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Toscano Restaurant

4.8
4.8
2805 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Nestled among the antique shops, boutiques and cafes along Beacon Hill's famous Charles Street, Toscano restaurant remains a staple of Boston's oldest neighborhood.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 28 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Fri 4:30 pm–9:30 pm Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–9:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (617) 723-4090

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Catering

    Sorry, we do not have the capability to cater at this time. <br /><br />Should you have any questions, please contact Richard via email at Richard@toscanoboston.com<br /><br />Thank You.

  • Private party facilities

    Private dining available please call for details or email Amy@toscanoboston.comCucina Room- Seats a maximum of 24 peopleGrotto Room (very private)- Seats a maximum of 12 people on one large round table

  • Private party contact

    Amy: (617) 723-4090

  • Neighborhood

    Beacon Hill

  • Cross street

    Mt. Vernon/ Chestnut

  • Parking details

    Street Parking: Metered parking available on Charles St. $2.00 per hour; 2 hours maximum before having to move to a different meter. Valet parking: $30 per car Garage Parking: Boston Common Parking Garage- Charles St./Beacon St. corner of garage.

  • Public transit

    Red Line: MGH/Charles St. Station.<br /><br />Green Line: Arlington Station

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 2,805 people are saying

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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

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

NoiseModerate

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  • Boston

    Best Service

  • Boston

    Italian

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  1. K

    Katrina

    New England

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The value that we get at this restaurant is incredible! The portions and quality of food is like no other. Not to mention 5 start service! We will be back!
  2. SG

    SusanG

    London

    30 reviews

    4.0

    30 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    We've eaten here several times. This one time the food had more tomato sauce than usual in it. It still tasted fine, just different.
  3. SG

    SoniaG

    New England

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was astonishingly good, well prepared, fresh, balanced, not too salty or too anything other than delicious. The service was lovely, they split the appetizer and entree for us and each portion was large enough.
  4. MR

    MargaretR

    New England

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always terrific! Have been coming here for years.
  5. j

    jack

    New England

    623 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    623 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Superb food , great quality and expert service made for a nice night on restaurant week except for several " boisterous" tables that made chatting difficult.
  6. GT

    GregoryT

    New England

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and atmosphere was amazing!!! The concierge of the Mandarin Oriental highly recommend this restaurant and the service was on point, very comfortable table and great time with friends thank to them.
  7. b

    bostonfoodies

    Philadelphia

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is what dining out should always be like...fantastic atmosphere, top notch service and attention (staff always milling about to bring more water, take away plates, bring additional silverware etc). we wanted something that used to be on the menu but wasn't currently...our waiter didn't even hesitate to say of course we could have that pasta. Cocktails were very fresh, and our waiter brought us a piece of delicious dessert because it was our anniversary. it was perfect...just the right amount of sweetness needed. It's also kind of nice that you see people dress up to eat at Toscana. Just adds to it feeling like a special place. you really have to plan in order to secure a reservation, but it is worth it!
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Good overall. All entrees were good but not memorable. Tables were nicely spaced out and it was easy to converse yet wasn’t too quiet. Very good service, both knowledgeable and attentive.
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent foot and service! We very much enjoyed our experience. 😊
  10. L

    Lhdnyc

    New England

    32 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great and authentic but somewhat uninspired food. Great service;
  11. S

    Sylvie15

    New England

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My son and I had a very lovely meal at Toscano. The decor is very charming and the lighting added to the overall ambience. The food was beautifully presented and delicious. The staff were friendly and helpful. It was a very good experience which we hope to repeat in the future.
  12. s

    scrod

    New England

    269 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    269 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    The caprese salad was very boring. The tomato slices were not ripe. The bread used to be delicious but nice is basically just normal rolls. Very disappointed
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Fort Lauderdale

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Service was on point. The restaurant is nice, perfect place for a nice dinner with friends, family or a special occasion. Food was good, nothing outstanding about it. Agree with other reviewers, bread could definitely be better. Olive oil could be better quality as well; “the devil is in the details”. Nice place, would not repeat.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best restaurant in Boston!
  15. BV

    BenV

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 10, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Would go back again and would suggest that others visit. Ambiance is nice. Music selection is for the somewhat older crowd, think Sinatra. Service is very good. The salmon is GREAT! :-)
  16. r

    rdemelo1

    New England

    3 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 10, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience5
    Food needs better seasoning with salt. Shrimp overcooked.
  17. e

    ear51

    Grand Rapids

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 10, 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience4
    Food was delicious. Bread not very good. Service was very rushed. We phoned to say we might be late and there was no attempt to accommodate us in any way. Very unfriendly.
  18. JM

    JoeM

    West Palm Beach

    26 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on August 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very attentive service and delicious food.
  19. CD

    CjDice

    New England

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 9, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Restaurant week menu is a great value and they don’t skimp on the portions, which some restaurants do.
  20. DJ

    DrJB

    New England

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was our first visit and we had a wonderful experience. The food was awesome and the service was perfect; professional and attentive, but not overdone. Everything was just right.
  21. E

