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US$25 - US$50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 27 July 2021

On a beautiful summer night, it was hard to get a reservation, but we took an early opening and it started the night off right. Our Server, Kelly, was professional, courteous and knowledgable. We shared the Baby Artichoke Salad, simply delicious, shaved artichoke, parmesan and...EVO on a bed of arugula topped with pecorino romano. The Fluke was lightly breaded and flakey over a lemon rissoto with asparagus and light colorful pesto; the Garganelli was incredibly tasty, a meatless Bolognese sauce made with mushrooms. We had a great meal and will go back next time we are in the area!More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 18 July 2021 via mobile

I am never one to write a review, let alone a poor one, but this had to be one of the worst dining experiences in my entire life. I made reservations (thinking we would be sitting inside) and apparently the dining reservation was for outside...( which was not apparent when booked). They were unable to seat us inside as the restaurant was booked. Fine. Understandable. Next, they bring out the bread. It was burnt. You would think an Italian restaurant could muster up some decent bread. I eventually asked for some more bread but it was still burnt. Our waiter, Kelley, was completely inattentive to our needs and didn’t even bother stopping by the table to ask how our meal was. It was clear by his body language and tone that he did not want to wait on us. Then, my boyfriend had ordered the scallops and potatoes. While the scallops were delicious, it came with three of the tiniest bit-sized potatoes. No value there. After all of that, still no sign of our waiter and we had to ask another employee for the bill. The only saving grace throughout this entire experience was my pasta dish. What was supposed to be a fun night celebrating a special occasion was ruined due to poor service. We will never come back here again.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 15 July 2021

I had salmon and a friend had rigatoni. Overly priced for a dish of pasta that you can buy for $2.00 and small portion. My salmon was in the raw side and it was ok. I will not go back. Pricey and not the greatest...quality.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 1 July 2021

I HIGHLY recommend Trama's Trattoria. Everything was EXCELLENT! We couldn't ask for more. The food, the staff, the service, the ambience and originality of the menu were all top notch. We will definitely be back. 5 stars! Highly recommended!! An incredible dining experience!

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 11 April 2021

After reading recent Tripadvisor reviews on this establishment I was a bit disappointed in our meal. We dined with a party of 7. Two people had the rid eye and said it was excellent. I had the rigatoni with sausage and asked for extra garlic....There was no sausage visible or garlic for that mater when the meal arrived. One person had the meatball. It was very good. The artichoke salads were bitter and had little taste. The fluke was very good. One person ordered scallops and they were ok. It was a god meal but not a memorable one. The service was very good but I don't believe I would go back.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 22 February 2021

Love Trama! I could come here just for the mussels - the best ever! Eggplant parm, rigatoni done perfectly. Artichoke salad was outstanding. Top notch service and excellent wine list. One of the best!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 January 2021 via mobile

Dined here several times this summer when they blocked off the street. Also ordered takeout to get our favorite pastas. A little expensive for pasta but worth it. We really like the artichoke salad. Favorite dishes are the cacao e peppe, rigatoni and carbonara. Definitely...not your ordinary pasta.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 16 August 2020 via mobile

As usual the Trama team ROCKED IT even with all the restrictions due the pandemic I felt perfectly comfortable, meals were excellent, service top notch. Our server Chrissy was on point cant say enough about the Trama’s team can’t wait until this over , but...will support them until we reach Normal. Thank you to all in the restaurant business hang in there we support youMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 12 February 2020 via mobile

We are regulars at Trama. The food is consistently excellent. The staff is friendly and helpful. They understand and accommodate any dietary needs we have. I highly recommend Trama.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 9 February 2020 via mobile

We were planning to go to Trama’s at One Willow but they’re not opening until Thursday so we decided to go to Trama’s Trattoria. We’re so happy we did. The food was SUPERB! There were four of us and we started with the baby artichoke,...Caprese and Caesar salads - both excellent. We enjoyed them very much. We’re so glad we shared them as they were generous portions. We then had the best Veal Parmigiana EVER (two servings which came with perfectly al dente spaghetti with marinara), fresh Organic Salmon, and a tender, juicy Chicken breast served over a creamy polenta. The service was also outstanding. We were too full to order dessert, (the Italian bread is too good) but the wines we had with our dinner ( Montepulciano and Pinot Noir) were reasonably priced and went great with our entrees. Can’t wait to go back!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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11 April 2019|
Response from Sockster | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open. Call for details and reservations
29 December 2018|
Response from GoPlaces795670 |
Yes just call the restaurant and ask for Pat
11 June 2017|
Response from Laura T | Property representative |
Yes we do Tuesday Tues-Friday 5-7, Sunday no corkage fee, and Tuesday 50% off all bottles of wine. Happy Hour at the bar includes complimentary hor d'oeurves, half portion pasta, $5 glass of pinot grigio, merlot, prosesco... More
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Yes, Trama's Trattoria offers takeaway services.

Trama's Trattoria is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5