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About Trattoria Romana

Welcome to Trattoria Romana, one of South Florida's premier restaurants where you can experience a casual, relaxing evening with authentic Italian dishes. Established in 1993, chef/owner Arturo Gismondi blends the most innovative and exquisite culinary creations with the old world charm of Italy. Choose from an extensive menu that features such signature dishes as Lobster Tails Garlic & Oil, Veal Chop Romana, and Jumbo Shrimp Saltimbocca, all prepared using only the freshest and finest ingredients. The superb wine list features over 400 world-class international and domestic labels. Located near the Intracoastal Waterway and within walking distance from the Boca Raton Hotel and Club.

Trattoria Romana is the place to be and the place to be seen.

We look forward to dining with you.

499 East Palmetto Park Road
Boca Raton, FL 33432
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm; Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
N.E. 5th Ave.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(561) 393-6715

Website:
http://www.trattoriaromanabocaraton.com/

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet parking is located behind the restaurant on NE 5th Avenue.

Executive Chef:
Arturo Gismondi

Private Party Facilities:
Private rooms are available for parties of 6-45. Contact Carol Brown for further information.

Private Party Contact:
Carol Brown: (561) 393-6715

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

On Thanksgiving Day, we offer both our regular a la carte menu as well as a traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner with "all the fixings." Hours on Thanksgiving Day are from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

On New Year's Eve, we offer only a three-course prix-fixe menu for $100.00 per person, not including tax, gratuity and alcohol. Our menu features many of our most popular dishes and includes a choice of appetizer, choice of entrée, dessert selection and a Prosecco toast.

Trattoria Romana Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (45)
Good for Anniversaries (40)
Good for Birthdays (34)
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Romantic (32)
Authentic (30)
Fit for Foodies (29)
Good for a Date (29)
Neighborhood Gem (28)
Worth the Drive (27)
Creative Cuisine (23)
Business Meals (23)
Notable Wine List (23)
Hot Spot (19)
Comfort Food (16)
Fun (16)
People Watching (16)
Bar Seating (14)
Vibrant Bar Scene (12)
Casual (11)
Cozy (11)
Good for Groups (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Great for Outdoor Dining (9)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Local Ingredients (6)
Late-night Find (4)
Happy Hour (3)
Seasonal (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Healthy (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Spicy (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Favorite restaurant for many years, never disappoints! Food is excellent, many choices

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Columbus)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent Italian food!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Always good and one of the best in BOCA. Would recommend as long as they don’t get out of control on wait time with a confirmed reservation.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Charleston)·Dined 3 days ago

This was recommended to us by a local patron since we were from out of town. The service was very sparce - waited 15 minutes to receive a menu. The food was not good - very salty, marsala sauce was missing the main ingredient. The Veal Piccata sauce was all butter with little flavor.

Very disappointing evening and meal.

What five star restaurant has a chef at the Antipasti Station in the main dining room wearing a Nike ball cap?

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined 4 days ago

Probably the best food in Boca. Fantastic staff. Great to people watch.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Trattoria Romana is one of the "must visit" Boca Raton restaurants but do not attempt it without a reservation! There is a pace that is fast and energetic without much of an option for quiet and romantic .The strength of the place is its menu and it's knowledgeable staff who will guide you thru an excellent menu and well represented wine list.What we find rather curious is that the excellent food and service are not burdened by outrageous prices. We have a special love of the Lobster Ravioli in a Vodka sauce preceded by the unforgettable Crab cake....The memories linger on ...Bravo!

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Always a pleasure. Can’t wait til the next visit

Scott & Vicky McGrath

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·Dined on November 14, 2017

loved the food and loved the little quiet table in the back.......waiter excellent

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays
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 (Key West)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Trattoria is always fabulous for dinner, fine Italian spectacular bruschetta, and unparalleled people watching! Best in Boca

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, People Watching, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 10, 2017

One of our favorites! Service is ALWAYS top notch!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Awesome experience! Great food. Alfredo was the best.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Kid-friendly, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Business Meals, People Watching, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Fun, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Delicious food. But we had to wait an hour for our table. Ruins a great meal

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on November 9, 2017

I believe this is the best Italian restaurant in the country!

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (Naples)·Dined on November 8, 2017

We loved our meals!! Especially the huge meetball!! And our server was absolutely the best server!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 8, 2017

We will be back, we will ask for Drazan

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Even though we had a 7:30 reservation, we had to wait about 25 minutes for our table to be ready. Several other parties were seated before us and it appeared as though they were given special priority. Our meal was delicious and the waiter was attentive but the beginning of our experience might prevent us from returning.