    Eater

    New England

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 8, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    I keep wanting the food at Toscano to be better. There was something weird about the texture of the gnocchi, and the sauce lacked flavor. The ambience is nice and the service was very polite and professional, but it was also kind of loud for that kind of establishment.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 8, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Siamo italiani e siamo andati in un ristorante italiano super consigliato solo in questa occasione, per consentire a nostro figlio, che è a Boston da un po’, di cenare italiano. Inammissibile per un ristorante italiano che si proponga un cucchiaio fondo per girare gli spaghetti, non si può vedere… pasta scotta ma non drammatica, pizza biscottata ma mangiabile. Lontano dagli standard italiani, buona l’atmosfera ma francamente molto rumore per nulla: se vuoi il parmigiano sulla pasta al sugo viene il cameriere e te lo mette lui, manco fosse tartufo…
  23. MT

    MargT

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server Peter was exceptionalAs a first time diner I look forward to my next visit
  24. A

    Allyson

    New England

    30 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on August 4, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Service was phenomenal, food was very good! Great experience
  25. MB

    MarieB

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Très bon repas... Les pâtes pomodoro et le risotto sont excellents !
  26. d

    dougie

    New England

    59 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    59 reviews

    Dined on August 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I am a repeat customer thus perhaps slightly biased, but one doesn’t return to a restaurant for personal or business functions unless it continually performs on an exceptional basis for food, service, setting, and price. It is by far one of my favorite places in Boston and not to be missed. The biggest challenge is getting a reservation, which speaks volumes to its quality and popularity. I’ve never had a bad experience here. If you’re looking for a wonderful dining experience, go to Toscanos.
  27. JT

    JTCT

    Nashville

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on August 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of our absolute favorites, we only had 1 night in Boston this trip and this was our must do. Food, Cocktails, Ambiance and Service are all PERFECT! Try their risotto if you want a real treat. Can't even get this great a risotto in Italy - not kidding we have tried!
  28. c

    critical

    New England

    25 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on August 2, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Overall pretty good ... not special ... bread could be a lot better ... plain roll not for an upscales Italian restaurant ...
  29. j

    janm

    Houston

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on August 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A wonderful birthday dinner! TY
  30. d

    darond

    Las Vegas

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing service. Great food.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best Italian restaurant in Boston. The service is always impeccable and the ambiance is cozy yet elegant. Our waiter, Daniel, went above and beyond. His assistance with choices for appetizers and dinner were excellent.
  32. MT

    MelodyT

    Fort Lauderdale

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service!
  33. D

    Deborah

    New England

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous from start to finish. Warm greeting, great table, friendly and knowledgeable service and exquisite food! Peter was awesome about recommending specials, pacing dishes and making wine pairing suggestions. Loved return to restaurant after a few years. So excited to see vitello tonnato on menu and it was delicious. The tuna special was another highlight. Great experience and I look forward to return visit soon.
  34. K

    Kellyp

    Charlotte

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a fantastic experience we had! Great dinner, service and the best seat in the house!
  35. LG

    LouisvilleGil

    Chicago

    17 reviews

    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on July 26, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Excellent service with great drinks and food.
  36. CM

    CindyM

    Minneapolis

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Celebrated our anniversary with wonderful food and impeccable service. Because I stated it was our anniversary when I book the reservation, they surprised us with a beautiful desert. Bruschetta appetizer, and Fungi Risotto was excellent as was the mixed mushroom pasta. Highly recommend this place for an affordable dining experience in Boston!
  37. SK

    SKR1971

    Dallas

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 25, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    Food was mediocre. Disappointing . Lacked flavor . Service was ok. Doubt we would go again when there are many options in the area
  38. M

    Mary

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    The restaurant is great, wonderful menu, good food, and good service.
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was excellent!
  40. CC

    CarolineC

    Naples

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food, great service and ambiance: you won’t be disappointed!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated

FAQs

Toscano Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 723-4090.

Toscano Restaurant is rated 4.8 stars by 2805 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 28 times today
Google Map for Toscano Restaurant

41-47 Charles St., Boston, MA 02114

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Mt. Vernon/ Chestnut

  • Neighborhood

    Beacon Hill

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Fri 4:30 pm–9:30 pm Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–9:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Street Parking: Metered parking available on Charles St. $2.00 per hour; 2 hours maximum before having to move to a different meter. Valet parking: $30 per car Garage Parking: Boston Common Parking Garage- Charles St./Beacon St. corner of garage.

  • Public transit

    Red Line: MGH/Charles St. Station.Green Line: Arlington Station

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (617) 723-4090

  • Catering

    Sorry, we do not have the capability to cater at this time. <br /><br />Should you have any questions, please contact Richard via email at Richard@toscanoboston.com<br /><br />Thank You.

  • Private party facilities

    Private dining available please call for details or email Amy@toscanoboston.comCucina Room- Seats a maximum of 24 peopleGrotto Room (very private)- Seats a maximum of 12 people on one large round table

  • Private party contact

    Amy: (617) 723-4090

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