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Erbaluce

69 Church St, Boston, MA 02116-5418
+1 617-426-6969
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“wild boar” (37 reviews)
“razor clams” (14 reviews)
“pasta” (69 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
69 Church St, Boston, MA 02116-5418
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1 - 10 of 421 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful meal, supporting waitress and a really Nice experience , after a VERY bad visit the Day before at Another “Italian “ place in Chinatown.

Thank Birthe S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not quite the way their pic showed and waited 30 min past reservation time but otherwise wow. Calamari was amazing and rest excellent.

Thank H L B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, adult son, and I went for a birthday celebration. We immediately liked the ambiance - Erbaluce is compact but comfortable and our server, Tammy, was attentive and professional. My wife chose Erbaluce because it has been selected Best of Boston twice. We started...More

Thank bobmckee5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening at Erbaluce. Food was delicious, all four of us loved the dishes we chose. Intimate and friendly setting, great place to spend time with friends.

Thank JWG642014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is ok if Olive Garden is your favorite restaurant and you are going to the theatre. They are very good getting you out to meet your theatre time. Otherwise you will wait, and wait until the theatre people are all out. Then you get...More

Thank Max M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was extremely disappointing. With a reservation, we were seated at a dark, drafty table and had to be moved. We then sat for 20 minutes without even being served water! Once the order was submitted, we waited another 30 minutes for the first...More

Thank Mitchel W
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Took 7 others with me for this delicious meal and amazing wine. We did a bunch of appetizers to share and then I had the pappardelle pasta which is my fav. Didn’t disappoint. Had the chocolate gelato for dessert.

Thank Val131964
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Not your typical italian restaurant. The food and service were both very good. From appertizer to the main meal and desert we enjoyed what we ordered. Place is small and gets noisy when full. You will need reservations and look for a place to park....More

Thank bsk_10
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

After the great reviews published recently we tried this place out tonight. We were so disappointed by the food. Both main courses were under seasoned and the homemade pasta was very chewy, suggesting it’s not fresh. We mentioned how disappointed we were to our waiter...More

Thank emostello
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Tuesday night and service was exceptional from all despite it being busy, particularly the waitress (Tammy we think her name was!). She was very knowledgeable on everything we asked particularly the gluten free options (one person has Coeliac disease). The food was...More

Thank Travell1ng
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charles k
12 August 2015|
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Response from Samantha K | Property representative |
Charles, I apologize for the delayed response. We offer five and seven course tasting menu with or without wine accompaniments for each course.
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constancem764
15 April 2015|
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Response from Samantha K | Property representative |
Constance, There are always several gluten-free options on the dinner menu, including pasta, and our Chef is also more than willing to go off-menu. If you mention that you are gluten-free when making a reservation, Chef... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$65
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Church St, Boston, MA 02116-5418
  • Public Transportation: The nearest T stop is the Arlington Street stop on the Green Line. The restaurant is two blocks away, down Arlington Street toward the South End, on Park Square.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-426-6969
  • E-mail
Description
Charles Draghi and Joan Johnson's highly acclaimed contemporary Italian restaurant and wine bar. With Charles' simple, ever changing menus, rooted in traditional regional Italian cooking,and the best seasonal local ingredients. This restaurant has won numerous awards and kudos from critics, and many loyal guests. Alongside the Italian menus an equally lauded, all Italian wine list, comprised of rare and traditional village wines. The enoteca/wine bar is a cozy and lively meeting place, with its own menu of simple plates and a fun cordial cocktail list.
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