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·Dined on November 6, 2017

Originally from the Northeast, this restaurant had the authentic food , and ambiance
of a restaurant back "home". The waiter Bobby, was very knowledgeable of the wine list , and how the food was prepared , and gave us great suggestions. Cant wait to go back!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Authentic, Good for Groups, Romantic
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 6, 2017

When in town the place to go for good Italian is Trattoria Romana The Best.
Ask for Tony a true gentleman.

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Food and service was amazing. We would definitely eat there again.

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Fun, Casual, Authentic
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Tasty, well prepared food combined with attentive, but not overbearing service.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We have been to Trattoria Romana many times and the food is always great and the service is excellent. One of the best restaurants in Boca.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Normally we eat inside in the main dining area- our favorite! This visit we were seated outside and it was quite noisy.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 26, 2017

We keep coming back and are never disappointed. Service as always was excellent as was the food. Always bit too noisy as tables are very close together.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Without a doubt, our favorite restaurant. Over at least 25 years, their food is consistently great. However, prices have gone up to where we consider it a special occasion place. We love taking new people there when they visit from out of town.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Everything was incredible and I would highly recommend Trattoria Romano to all!!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Always an excellent meal
Large portions, excellent quality

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The food is outstanding!! All the waiters are wonderful although we have our favorite Peter. Can eat here every day we love it

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Wonderful authentic Italian cuisine with great service and tons of character!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Delicious. The eggplant pie should not be missed.

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Read my review on Google. This I am terrible place, will never ever again set my foot in there

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·Dined on October 18, 2017

Simply the finest Italian restaurant in Boca Raton. Period.

Tags: People Watching
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Our family had another fabulous dinner at Trattoria Romana tonight. What set this evening apart from the many times we have dined at this Boca Raton gem, was our server,
Bobby. He was warm, attentive and had great recommendations. The langoustino and linguini was cooked to perfection. The eggplant pie thinly sliced and lightly breaded. The grilled vegetables were tender and flavorful.
Bobby responded positively and quickly to all of our requests and went above and beyond in aiming to please. We will always request to be seated at his table. It was a thoroughly enjoyable dining experience and can’t wait to return to this 5 star Italian restaurant. Thanks once again Trattoria Romana and Bobby for a truly perfect evening.
S. Landis Rosenblum

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Food quality is excellent. Service is experienced and humble. We went two night in a row as visitors. Wish we lived here.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Cozy, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Casual, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Excellent in every way! Food was delicious and staff was attentive.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Enjoy this restaurant except for one thing. If you have a reservation, they still make you wait at least 30 minutes for your table. If you wait at the Bar, the drinks are expensive.
The food is always excellent. I recommend this restaurant if you want to enjoy a good meal.

Tags: Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Why all the hype? Overpriced for average Italian food, extremely noisy that waiters had to shout at customers to be heard, tables crowed together as well as a table of 2 became tables for 4. This is still off season in Florida, I would hate to be here in season! Would not return.

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 10, 2017

We sat outside and had the BEST Waiter. My daughter and I split the Dover-sole. It could have possibly been the best fish I ever had. Highly recommend.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Noisiy And always 20-30
Minute wait with reservations

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Food was delicious and our waiter Tony was excellent..

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 7, 2017

*Our overall experience was below average, despite the very high end prices. The rating of this review would be even lower if possible were the food not as great as it was.

The food and decor here alone are worth the visit. I am disappointed, however, in the customer service and overall experience. I booked a reservation a month ago, including a note that our party is celebrating my boyfriend's milestone birthday. I even received a call the morning of our visit from a woman who confirmed the reservation and the occasion, and volunteered that if we ordered a dessert, they would sing for us to celebrate.

At dinner, while my boyfriend was in the restroom, I conversationally shared with the waiter that we were celebrating a milestone birthday for my boyfriend. While the food was amazing, I feel as though we were treated like any other customer visiting without a special occasion. Not only did the waiter/staff not sing for my boyfriend for his birthday upon bringing out dessert, they did not bother putting one candle in the dessert for him to blow out. There was no acknowledgement of his birthday whatsoever. I ended up using the tea candle on the table for him to feel special and blow out, singing to my boyfriend myself. Upon leaving, the waiter couldn't muster up the courtesy to wish him a happy birthday. As silly as all that may sound, it's those little experiential details that were lacking and definitely soured our impression of the restaurant.

What's the point in making a note of the reason you're visiting on your reservation, having the staff confirm it, but not act upon it? I will be sure to go elsewhere for the customer service expected for any, let alone a special occasion.

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