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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%
Travellers talk about
“wild boar” (35 reviews)
“razor clams” (13 reviews)
“pasta” (62 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
69 Church St, Boston, MA 02116-5418
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Reviewed 3 days ago

we were in town for a wedding and the wedding party had rehearsal dinner here. We sat upstairs and had the room to ourselves. The menu was fixed with entree choices, all were excellent. The staff met all our needs, it was a little difficult...More

Thank DanCast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant should be better and its not. The food is simple, compelling, and well prepared. The atmosphere is 'semi fine dining'. The usual accouterments of proper silverware on linen tablecloths with plenty of shiny glassware. The expectations were high, and yet... The service is...More

Thank PortableWheels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by Hotel Concierge. Food presentation was excellent. Interesting use of local herbs. NO butter...(Unusual for a French restaurant).

Thank Kelly K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious from soup to desert! Detail oriented. Might have been the lightest fluffiest gnocchi I have ever eaten.

Thank hadleysun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit to Erbaluce, recommended by a staff member at Loew's Hotel around the corner, and i was delighted in every way. This is a "farm to table" type restaurant with out calling themselves that. The owners greeted us at the door,...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We visited Erbaluce before a concert, were seated right at our reservation time on a busy Friday night. The chicory salad and octopus special were both incredible. The octopus was cooked to perfection and the spice was perfect. For our mains we had the carbonara...More

Thank souzagar
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is a cozy little restaurant that cooks some amazing Italian food. There is not set menu; it changes daily. It is pricey but worth it-- I had their take on carbonara and the meat was out of this world good! The pasta was good...More

Thank jenna c
Reviewed 25 April 2017

An enjoyable meal with friends. The food was expertly presented and prepared, and the service was impeccable. The chef is clearly passionate about what he creates and serves, and he was circulating among the tables to engage with diners. Vegetarian and gluten free options; the...More

Thank paulabanks
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meals. Service was fast, our waitress was well informed about the dishes and specials and the meals were tasty and original. It's pricey, but not a deal breaker.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Great food and great service - the best ingredients, friendly atmosphere, attention to detail. A bit expensive but worth it. Close to theaters and parking.

Thank Sensei-01913
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charles k
Could you please describe your tasting menu. Do you offer wine pairings with it?
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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Constance M
So you have gluten free options
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$50
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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
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
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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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