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158 Boston Ave, Somerville, MA 02144-2227
+1 617-623-0003
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (10 reviews)
“arancini” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood
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158 Boston Ave, Somerville, MA 02144-2227
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Was looking for an Italian restaurant close to Tufts University to take my daughter out during Parents Weekend. Easily made a reservation on Open Table and was a little worried because reservations were tough to get that weekend. When we arrived we were shown to...More

Thank lovestotravelmom
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We enjoyed our meals: crab cakes, lobster, seafood pasta, cannoli, homemade key lime gelato and Arancini, a traditional Italalian dish that was amazing (fried aborio, saffron rice ball stuffed with mozzarella cheese, peas and ground beef). The service was outstanding and the dining room was...More

Thank Lynn L
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We were in town for the weekend and a friend found this place. The fresh bread and olive oil with pesto was a good start. I had the scallops and although they were cooked perfectly, the attached muscle wasn't removed and the breadcrumbs on top...More

Thank SAS394
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic family-run place! Everything here is handmade, fresh, and delicious--choose anything from the menu and you'll love it. Very nice selection of very reasonably-price bottled wine, too.

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 7 January 2017

such a great place, the food was excellent! I made up my own dish and the chef just whipped it up, I had blackened scallops with grilled asparagus cooked to perfection my husband has seafood fra diavolo just perfect!! family owned such nice people will...More

Thank jujubird5
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We are never disappointed wth the variety of options at Pescatores. Every time we visit our kids who live around the corner we plan a trip or take out. From their homemade pastas to their gluten free seafood risotto each bite is delicious. Their seafood...More

Thank Aon28
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

I was excited a few years back when I heard that Pescatore was opening in Ball Square. We are big seafood fans and live 100 steps from this place. The first time we went there were 6 of us. Me my wife and 4 children...More

1  Thank MrJFly
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Coming from NY I appreciate good pizza. And while this restaurants boasts other meals, I decided to try their pizza. If I had to review this place sole my on that I would give this 2.5 stars. But I will update my review once I...More

Thank Sushant B
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Love, love, love this place. Went there as a group for my birthday because I knew everyone could find something delicious. I had steak tips with garlic-sautéed spinach and mashed potatoes. Best I have ever had. Cooked perfectly and falling-apart tender. Delicious marinade. Others had...More

Thank P B
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This restaurant, in an out of the way corner of Ball Square, is one of my favorite neighborhood restaurants. Being somewhat old and decrepit, my wife and I often want to have a nice dinner in a quiet place where we can actually hear each...More

Thank BenAlvord
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Boston Ave, Somerville, MA 02144-2227
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-623-0003
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