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Erbaluce - CLOSED

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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.
PRICE RANGE
US$30 - US$65
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I write this review as a sad farewell more than a recommendation because Erbaluce has but a few more weeks to go before falling victim of urban renewal. Whatever the soon to be built replacement y building may have to offer, it almost surely will...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank freetogoConnecticut
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends. Calm family atmosphere, incredibly delicious dessert, very warm with good service. If someone would like to have Arabic coffee, this is the place to come.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kristina T
Reviewed 24 October 2018 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.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Birthe S
Reviewed 23 October 2018 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.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank H L B
Reviewed 21 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bobmckee5
Reviewed 20 October 2018 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.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JWG642014
Reviewed 16 October 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Max M
Reviewed 14 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 765mitchelw
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.

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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