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.7
service
4.7
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4.3
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DavidF
New England
5 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great food and wine. We are outside in the courtyard which was very comfortable

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ElricS
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

No chicken was really looking forward to it, we asked for a well done steak but it was more rare , our waiter was nice

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JimM
New England
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, service, atmosphere and drinks were excellent

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DavidM
New England
10 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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vipBillF
New England
14 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent!

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Trish
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you for making my 60th birthday so special! Our server was great! Loved the cake that had been ordered by someone else and cancelled- Delish!

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Artie2013
New England
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great to be back at Scampo...food was delicious! And Holly is the best!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was impeccable. Detailed but unobtrusive. Food was wonderful.

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George
New England
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Lasagna was cold. Soft shell crab meh. Drinks were fine. Naan was decent. Disappointed

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Nemp
Los Angeles
34 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely the best scallops ever!! The burratta and spaghetti bolegnese was wonderful too! Service fabulous!
A must go to!!

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David
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Portions seemed quite small considering the prices charged. Otherwise, very nice.

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vipfrlunch
New England
11 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for a special occasion family dinner, didn’t disappoint.

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OfAr
New England
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Food presentation and taste awful, disappointed after reading such rave reviews

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Evangelia
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff at this restaurant are professional, welcoming and go above and beyond for their customers. The food is cooked with so much heart and is served fresh! The overall experience at this restaurant was romantic, elegant, and safe (regarding our current pandemic). I would recommend this restaurant to many of my friends and family due to the hospitality and the rich food and DELICIOUS desserts.
Thank you Scampo Staff for making this a wonderful experience.

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Cjmay
Tampa
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious dinner and wonderful service. Will return!

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BryanW
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very relaxing atmosphere with heat lamps outside. The best brick chicken I've ever had with a wonderful truffle souffle.

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ElenaZ
New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brian was an outstanding server. Couldn't have been more attentive and helpful...

We love it at Scampo's.

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vipMark
New England
42 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Service was slow. It took 30 minutes to get drinks and we weren't served until one hour. This was not necessarily the fault of the waiter. He had to make one of the drinks, himself, because "the bartender was busy." Food was OK, but nothing special. I wouldn't return.

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vipLisajjt3
New England
13 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spent day in Boston and went on open table and was able to get a reservation for that night
We got bar seats at a high top
It was fabulous
Both of our dinners were amazing
The Chilean sea bass was outstanding
And the appetizer of pea soup was unbelievable

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OUTSTANDING
New England
6 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had reservations at 4:30pm and was seated promptly, our server was Leni, service and recommendations was over the top , spot on with beer choice and highly recommended the Duck, both , was outstanding as was the salmon my wife enjoyed, would definitely be going back soon.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Very slow service- took almost two hours for food to arrive

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing customer service! Food is so fresh and so creative. We where a party of 4 and each of of literally licked our plates clean, that’s how good the food was!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
13 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From our first step into Scampo. We knew it would be a wonderful evening with a complete dining extravaganza. The aroma from the open kitchen greeted us as we were escorted to our seats. The incredible menu coerced us into ordering and sharing multiple starters and entrees. The food was cooked to perfection. The wine selection is immense and we found our perfect bottle of red! Despite the large amount of food we consumed, Holly, our kind server, paced us so that there was room for dessert. Again, a couple of shared sweet plates to end a perfect evening. We cannot wait to come back!

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HymieA
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience2

salad was good. garlic bread was not good at all. my pasta was good but my wifes pasta was uneatable.

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WillemW
New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

The food was okay but not worth the prices we were paying. Our appetizer was run-of-the-mill calamari. They did not have the skirt steak that I was really looking forward to. The scallops were okay, but I've had better. The risotto was way too creamy. My wife had the carbonara and it was really lacking in flavor. This was our first time out in over a year and we left disappointed.

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SeanO
New England
4 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary dinner. Brian was our server. Excellent all around!

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LynnV
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were so happy to have a restaurant in our hotel that was open and taking precautions. The food was delicious and everything on the menu sounded so good that we had a hard time making a choice. We had great service and overall had a good experience.

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MVChris
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughter and I had a lovely early dinner at Scampo . The staff was friendly and professional , the room was lovely, and the food was carefully prepared and delicious .
I was especially happy to find a Sicilian wine on the wine list that I had been dying to try, and it did not disappoint , a lovely choice. Our only regret is that we did not leave room for dessert. Next time!

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vipMichael
New England
18 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great food and menu. Enjoyed the Scallops and Risotto dish and the lobster pizza too.

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Smeralda
New England
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing and the waiter was super nice.

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BostonLuther
New England
46 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always seem to go to Scampo for our important celebrations and have never been disappointed. The service is wonderful the food is excellent and the restaurant very elegant.

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vipHannahM
New England
11 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had an awesome experience at Scampo. Service was amazing and we sat at a high top at the end of the bar - best seat in the house! Highly recommended the cacio e Pepe. One of my new favorites can’t wait to go back!

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RickD
New England
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Having been there several times, Scampo always delivers. The food is creative, delicious, and well prepared. Portions are good. menu is exciting. Service is excellent, with friendly, knowledgeable and attentive staff. An elegant restaurant with a pleasant casual vibe.

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vipNancyD
New England
6 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Wonderful meals based on waiter's recommendations. Always a pleasant experience!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I celebrated my birthday. The food was very good including dessert. We sat inside. It was nice out so the doors were open which led to a comfortable breeze entering the restaurant. The staff were kind and prompt.

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JoelleEW
New England
3 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was excellent. The 4 of us had different main dishes and all were good. The Salmon was better last time i ordered it on March 26th.
The service was impeccable Gina was a treasure!!
We dined outside. The night was chilly, the heaters helped a bit.
we shall return.
Joelle

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Ronh
New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and food

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vipBryan
New England
64 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing food! Each course was wonderful and tasted amazing! Can’t wait to go back

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All exquisite as usual!

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a Great Easter Lunch!!!

FAQs

Scampo at The Liberty Hotel offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 536-2100.

Scampo at The Liberty Hotel is rated 4.7 stars by 2821 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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