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Piattini Wine Cafe

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226 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116-2565
+1 617-536-2020
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here with friends. The food was really good. The service was great. We liked the small plates and that gave us the option to share.

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Thank NoCotravler
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small but not overly so. Good food at a reasonable price for the upscale neighborhood. Consistent service and quality over several years.

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Thank Kathleen O
New York City, New York
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

So happy we stumbled onto this charming restaurant on Newbury Street. I can't say the outside look enticed me to come in, but we were cold and hungry and the menu appealed to us. We really enjoyed our simple lunch - meatball panini and a proscuitto, arugula, goat cheese and fig flatbread. There was a very nice selection of wines... More 

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Thank ILoveTivoli
Quincy, Massachusetts
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96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We sought shelter here from the cold after our preferred tapas spot was closed for renovations. That's what we get for not calling ahead. But, we landed here and were very happy with the results. We ordered drinks to start, we'd suggest the Cranberry Fizz, but opt out of the Jack Frost which comes with a candy cane, and really... More 

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Thank Grace_K102
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The featured wines were delightful, the service over the top and the food delicious. Real Veal!! Would visit again.

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Thank Michelle F
Westerly, Rhode Island
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

I organized a birthday celebration for my husband at Piattini for 12 people. They put us in a great separate space and kept us very happy... Shout out to great service from our waiter Max! The food was great, the drinks were awesome (the bartender, Rick??, was very accommodating and kept all of us in great drinks, wine and shots!)... More 

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Thank Helen6105
Newtown, Connecticut
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Had a great dining experience at this small, yet intimate restaurant on Newbury Street in the Back Bay section of Boston. Our server, Jhon, was amazing! We shared a caesar salad and had scallops with linguini and veal marsala; both superb! Will definitely return the next time we are in Boston!

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Thank Kathleen R
Manchester, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Popped in to Piattini after a spa day with some girlfriends, and it was the perfect spot to get out of the snow! Warm and inviting, with very friendly staff. A healthy sized basket of bread and tasty olive oil started the meal off right, and the Bosciola I ordered was amazing! We kept commenting on how the portion sizes... More 

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Sanford, Florida
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner on a Thursday evening. The restaurant was small and warm. The staff was very friendly and we were seated quickly. Our server was quite personable and very attentive. Good selection of Italian wines. The flatbreads were wonderful and the pasta dish was perfectly al dente. On our yearly trip to Boston, we will... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We ate here with my husband's family last week and everyone really enjoyed it. The food was flavorful and distinct. Do not miss the melanzane affumicate. The burrata was also very good. I ordered the scampi and it was perfect.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116-2565
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-536-2020

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Back Bay

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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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